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Turkey blocks Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube and Facebook again
Nov04

Turkey blocks Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube and Facebook again

The Turkish government has intensified its clampdown on opposition as well as major social media websites. Major social media websites and chat apps such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp are being blocked by throttling [a method of making certain websites unusable by slowing them down], reports Reuters on Friday. The throttling is coming on the heels of detentions of 11 pro-Kurdish lawmakers in the mainly Kurdish southeast...

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4 ways to boost your Snapchat following as a business owner
Nov01

4 ways to boost your Snapchat following as a business owner

In spite of all the great things being said about Snapchat, the service is limited in terms of helping users get more following—it’s difficult getting discovered by others. Some or most businesses would rather use Facebook or Instagram or Twitter to get more people to see their businesses. The reason of course, is because those websites make it easier for people to discover new and more users. In a little while, you will learn four...

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Facebook’s new election tool will help voters prepare for the U.S election
Oct31

Facebook’s new election tool will help voters prepare for the U.S election

The U.S election is only a couple of days away, and Facebook wants to help get voters exercising their civic rights. The new feature will help you preview your voting ballot from presidential candidates to local ones. The new feature will also help you to know the positions of candidates on certain issues. “Today, we’re introducing a new feature that shows you what’s on the ballot — from candidates to ballot initiatives. We also show...

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Facebook says it will no longer censor items considered newsworthy to public interest
Oct22

Facebook says it will no longer censor items considered newsworthy to public interest

Facebook is making changes to its policy by allowing items people consider to be “newsworthy significant, or important to the public interest”—even if they are contrary to community standard. In doing this, Facebook says it will work with community and partners with new censorship tools and enforcement policies, TNW reports. What this means is that, the social media behemoth will no longer censor important images considered to be...

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‘Rich Kids’ is a new social network exclusively for the rich; members pay $1,000/month
Oct12

‘Rich Kids’ is a new social network exclusively for the rich; members pay $1,000/month

The social media is reshaping the we way we live, the way we relate with people, and the way we build relationships with others. Facebook for instance, connects more than 1.7 billion people—new connections are being made daily, while reconnections with old friends only takes a person’s first and last names. The beauty of it is that it costs next to nothing; you don’t pay any subscription to have someone link up with you on the social...

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