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It’s Time To Break Free From the Algorithm-Driven Life

A recent story from Wired helpfully explains the latest batch of changes Facebook has made to its algorithm—the algorithm that sorts through the billions of available articles, photographs, and videos to determine the few we will actually see as we scroll our news feeds. This is just their latest attempt to head off the never-ending stream of content that is illegal, abusive, or otherwise inappropriate, and to deliver content that is safe, inoffensive, and within the bounds ...
Tags: Articles, Social Media, Technology


Facebook urged to disable 'like' feature for child users

Proposed rules for child safety on social media include limits on data collectionFacebook and other social media firms should alert children if their parent or carer is monitoring their online activity, under proposed guidelines to improve child internet safety in the UK.Turning off the “like” function, and limiting data collection and geolocation tools on popular platforms, such as Instagram and Facebook, are among a 16-point list of recommendations for age-appropriate design released by the In...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Social Media, Society, UK News, Snapchat, Digital Media, Internet Safety, Information Commissioner 's Office Continue


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


We Were All Free of Facebook's Iron Grip on the Internet for a Few Hours

Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around 6:30 a.m. ET and extending until around 9:00 a.m. ET.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, Whatsapp, Outage, Whoops


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


Facebook suffers outage in Europe

Thousands are reporting issues accessing the social media network, says tracking siteFacebook is inaccessible to some users across the world, according to Downdetector, a website which monitors outages.The outage-tracking website showed that there are more than 9,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Social Media, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Facebook Continue


Why Social Media is Dying a Slow Death

I remember when I was a young whippersnapper of a kid — no place to be and no dependents to take care of. I was responsible, trustworthy, and intelligent enough to work my way to a comfortable place in whatever job I held at the time. And I was balanced enough to separate work from play and appreciate the benefits of both. I was social enough always to have the choice to accept or turn down plans on my own timeline. If social media had been around, would I have spent hours of my day liking, retw...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Instagram, Change, Lifehacks


Burger King removes 'racist' ad showing man trying to eat with giant chopsticks

Fast food chain faced backlash over ad showing westerners trying to eat new ‘Vietnamese’ burger with chopsticks Burger King has been forced to delete a “culturally insensitive” advert which depicted a westerner struggling to eat a burger with chopsticks, the latest western brand to be accused of mocking Asian food customs.The fast food chain faced a huge online backlash after an advert was posted to Burger King New Zealand’s Instagram depicting westerners attempting to eat the new “Vietnamese Sw...
Tags: Food, Technology, Instagram, World news, New Zealand, Burger King, Burger King New Zealand


‘It’s genuine, you know?’: why the online influencer industry is going ‘authentic’

Calamities such as Fyre Festival have tarnished the booming business of YouTube and Instagram stars. Now the industry’s top tastemakers have a new plan: keeping it real. By Sophie ElmhirstIn a central London hair salon last December, the fashion influencer Victoria Magrath (@inthefrow) mingled among a few of her 849,000 Instagram followers. Magrath – tall, with signature silver hair – was celebrating the launch of her book, The New Fashion Rules, at an event organised by her talent agency, Gleam...
Tags: Fashion, Technology, London, Makeup, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Advertising, Social Media, Life and style, Digital Media, Marketing & PR, Notting Hill, Armani, St Lucian, Instagram YouTube Twitter


Instagram stars: Harry, Meghan fastest to hit 1 million fans

LONDON (AP) — Pay no attention to Hollywood stars or pop idols. When it comes to Instagram, it seems no one can match the allure of a youthful royal couple expecting their first child. Guinness World Records said Wednesday that a new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is the fastest-ever […]
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Technology, London, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Guinness World Records, Prince Harry, Meghan, Harry Meghan


Harry and Meghan break record with Royal Sussex Instagram account

Duke and Duchess gained one million followers on new account in less than six hoursPrince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, broke a record by reaching one million followers on their newly launched Instagram account in less than six hours, Guinness World Records has said.The “sussexroyal” account was launched on Tuesday with a post featuring a monogram symbol with their names and now has 3.1 million followers. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Instagram, UK News, Guinness World Records, Prince Harry, Harry, Duke, Sussex, Meghan, Royal Sussex Instagram


What Kim Kardashian can teach you about social media

With 60 million-plus Twitter followers and 132 million Instagram followers, every move Kim Kardashian makes is captured, catalogued and commented on by her fans. What can you learn from this social media queen to improve your own feed? Find out here.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Kim Kardashian, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Snapchat, Radio, Agent, Kardashian, Jenner, Lead Generation, Select, Instagram Stories, Christy Murdock Edgar


The saga of Gwyneth, Apple and Instagram is a parenting classic | Joanna Moorhead

Parents are proud, teens rebel: Apple Martin’s annoyance with her mother for posting her picture online is a rite of passageThe Insta pic shows two faces: a smiling Gwyneth Paltrow, and a girl half of whose face is covered by ski goggles. On the surface of it, innocent enough, but the post has turned out to be incendiary, and Paltrow’s feed is full of comments criticising her parenting. Some complain she’s not listening to her daughter; others seem to suggest that she’s allowing the girl to walk...
Tags: Family, Technology, Instagram, Life and style, Parents and parenting, Young People, Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin, Paltrow, Joanna Moorhead, Apple Martin, Gwyneth Apple


