Facebook Once Again Updates Its Gender Options For Users
Feb27

Facebook Once Again Updates Its Gender Options For Users

Facebook has once again updated its gender options for users. The update, which was announced by Facebook on Thursday, now includes a “custom” option to the list of pre-set gender designations from which users can select. This latest addition will allow Facebook users to more accurately indicate their gender in the event they do not identify with one or any of the available options on the menu. The announcement on the company’s...

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Twitter To Take Severe Action Against Trolls By Tracking Their Phone Number
Feb27

Twitter To Take Severe Action Against Trolls By Tracking Their Phone Number

One of the biggest challenges confronting Twitter and its millions of users all over the world is troll; and not even Dick Costolo can deny this as a fact. Now the company seems to have had enough as it is taking more steps to prevent users from anymore abuse and threats on its platform. The microblogging service has announced a couple of measures to extend the process of reporting concerns that bother on user safety. It also...

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Facebook Adds More Suicide Prevention Tools
Feb27

Facebook Adds More Suicide Prevention Tools

Facebook has added more tools in the United States that are aimed at preventing suicides. The tools will allow users of the social media company to report content for review and also encourage individuals who are vulnerable to also get help, according to various sources including The Guardian. “Today, at our fifth Compassion Research Day, we announced updated tools that provide more resources, advice and support to people who may be...

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Facebook Paid Out $1.3 Million To People Last Year To Find Weaknesses With Facebook
Feb26

Facebook Paid Out $1.3 Million To People Last Year To Find Weaknesses With Facebook

Second straight year, world’s largest social media company Facebook, has paid out over $1 million to people to find weakness in its network. In 2014, Facebook paid $1.3 million dollars to people who reported bugs or vulnerability issues in its software, according to re/code. Under the company’s program tagged “Bounty Program,” people are rewarded when they identify weaknesses in Facebook code, and who in turn bring them back to the...

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Twitter Out With Its First Official WordPress Plugin
Feb25

Twitter Out With Its First Official WordPress Plugin

Microblogging outfit, Twitter has finally launched its official plugin for WordPress according to a couple of sources, which include TechCrunch. The new plugin, which was announced by Twitter, is available on WordPress.org and GitHub. It will bundle together a few features largely offered by third-party plugins. It will also include the ability to embed tweets, the ability to embed videos uploaded to the microblogging site, as well as...

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Viber Under Threat Of Being Banned In South Korea Over Patent Suit
Feb24

Viber Under Threat Of Being Banned In South Korea Over Patent Suit

Following recent loss of a patent lawsuit filed against it by mobile operator, SK Telecom, mobile messaging service Viber is under threat of being banned in South Korea. The outcome of the lawsuit did not favor the mobile messaging service as a ban has been placed on its iOS and Android apps in the Asian country. A court in South Korea had ruled in favor of the telecom company’s claim that the messaging service Viber, owned by...

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