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Twitter privacy woes renewed by Project Veritas undercover videos
Jan18

Twitter privacy woes renewed by Project Veritas undercover videos

After several weeks, Twitter finally finished updating its rules and community guidelines to prevent abuse on its platform. Now, it faces another challenge in the form of undercover videos by Project Veritas. On January 15, Twitter shared to TechCrunch a statement about the latest video that claims Twitter engineers access or monitor private direct messages. It blatantly called Project Veritas as “deceptive.” The talked-about video...

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Facebook Messenger head reveals things to expect for in 2018
Jan17

Facebook Messenger head reveals things to expect for in 2018

Facebook Messenger head David Marcus has published his top trends to look out for Messenger in 2018. The blog post highlights that, in 2017, Facebook Messenger crossed the milestone for 1.3 billion monthly active users. It also ended the year with more than 500 billion emojis and 18 billion GIFs sent, 17 billion video chats (double that of 2016), and more than 100 million people interactions with M Suggestions in November across 10...

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to testify before the U.S. Senate on extremist content
Jan16

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to testify before the U.S. Senate on extremist content

The U.S. Congress has requested representatives from Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to testify about extremist content on their social media platforms. Tomorrow, January 17, the internet giants’ people will appear before the Senate Commerce Committee to attend a hearing called “Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough.” Committee head Sen. John Thune said the meeting will focus on how social media platforms, especially...

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Facebook’s Messenger Kids app now on Fire tablets
Jan16

Facebook’s Messenger Kids app now on Fire tablets

Facebook has officially launched Messenger Kids, a new app for kids under 13 years old to safely send and receive messages or video chat with family and friends, on Fire tablets. On December 2017, the company introduced the app on the App Store for iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. Now it will soon be available from the Amazon Appstore in the U.S. Facebook says it saw a need for the app after talking to thousands of parents, the...

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Twitter Safety completes updates to reporting tools
Jan15

Twitter Safety completes updates to reporting tools

  Twitter has completed the list of timeline changes to stop the abusive use of its platform. Last month, the social network launched its updated reporting tools globally. It allows Twitter users to report threats and abusive tweets, or tweets that violate Community Guidelines. Twitter tweeted how the new notification looks like when users receive on the progress of submitted reports. The company boldly used Waluigi, the Super...

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