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TikTok Wants To Be Its Own Economy

TikTok is apparently the latest platform to make the shift from social media site to a glorified digital mall. On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that TikTok has started floating the idea of in-app shopping to brands over in Europe, hoping to hook young EU shoppers—and their wallets—in the process. Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Instagram, Walmart, Eu, Bloomberg, Software, Bloomberg LP, Levi, Mobile Applications, Business Finance, Video Software, Music Software, Bytedance, Tiktok, Application Software


WhatsApp Will Turn Your Account Into a Useless Zombie If You Don't Accept Its New Privacy Policy

After facing international backlash over impending updates to its privacy policy, WhatsApp has ever-so-slightly backtracked on the harsh consequences it initially planned for users who don’t accept them—but not entirely.Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Social Media, Whatsapp, Software, Operating Systems, Internet Privacy, Mobile Applications, Communication Software, Instant Messaging Clients, Cross Platform Software, Private Message


State AGs tell Facebook to scrap Instagram for kids plans

In a new letter, attorneys general representing 44 U.S. states and territories are pressuring Facebook to walk away from new plans to open Instagram to children. The company is working on an age-gated version of Instagram for kids under the age of 13 that would lure in young users who are currently not permitted to use the app, which was designed for adults. “It appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one, as this platform appeals primarily to children who otherwi...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Software, United States, Computing, Cyberbullying, Terms Of Service, Trump, Congressional Democrats, Online Grooming


Archiving Facebook Messages Just Got a Lot Easier

Facebook recently announced a bunch of new features for Messenger and Instagram DMs on its apps. Media messaging is now streamlined, chats are easier to archive (and unarchive), and Instagram DMs now include read receipts. Let’s investigate at all the new features and how to use them.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Facebook Messenger, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Mobile Applications, Communication Software, Instant Messaging Clients, Google Allo, Windows Live Messenger, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet, Private Message


Conservatives Demand Supreme Court Overrule Fake Facebook Court, Others Weigh In

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Oversight Board, the pseudo-legalistic, questionably independent body that the company claims has the power to review and potentially overrule official moderation decisions, issued its not-so-final proclamations regarding the status of Donald Trump’s account.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Instagram, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Breitbart, Jim Jordan, Tom Cotton, Clarence Thomas, Frank Pallone, David Segal


Signal banned for booking obviously targeted ads? That story's too good to be true, Facebook claims

Antisocial giant dismisses chat app rival's 'stunt' in escalating war of words Encrypted messaging service Signal on Tuesday made a show of trolling Instagram and its parent company Facebook by creating ads that incorporated audience targeting categories into its ad copy.…
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Software, Signal


Signal banned for booking obviously targeted ads? That story's too good to be true, Facebook says

Antisocial giant surprisingly vocal in dismissing chat app rival's 'stunt' Encrypted messaging service Signal on Tuesday made a show of trolling Instagram and its parent company Facebook by creating ads that incorporated audience targeting categories into its ad copy.…
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Software


How to Automatically Caption Your Instagram Stories

You can now add a “captions sticker” to Instagram Stories that automatically transcribes your audio into subtitles without the need for third-party apps. This is a helpful tool for creators and audiences alike, as live-captioned videos are more accessible to people with auditory disabilities and those who prefer…Read more...
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Software, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Facebook Applications, Closed Captioning, Assistive Technology, Video Software, Subtitles, IGTV, Technology Internet, Subtitling


Facebook Oversight Board upholds decision to ban Trump, asks FB to look at own 'potential contribution' to 'narrative of electoral fraud'

Looks like you can safely ignore that friend request... forever The Facebook Oversight Board has upheld former President Donald Trump’s ban from Facebook and Instagram - but not before advising the platform to look at its own role in the Capitol-storming mess.…
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Software, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Facebook Oversight Board


Area Man Wants You To Check Out His Blog

After threatening for months to disrupt social media with a bespoke platform that would allow him to bypass community guidelines (and the embarrassingly long list of platforms he’s been banned from), our big patriotic boy has finally made good on his promise. Folks, the wait is over — the future is now, and it’s a…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Instagram, Software, Computing, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Donald J Trump, Brad Parscale, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Far Right Politics In The United States, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda


Signal Tries to Run the Most Honest Facebook Ad Campaign Ever, Immediately Gets Banned

A series of Instagram ads run by the privacy-positive platform Signal got the messaging app booted from the former’s ad platform, according to a Signal published on Tuesday. The ads were meant to show users the bevy of data that Instagram and its parent company Facebook collects on users, by... targeting…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, Software, Gizmodo, Signal, Operating Systems, Adtech, Targeted Advertising, Online Advertising, Market Segmentation, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet


