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Google is Working on a New Social Networking App – Shoelace
Jul13

Google is Working on a New Social Networking App – Shoelace

Google is not giving up on the social networking app. Although it shut down its Google Plus in April, it is working on another social networking app called Shoelace. It is still on its testing phase though. Shoelace Area 120, the company’s in-house incubator, is experimenting Shoelace that aims to organize activities and local events. With this app, you can browse through several activities or you can add your own interests to a map....

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Twitter applies warning labels on debatable tweets from prominent leaders
Jul03

Twitter applies warning labels on debatable tweets from prominent leaders

After it revealed plans to add warning labels on debatable tweets from prominent users in March, Twitter has announced that the labels are now live. And the company promised it will clarify why and when it will remove a tweet for violating the rules. Twitter said it wants to build a place where users have the freedom to reply to leaders and hold them liable. There will be cases when the public may find it relevant to have access to...

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Wikipedia founder urges boycott of Facebook, others for two days
Jul01

Wikipedia founder urges boycott of Facebook, others for two days

Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia has urged social media users to consider a 2-day online boycott of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the likes. According to the BBC, Dr Sanger particular wants people to stay off social media networks later this week—4th and 5th July. This, according to Dr Sanger, is part of effort towards enforcing “massive demand” for change. The boycott is also aimed at pressuring the networks into restoring...

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WhatsApp would soon let you share your “Status” to Facebook, other apps
Jun28

WhatsApp would soon let you share your “Status” to Facebook, other apps

WhatsApp Status; a Stories-like feature launched by the Facebook-owned messaging app over two years ago will soon welcome a new function. Apparently, this is one of many ways the owners of the app think will make the feature more popular among users. According to WABetaInfo, a well-known and respected tech blogger, you will soon be able to share your Status to Facebook and other apps. The feature was spotted and reported by WABetaInfo...

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Zyga Launches Tiny Royale on Snap Games
Jun06

Zyga Launches Tiny Royale on Snap Games

Zynga introduced its Tiny Royale game on Snap Games, which is Snap’s gaming platform. The casual game’s developer used to leverage Facebook’s popularity to boost its platform. Now, it is turning its effort to Snap to grow even further. Zynga’s Tiny Royale on Snap Games The latest game is called Tiny Royale. It is exclusively on Snap Games. Tiny Royale is a multi-player shooting game. It was first introduced in April when Snap...

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Snap employees allegedly abused data access to spy on users
May24

Snap employees allegedly abused data access to spy on users

Oh dear! Snapchat employees may have abused data access to spy on users—a case of abuse of trust. Motherboard made this shocking revelation in a report where it claimed that the ephemeral photo-sharing app several departments within Snap have a tool solely dedicated to accessing user data. The report went on to add that multiple employees used the tools to spy on Snapchat users. Citing two former employees of the social media giant,...

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