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the troll that wouldn't die

He lives.Those of you who go back a long way with wmtc will remember how this blog was the target of trolls, back in the heyday of the blogosphere, before Twitter and Instagram existed, before so many bloggers moved to Facebook. Social media evolved, attention spans got shorter, and the trolls eventually left wmtc. All but one. You know who I'm talking about. The one and only magnolia_2000, a/k/a Mags.Mags has disappeared for long stretches of time, but he always returns. Allan says that Mags is...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Internet, Meta, Harper, Allan, Facebook Social, Laura K, Wingnuts, Morgentaler, Henry Morgentaler


Facebook restores services after users report outages

Thousands had difficulty accessing social networks including Instagram and messaging service WhatsApp, says tracking siteFacebook has said it has restored services on Sunday after some users were unable to access its social networking site, photo-sharing network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp. However, Facebook did not specify the cause or scope of the outages. Related: Facebook to use AI to stop telling users to say hi to dead friends Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, World news, Whatsapp, Digital Media


Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users report outages

Thousands having difficulty accessing social networks, says tracking siteFacebook was inaccessible to some users on Sunday, according to Downdetector, a website that monitors outages.The site showed there had been more than 7,700 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Facebook Instagram, Downdetector


Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram users report outages

Thousands having difficulty accessing social networks, says tracking siteFacebook was inaccessible to some users on Sunday, according to Downdetector, a website that monitors outages.The site showed there had been more than 9,000 reports of problems accessing Facebook. Its live outage map showed the issues had mainly cropped up in Europe. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Europe Continue, Downdetector


UK sets out safety-focused plan to regulate Internet firms

The UK government has laid out proposals to regulate online and social media platforms, setting out the substance of its long-awaited White Paper on online harms today — and kicking off a public consultation. The Online Harms White Paper is a joint proposal from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Home Office. It follows the government announcement of a policy intent last May, and a string of domestic calls for greater regulation of the Internet as politicians hav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Security, Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, UK, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, Social Media, Tech, Search Engines, Policy, House Of Lords


Facebook will now provide more information on why users see posts and ads; How will users react?

Facebook is now updating its “Why am I seeing this” tool for ads and posts to be more detailed about the user’s relevant Facebook activity and other reasons an ad or post has showed up, Facebook said this is the first time that it has built information “on how ranking works... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Internet, Advertising, Social Media, Targeted Ads


A Minute on the Internet in 2019

A lot can happen in a minute. Sixty seconds can pass in the blink of an eye for someone mindlessly scrolling through Facebook or checking their email. Combine all those actions together and we have an extraordinary view of the life of the internet in a minute.  According to data compiled by Lori Lewis and Officially Chadd on Visual Capitalist, a single internet minute holds 1 million Facebook logins, 4.5 million videos watched on YouTube, 1.4 million swipes on Tinder (right or left, we can’t ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Internet, Youtube, Netflix, Radio, Facebook Messenger, General Interest, 2019, CHADD, Lori Lewis, Sarah Feldmansarah


MEPs approve sweeping changes to copyright law

European copyright directive passed despite campaigning led by Google and internet freedom activistsA controversial directive introducing sweeping changes to copyright enforcement across Europe has been approved by the European parliament, despite ferocious campaigning led by Google and internet freedom activists.The European copyright directive, voted in by 348 MEPs to 274 against, is best known for two provisions it contains: articles 11 and 13, referred to as the “link tax” and “upload filter...
Tags: Google, Europe, Technology, Media, Instagram, Internet, Youtube, European Union, Digital Media


Facebook agrees to remove multiple targeting options for housing, employment, and credit card ads in the US

Facebook will now remove ad targeting via age, gender and zip code for housing, employment, and credit card ads (HEC ads) as part of its settlement with American civil rights groups. ‘Multicultural affinity’ targeting and any other targeting option relating to protected groups will be... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Messenger, News, Instagram, Internet, Advertising, US, Social Media, Regulation, Facebook Messenger, Aclu, Targeted Ads, HEC


Instagram users will be able to buy from brands on platform

‘Checkout on Instagram’ is new e-commerce service available to US customersFacebook is moving into retail, as the company partners with more than 20 brands to allow Instagram users to buy clothes, accessories and makeup on the social network without leaving the app.“Checkout on Instagram” is a step up from previous shopping features on the service, which ultimately pushed buyers to a brand’s web page to complete transactions. Users were then required to enter payment and shipping details, and of...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Money, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, US, World news, Consumer affairs, E-commerce, US news, Online Shopping


Fifty years of the internet

Leonard Kleinrock Contributor Share on Twitter Leonard Kleinrock is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. When my team of graduate students and I sent the first message over the internet on a warm Los Angeles evening in October, 1969, little did we suspect that we were at the start of a worldwide revolution. After we typed the first two letters from our computer room...
Tags: TC, Column, Utah, Technology, Instagram, Email, Social Networking, Internet, California, Los Angeles, Social Media, Tech, E-commerce, Authentication, Digital Media, Aol


