Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tag: social media

Phone

Facebook and Instagram are reportedly down right now

It looks like Facebook and Instagram are currently down for some. And the parent company behind the "Facebook family of apps" is confirming certain...
Facebook on mobilephone

This Facebook bug let websites see users’ likes and interests

Facebook claims it's fixed a bug that allowed websites to obtain information from a user's profile, including their "likes" and interests, after security researcher...
Twitter

Why did Twitter just lose 9 million users?

Twitter just lost a whopping 9 million users, the company behind the social networking service announced today, in an ongoing effort to wipe out...
snapchat

Snapchat registered 400,000 voters in two weeks

Across a two-week period, Snapchat pushed users over 18 to register to vote for the midterm elections Nov. 6. How? By adding a button...
smartphones, vine

Most Americans can’t recognize social media bots, says study

A recent study from Pew Research Center found that Americans don't have a lot of knowledge of social media bots. While two-thirds of Americans have...
Snapchat on a smartphone

Snapchat tries to win back users with daily shows

Multimedia messaging paragon Snapchat is unveiling its own scripted programming in a bid to lure users back to the app among competition from Instagram....
Instagram stock photo

Instagram is using AI to find bullying in posts

Instagram is now using artificial intelligence to root out bullying in photos and captions, the Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app announced Tuesday. The same...
smartphones, vine

Smartphones aren’t to blame for young people’s loneliness, survey says

It's almost a given that you're going to feel lonely at some point in your life. And a new survey says that young people...
video

Wage War on social media, music influences and more

Briton and Cody of Metalcore torch-bearers Wage War recently caught up with APTV to discuss sappy Johnny Cash tunes, the pressures of a nonstop...
Instagram on a phone

Instagram is testing a way to tag your friends in videos

Facebook-owned social networking service Instagram is currently testing out a method that would allow users to tag their friends in video posts on the...

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