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Trump's new social media platform won't let users criticize the site, according to its terms of service

Former President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch a new social media platform. TRUTH Social was created to "give a voice to all," according to Trump. But the site's terms of service says users agree not to "disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm" it. Former President Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch a new social media platform that will "give a voice to all," or at least to those who don't plan to criticize it.That'...
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Donald Trump to launch social media platform called Truth Social

The former president, who remains banned from Facebook and Twitter, has a goal to rival those tech giantsDonald Trump has announced plans to launch a social media platform called TRUTH Social that will rolled out early next year.The former president, who was banned from Facebook and Twitter earlier this year, says his goal is to rival the tech companies that have denied him the megaphone that was paramount to his rise. Continue reading...
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Trump announces plans to launch new social media platform called TRUTH Social in 2022

Getty Trump unveiled his plans to launch a new social media site in 2022 called TRUTH Social. The app will launch in Apple's App Store to invitees only in November and to the public in 2022. Trump said he created the app to "stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech." Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his plans to launch his own social media platform, TRUTH Social, according to a press release.The app, which is available for pre-order in Apple's App Store, will open t...
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Instagram post sizes: The exact ratios for posting perfect photos and videos on Instagram

Almost every type of Instagram post has a different size and aspect ratio. Shutterstock The size of your Instagram post will vary depending on how you upload the photo or video. A standard Instagram post should be shaped like a perfect 1:1 square, but Stories are shaped like a phone screen. You can edit the size of your photos in Instagram, or through your phone's Photos app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Instagram is very particular when it comes to the ...
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Social media’s ‘queer tax’ is exhausting, unfair, and unavoidable

A colleague recently sought my advice on covering a queer-related tech topic and I’m not ashamed to admit I advised them against it. I’m queer. I made the decision to come out in my professional life after a lot of consideration and long discussions with my family. In the time since, I’ve learned that millions of people who’ve never met me hate me. They despise me for existing. They think I should go away, shut up, and stop being who I am. I offend them. That’s not something I experienced before...
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Zach Galifianakis Weighs in on the Negative Effects of Social Media and Texting at the Premiere of ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

The premiere of “Ron’s Gone Wrong,” 20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation’s animated sci-fi film, took place at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood on Tuesday night. Directed by Sarah Smith, the family movie follows socially awkward seventh grader Barney Pudowski (Jack Dylan Grazer) who receives robot Ron (Zach Galifianakis) for his birthday. In the […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Social Media, Sarah Smith, Zach Galifianakis, Ron, El Capitan Theater, Locksmith Animation, Ron's Gone Wrong, 20th Century Studios, Ron Zach Galifianakis, Barney Pudowski Jack Dylan Grazer


Pinterest shares soar amid reports of $39bn takeover by PayPal

Pinterest approached about possible deal, Bloomberg reportsFinancial firm PayPal has benefited from online shopping boom​​PayPal is reportedly exploring the acquisition of social media company Pinterest, according to Bloomberg News.PayPal, the financial technology company based in San Jose, California, recently approached Pinterest about a potential deal that would value Pinterest at roughly $39bn, according to Bloomberg. The price is close to its market value on Wednesday. PayPal has a market c...
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Pinterest to launch new features to help with ‘emotional wellbeing’

New tweaks, including ability to respond to or develop other users’ ideas pins, come amid public outcry over social media failings Pinterest will offer users the chance to riff on Jennifer Lopez’s Halloween costume as it launches new products to emphasise its appeal to “emotional wellbeing” amid a storm of negative publicity surrounding social media firms.The virtual mood board business is introducing a “Takes” product that allows users to respond to someone else’s ideas pin – or video post – wi...
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Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand – report

Rebrand could position tech giant’s social media app as one of many products under a parent company which oversees the likes of Instagram, WhatsApp and OculusSocial media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter.Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about the name change at the company’s annual Connect conference on 28 October, but it could be unveiled s...
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Facebook about to rebrand under a new name, report claims

Facebook is about to announce a major company restructure that will see it operate under a new name, a report claimed on Tuesday.
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How to block someone on Facebook using a computer or mobile device