Social media addiction should be seen as a disease, MPs say

Report suggests sites such as Facebook and Instagram could be harming mental healthSocial media addiction should be considered a disease, MPs have said, in a sign of the pressures facing technology companies and the growing concern over the impact social networks are having on users’ mental health.The politicians called for further research on the effects of social media but said a report suggested there was good reason to believe sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – which are constan...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Society, UK News, Mental Health, Digital Media, Young People, Facebook Instagram


Facebook loses head of product Chris Cox and WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels

Two of Facebook’s top executives – head of product Chrix Co and WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels are leaving the company after disagreements with Mark Zuckerberg over the company’s future direction. Differences over new single integrated privacy focused platform: The departures... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Chris Cox, Chris Daniels, Industry Moves, Chrix Co


Facebook signs music licensing deals with T-Series, Zee Music and Yash Raj Films

Facebook has partnered with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films to let its users share music through videos, messages and stories on Facebook and Instagram, reports Mint. Note that Facebook signed a ‘multi-year’ (unspecified) deal with Universal Music Group to license its recorded... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Music, News, Instagram, Internet, Streaming, Universal Music Group, Yash Raj Films, T Series Music Zee Music Company


Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Google, Amazon and Facebook

The influential Massachusetts Senator and Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has been a longtime critic of the consolidation of economic power by Amazon, Google, and Facebook. Now she’s making their break-up a key component of her Presidential platform. Warren has just released her plan for breaking up big tech, in what seems like a watershed moment for a Democratic nominee. Since Al Gore famously (infamously?) “invented the internet”, Democratic candidates have turned away from seri...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Microsoft, Whole Foods, Internet, Obama, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Google Search, Companies, Artificial Intelligence


NAMA Digest: Developments at Delhivery, Zomato, Paytm, Hotstar and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Funding & investments Softbank has invested $350 million in logistics company Delhivery via its Cayman Islands entity SVF Doorbell (Cayman), reports the Economic Times. Delhivery has issued... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Uber, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, Investments, Softbank, Netflix, Mergers & Acquisitions, Zomato, Flipkart, UPI


Making an influencer: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber reports on the people who work behind the scenes to elevate an individual to the role of true Instagram influencerThese days, the influencer industry is so big that you can’t just spend a lot of time on Instagram and hope to gain enough of a following to be acknowledged as a true influencer.Most people need help. This week, Jordan chats to the Instagram Husband, Jordan Joseph Ramirez, influencer manager Leona McCaul and filmmaker Mun Yi Cheng, about just a few of the people w...
Tags: Technology, Media, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Digital Media, Jordan, Marketing & PR, Jordan Erica Webber, Jordan Joseph Ramirez, Leona McCaul, Mun Yi Cheng


IT Parliamentary Committee calls on Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram reps to meet next month

The Indian Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology has called on Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram representatives to discuss the safeguarding of citizens’ rights on online platforms, reports Business Standard. This meeting will be held on 6 March, and according to the report, the... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Instagram, Internet, Government, Social Media, Whatsapp, Policy, Content, Facebook WhatsApp, Content Moderation, Election Integrity, IT Parliamentary Committee


How to catch a catfisher

When Max Benwell found out someone was using his photos to approach women online, he decided to track down the trickster – setting up a fake Instagram account and changing his gender on Tinder along the way Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Tinder, Internet, Life and style, Society, Dating, Online Abuse, Max Benwell


This is the Most Liked Post on Instagram

As an Instagram user if you’re wondering about the most liked photo on Instagram then you will be really surprised. The picture with the highest likes on Instagram is a “photo of an egg“. It has surpassed Kylie Jenner’s most-liked Instagram post of all time and has set a world record of being the most liked post on Instagram. This picture of an egg (embedded below) was posted on 4th January 2019 by Chris Godfrey under the Instagram account @world_record_egg. Until now the post has grabbed 52.7 ...
Tags: News, Instagram, Internet, Blogging, Kylie Jenner, Egg, Kylie @kyliejenner, Instagram Let, Instagram View, Chris Godfrey, EGG GANG, Serghei Platanov


Facebook: 5 new fact-checkers for India, Regulation in Germany, Canada and startup acquisition

Facebook adds five IFCN-certified fact-checkers in India, now in 6 languages  Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Facebook has added 5 new third-party fact-checkers in India – India Today Group, Vishvas.news, Factly, Newsmobile, Fact Crescendo, the company said in a statement. The checkers are... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, India, Social Media, Whatsapp, Regulation, Content, Fact Check, Germany Canada, Fake News, IFCN


