- News tagged "social media"
Friday, 23 Oct 2015
Facebook has just released an update to its iOS app that rectifies a major battery draining bug that is affecting some users.
Friday, 9 Oct 2015
Reactions is a new Facebook feature that expands on the Like button and comes with six emoji that will allow users to express themselves more accurately.
Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that Facebook is currently working on giving users additional buttons to express other emotions, but also said that there would be no "Dislike" button.
Friday, 28 Aug 2015
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that on Monday, one billion people used Facebook in a single day.
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015
Twitter is trying out a new "Featured News" tab in its iOS and Android apps, the latest in its efforts to keep users engaged.
Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015
Google has announced a slate of new changes for Google+ in the coming months, including the ability to have separate Google and Google+ accounts. This essentially means that if you don't want to be on Google+, you don't have to be.
Friday, 12 Jun 2015
Twitter has just confirmed that its CEO, Dick Costolo, will be stepping down on the first of July and that the Board of Directors has named Jack Dorsey as Interim CEO.
Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015
In light of the recent earthquake in Nepal, Facebook has activated its Safety Check tool to allow users to quickly check to see if their friends are alright. It will also match donations made to the International Medical Corps. via its Donate feature.
Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014
Instagram's newest app, Bolt, lets you capture and send pictures and videos to friends with a single tap. It's available to you if you're living in Singapore, South Africa or New Zealand; the rest of the world will have to wait though. Hit the link for more details.
Monday, 30 Dec 2013
Researchers from Fairfield University claim that people who often take and share photos on social media do not engage in cognitive processing. This results in a condition called the "photo-taking impairment effect".