:)
DHS Will Ask for Social Media Profiles from Asylum Seekers, Immigrants, and Refugees
Sep08

DHS Will Ask for Social Media Profiles from Asylum Seekers, Immigrants, and Refugees

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has an existing program that requires visa applicants to hand over their social media information. These applicants would include people who are traveling to the US for business or education.  Recently, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will also request those details on more forms. These would include applications for asylum and naturalization.  This is about the Trump...

Read More
Twitter will no longer accept ads from state-controlled media outlets
Aug19

Twitter will no longer accept ads from state-controlled media outlets

Twitter has announced a policy change—an update that means ads from state-owned media outlets will no longer find their way to its platform. The change was announced a couple of hours after the microblogging company identified hundreds of accounts linked to China. The accounts according to Twitter, were trying to “sow political discord” around ongoing events in Hong Kong. “Today, we are updating our advertising policies with respect...

Read More
Twitter Plans to Add Feature That Enables Users to Follow “Interests” 
Aug15

Twitter Plans to Add Feature That Enables Users to Follow “Interests” 

Twitter unveiled that it is working on a feature that enables users to follow “interests” or topics easily. Currently, it is not easy to follow topics on this platform. You can follow an interest, like a sports team or coffee. But when you do so, your feed will be full of unrelated posts and along with some content that you want.  Thankfully, Twitter recognized it and it is fixing it now. The company announced on Tuesday that it is...

Read More
Facebook Now Allows Instagram Users to Create AR Filters
Aug13

Facebook Now Allows Instagram Users to Create AR Filters

For the first time, Instagram adds Augmented Reality (AR) to its platform. Now, expect to see your feed to get a lot more attractive as your friends will turn themselves into something that is out of this world. The effects will be similar to Pokemon Go, for example. The game allows you to see Pikachu as if they appeared in the real world. The recent announcement will enable Instagram users to overlay some wacky effects on their...

Read More
Twitter is Testing a Feature Enabling Users to Subscribe to Tweet’s Replies
Aug12

Twitter is Testing a Feature Enabling Users to Subscribe to Tweet’s Replies

Twitter is making it more exciting and more accessible to use its platform. In recent months, it has been testing features that make discussions on Twitter to be easy to block, follow or join in.  In its latest move, the company announced that it is testing a feature that lets users subscribe to replies to an interesting tweet that they wish to follow. In that way, they will know how the discussion advances.  You probably have...

Read More
Facebook to Pay a Record-Breaking $5 Billion Fine
Jul24

Facebook to Pay a Record-Breaking $5 Billion Fine

Facebook accumulated $22 billion profit last year. But it is about to pay $5 billion fine for losing control of its users’ data. On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission said that Facebook agreed to pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty. Apart from that, it also concurred to follow new constraints and corporate arrangement. In this way, the company will be responsible for the decision it makes about the privacy of its users. All...

Read More