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Meta Group Social Networking Sites Will Ban All The Creepy And Sensitive Ad Contents From Next Year

Meta Group Social Networking Sites Will Ban All The Creepy And Sensitive Ad Contents From Next Year

Facebook parent company Meta declared that they would ban all the sensitive ads targeting race, political affiliation, sexual orientation, health, or religion from January 19th. Even though these targeted ads are the center of the company’s business, meta is looking forward to banning these ads after facing certain criticism. Facebook already faced so many lawsuits …

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Now The Followers Can Support Their Favorite Instagram Influencer's Through Subscriptions

Now The Followers Can Support Their Favorite Instagram Influencers Through Subscriptions

As mentioned earlier, Instagram implemented in-app purchases through “Instagram Subscriptions” in its US app. As per the reports (TechCrunch), Instagram started these in-app purchases from the last few days, i.e., from November 3. These subscriptions range from $0.99 to $4.99, and the prices are assigned as per the Instagram Badges options. This meta-owned network can …

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A 6-Hour Global Outage Shakes Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram

A 6-Hour Global Outage Shakes Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram

The services of online messaging applications like Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram got disrupted for six hours on Monday. This worst outage affected billions of people socially and financially. These apps are widely used, and the halt affected many online users who are greatly dependent on these services. Along with this, the company’s stock declined by …

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Whistleblower Alleges Facebook for Inciting Hatred Among its Users

Whistleblower Alleges Facebook for Inciting Hatred Among its Users

A Facebook data scientist, Frances Haugen, exposed the social media giant for amplifying hate speech and misinformation to gain profits on the CBS television program “60 minutes”. On Sunday, she revealed her identity on national television and has filed eight complaints with the US Securities and Exchange Commission against Facebook. Her attorney John Tye, the …

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Facebook Finally Allows Australian Users To View News On Their Feed

Facebook Finally Allows Australian Users to View News On Their Feed

Facebook finally agrees on Monday to allow the Australian users to view and share news on their feed after the government changes the “drafted law.” Recently, there was a huge dispute between Facebook and the Australian government due to a bill made by the government.  As per the “drafted bill,” Facebook and Google will have …

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All The US Diplomats are withhold from social media due to the Trump's Rioters

All The US Diplomats are withhold from social media due to the Trump’s Rioters

It looks like the US Capitol siege late on Wednesday afternoon has taken the entire country by storm. After the violence erupted, Donald Trump’s accounts within Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram were blocked with immediate effect. At the same time, the US diplomats were prohibited from publishing anything on social media by the State Department. Trump’s …

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Breaker app team to join Twitter and help in the expansion of its live audio chat 'Spaces'

Twitter is now into podcasts by teaming with Breaker app

Back in December, reports revealed that Twitter had started exploring and digging deeper into its newly featured live audio functionality called Spaces. The idea behind incorporating such a feature within the platform was to enable a voice interaction between a user and his/her followers. The person or the host who creates a ‘Space’ or an …

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Google now has stricter guidelines for its researchers digging into “sensitive topics.”

Google now has stricter guidelines for its researchers digging into “sensitive topics”

Google is presently at the centre of a storm after it sacked one of its researchers during the first week of December. The researcher, Dr Timnit Gebru, was co-leading the Ethical AI group, who sent an email to her juniors, reflecting how biased the environment was within the AI team. Reuters has now reported that …

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Twitter drops off the Quote Tweet option; switches over to its original retweet

No more Quote-Tweet option in Twitter, Original Retweeting is back Now

Back in October, before the US Presidential elections were scheduled, Twitter had brought about a change within its retweet functionality wherein one was expected to quote the tweet before retweeting anything. The intention here was that Twitter wanted its users to ponder over and give some thought before going about retweeting a quote. The social …

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Twitter extends the functionality of flagging misleading tweets, alerts those who ‘like’ such tweets

Twitter Extends the Functionality of Flagging Misleading Tweets, Alerts those who ‘Like’ such Tweets

A few months ago, Twitter had started marking those tweets specifically that contained incorrect information related to the 2020 Presidential Elections. The feature persists on the platform, and anyone posting or quoting any deceptive tweets would be notified or warned upon.  Now, in what can be stated as an extension of this feature, Twitter would …

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