You can block someone on Facebook in a few steps using any computer, phone, or tablet. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images When you block someone on Facebook, you prevent them from messaging you, tagging you, and seeing your posts and profile. It isn't easily apparent to the other person that you blocked them. You can block someone through the mobile app or Facebook's website. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Given social media's ability to message...
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Every video creator needs this YouTube analytics guide

If you’ve ever explored YouTube analytics, you’ve probably fallen down a data collection rabbit hole. YouTube has over 2 billion users logging in every month – and they collect a ton of stats on them and their activity. But for many video creators, all this info might feel a little bit TMI. After all, what good are metrics if you don’t know how to put them to use? To help you create data-driven, on-brand video content, we’re covering all the must-know details of YouTube’s analytics. ...
Tags: Video, Youtube, Marketing, Social Media, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Analytics, Engagement, Metrics, Social Media Analytics, Video Marketing, Digital Strategy, All, Video Content, YouTube Analytics, YouTube Videos




"The worst facial recognition company in the world." Surveillance technology vendors quietly complained about Clearview AI at a top surveillance conference recently

A Clearview AI booth is shown at the Connect:ID surveillance technology conference in DC in October 2021. Caroline Haskins/Insider When Clearview came up in conversation, people's expressions would grow serious, or irritated. The industry is upset with the company for giving facial recognition technology a bad name. CEO says there should be a reasonable expectation of privacy at events that journalists might attend. When I attended the surveillance technology conference Connect:ID rece...
Tags: Google, Privacy, Trends, Social Media, Tech, NEC, Surveillance, Panasonic, Dc, Doj, Facial Recognition Technology, Grant, Jones, Aren, Department of State, Homeland Security Investigations


Emma Watkins quits the Wiggles in ‘end of an era’ for children’s group

The first female Wiggle, who had an outsize influence on the group, says she is leaving to focus on her family and PhDGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe Great Resignation has claimed another. Emma Watkins has confirmed she will be leaving the Wiggles at the end of the year, spurred by a lockdown epiphany. Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Music, Television, Children, Social Media, Australia news, Culture, Television & radio, Australian media, Australian television, Parents and parenting, Children's Tv, Emma Watkins, Australian Music


We Are All the Sales Department

Back in the day, only people in the sales department worked with potential customers. Most big companies still do it this way. However, with the popularity of instant engagement via social networking, we’re all in sales now.
Tags: Marketing, Social Media, Sales Strategies, New Rules of Sales & Service, Business to Business, Sales Department


How to Delete Your Twitter Account

Twitter can be a useful tool for businesses, but there might be times when you want to delete your business Twitter account. For example, your business could be going through various scenarios where the Twitter account just isn’t needed, and it’s more useful to start over. However, actually trying to delete your Twitter account is a bit harder than it might seem – but by no means impossible. Our guide will walk you through everything you need to know about how to delete a business Twitter accou...
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53-Year-Old Man Murders a Family After Disparaging Them on Social Media

A deranged 53-year-old man was arrested for allegedly murdering three members of a family while at their abode, the criminal supposedly being in some sort of feud with one of the victims as they made “insulting remarks” about them on social media. According to police in Ehime Prefecture’s Niihama, the murderous event took place sometime […]
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Instagram spends the majority of its $390 global advertising budget on targeting teens, according to a new report

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Instagram spends most of its global marketing budget on targeting teens, The New York Times reports. The Facebook-owned app reportedly sees a loss of teen users as an "existential threat." The new report follows revelations that Instagram's own research found the app is bad for teens' mental health. Instagram is so desperate to keep a foothold with teenage users that it spends the majority of its marketing budget targeting teens with ads, according to ...
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Instagram spends the majority of its $390 million global advertising budget on targeting teens, according to a new report

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Instagram spends most of its global marketing budget on targeting teens, The New York Times reports. The Facebook-owned app reportedly sees a loss of teen users as an "existential threat." The new report follows revelations that Instagram's own research found the app is bad for teens' mental health. Instagram is so desperate to keep a foothold with teenage users that it spends the majority of its marketing budget targeting teens with ads, according to ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Massachusetts, Advertising, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Snapchat, Teenagers, Mental Health, New York Times, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, WSJ


