fake news
Although all the social media platforms are taking necessary steps to combat fake news, the spread of false information appears like a never-ending problem. By just pressing one button cybercriminals can now spread misinformation and hoaxes. Sometimes, genuine users also fall into the trap by believing the fake news...
Deepfakes
Twitter has announced that it will not allow deepfakes in its site. The firm’s spokesperson informed Motherboard via mail that “We will suspend any account we identify as the original poster of intimate media that has been produced or distributed without the subject’s consent,” and “We will also suspend...
umsend
After it was revealed that Facebook has deleted the messages, which Mark Zuckerberg had sent to other users, from the users’ inbox without their knowledge; people started accusing the social media network of breaking its users’ trust once again. Not only Facebook did not disclose the fact that it...
Facebook
Too little, too late. Facebook has now said that it is was a “mistake” to ask its users if the social network should allow pedophiles who solicit explicit pictures from minors on the platform. Jonathan Haynes of Guardian came across a survey which was being run by the social networking...
YouTube
The first three-monthly “enforcement report” of the popular video sharing platform Youtube showed that the website had deleted whopping 8.3 million videos between the timeframe of October and December 2017 as the videos didn’t comply with their community guidelines. This report doesn’t include those videos that it has struck...
While speaking with Ezra Klein during an interview for Vox, Mark Zuckerberg recently said that he is looking for options how Facebook users can independently appeal to the social media site’s content moderation team if their post gets taken down for the violation of community policies. The CEO of the...
Alibaba
A licensing deal was struck between Alibaba Digital Media which is the Alibaba Group’s entertainment unit and Buena Vista International, the Walt Disney subsidiary which handles all its worldwide content distribution. This deal gives Alibaba the right to show a significant chunk of Disney’s animated series and owned videos on...
Nametags
If you want to find someone on Instagram, you have to write his/her name in the search bar. Once you see the username that you were looking for you can tap on it and go to the profile to follow him. No, it’s not exactly the most effective or...
Now fans and admirers of Tesla CEO Elon Musk are being targeted by an emerging cryptocurrency scam. A new ploy used by scammers is to post as celebrities on Twitter and then lure the fans of that particular celebrity to part with their cryptocurrency while making it all seem a...
Facebook
As of this moment, the largest social media network in the world Facebook doesn’t cost anything. So, how do they make money? Well, they do it by selling ad space to the firms that try to promote their products on the platform and market it those to the users...

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