Thursday 21 September 2017

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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...

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun and an end to Vladimir Putin's rule, increasing pressure on the ...

Twitter to launch first redesign in five years

Twitter to launch first redesign in five years

The Internet’s most popular microblogging service got a major upgrade today, rolling out a brand-new look and a bunch of new features. The update is the most comprehensive and wide-rangin...

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...

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.

Facebook Joins Forces With Twitter

Facebook Joins Forces With Twitter

Facebook will now allow its users to update Twitter accounts on their very own Facebook platform. This will enable Facebook user accounts to update a linked Twitter account with every pub...

Facebook launches Subscriptions, similar to Twitter following

Facebook launches Subscriptions, similar to Twitter following

Facebook has finally launched a feature that is similar to Twitter’s follow function. Subscriptions, an optional feature that lets you control what types of stories you get from your frie...

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.

A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and published a handful of false tweets about fake terror attacks

A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and published a handful of false tweets about fake terror attacks

A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and sent out a handful of false tweets about a suspected hijacking and a plane attack at ground zero just days before the tenth anniver...

Mexico: Two Twitter users face up to 30 years in jail for publishing false information

Mexico: Two Twitter users face up to 30 years in jail for publishing false information

Gilberto Martinez Vera, a school teacher, and Maria de Jesus Bravo Pagola, a journalist, are accused of terrorism for spreading untrue news that a drug gang was attacking a group of child...

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.

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...

Hurricane Irene safety tips on Twitter

Hurricane Irene safety tips on Twitter

A Twitter account with the handle @irene is pouring out a stream of tips on how to stay safe as Hurricane Irene batters the United States east coast.

Social Media's Role in the London Riots

Social Media's Role in the London Riots

Facebook and Twitter fuel uprisings by allowing participants to coordinate action and to see themselves as part of a larger movement

Microsoft apologizes for Amy Winehouse tweet

Microsoft apologizes for Amy Winehouse tweet

One could feel a tiny bit bad for the person at Microsoft's British PR team who tweeted "Remember Amy Winehouse by downloading the ground-breaking Back to Black over at Zune." Microsoft ...