For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back. Facebook’s Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump’s Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it’s a huge moment for Facebook’s nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political f...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Supreme Court, Social Networks, Minneapolis, Stanford, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Nick Clegg, President, Computing


Instagram Realizes It Had a Clubhouse In Its Heart All Along

As more and more social media platforms start cooking up their own Clubhouse clones, Instagram is adding new features to its existing livestreaming service to get in on the voice chat craze. On Thursday, Instagram announced it’s rolling out the option to turn off your audio or video while using Instagram Live.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, Software, Facebook Messenger, Computing, Freeware, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Business Finance, Adam Mosseri, Video Software


India Cracks Down on Social Media Posts Criticizing Its Pandemic Response Amid Brutal Second Wave

India’s government reportedly ordered Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to censor dozens of posts criticizing the administration’s response to the pandemic, arguing that they were misleading or could hinder emergency response efforts. The crackdown comes amid an unprecedented surge in covid-19 cases and deaths in India…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Instagram, India, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Text Messaging, Trumpism, Facebook Instagram and Twitter, South of Market San Francisco, Universal Windows Platform Apps


How to Set Up Instagram's New Anti-Harassment Tools

Instagram is adding two new anti-harassment tools aimed at cutting down abusive messages you might receive on the platform. Here’s a quick look at how to set them up once they arrive.Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Email, Bullying, Software, Abuse, Computing, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Internet Privacy, Internet Censorship, Internet Troll, Video Software, Technology Internet


How to Fix Your Phone After Downloading 'WhatsApp Pink'

Security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia took to Twitter the other day to warn about a new scam making the rounds—the goofily named “WhatsApp Pink.” This Android app promises to be a fun new variant of the popular chat app that comes with an all-pink UI. And while the “pink app” part might be true, the app isn’t…Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Social Media, Whatsapp, Software, Lifehacks, Yo, Operating Systems, Mobile Applications, Communication Software, Instant Messaging Clients, Rajshekhar Rajaharia, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet


Do you have information about something going on in the genre (sci-fi, horror, fantasy) entertainmen

Do you have information about something going on in the genre (sci-fi, horror, fantasy) entertainment industry? We want to know! Email us at [email protected]—not just with info, but if you’ve made art or a cool fan film that you’d like us to showcase, or anything else, you can send that too! Don’t forget you can follow…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Email, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Human Interest, Io9, Video Software, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Entertainment Culture


Facebook is expanding Spotify partnership with new ‘Boombox’ project

Facebook is deepening its relationship with music company Spotify and will allow users to listen to music hosted on Spotify while browsing through its apps as part of a new initiative called “Project Boombox,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Monday. Facebook is building an in-line audio player that will allow users to listen to songs or playlists being shared on the platforms without being externally linked to Spotify’s app or website. Zuckerberg highlighted the feature as another product desi...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Instagram, Mexico, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Thailand, Computing, The Social Network, Reporter, Operating Systems, Zuckerberg


Popl tops $2.7M in sales for its technology that replaces business cards

If you’re spent any time on TikTok lately, then you’ve probably seen a number of Popl’s ads. The startup has been successfully leveraging social media to get its modern-day business card alternative in front a wider audience. Packaged as either a phone sticker, keychain or wristband, Popl uses NFC technology to make sharing contact information as easy as using Apple Pay. To date, Popl has sold somewhere over 700,000 units and has generated $2.7 million in sales for its digital business card tech...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Facebook, Apps, Y Combinator, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Software, Nfc, Salesforce, Social Network, HubSpot, Ucla


Facebook to test new business discovery features in U.S. News Feed

Facebook announced this morning it will begin testing a new experience for discovering businesses in its News Feed in the U.S. When live, users to tap on topics they’re interested in underneath posts and ads in their News Feed in order to explore related content from businesses. The change comes at a time when Facebook has been arguing how Apple’s App Tracking Transparency update will impact its — a claim many have dismissed as misleading, but nevertheless led some about the impacts to their...
Tags: Apple, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Social Media, Tech, Software, United States, News Feed, Facebook Photos, Social Network, Targeted Advertising, Social Software, Facebook Page


Pearpop raises from The Chainsmokers, Alexis Ohanian, Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Mark Cuban, Marshmello, and Snoop Dogg

