What's it About? YouTube says it is putting in place a new process to age-restrict inappropriate videos targeting children. Content flagged in YouTube Kids will be flagged in the main YouTube app. Why it's Important YouTube Kids has over 30 billion views since its...
What's It About? Facebook has launched a pilot test to combat "revenge porn" in Australia. The strategy entails uploading your nude photos or videos to Messenger in order to help Facebook tag it as non-consensual explicit media. Why it's Important A new...
In a TV interview with CNBC a the Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon, Chess icon Gary Kasparov laid it out once again about Russia's meddling in the politics of their own and other nations."I'm tired of repeating 'I told...
After more than a month of testing the new feature, microblogging site Twitter has rolled out its new 280-character limit for several languages where "cramming" was a problem. Back in September, Twitter started testing the feature with limited users,...
After its third quarter earnings report Tuesday, Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat, said that it was looking at redesigning the app that's hugely popular with younger age groups. CEO Evan Spiegel said in prepared remarks:"One thing that we...
Home field advantage, or home advantage, is an extremely important one for a sports team. There is a reason why teams fare well in their home territory. It's simply because its their home, it's where they train, it's where...
Facebook, stung by congressional hearings into alleged Russian meddling in the US Presidential Elections 2016 through its platform, came back with a roar and posted solid third quarter earnings for 2017. Revenue for the quarter grew by 49%, while...
Another day, and another incorrigible attempt by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to woo China into admitting the social media platform through its closely guarded online gates.Zuck has tried to do so many things to woo China that...
After mounting pressure from lawmakers as well as users to clean up its portal, social media giant Facebook has announced that over the next one year, it will double the current 10,000-strong workforce related to matters of content safety...
It's no news that Facebook has long been the preferred choice for older users. Considering Facebook's impressive user growth rate, that may not seem like a problem. But for a company that's constantly looking at the future, it means...
In the first such interview with a Facebook senior executive since news broke about the 3,000 Russia-sponsored ads on the social media platform, COO Sheryl Sandberg has come out officially, saying that the company owes the American public an...
Facebook is currently embroiled in a tussle with lawmakers over Facebook ads that Russian "actors" purchased during the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The ads were purportedly used to manipulate the American public; according to Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.):"Russian intelligence...
Facebook has now rolled out its “Watch” video feature, which can also be accessed through Facebook’s new Show Pages option. This feature is coming to the US after its three-week beta run.It is primarily designed as a guide to...
WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service, will soon be bringing out features for businesses that will start generating revenue for Facebook. The company is looking at commercializing the app, which is reported to be used by over a billion people...
Facebook bid $600 million to acquire digital media rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL), a popular professional cricket league in the Indian subcontinent. Facebook eventually lost to Star India, which won global consolidated IPL media rights for $2.55...