Once again, Instagram dropped the ball on a 'top nine' year review feature
Published on: 2021-01-02 12:16:08 | Category: Social Media
Instagram doesn't let users curate their own "top nine" grids. Instead, people turn to third-party apps and sites to do the work for them. It's New Year's Eve, which means people will be posting their favorite photos from this year....
A Spotify loophole allowed people to upload podcasts with bootleg remixes
Published on: 2020-12-31 12:03:56 | Category: Social Media
They normally switch to sites such as SoundCloud and YouTube when most individuals want to find a reworking of their favorite tracks. Thanks to devoted fans who took the time to tweak those tracks, the fact that almost everyone can upload a track to ...
Zoom decides to bolster security following FTC settlement
Published on: 2020-11-10 20:40:40 | Category: Social Media
Zoom has vowed to fix the more obvious protection and privacy concerns that are part of its video meeting program after it exploded in popularity at the start of the coronavirus pandemic....
This Is How You Secure Your Zoom - Install This First
Published on: 2020-08-15 00:00:00 | Category: Social Media
Zoom has gone from useful video calling apps to an absolute household name over the last few weeks. Numbers of users have risen exponentially, as Covid-19 locko......
WhatsApp's next big update will be a game-changer if you have two phones
Published on: 2020-07-28 10:13:25 | Category: Social Media
WhatsApp has a lot to love but also a few niggles which can rub people up the wrong way. Luckily, the software is continually undergoing development and you can guarantee that if a specific feature is missing or not functioning as you would like, the...
Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted in hack as FBI launches probe
Published on: 2020-07-18 10:18:42 | Category: Social Media
Twitter reported that approximately 130 accounts have been compromised in the huge hack that has sent scrambling to the social media business and now has the Federal Bureau 's attention.Twitter reported that the huge hack that sent scrambling to the ...
Instagram’s pinned comments feature is rolling out to everyone now
Published on: 2020-07-08 10:59:33 | Category: Social Media
Instagram started the official rollout of its pinned comment feature on Tuesday, which the company began testing for the first time back in May.The function allows any user to pin three comments on a post to the top of a page, which is intended to al...
YouTube Will Let AI Suggest Replies to Video Comments
Published on: 2020-07-05 12:24:37 | Category: Social Media
Forget season winnings. And what does the future of 2020 look like?
Trump resorts to the defense of monuments and condemns media in remarks of July 4.
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Google revealed on Wednesday that it ha...
Facebook is introducing a dark mode for mobile
Published on: 2020-06-29 09:29:28 | Category: Social Media
Facebook states that it is now developing a dark mode for its mobile devices, after introducing a dark mode for its web interface. As SocialMedia Today first noted, a spokesman told The Verge in an email Sunday that Facebook made the dark mode availa...
Latest WhatsApp Beta restores camera shortcut within chat share sheet
Published on: 2020-06-27 20:44:59 | Category: Social Media
Spotted by code digger WABetaInfo, the feature was removed just a few weeks ago when Facebook's Messenger Rooms shortcut was introduced. It undoubtedly caused irritation for those who did not use the video calling option, as the camera shortcut insid...
WhatsApp down alerts are emerging worldwide
Published on: 2020-06-20 16:56:55 | Category: Social Media
Failure primarily affected 'last seen' status on both Android and iOS operating systems.
Hundreds of users worldwide experience technical issues with the WhatsApp chat program. The last seen online status doesn't fit as well as some of the privacy s...
Employee who protested Facebook's stance on Trump posts fired over tweet
Published on: 2020-06-14 00:32:06 | Category: Social Media
Facebook fired an employee who criticized the hands-off approach of the social network to the divisive posts of President Donald Trump, after openly pointing out the "inaction" of another employee in a tweet.
Brandon Dail, who worked as a Facebook...
Using this WhatsApp feature will land your phone number in Google search results
Published on: 2020-06-09 21:01:08 | Category: Social Media
According to a new discovery made by a security researcher, users of WhatsApp's Click to Chat feature could see their personal phone numbers exposed via public Google Search results.
Click to Chat is a lesser-known WhatsApp facility that allows webs...
Instagram says sites need photographers’ permission to embed posts
Published on: 2020-06-06 20:14:07 | Category: Social Media
Instagram says its terms of service do not impose a sub-license on websites to add posts by other users. Ars Technica announced yesterday that, according to a company spokesperson, Instagram's policies "allow third parties to have the requisite right...
YouTube's Activision Relationship eventually leads to declines in the demand for duties and overwatch
Published on: 2020-05-20 23:33:22 | Category: Social Media
The Call of Duty League (CDL) revealed that you would soon be able to receive in-game bonuses, or "drops," for watching CDL broadcasts, and the Overwatch League has also outlined its drop plans.The announcements follow the multi-year deal announced b...
Mark Zuckerberg was 'worried' at the impact of China on Internet regulation
Published on: 2020-05-19 16:13:39 | Category: Social Media
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, said Monday that he is "worried" that other countries may attempt to imitate China's approach to Internet regulation.
"I think there's a paradigm coming from countries like China that seem to have somewhat differe...
WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram new features: List of new announcements
Published on: 2020-05-16 01:24:48 | Category: Social Media
With most countries imposing mandatory lockdowns to counter further COVID-19 spread, social media has become the primary avenue for individuals to connect with each other. At a time when the cumulative daily activity across all social media platforms...
Facebook launches its Bitmoji-like avatars in the US
Published on: 2020-05-14 08:47:39 | Category: Social Media
After first releasing them globally last year, Facebook is now rolling out its customizable avatars in the US. Like Bitmoji or Memoji from Apple, avatars give a way to express yourself through a virtual look (or whatever character you want to create)...
YouTube Music Makes It Easier to Transfer Content From Google Play Music
Published on: 2020-05-13 08:40:28 | Category: Social Media
Google's made a move from Google Play to YouTube Music. The search giant has now made it easier for Google Play Music users to migrate their content and start using the YouTube Music service, though the move will take some time to complete it entirel...
Facebook Messenger Desktop App For Windows And Mac
Published on: 2020-05-10 19:48:13 | Category: Social Media
Facebook today announced it has launched a new desktop app for its Messenger service through its Newsroom web site.
It also explains the reason why the Facebook mobile app was launched.
Individuals, as never before, use creativity to stay in touc...
Facebook’s redesigned desktop site with dark mode is now available everywhere
Published on: 2020-05-10 08:09:14 | Category: Social Media
Facebook’s redesigned desktop site is now available globally, the firm reported on Friday. Before this update, Facebook's latest version was only available if you opted for it beginning in March and only in some markets, but the company said at the...
'Shorts' Google's latest feature to fight with Tiktok.
Published on: 2020-05-03 08:30:00 | Category: Social Media
Tik Tok has been one of the most successful apps in the past year for creating short videos. It has become so popular that over 800 million users have joined TiK Tok in the past few years,
increasing by 15% every year. Due to its immense popularit...