Why the UK is taking on social networks over child safety

Worries are growing about the destructive effects of algorithms on the youngSocial networks are facing a new legislative crackdown as worries about child safety online mount.While all sides agree that protecting children online is of paramount importance, the calls have led to a tense conflict between larger social networks, who argue that they cannot be held to an expectation of perfection, and the government, which is increasingly threatening to redefine the roles of internet companies if they...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Technology, Media, Pinterest, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Internet, Society, Child protection, Internet Safety


Instagram to launch 'sensitivity screens' after Molly Russell's death

Facebook-owned app promises changes to better shield users from self-harm imagesInstagram will introduce “sensitivity screens” to hide images of self-harm in an attempt to protect young people who use the site, the app’s head has announced.Adam Mosseri, who took over Instagram after the app’s founders departed suddenly in 2018, has promised a series of changes following the death of the British teenager Molly Russell, whose parents believe she took her own life after being exposed to graphic ima...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Pinterest, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Society, Depression, Adam Mosseri, Molly Russell


Instagram: beware of bad influencers…

The picture-sharing site and its ilk are full of celebs peddling products and not being open about what they get in return. Will regulation help?The sun-drenched beaches of Exuma gleamed as brightly as the skin of the world-famous supermodels stretched out on yachts or dancing around flickering fires in the promotional video for Fyre, the glamorous music festival turned shambles turned scam that became the subject of the Netflix documentary Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.The likes ...
Tags: Twitter, Fashion, Technology, Media, Instagram, Internet, Advertising, Social Media, Snapchat, Netflix, Kendall Jenner, Marketing & PR, Bahamas, Emily Ratajkowski, Bella Hadid, Bella Hadid Kendall Jenner


Facebook’s 1.5B daily user growth was driven by India, Indonesia, and Philippines in Q4FY19

Facebook reported a 30% year-on-year increase in revenues to $16.91 billion, of which ad revenue was $16.6 billion (or 98%), while revenue from payments and other fees was $2.7 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. Mobile ad revenues accounted for 93% of ad revenues, up from 89% in... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Messenger, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Whatsapp, Philippines, Earnings, India Indonesia, Earnings Dec-18


How to Use Micro-Influencers to Grow Your Business

By Aljaz Fajmut Ready to supercharge your sales? One of the most effective ways to boost your business is to implement an influencer marketing campaign. It’s one thing for you to love your product, and quite another when an influencer starts to rave about it. With an influencer’s help, you suddenly have access to a much larger audience. And an influencer doesn’t need to have celebrity status in order to be effective. Here we will look at how to use the power of micro-influencers to grow your sma...
Tags: Instagram, Internet, Sales, Influencer Marketing, Word-of-mouth, Aljaz, E-commerce & Social Media, Nightwatch, Micro-Influencers, Aljaz Fajmut Aljaz Fajmut, Aljaz Fajmut Ready


How to Use Micro-Influencers to Grow Your Business

By Aljaz Fajmut Ready to supercharge your sales? One of the most effective ways to boost your business is to implement an influencer marketing campaign. It’s one thing for you to love your product, and quite another when an influencer starts to rave about it. With an influencer’s help, you suddenly have access to a much larger audience. And an influencer doesn’t need to have celebrity status in order to be effective. Here we will look at how to use the power of micro-influencers to grow your sma...
Tags: Instagram, Internet, Sales, Influencer Marketing, Word-of-mouth, Aljaz, E-commerce & Social Media, Nightwatch, Micro-Influencers, Aljaz Fajmut Aljaz Fajmut, Aljaz Fajmut Ready


Facebook suspends Philippines media company’s accounts for scamming

Facebook has banned Twinmark Media Enterprises, a Philippines digital marketing group, because it was using fake accounts, leading users to ad farms, and selling access to their Facebook pages to increase distribution. “This organization has repeatedly violated our misrepresentation and spam... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Policy, Philippines, Misinformation, Fake News, Election Integrity, Twinmark Media Enterprises


How Ecommerce Sites Can Increase Traffic Beyond the Holidays

By Rob Toledo Ah, the holidays. Remember them? A time when merchandise practically walked itself from crowded shelves to customer doorsteps — when being an ecommerce site meant checking and rechecking and re-rechecking that your servers could handle daily surges of frantic last minute shoppers. It all seems so far away now. But springtime does not have to mean the ecommerce doldrums. Though your customer base might not be as imbued with the same sense of urgency as they do on December 23rd, ther...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Internet, Marketing, Sales, Ppc, Rob, Seattle, Holiday Sales, Twitter Facebook, E-commerce & Social Media, Rob Toledo, Rob Toledo Rob Toledo


Instagram promotes Vishal Shah to head of product

Instagram has promoted Vishal Shah to head of product, reports Reuters. Shah fills a role that had been vacant since Adam Mosserri was promoted to CEO, right after the departure of Instagram’s co-founders three months ago. Shah looked at Instagram’s shopping division, ad products, and... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Shah, Vishal Shah, Industry Moves, Reuters Shah, Adam Mosserri



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