Vienna museums open adult-only OnlyFans account to display nudes

Tourist board in Austrian capital rails against censorship of art on social media platformsMore than a century after the artists of the Vienna Secession declared “to every age its art; to art its freedom”, the Austrian capital has found a new site for artistic expression free from censorship: the adults-only platform OnlyFans.Vienna’s tourism board has started an account on OnlyFans – the only social network that permits depictions of nudity – in protest against platforms’ ongoing censorship of ...
Tags: Art, Social Media, World news, Culture, Austria, Vienna, Digital Media, Museums


How to view Instagram Stories anonymously in 3 different ways

There a few methods you could use to view an Instagram Story anonymously. Mikael Vaisanen/Getty Images You can view Instagram Stories anonymously by using an unidentifiable account or, to an extent, by turning on airplane mode. Third-party sites and apps that promise anonymous Instagram Stories viewing can be unreliable and may not be secure, though some do work. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When viewing Instagram Stories, it's important to note that the...
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The Road to One Billion Users

Source: Statista At the end of last month, TikTok announced that it had reached one billion monthly active users. The popular short video platform joined other social media applications such as Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and Instagram, which have already surpassed this mark. Launched to the international market in 2016, TikTok has taken just over five years to reach one billion active users. Only one service on a list by news website Axios got there faster – Facebook Messenger achieved the f...
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Socially Queer: LGBTIQ+ content creators you should know

If you don’t know of them already, be sure to follow our selection of some of South Africa’s top LGBTIQ+ content creators, from Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane to Thando Hlophe The post Socially Queer: LGBTIQ+ content creators you should know appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Social Media, South Africa, Friday, Content Creators, Jamil Khan, The List, Neo Baepi, Kim Windvogel, HOLA Africa, Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane, Loren & Gabe, Queer Influencers, Thando Hlophe, Yoliswa Mqoco


LinkedIn Has Not Given Up On The China Market

On October 14, 2021, Mohak Shroff, senior vice president of engineering at LinkedIn, published a blog post: China: Sunset of Localized Version of LinkedIn and Launch of New InJobs App Later This Year. It triggered multiple follow-up reports from major media outlets, with titles containing words like: LinkedIn to Shut Down Service in China Microsoft […]
Tags: China, Marketing, Social Media, Linkedin, China market, China Microsoft, Mohak Shroff


Facebook must prioritise children’s wellbeing, Zuckerberg is told

UK campaigners write to chief executive with list of demands to ensure online safety of young peopleFacebook has lost the trust of parents, is prioritising commercial gain over children’s needs and must take steps to restore faith in its platforms, a global alliance of child protection campaigners and experts has warned Mark Zuckerberg.The Facebook founder and chief executive is urged to publish its internal assessments of the risks young people face on its services in a letter with 59 signatori...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Internet, Social Media, Society, UK News, World news, Digital Media, Internet Safety, Zuckerberg, Child Rescue Coalition


Telegram warned of ‘nurturing subculture deifying terrorists’

Hope not Hate urges messaging app to act on privacy policy that ‘facilitates’ murderous contentMPs, leaders of faith communities, and groups involved in countering hate have sent a letter to Telegram urging it to take action as it emerged as an “app of choice” for racists and violent extremists.An image was projected on to Telegram’s offices in London this week by the campaign group Hope not Hate, which has organised the letter, in a move to shame the company. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Media, Privacy, Race, Social Media, UK News, Digital Media, Hate Crime, Islamophobia, Online Abuse, Antisemitism


‘Insufficient and very defensive’: how Nick Clegg became the fall guy for Facebook’s failures

After election humiliation and Brexit, the former UK deputy prime minister swapped Westminster for a £2.7m job in Silicon Valley. The catch? Serving as the public face of the crisis-hit companyOn Sunday, Nick Clegg did a succession of interviews with some of the US’s biggest TV news shows. In his role as Facebook’s vice-president for global affairs and communications, he was defending his company after weeks of headlines about its latest crisis – this time involving Frances Haugen, a Facebook st...
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Digital Finance Penetration Surpasses That Of Social Media

The integration of finance and digital technology has resulted in exponential growth of digital banking and fintech solutions. The post Digital Finance Penetration Surpasses That Of Social Media appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
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Digital Banking Penetration Surpasses Use of Social Media

The integration of finance and digital technology has resulted in exponential growth of digital banking and fintech solutions. The post Digital Banking Penetration Surpasses Use of Social Media appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Finance, Social Media