Section : Social Media

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    Facebook, Google, Twitter Sued by Families of Three Orlando Shooting Victims

    Facebook, Google, and Twitter are facing a federal civil suit filed against them by the families of three Orlando shooting victims. The said tech companies are accused of providing “material support” to the Islamic State. Furthermore, the social media platforms become the means for the terrorist group to radicalize people around the world like the Orlando gay nightclub shooter Omar Mateen.
  • Vine And Other Social Media Apps

    Vine Lives On As A New Vine Camera App

    A lot of fans were devastated back in October when Twitter announced that it is going to completely kill off Vine. In fact, Vine trended on Twitter and many had expressed their grief through social media platforms. Now, Vine will apparently live on as the new Vine Camera app. The toned-down version of the beloved app will be available to use in January.
  • Oculus Rift

    Facebook's Oculus Adds Virtual Hangout Rooms in Gear VR

    Oculus adds social features in their Gear VR where users can get to connect and talk to people from all around the globe. Gear VR added the Parties and Rooms features which comprise the communal aspects of the design. Parties is the built-in voice chat that will allow users to talk with each other in a real time. In Room's interface, users are brought into a virtual hangout space where they can roam around using their avatars
  • Youtube star PewDiePie

    PewDiePie Deletes His Youtube Channel After Gaining 50 Million Subscribers

    PewDiePie managed to pull out a prank to everyone when he announced that he will be deleting his YouTube Channel when it reached 50 million subscribers. He stirred a buzz in YouTube when he posted a video entitled "Deleting my channel" declaring his woes because of YouTube's current clickbait scheme and his plan to delete his channel as his subscribers now reached 50 million.
  • Google Search Engine

    Google Has Answers To Emoji Tweets, No Words Needed

    People usually use emoji to express things without having to use words. They still understand it, anyway. However, Google would not recognize it. In fact, before emoji search were enabled back in May, people got "no results found". But just recently, the tech company is extending its emoji search capability to Twitter.
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    EU Warns Social Media Platforms To Act Effectively Against Hate Speech

    The European Union has very strict laws on hate speech. They have also been very involved on the social media platforms' role in addressing this issue. Now, EU's commission has issued a warning to Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Microsoft for failing to act quickly and effectively against hate speech online.
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    Twitter Is Donald Trump's Choice Of Social Media Platform

    Twitter is among other social media platforms that have not really address the issue of online hate speech. It is a toxic environment to be in online especially during the past US Presidential election. People openly express their opinions about things. Some use it to inflict pain on others. As for President-elect Donald Trump, it has become his way to communicate with the American people. Given that Trump has a not-so-good relationship with the media, he will not stop tweeting anytime soon.
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    Three Essential Facebook Tips and Tricks

    With Facebook now with more than 1.65 billion monthly active users since its founding in 2004, it is not surprising that it is now dubbed as the biggest social networking site in the world.
  • A pop-up that appears when permanently deleting a Facebook account.

    How to Permanently Delete Your Facebook Account

    Ever since Facebook entered the market back in 2004 and made its way into the stock market in 2012, the social networking company now boasts of more than 1.65 billion monthly active users.
  • Facebook's Instant Games currently features 17 games.

    Why You Have to Disable Encryption to Play on Facebook Messenger

    Since Facebook released its Instant Games this month allowing users to play games with their friends using Facebook Messenger, the encryption feature is one setting that users tend to skip out on but something that is important to make the most of the new Instant Games.
  • Facebook

    Facebook Said Report About Malware Images On The Social Media Site Is Incorrect

    Israeli security firm Check Point discovered a malware program that exploits vulnerabilities on social media platforms like Facebook. Apparently, the security flaw in Facebook leads to a maliciously coded image file that downloads itself to the computer. Once it is accessed the Locky ransomware will be installed to the device. In a statement to Engadget, Facebook said that the said ransomware is not on their social media site.
  • Reddit

    Reddit CEO Admits To Editing Posts Against Him, Some Call For His Resignation

    With the online hate speech in social media platforms, the issue of fake news in Facebook and banned accounts in Twitter, Reddit has its own battle to deal with. It recently banned the Pizzagate subreddit that had been responsible for some conspiracy theories that are often related to Hillary Clinton. That caused members of the The_Donald, who are supporters of the President-elect, to openly criticize Reddit CEO Steve Huffman. He retaliated by editing their posts that now led for some Redditors to call for his resignation.
  • Twitter

    Twitter Warns Law Enforcement Agencies On Using Its Data For Surveillance

    Twitter is taking an action against the inappropriate use of their service. The social media platform has a policy that prohibits developers from allowing any other entity, like the law enforcement agencies, to use their data for surveillance. Twitter issued a warning that they will suspend or terminate the access of those that violate their rules.
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