Posts under Social Media category

Facebook activates Safety Check feature for Nepal Earthquake Victims

While Nepal switches to recovery mode from the frightening aftermath of Yesterday’s earthquake that left scores of people dead, tech behemoths like Google and social networking giant – Facebook have pitched in with their relief efforts in the affected areas. […]

Facebook releases TrueCaller competitor “Hello”

True Caller was a well-known moniker for caller ID solution. Now, the service is up for competition against Hello. It’s not a start-up but Facebook owned app that unveiled its launch today. The service ties up closely with the social […]

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Facebook tweaks News feed from Friends and Pages

Facebook revealed in a recent blog that they will tweak the News Feed from friends and the pages users visit. The way how news feed will show you the content has been updated by Facebook so that right mix of […]

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Facebook introduces Page Plugin; retires the Like box plugin

‘Experimentation’ is a maxim Facebook seems to have adopted without any reserves and reservations. The company’s latest move of depreciating the Like box plugin is indicative of this trend. The social networking giant – Facebook quietly announced its plans to retire […]

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Non-US Twitter accounts will be moved to Ireland

Twitter has its revised and updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. The revised privacy policy will be effective from May 18th, 2015. As per the new changes,  the accounts of Twitter users living in the United States will be […]

Twitter’s new home page lets you explore without signing-in

Twitter is rolling out a new home page where you’ll find various interesting topics to explore. And this can be done by just going to twitter.com and without logging-in. Twitter users across the world come to Twitter to see what’s […]

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Facebook still the most preferred social platform among teens

It seems, Facebook has managed to grab all top positions when it comes to ‘most preferred social networking sites’. Recently TWCN  mentioned an analysis, in which Facebook was the preferred choice for many companies to run their video advertisements. Now, […]

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Dedicated Facebook Web Messenger – Messenger.com launched

Facebook has launched a dedicated web messenger for the web users. The social networking website unveiled the Facebook Web Messenger on Wednesday, 8th April. The web messenger is just like the Messenger app, but for the web browsers. Facebook Web […]

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Is Google buying Twitter, the same as Microsoft buying Yahoo?

Rumors of the search engine giant Google, buying-out micro blogging website, Twitter resurface time and again. Apparently the unexpected rise by 4% of Twitter stock price was triggered by one such new rumor. Further, there were claims by media reports […]

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Facebook to claim #1 spot in Video Advertising defeating YouTube

YouTube is the hub of videos. However, it seems, video advertisers are giving more preference to Facebook for putting up their video ads, rather than the video sharing website itself. A recent analysis done by Mixpo reveals that Facebook Video […]

Twitter now lets you Retweet with comments

Twitter is adding a new feature today, that will provide users with a way to add his comments to a tweet. This will make it easier for users to add their opinion or reply along with the tweet. Earlier retweeting along with your comment was […]

You can now use Facebook to send divorce summons

What do you do if your spouse is not available or is purposefully avoiding receipt of divorce papers? In an judgement passed by a New York judge, the court has allowed a nurse to file for divorce via Facebook messaging […]

Hacker discovers YouTube exploit, that allowed deleting videos with one click

A security researcher exposed a critical vulnerability in world’s popular video sharing website – YouTube. A Russian security bod named Kamil Hismatullin discovered a very simple logical vulnerability that allowed him to remove any video from YouTube in a matter […]

Facebook invading Privacy, Tracks all visitors in breach of EU Law

According to a news report, Facebook installs cookies on the users’ computers and tracks their internet use, even after the user has logged out, opted out of tracking or deleted the Facebook account Facebook, like any other website, does this […]

Google YouTube testing 60FPS Ultra HD 4K Videos

YouTube videos will now be played with ultra-high 4K definition and 60 frames per second. The video sharing platform of Google Inc. has already tested its videos 60 frames per second as well as with 4K resolution, but this time […]

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Meerkat decide to take Periscope head on; launches new features

Meerkat has announced that it was taking the battle with Periscope seriously, by laying out several new features. Periscope is a new live video streaming app that is backed by Twitter, and threatens to challenge Meerkat head-on. Since the launch, […]

Twitter to launch Periscope, a live video streaming app

Periscope is an app that lets you live stream just about anything. In addition, you can add text messages or emoticons to the video being streamed. All you have to do is to press a button to inform your friends […]

Facebook introduces ‘On This Day’: Walk down the memory lane

After testing it in beta mode for almost two years, Facebook has finally launched its app ‘On This Day’ today. The app takes users for a nostalgic trip to their past and shows where they were and what they were […]

Reddit now allows users to embed the comments and threads

You can now embed the comments threads from Reddit, says the official blog. This new feature added to Reddit enables users to showcase the Reddit comments on their website directly by pasting the embedded code into the web page. After […]

Facebook user fakes suicide; Lands in Mental Asylum

Facebook user Shane said he wanted to test the Facebook suicide prevention tool and hence he posted suicidal material on the social networking site. Anyway, he had to spend 72 hours in a mental asylum as no one was willing […]

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Facebook Messenger now lets you transfer money to Friends

Transfer money while you chat, is what Facebook telling its users. If you use Facebook Messenger to chat with your friends about splitting a last night party bill or clearing canteen debts, Facebook has made it easy for you to […]

LinkedIn acquires Careerify, online talent and recruiting platform

LinkedIn, world’s popular professional social network has announced that it is buying Careerify. Careerify, the Toronto-based startup which was founded in 2009 is an online recruiting and talent acquisition platform that helps in managing employee referrals and internal job mobility. […]

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Google Plus to be split into Google Photos and Streams

After around a week of rumors, Google finally has announced two of its new products Photos and Streams. Google is supposedly reorganizing its social networking site Google+. In a post, Horowitz today announced that the company will soon be splitting […]

Google launches YouTube Kids

With an aim to provide internet safety to kids, Google has released its new app YouTube Kids for all Android and iOS devices. The YouTube Kids app comes with a built-in filter which removes the inappropriate videos from the search […]

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Call-To-Action Button for Facebook Pages launched

Facebook Page is mostly used for business purpose. Most of the organizations and online retailers are creating Facebook Pages for their own company. It is a place for them to understand the taste of their customers and what they are […]