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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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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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Twitter’s ‘fleets’ functionality may take a while to arrive

Twitter’s ‘Fleets’ Functionality May Take a While to Arrive

Global Twitterati would probably have to wait for a while to experience the ‘fleets’ feature on the social media platform. The feature that debuted only a couple of days ago has run into a few problems that have hit the “performance and stability” of the functionality. To tackle these problems, Twitter would need some time, …

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Facebook plans on improving portability features before FTC hearing

Facebook Plans on Improving Portability Features Before FTC Hearing

Facebook is looking forward to expanding the data that is being transferred by its users to various platforms. The social networking giant has admitted that it would like to improvise a lot on data portability “in the coming months.”  Facebook has also revealed some plans to bring about improvements in the photo portability tool, which …

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Twitter could end up paying $250 million as fine for privacy infringement

Twitter Could End up Paying $250 Million as Fine for Privacy Infringement

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has put Twitter under scanner from October last year over personal data usage such as phone numbers and email addresses for ad targeting. This big revelation was made by none other than the social media giant during a regulatory filing with the Security and Exchange Commission. According to the document, …

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