Tag Archives: Facebook

YouTube Takes Down Tide Pod Challenge Videos

Tide Pod Challenge Videos

YouTube has announced that it is removing videos that show people eating or pretending to eat Tide packets as part of a challenge that has become viral on the Internet. (Read:  Everything You Need to Know About the Internet’s New Obsession With Eating Tide Pods) While common sense dictates that we should never ingest anything that’s toxic, there are those …

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Facebook Taps AI in Suicide Prevention Efforts

Facebook Posts

Facebook has announced that it will roll out artificial intelligence (AI) “to help identify when someone might be expressing thoughts of suicide, including on Facebook Live.” The AI suicide prevention tool will be available worldwide, except in the European Union (EU), according to the announcement made by Facebook Vice President of Production Management Guy Rosen. The tool will not be …

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Facebook Launches Program To Teach Digital Job Skills

Facebook Community

Starting next year, a team from Facebook will tour 30 cities across the U.S. that will teach digital job skills to the unemployed and help small businesses expand their digital footprint. The company announced on Friday that it had launched a program called Community Boost that “will provide US businesses and workers with the digital education and skills they need …

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Instagram And WhatsApp Are Now Twice as Popular As All Of SnapChat

Instagram Whatsapp

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that Instagram Stories and WhatsApp Status both now have 300 million daily active users. With that number, the two social networks have surpassed Snapchat as the most popular messaging and photo-and-video sharing platforms. Snapchat only has 173 million daily active users as stated in the platform’s earnings report for the second quarter. …

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Protect Your Email Account Against Password Theft With Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator

Amid threats of hacking and password theft, Google has introduced a free security app to protect your email account. Google Authenticator generates 2-Step Verification Codes on your phone. You can learn more about the 2-Step Verification here. The 2-Step Verification is offered on Gmail and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. The app is compatible with all …

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Need To Market Your Business? Take A Facebook Online Course

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Social media can connect people in a variety of ways. It can be a platform to share your thoughts and news, post photos, discuss ideas, and engage in arguments (constructive and rational or the opposite). Businesspeople and professionals also tap portals like Facebook to promote their businesses or communicate to a target group of people via the site’s ads. Certification …

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Good News, Facebookers! You May Soon Upload Normal Videos and Livestream With 4K Format

Facebook 4K Videos

As far as video uploads using 4K format are concerned, Facebook is way behind other platforms. The video uploading and sharing site went after higher quality content and began supporting ultra-high quality video seven years ago. According to a TechCrunch report, Facebook has confirmed that it is testing 4K video uploads and viewing using the 2160p resolution. The 2160p resolution …

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Publishers May Have To Pay To Be On Facebook News Feed

Facebook News Feed

Facebook has begun testing separate feeds for posts from friends and family members of a subscriber while the other features posts from Pages. The test covers Facebook users in six countries, namely, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Serbia, Bolivia, Guatemala, and Cambodia. Confirmation About Test Mashable reported that a Facebook spokesperson confirmed the conduct of the test to Filip Struhárik, editor and …

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Facebook Now Lets Mobile And PC Users Explore The Site

Facebook's News Feed

After months of testing the feature on the mobile app, Facebook has rolled out the Explore Feed for desktop users. Facebook told TechCrunch that the appearance of the Explore Feed for PC users “is the beginning of the official rollout” of the feature. Those who use Facebook on a desktop would see the feed in the left-side sidebar, in the …

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Facebook Acquires Teen Honesty App tbh

Facebook Teen Honesty TBH App

Facebook has added at least five million more users – teens specifically – after acquiring the anonymous compliment app, tbh – short for “to be honest.” Tbh was launched in September and has become a hit among middle school and high school teens. Created by Midnight Labs LLC, the app is available only on the Apple App Store for iOS …

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