Continue Reading... Telegram Passport Will Allow You to Share IDs Easily Across Apps and Services
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Telegram Passport Will Allow You to Share IDs Easily Across Apps and Services

Popular messaging app Telegram on Thursday announced the launch of a new feature called Telegram Passport on its platform. This is essentially an end-to-end encrypted service…

Continue Reading... Facebook shielding far-right activists, under-age accounts: Report
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Facebook shielding far-right activists, under-age accounts: Report

Moderators at Facebook are protecting far-right activists, preventing their Pages from being deleted even after they violate the rules set…

Continue Reading... Snapchat Gets Snap Kit, Spreading Its Reach to Other Apps
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Snapchat Gets Snap Kit, Spreading Its Reach to Other Apps

Snapchat messaging service on Thursday set out to spread its reach, and panache, to other smartphone apps with a software kit…

Continue Reading... Twitter Now Lets You Mute Notifications From Accounts You Don’t Follow
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Twitter Now Lets You Mute Notifications From Accounts You Don’t Follow

Twitter, in its latest step to curb abusive behaviour on its platform, rolled out new features on Monday to help…

Continue Reading... Facebook Messenger Ad Testing Expanded to Global Audiences
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Facebook Messenger Ad Testing Expanded to Global Audiences

Facebook on Tuesday said that advertisements will begin popping up on Messenger home screens globally after promising tests with users in…

Continue Reading... Twitter Hires Ned Segal, Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director, as CFO
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Twitter Hires Ned Segal, Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director, as CFO

Twitter Inc on Tuesday hired Ned Segal, senior vice president of finance at Intuit Inc and a former managing director at…

Continue Reading... Facebook Spaces Live Streaming Goes Live, Lets You Share VR Video
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Facebook Spaces Live Streaming Goes Live, Lets You Share VR Video

Facebook has brought live streaming to virtual reality (VR) by enabling people to share live video with each other using Facebook Spaces virtual reality…

Continue Reading... Facebook Data Shows India Is Now Its Biggest Market, Ahead of the US: Report
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Facebook Data Shows India Is Now Its Biggest Market, Ahead of the US: Report

India seems to have become Facebook’s biggest market, edging past the US, according a report that cites data Facebook shares with advertisers….

Continue Reading... Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand Over Encrypted Messages
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Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand Over Encrypted Messages

Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under…

Continue Reading... Facebook Camera Gets Its Own Animated GIF Image Creator
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Facebook Camera Gets Its Own Animated GIF Image Creator

When it comes to communication on social media platforms, animated GIF images are perhaps as important as emojis. These two…

Continue Reading... Twitter Kills 90,000 Accounts Associated With SIREN Botnet Campaign
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Twitter Kills 90,000 Accounts Associated With SIREN Botnet Campaign

After a US-based digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users, the micro-blogging website…

Continue Reading... Facebook, Twitter Manipulated by Governments to Shape Opinion, Study Claims
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Facebook, Twitter Manipulated by Governments to Shape Opinion, Study Claims

Governments around the world are enlisting “cyber troops” who manipulate Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets to steer public opinion, spread misinformation…