Monday, February 18, 2019

Tag: social media

Facebook has filed patent applications to predict its users’ futures—even their deaths.

Facebook could predict when you will die

Facebook not only has the ability to gather information about your day-to-day life, but the social media application might also be able to predict...

Instagram finally adds a mute button, and we’re fully here for it

Instagram's always rolling out features that make users' lives easier, and this one may be the most useful yet: There's finally going to be...

Former Disney execs launch girls-only social network

Former Disney executives Brooke Chaffin and Catherine Connors have launched a social media platform jut for girls, with its aim being to foster creativity...

Here’s how online quizzes log your personal data

Facebook and Google are not the only websites collecting your personal data. Some online quizzes are also selling your answers to other companies. Read more: Here’s all the...

Instagram is finally changing its feed and making it more chronological

The Instagram change we’ve been waiting for is finally happening. (Kind of.) Instagram announced that it’ll be making changes to the feed, “including an adjustment...

People are boycotting Facebook because of that sketchy “data breach”

After a two-day slide in Facebook stocks due to reports of a massive "data leak" at the hands of analytics company Cambridge Analytica, WhatsApp...

Instagram Stories developing “quote tweet-style” resharing option

Instagram's new Stories feature could be a game changer for sharing other users' posts—and it's a genius update that we kind of wish would've...

Instagram, Snapchat drop GIPHY after users find racist gif

Snapchat and Instagram have removed GIPHY features from their platforms, not long after the feature was added. As TechCrunch confirmed, it was due to a racist GIF option...

Musical.ly app struggling to filter dangerous content

Musical.ly is coming under fire after the popular lip-synching app has been failing to moderate and filter certain types of dangerous content. Read more: ‘Above...

The best scene takes on the Patrick Star meme

Ah, Patrick Star. Music and meme worlds have collided on Twitter, and the scene responses have us actually laughing out loud. (Those Photoshop hair...

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