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LinkedIn remains shut in Russia as agreement could not be reached with authorities
Mar11

LinkedIn remains shut in Russia as agreement could not be reached with authorities

Russian authorities have refused to bow to pressure and pleas to reopen LinkedIn. According to Fortune, all parties [LinkedIn and Russian authorities] failed to reach an agreement. This means that the public still won’t be able to access the professional network group for the 5th month running. Recall that public access to LinkedIn was blocked by Russia last November; a move that was highly criticized by many. The block came into...

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Facebook To Live Stream MLS Matches
Mar10

Facebook To Live Stream MLS Matches

Competition in the live streaming department is heating up. Facebook announced that it had made a significant deal allowing it to live stream 22 Major League Soccer matches on its platform. The live streaming deal was made possible through the collaboration with Univision Deportes and MLS. The social networking site gained the rights to stream MLS regular-season matches in English. The company also has the right to enhance the...

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Twitter has started hiding accounts behind a warning page
Mar10

Twitter has started hiding accounts behind a warning page

Is this the year Twitter finally kicks out troll from its platform? The company is leaving no stone unturned as it continues to try different measures to finally make its website safe for everyone. Though, not without some challenges, the fact that measures after measures are being rolled out shows that the company wants to get a clean bill of health from its critics. The microblogging platform has started warning users and marking...

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WhatsApp is testing chat tools for businesses
Mar09

WhatsApp is testing chat tools for businesses

The famous messaging service WhatsApp has some features in the works for brands and customers If you are using the messaging platform WhatsApp then you may already know that it belongs to Facebook and it has 1 billion users from all over the world. What you may not know is that the messaging app is testing some new tools which can allow companies to communicate directly with customers and possibly make some revenue. This was reported...

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Excessive Social Media Use Increases Loneliness And Envy – According To A Study
Mar06

Excessive Social Media Use Increases Loneliness And Envy – According To A Study

Social media can help you stay connected with your family and friends. However, if you spent too much time on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media sites, could make you feel more lonely, according to a new study. In the study, psychologists at the University of Pittsburgh found that the more time people spend on social media, the more likely they’re going to feel socially isolated. “Exposure to highly idealized...

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Facebook can transform you to a savvy traveler
Mar06

Facebook can transform you to a savvy traveler

The newest feature by Facebook, City Guides, can help travelers to learn more about the place they are about to visit Let’s say you are planning a trip and you want to know which are the best places to eat, what monuments you should visit or what fun activities you can do while there. there. You can rely to a search engine and find out yourself or you can turn to Facebook and check out its recent feature City Guides. It’s like...

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