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WhatsApp’s updated policy on data sharing with Facebook to be investigated by UK privacy watchdog
Aug27

WhatsApp’s updated policy on data sharing with Facebook to be investigated by UK privacy watchdog

Various interest groups and individuals were taken aback by midweek’s decision of WhatsApp to start sharing data of users with Facebook. This came out of nowhere and is already attracting a probe by the UK’s data protection watchdog. The Information Commission’s Office ICO, in a statement issued by its commissioner, warned Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder that it had initiated a probe into the change in policy. Elizabeth Denham,...

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Twitter to combat harassment with keyword tool-report
Aug26

Twitter to combat harassment with keyword tool-report

Every day we hear of celebrities and individuals quitting Twitter for reasons that bother abusive languages. Individuals and groups have been calling for stiffer actions to be taken by the microblogging platform to deal with the situation. Thousands of accounts have either been suspended or banned for violating Twitter policies on abusive languages; but there appear to be no end in sight. Not done with dealing with the problem, the...

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How to Use These 3 Social Media Tools to Find Work?
Aug26

How to Use These 3 Social Media Tools to Find Work?

[dropcappS[/dropcap]ocial media wasn’t designed solely to connect with your family and friends. But it was also provided to help job seekers find their dream job. Before, the only way to apply for a job is to submit your resume with cover letter to the company’s HR manager. From there, you would have to wait for days or weeks for an interview. Today, however, is very different. You can easily use social media networks, like...

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Twitter’s Promoted Stickers cost a whopping $500,000 for brands
Aug26

Twitter’s Promoted Stickers cost a whopping $500,000 for brands

If you own a brand and want to run Promoted Stickers on Twitter, then be prepared to pay around $500,000 as that is the asking price, reports BuzzFeed. Now, that’s huge but, when you factor in the fact that the fee can be spread to other Twitter related ads, then it’s worth it. According to the report, the “$500,000 minimum ad spend can be spread across multiple Twitter ad products.” So that means you don’t have to spend that much...

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WhatsApp begins test aimed at integrating business into its app
Aug25

WhatsApp begins test aimed at integrating business into its app

Finally, WhatsApp is gearing up to integrate business into its app before the end of the year. With one billion users, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is one of the biggest chat apps in the world. It is one app that has come a long way since Facebook acquired it in 2014. From growing its user base to adding some highly innovative features and ideas; integrating business into the app is one step that might change a lot of things. WhatsApp, in...

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Twitter adds a new button that enables you start a DM right from a website
Aug25

Twitter adds a new button that enables you start a DM right from a website

Twitter on Monday added a new button that will enable you start a private conversation with a website. The new feature is aimed at encouraging users to send private or direct message rather than sending tweets. Sounds great in my opinion because it gives you direct access to a business owner, and protects your privacy. Recently, Twitter added a couple of buttons, including ones for following, sharing, hashtags and mentioning. Adding a...

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