Pearpop, the marketplace for social collaborations between the teeming hordes of musicians, craftspeople, chefs, clowns, diarists, dancers, artists, actors, acrobats, aspiring celebrities and actual celebrities, has raised $16 million in funding that includes what seems like half of Hollywood, along with Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six venture firm and Bessemer Venture Partners. The funding was actually split between a $6 million seed funding round co-led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Soun...
Tags: Android, TC, Hollywood, Instagram, Amy Schumer, Social Media, Tech, Author, Software, Mark Cuban, Alexis Ohanian, Tony Hawk, Kevin Hart, Ashton Kutcher, Black Mirror, TechCrunch


Deepfake video app Avatarify, which processes on-phone, plans digital watermark for videos

Making deepfake videos used to be hard. Now all you need is a smartphone. Avatarify, a startup that allows people to make deepfake videos directly on their phone rather than in the cloud, is soaring up the app charts after being used by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham. However, the problem with many deepfake videos is that there is no digital watermark to determine that the video has been tampered with. Avatarify says it will soon launch a digital watermark to prevent this from happening. R...
Tags: Python, TC, Apps, Europe, Instagram, Samsung, Tech, Smartphone, Snapchat, Artificial Intelligence, Software, United States, Venture Capital, Moscow, Victoria Beckham, App Store


Deepfake video app Avatarify, which process on-phone, plans digital watermark for videos

Making deepfake videos used to be hard. Now all you need is a smartphone. Avatarify, a startup that allows people to make deepfake videos directly on their phone rather than in the cloud, is soaring up the app charts after being used by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham. However, the problem with many deepfake videos is that there is no digital watermark to determine that the video has been tampered with. So Avatarify says it will soon launch a digital watermark to prevent this from happening...
Tags: Python, TC, Apps, Europe, Instagram, Samsung, Tech, Smartphone, Snapchat, Artificial Intelligence, Software, United States, Venture Capital, Moscow, Victoria Beckham, App Store


You Can Finally Flag Bad Takes Directly to Facebook's Oversight Board

If you have problems with any hate speech, harassment, or generally bad takes that appear on your Facebook feed, good news! On Tuesday, the (supposedly) independent Oversight Board announced that users can appeal directly to it directly regarding questionable content that’s been left up on Facebook and Instagram. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Oversight Board, Facebook s Oversight Board, Technology Internet


Cybercriminals Bought Facebook Ads for a Fake Clubhouse App That Was Riddled With Malware

Cybercriminals have been pushing Facebook users to download a Clubhouse app “for PC,” something that doesn’t exist. The app is actually a trojan designed to inject malware into your computer. The popular new invite-only chat app is only available on iPhone but worldwide interest in the platform has risen and users are…
Tags: Iphone, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Malware, Ransomware, Cybercrime, Software, Security Breaches, Computing, Operating Systems, ESET, Computer Programming, Lukas Stefanko, the Facebook


Facebook Sure Seems Desperate To Pass This Latest Data Breach Off As Old News For Some Reason

In the aftermath of bombshell reports of a massive data breach that may have compromised the personal information of as many as 533 million users, Facebook has committed absolutely to trying to spin the leak as old news, no big deal, definitely nothing to see here, no need to even think about this too much at all,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Data Breach, Software, Computing, Data Protection, Operating Systems, General Data Protection Regulation, Mike Clark, Internet Privacy, Andy Stone, Liz Bourgeois, Universal Windows Platform Apps


The ‘Voice of President Trump’ Gets Double-Banned by Facebook

It must be hard, getting 86'ed from a venue, watching as 2.7 billion people stroll past a skinny, pale bouncer. Maybe you mull around the dumpster outside, in a cloud of cigarette smoke with the Nazis and Laura Loomer, talking about how much that party sucks, actually, that this alley area is way better, and we should…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Nazis, Nbc News, Articles, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Liz Cheney, Lara Trump, Laura Loomer, QAnon, Social Media Use By Donald Trump


Facebook Lets Users Restrict Commenting to a Small Circle of Friends

Facebook users will soon get more control over who can comment on their public posts, according to an announcement by the social media giant on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Networks, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Social Software, Internet Privacy, Like Button, Criticism Of Facebook, Technology Internet, Privacy Concerns Of Facebook


LinkedIn Adds Stories-Like Cover Letter Videos to Profiles to Help You Impress Potential Employers

Many of LinkedIn’s newest features makes it feel less like a job-seeking platform and even more like Instagram. But that seems to be what it’s going for.Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Microsoft, Linkedin, Software, Recruitment, Operating Systems, Cohen, Technology Internet


How to Celebrate a Friend With More Than Another Social Media Shoutout

When a friend accomplishes something noteworthy, it often comes with a formulaic response: a congrats with a text message or FaceTime call, accompanied by a social media post. It’s a kind show of support, but deep down, you might feel that you can—and should—do better.Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Facetime, Operating Systems, Text Messaging, Private Message



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