7 trust-building social media hacks

To build trust with your audience (and stand out from the sea of other agents posting on social media), you need to give them some content that they don't see every day. Here are seven things you can do to provide value for your audience.
Tags: Facebook, Video, Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Radio, Agent, B2b, Lead Generation, Select, Social Media Hacks, Social Media Video


Podcast: How to Reduce the Stress of Social Media

 Social media sites have become a huge part of our lives, enabling us to easily stay in touch with countless friends and family members all over the world. But there’s a dark side to social media, as it also enables negative things like bullying to proliferate. Many people have found that social media creates a huge amount of anxiety in their lives, but don’t feel they can live without it. In this episode, learn some ways to reduce the anxieties associated with social media. ...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Technology, General, Instagram, Cdc, China, America, Social Media, Linkedin, Stress, Bbc, Britain, United States, Fox News, Green Party


‘Amazon Effect’ forces traditional stores to find ways to get products straight to customers’ doors

The “Amazon Effect” has conditioned convenience-hungry consumers to become accustomed to doorstep delivery for everything from eggs to electronics — and its upending business models for traditional pay-at-the-counter retailers. The strongest growth in retail is coming from digital channels. Retail ecommerce sales in 2019 are expected to climb 15.1 percent for the year to $605.3 billion, according research firm eMarketer. Not surprising, Amazon is dominating the market. In 2017, Amazon sales jump...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, Instagram, San Francisco, Walmart, Sport, Aldi, Snapchat, Soccer, San Diego, Seattle, Instacart, Emarketer, Kroger, Scottsdale Ariz


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


Innovation in Spades: Realogy Unveils New Real Estate Products, Programs and Tools During First-Ever Realogy Global Exchange

Las Vegas Conference Wraps Up Week of Learning, Networking and Industry Leading Announcements, Including New Tech-Forward Marketing Services, Multi-Brand Learning Platforms, Exciting Collaborations and Advanced Data Analytics Tools to Drive Productivity and Efficiency for Realogy’s Affiliated Brokers and Agents Worldwide Las Vega, NV – March 21, 2019 (PRNewswire) Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) today concluded the first-ever Realogy Global Exchange (RGX), a weeklong gathering of more th...
Tags: Facebook, Tools, Technology, Instagram, Radio, United States, Tampa, Securities And Exchange Commission, Sotheby s International Realty, Spades, Dallas Atlanta, Amazon Alexa, Real Estate News, HPA, Realogy Holdings Corp, Home Partners of America


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, Instagram, WhatsApp Go Down

Facebook was down for 22 hours yesterday, and its sister apps Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger also saw extensive outages. It was unusual in the sense that the four applications are each distinct codebases, but perhaps not suprising as all four share the same massive infrastructure. The joke is that global worker productivity shoots up whenever Facebook goes down, and you would think that Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger are nothing more than distractions in our increasingly digi...
Tags: Travel, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Messenger, New York, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram, Downtime, Facebook Amazon Apple, Facebook Instagram WhatsApp, India Brazil Mexico


Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffer outages in Americas and Europe

The family of apps, including Messenger, have all been encountering problems but a company spokesman says it’s not a cyber-attackFacebook has been suffering from outages across the world since around 12pm ET Wednesday.All four of the company’s main applications – Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger – were encountering problems, according to Downdetector.com. The outages appeared to be concentrated in the Americas and Europe. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Technology, Instagram, Americas, Social Media, World news, US news, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram


Facebook platforms suffer outages in Americas and Europe

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger have all been encountering problems on WednesdayFacebook has been suffering from outages across the world since around 12pm ET Wednesday.All four of the company’s main applications – Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger – were encountering problems, according to Downdetector.com. The outages appeared to be concentrated in the Americas and Europe. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Technology, Instagram, Americas, Social Media, World news, US news, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram, WednesdayFacebook


Homesnap has created the Instagram Stories of real estate

Homesnap has launched a new feature that lets agents create short, Instagram-esque posts about their listings, which can be then shared on social media.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Advertising, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Select, Homesnap, Instagram Stories, Facebook Stories


Inside the bascule chamber: secrets of Tower Bridge – in pictures

Harry Cory Wright’s photographs of Tower Bridge, one of the most famous bridges in the world and a defining symbol of London, provide insight into the workings of the largest and most advanced bascule bridge of its time• Tower Bridge by Harry Cory Wright is published by Thames & Hudson Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Photography, Technology, London, UK News, Culture, Architecture, Engineering, Art and design, Tower Bridge, The Thames, Thames Hudson Continue, Harry Cory Wright


How Instagram became the politicians’ playground

Free from viral abuse, Instagram has become our MPs’ preferred platform to show off their human sideTom Watson is spiralising courgettes with a gadget bought in a supermarket sale. Caroline Flint looks thrilled with the mini trampoline she got for Christmas, though arguably not as thrilled as Tory leadership contender Liz Truss is to be posing with Larry the Downing Street cat on her knee. And Gavin Williamson, the defence secretary, wants you to know he’s been doing some DIY.Welcome to the soot...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Culture, Labour, Tony Blair, Watson, Emily Thornberry, Caroline Flint, Sadiq Khan, Liz Truss, Larry


WATCH: What should be in your marketing toolbox?

What are people really using when it comes to marketing essentials like photo sourcing, editing, Instagram tools and apps? What do these things cost, and what are the advantages?
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Core, Inman Connect New York, Select, ICNY, Molly McKinley, Brandon Doyle, Inman Connect New York 2019, ICNY 2019, Icny 19, DeBianchi Real Estate, First.io


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



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