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Twitter opens engineering apprenticeship to more women, minorities
Jul14

Twitter opens engineering apprenticeship to more women, minorities

  Twitter wants to more women and minorities to join its data science and engineering teams. A job listing suggests that the company wants to increase diversity in its workforce. “The Twitter Engineering Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for folks from non-traditional tech backgrounds to experience engineering at Twitter,” the company said. “We believe the people who build Twitter should be representative of those that use...

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Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in hot seat again
Jul12

Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in hot seat again

  Libra, Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency, is in the hot seat again, as politicians and financial institutions warned against its use. And it hasn’t even launched yet. The social network’s digital token is facing nonstop warnings worldwide, amid ongoing worries about its regulatory implications. The French Finance Minister on Thursday repeated his stance against the idea of Libra turning into a sovereign currency. “My...

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Facebook reveals who uploaded, used your info for targeted ads
Jul12

Facebook reveals who uploaded, used your info for targeted ads

  Facebook has updated the information that users can see on why an ad is on their account. The social network blogged the changes to “Why am I seeing this ad?” on Thursday. It has specific information on why you are seeing a certain ad with interests and categories. You will now see more information about the businesses who upload a list of your information. And you will see the advertisers using that list for targeted ads. The...

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‘Code with Google’ education resource now available for teachers
Jul09

‘Code with Google’ education resource now available for teachers

  Google has offered a new coding education resource through Code with Google. It taps on Google’s free course curriculum on computer science and other programs. And students can learn to code or build on their present skills at all levels. The Code with Google resources goes beyond learning. It includes scholarships, internships, summer programs, and residencies. Google VP of Education and University Relations Maggie Johnson...

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Latest Facebook algorithm update to stop misleading health claims
Jul04

Latest Facebook algorithm update to stop misleading health claims

  Miracle cures for weight loss and other physical conditions run rife in social media ads. And Facebook carries the bulk of this weight due to its scale. With misleading health claims preying on helpless users, Facebook has released two News Feed algorithm updates to limit ads that promote these false statements. “Last month we made two ranking updates to reduce the reach of posts with exaggerated or sensational health...

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