Twitter said Thursday it has suspended over one million accounts for "promotion of terrorism" since 2015, claiming its efforts have begun to make the platform "an undesirable place" to call for violence. In its latest transparency report, Twitter said it suspended 274,460 accounts between July and December 2017 "for violations related...
Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. has been grappling with a privacy scandals, fake news, social discrimination, to mention a few. Therefore, the social firm according to online reports say the company is asking users in a poll whether they think it's (Facebook) "good for the world". The poll is...
Facebook-owned messaging platform; WhatsApp is soon rolling out a new feature to its Android users that lets them easily notify their contacts in case they want to switch/change their WhatsApp number. The new WhatsApp feature dubbed; 'Change Number feature' is rolling out through a server-side update to WhatsApp for Android...
Micro blogging website, Twitter Inc. will start banning cryptocurrency advertising effective today, joining the likes of Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses, Thomson Reuters reports. The prohibition will cover advertising of initial coin offerings (ICOs) - crowdfunding used to raise cash by creating...
Today we live in a society where popular culture and changing trends can define our lives far beyond what we expect, and one of example of this is how willing we are to embrace new technology and the way we have adapted the whole idea into our daily lives. It's...
Social media giant Facebook took out full-page ads in US and UK newspapers in recent days for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to issue an apology to its users following the company's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook was also forced to issue a statement defending its data-collection practices, following reports...
Messaging app Telegram on Thursday took to its newsroom to announce it had racked up 200 million monthly active users on its platform. However, its mark still lags behind with the likes of WhatsApp that have over 1.5 billion monthly active users, and Messenger has 500 million. However, this doesn't stop the...
Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service, in its new update now allows its users to use #hashtags and @mention in their account bio. Until now users were only able to type-in words and describe themselves. The hashtags and mentions will link to to a hashtag page as well as a profile...
Remember when your social media feed used to be all about what you’d done in the past? You might have live-tweeted events or shared a few snaps on Instagram sometimes, but that was about as dynamic as it got. Now improvements in live streaming technology are changing everything. With...
Continuing its tirade against the "tweetdeckers", Twitter has suspended several popular accounts known for stealing tweets or mass-retweeting tweets into manufactured virality. According to Buzzfeed, accounts, including @Dory, @GirlPosts, @SoDamnTrue, Girl Code/@reiatabie, Common White Girl/@commonwhitegiri, @teenagernotes, @finah, @holyfag, and @memeprovider were among the handles that were swept in the purge. Several of...