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The White House wants to know if you've been 'censored or silenced' by social media...
It's no secret that the Trump administration has been at war with social media. In the past year, the president has accused several online giants of censoring conservative voices, in particular giants like Twitter, Google and Facebook. The Trump Admin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 23:26 UTC
Girl Kills Herself After Instagram Followers Choose Death In Poll...
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During the F8 developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg declared that he plans to make the Facebook experience more private and give people more space to express themselves more freely. He tried to paint a picture of change due to the ever-increasing, 360-deg
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:58 UTC
Facebook, Google, Twitter sign 'Christchurch Call' to cull terrorist content...
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Spearheaded by the leaders of France and New Zealand, the Christchurch Call brings together tech companies and countries in the fight against terrorism.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:58 UTC
Is Social Media Usage in the U.S. Doomed? Not Quite...
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A new Pew Research Center survey published on April 10th — conducted between January 8 to February 7, 2019—reveals social media usage among American adults remains statistically unchanged. Moreover, Pew noted that social media growth is slowin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 11:55 UTC
A single Twitter user showed just how easy it is to mislead anti-Trump politicians and media...
If you think only one political group in the United States is susceptible to the proliferation of political propaganda on social media, you are sorely mistaken.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 17:10 UTC
Twitter Permanently Bans Conservative Writer for Defending Mike Pence...
On Saturday, PJ Media columnist Sean Medlock, who goes by the pseudonym "Jim Treacher," was again suspended on Twitter. He appealed. On Monday, the site announced that it would not restore his account because he had engaged in "targeted abuse.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-04 21:01 UTC
18 Viral Photos and Videos From 2018 That Were Totally Fake...
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It's that time of year again. It's time to take a look at the most popular fake photos, quotes, and videos that were circulating on the internet throughout the year. And what a year it was for fakes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-24 18:08 UTC
Have our brains just not evolved for social media?...
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Social media isn't good for us, but maybe it's not the technology but our biology that's the problem.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-03 15:34 UTC
Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds...
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Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram may not be great for personal well-being. The first experimental study examining use of multiple platforms shows a causal link between time spent on these social media and increased depression and loneliness.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-09 01:23 UTC
PayPal Drops Gab Following Pittsburgh Shooting...
The world's most popular payment platform PayPal severed ties with Gab following reports that suspected Pittsburgh shooter Robert Bowers was an avid user, The Verge reports. Gab , which prides itself on being a social network that "champions free
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-28 00:53 UTC
What will happen to your digital personality when you die?...
It's important to think about what happens to our digital selves after we die. We have such a legacy on the internet, taking care of that sort of a presence should be well thought about. For this, people also make a digital estate plan, just like a physical will. Here's how you can prepare yours.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-27 04:57 UTC
Soon, you might be able to 'unsend' messages on Messenger...
Facebook users might soon get the ability to retract messages sent on the company's Messenger platform. The feature has been spotted in a recent set of screenshots, as reported by TechCrunch. When launched, it will let users remove messages from both ends of the conversation. Here are the details.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-13 10:47 UTC
How to protect your WhatsApp account against hacking...
Despite WhatsApp being end-to-end encrypted, it is possible to hack it. Hackers can get access to the personal data associated with your WhatsApp account by various means. Here is everything you need to know about how WhatsApp accounts can be hacked and how you can safeguard them against the same.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-13 04:49 UTC
Update WhatsApp: This video call bug could compromise your account...
If you've not updated WhatsApp in a long while, it might just be the time to do so. The messaging service has issued a fix for a major security flaw, which has been lurking around in the Android and iOS versions of WhatsApp, giving hackers an opportunity to take control of their targets' app.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-11 10:18 UTC
Google+ shuts down after massive data exposure of 500,000 users...
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Google has announced Google+, will be shutting owing to a major data exposure. Back in March, the company inadvertently exposed data of nearly 500,000 users owing to a bug in one of its APIs for developers. Though the bug was fixed immediately, the users were not informed until yesterday.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-09 05:43 UTC
This is how WhatsApp will start monetizing...
WhatsApp is planning to place targeted Ads in its status feature as part of an effort to make more money. In an exclusive with Forbes, Brian Acton, the co-founder of the company, confirmed the monetization plan as one of the reasons why he left WhatsApp and its parent Facebook. Here are the details.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-04 10:39 UTC
WhatsApp for Android gets Picture-in-Picture mode for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram...
WhatsApp has finally released Picture-in-Picture mode for Android users. The messaging app has started rolling out its latest Android beta update to make this feature live. WhatsApp's PiP mode will allow users to watch YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook videos in a mini window within the app itself.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-04 04:50 UTC
WhatsApp Beta for Android gets 'Swipe to Reply' feature...
'Swipe to Reply', a nifty WhatsApp gesture that lets you quickly reply to a message, is finally coming to Android. WhatsApp has started rolling out its latest Android beta update (2.18.300) to make this feature live. Moreover, the stable version may soon get the feature after initial testing.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-03 06:36 UTC
US: Social media regulation is just one signature away...
It seems like US President Trump is making good on his threat to regulate social media companies. The White House has drafted an executive order which, once signed by Trump, would pave the way for law enforcement agencies to open investigations into the business practices of Google, Facebook, etc.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-22 12:00 UTC
Twitter bug may have exposed some of your private conversations...
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A bug on Twitter's platform might have sent one or more of your DMs or protected tweets to unauthorized developers. It existed on the platform for more than a year and may have affected nearly 1% of its current user base - approximately 3 million people. An investigation is underway.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-22 11:06 UTC

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