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Some of the companies are boycotting all social media platforms, including Twitter.
The world’s biggest social media platform is facing a reckoning as more and more big-ticket companies have announced ad boycotts because of Facebook's hands-off policies on misinformation and hate speech. Also read: 8 Filipino Actors Who Married into High SocietyFacebook has refused to police ...
 
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The messaging app is cutting business ties with the social media app for data violations and failure to combat hate speech.
Viber, one of the world’s leading messaging apps, announced on Friday that it is cutting all business ties with Facebook. The Israel-founded, Luxembourg-based messaging app said it will remove Facebook Connect, Facebook SDK, and GIPHY, as well as stop all ad spending ...
 
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The social media giant issued a statement on Sunday night.
Facebook has released a statement on the spate of fake accounts that seems to have taken over the world’s biggest social network platform on Sunday (June 7). Hundreds, possibly thousands, of Facebook users in the country reported discovering duplicate profiles in the platform. ...
 
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It’s information and emotional overload 24/7.
Every time we browse social media, we’re bombarded with news about what’s going on in the world, and you don’t need me to tell you that most of it isn’t good. These days, the headlines are all pretty much the same—racial injustice, ...
 
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It was rolled out to select iOS users last week.
Back when the world was young (January 2020), Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shut down users’ requests for an edit button. In a video interview with Wire, a Twitter user asked, “[C]an we get that edit button in 2020?” And Dorsey replied, “No.” The CEO ...
 
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They're starting to flag those tweaked photos as "false information."
Fond of Photoshopping your 'grams? You may want to go easy on your edits. Facebook, the mother company of Instagram, has rolled out a new feature on the photo-sharing app where "third-party fact-checkers in the US help identify, review, and label false ...
 
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The virus plays on people's curiosity.
Curiosity is a very powerful desire. It is a kind of desire stemming from a deprivation of knowledge that we think we can satiate by acting on it, such as by clicking a headline, a link, or even a virus pretending to ...
 
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Offenders may have their accounts deactivated if they keep posting the emojis.
No more eggplants, peaches, or water droplets. Social media giant Facebook, which also owns Instagram, has banned the use of the three emojis, citing its crackdown on online sexual solicitation. Facebook has released a revamped set of guidelines in Section 16 of ...
 
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This is what happens when the Truly Rich Lady discovers GIFs.
I think the use of Instagram Stories is a clear indicator of where one lies in the generational divide. If you use them, you are a young person. If you are confused by them, you are an old person.I know what are ...
 
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Back when Facebook was not as popular as today, we used to frequent these sites for our daily dose of social media.
What can you remember about visiting your old accounts in old social network sites? Does “testi” still ring a bell? Here are some of the social network sites that we used to frequent before Facebook became the social network.Multiply was a platform ...
 
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Sites of rare natural beauty are being ruined by hordes out to get the perfect shot. Is this latest strike against the reputation of influencers any great surprise?
A superbloom is a rare desert phenomenon where wildflowers blossom in huge numbers, resulting in a sea of orange, yellow or purple petals carpeting hillsides. It's also what causes a swarm of Instagram influencers to hit the roads in search of a ...
 
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In a quest for 'likes' and 'subscribers', a generation of wannabe YouTube stars embarked on ever more dangerous pranks - with disastrous consequences. In an extract from his new book YouTubers, Esquire contributor Chris Stokel-Walker tells the story of 'Dammit Boy', a Desert Eagle pistol and life ruined in pursuit of a new kind of celebrity
With a wild look in his wide eyes, a glistening stud in each ear, and a camera in his right hand, Pedro Ruiz III stood on a scrub of green space behind the garage of his family home in the town of Halstad ...
 
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The site has seen a 30 percent traffic drop since its "adult content ban" in December.
In the words of the philosopher Monique, "See, when you do clownery, the clown comes back to bite." In December, social media site Tumblr responded to allegations of child porn being shared on its platform by announcing a ban on all "adult content," instead of, ...
 
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Ever sent something you wanted to take back?
Although Facebook Messenger makes it easier for you to catch up with friends while doing other things on your phone, it also makes you more likely to send messages to the wrong conversation. Sometimes, it can be fixed with a quick apology, ...
 
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Sergey Platonov's photo is now the most "liked" post on the entire internet... and he has no idea why.
Sergey Platonov has no idea why so many people like a photo of an egg. It's a fair question to ask, because Platonov is the photographer who shot what is now the most-liked image on the entire internet. But he isn't taking any credit for his ...
 
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How much of a difference does 10 years really make?
The latest craze to take over social media this week? The #10YearChallenge and other variations of it: '2009 vs. 2019' and 'How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge?' The throwback challenge has users posting photos of themselves from almost a decade ago ...
 
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Starting December 17, the blogging platform will ban "adult content" after a close call with child porn accusations.
With the rise of deepfakes, virtual reality porn that can resurrect dead loved ones (could be some problems there!), and Starbucks coming along to remove pornographic content from their coffee shops, porn is having a bad year, y'all. But in what might be the biggest blow of ...
 
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A new feature is taking action on your social media addiction
Sit down and remain calm. Your phone apps are conducting an intervention. They’re just worried about you, is all. No healthy man should be able to get through that many Instagram Stories in a single toilet session.So they’ve rolled out a new ...
 
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Tips on keeping yourself hidden on the social network
Facebook is a marvellous tool for keeping in touch with old friends, family and anyone else you care to talk to. But that digital freedom can come at a cost: your privacy. Fortunately there are ways to ensure only the people you ...
 
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Finally!
Said something via Facebook Messenger that you regret saying? No worries! Apparently, Facebook is testing a new feature, the Unsend for Messenger. This feature allows users to 'unsend' messages from a conversation.The feature was first discovered by Twitter user Jane Manchun Wong, ...
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