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Facebook starts alerting users to reconsider the comments they post
Jun28

Facebook starts alerting users to reconsider the comments they post

Facebook is the social media platform with the largest user base—this makes it so difficult to sometimes control what people post. However, we are in the age of artificial intelligence—where machine learning determines what should or should not be allowed to reign freely online. A new screenshot alerting people to reconsider their comments before they are posted is now popping up on Facebook. Per Matt Navarra and some other users, the...

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Facebook begins gradual roll out of dark mode for iOS
Jun27

Facebook begins gradual roll out of dark mode for iOS

Facebook has gradually started rolling out Dark Mode for iPhone and iPad. 9to5Mac reports that a handful of users have already started noticing the feature in a newly added setting in the Facebook app—with the social media giant also confirming this to be true. Reports of Dark Mode support have been in the news for sometimes now; and the long wait appears to be over now. Though, the feature was not made available to the public, some...

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US Department of Justice reportedly set to end Google’s antitrust probe with a lawsuit
Jun26

US Department of Justice reportedly set to end Google’s antitrust probe with a lawsuit

The US Department of Justice is reportedly set to file a lawsuit against Google after completing an antitrust probe of the search giant. In 2019, the WSJ reported that the US Department of Justice was planning to initiate an antitrust probe into the activities of Google as it relates to Search, which it later started later that year. The lawsuit, according to Reuters, is imminent, with the Department of Justice requesting for...

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Facebook rolls out notification screen to warn users when they are about sharing old articles
Jun26

Facebook rolls out notification screen to warn users when they are about sharing old articles

Facebook has updated the process of sharing articles on its platform—the social media behemoth will henceforth display a warning sign when sharing an article that is more than three months old. The new screen was announced in a blog post on Friday, and is designed to give you more context about articles before sharing them. This, Facebook hopes will make the content on its platform more “timely and credible.” The notification will...

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Twitter labels another rule-breaking tweet by Trump, but fails to remove it
Jun24

Twitter labels another rule-breaking tweet by Trump, but fails to remove it

It is looking like we may never see the end of conflict involving Twitter and President Trump. Twitter on Tuesday labeled another tweet posted by Trump, which the social media giant claimed violated its “rules about abusive behavior.” Despite adjudging the tweet to be “abusive,” the microblogging company failed to apply the hammer—claiming “that it may be in the public’s interest for the tweet to remain accessible.” A statement from...

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