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YouTube will promote fewer videos with misinformations
Jan29

YouTube will promote fewer videos with misinformations

If you spend countless hours on YouTube, then you know that many creators struggle to keep their content within the community guidelines and of course, monetize their content. And, it looks that YouTube it will make things a bit trickier. The video-hosting service said that it would promote fewer videos containing misinformation and conspiracy theories. YouTube tested the new feature, only in the United States, and explained that the...

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Social media can learn about you even if you don’t post anything
Jan23

Social media can learn about you even if you don’t post anything

Are you tired of social media? Have you decided to stay away from posts and stories and live your life off the grid? It turns out you don’t have to exist on social media for social networks to learn about you. Your friends can do all the dirty work! According to new study researchers from the University of Vermont and the University of Adelaide found that they could predict a person’s posts on social media with 95% accuracy,...

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Facebook has a new feature, Community Actions
Jan22

Facebook has a new feature, Community Actions

Are you ready to defend a cause? Then Facebook has you covered! The social media network has a new feature and its name is Community Actions, a News Feed petition feature. TechCrunch was the first medium to present the new feature and it showed its attributes. Community Actions has the possibility to unite neighbors and citizens under one cause. For example, they can request changes from their local and national elected officials and...

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WhatsApp enforces new rule on message forwarding
Jan21

WhatsApp enforces new rule on message forwarding

WhatsApp is enforcing a new rule that will limit the number of message forwarding to five. This is in line with the company’s plans to curb the menace called rumors. Rumors and misinformation are two of the biggest problems facing users of the messaging app in many countries—India in particular. A company executive Victoria Grand, vice president policy and communications at WhatsApp, said at an event in the Indonesian capital per...

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Facebook may face fines for privacy violations
Jan21

Facebook may face fines for privacy violations

It is a given that privacy is valuable. But privacy can be violated! And the Federal Trade Commission knows that. According to the Washington Post, FTC officials could impose a fine on Facebook after a year of data breaches and revelations of inappropriate data sharing. The popular social media platform may have violated an agreement with the government to protect data and make specific statements about their privacy. If the FTC...

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Facebook is finally rolling out a new look Messenger
Jan20

Facebook is finally rolling out a new look Messenger

Finally, a new look Messenger is being rolled out by Facebook, and lays to rest months of speculation surrounding the messaging app. Recalled that Facebook announced that it was working on a new design for the messaging app during last year’s F8 developer conference. The app has been listed on both the App Store and the Google Play Store reports The Verge. The update shows that Facebook Messenger is now spotting a new interface, and...

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