Thursday 23 November 2017

Social Media

Social Media

Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia

Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia

A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much a...

Debt collectors banned from Facebook and Twitter harassment

Debt collectors banned from Facebook and Twitter harassment

The Office of Fair Trading in UK has told collection agencies not to use Facebook and Twitter following an increase in complaints about their aggressive behaviour. Debtors must not be con...

'Occupy' protests at financial crisis go worldwide

'Occupy' protests at financial crisis go worldwide

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Athens, Berlin, Rome and London. Protests against alleged corporate greed and government cutbacks have been held i...

If Google’s Management Doesn’t Use Google+, Then Why Should You?

If Google’s Management Doesn’t Use Google+, Then Why Should You?

One of the most important rules in software is to eat your own dog food. The concept is simple: If you have confidence in your product, you use it.

New mobile App: How to check if your son is a gay

New mobile App: How to check if your son is a gay

An Android app available in France claims to let you know whether or not ton fils est homo by answering a few simple, stereotypical questions. This isn’t the first gay app to make the new...

Social media users killed, threatened in Mexico

Social media users killed, threatened in Mexico

Two corpses were hung from a bridge in a Mexican border town, accompanied by a hand-lettered sign warning "scandal mongers" to keep away from social media networks that report on violence.

Facebook Changes Could Mean More Security Risks

Facebook Changes Could Mean More Security Risks

The major changes Facebook introduced at last week's f8 developer conference have met with mixed reactions from Facebook users - and could open the site to more security risks. Copying Tw...

Social Media March on Wall Street

Social Media March on Wall Street

It must have seemed the perfect time for a social media-meets-political-protest moment. Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said, "You have a lot of kids graduating col...

Facebook Changes The Social Networking Game... Again

Facebook Changes The Social Networking Game... Again

If there’s one thing Facebook is not afraid of, it’s change. Today at their annual F8 conference Facebook announced some dramatic changes to its platform. But this time it’s different. Wh...

Warning: Facebook Lists aren’t as private as you think

Facebook Lists

Facebook recently unveiled a revamp on its Lists feature. Taking a page out of Google+’s book, the site has turned a little more focus toward curator user privacy and encouraging its user...

Google+ launches new features

Google+ launches new features

Google has just announced on its official blog nine improvements to Google+, including some fairly major ones.

Microsoft employee's phone tweet leads to ouster

Microsoft employee's phone tweet leads to ouster

A Microsoft employee who tweeted about an unreleased Nokia Windows phone earlier this month has left the company after being told he violated Microsoft's social-media policy.

Social media booming in Brazil

Social media booming in Brazil

Brazil is a country quickly becoming one of the world's most avid consumers of social media. Millions logging on everyday to update social networking accounts, with world's fastest growth...

Online photos can reveal our private data

Online photos can reveal our private data

Face recognition technology can be used to gain access to a person's private data.

Supercomputer predicts revolution

The Arab Spring

Feeding a supercomputer with news stories could help predict major world events, according to US research.

Social networks eat up Americans' online time

Social networks eat up Americans' online time

A new survey shows that Americans are increasingly transfixed with social networking sites, with Facebook grabbing more of our time than any other blog or social media.

UK: Facebook ban for civil servants

UK: Facebook ban for civil servants

Civil servants have been banned from accessing Facebook but can still log on to Twitter, the UK Government revealed.

Facebook and Google+ update their iOS apps with enhanced sharing options

Facebook and Google+ update their iOS apps with enhanced sharing options

Google and Facebook have both released updated social networking apps that make it easier for users to share posts and content with people.

Social media crisis management - 6 tips

Social media crisis management - 6 tips

Social media is a blessing and a curse. These new technologies are hugely useful and potentially profitable – but they can also cause headaches of enormous proportions. So, if you find yo...

Job-hunting? Facebook, LinkedIn and You - Six Social Media Tips

Job-hunting? Facebook, LinkedIn and You - Six Social Media Tips

Two-thirds of adult internet users now say they use a social networking site like MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn, more than double the percentage that reported social networking site usage...