Instagram wants to Fix the Mental Health Problems They’ve Caused
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditSocial media is known to have a negative impact on mental heath. Spending too much time on social networks leads to depression, anxiety and addiction problems. Instagram is often criticized for causing negative body issues, especially in young teens. A 2017 survey
YouTube Staffer Live Tweets Shooting, then gets his Account Hacked
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditA YouTube staffer was live-tweeting about the active shooting when it happened at the YouTube headquarters earlier today. Shortly after, his Twitter account was briefly hacked. Earlier today, a woman open fired at the YouTube headquarters and tragically shot 3 people before
Hackers Find Exploit and Reactivate LizardSquad’s Twitter Account
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditOn September 2, hackers calling themselves “Spain Squad” used an exploit to take control of several previously suspended Twitter accounts. Among these accounts were usernames like @Hitler, @botnet, @LizardSquad and @1337. Twitter re-suspended all of the breached accounts shortly after the hack,
How Should Social Media Sites Respond to Suicidal Posts?
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditToday, news outlets are reporting on a CDC study that indicates suicide rates in the U.S. are on the rise. What role, if any, should social media sites play in helping to decrease these suicide rates? In this new era where everyone
If Facebook Paid you, Would you Post More?
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditFacebook recently circulated a survey that suggests they might pay users for sharing content on their personal profile. This might remind people of Tsu, a social media company that “shares revenues with its users and those who invited them into tsu”: Over
Facebook Messenger Adds New VoIP Feature
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditFrom Gadget Diary: “Facebook Group calling is now available and you can easily do a conference call using the feature.” Here is a sneak peak into the new Facebook Messenger Group Calling app: Over the next 24 hours, Facebook is going to
How to Save an Instagram Picture Without a Screenshot
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditAn Instagram picture is a relatively easy way to share what’s going on in your life with friends and family. Instagram is quickly becoming one of the most popular and fastest growing social networks in the world. In this day and age of
Snapchat Users in UK Could Face Jail for Saving Pics
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditIn the UK, Snapchat users could face trouble if they take screen shots of their friend’s photos without permission and share them with others. The Government’s culture minister has stated that “anyone who who screenshotted a Snapchat message and shared it with
Microsoft Creates AI Bot – Internet Immediately Turns it Racist
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestRedditMicrosoft released an AI chat bot that is currently “verified” on Twitter called @TayandYou that was meant to try to learn the way millennials speak and interact with them. It’s meant to “test and improve Microsoft’s understanding of conversational language” according to
What Happens with your Social Media Accounts After you Die?
Share this...FacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinWhatsappPinterestReddit What happens to your data after you die really depends on the social media platform you are looking at. Due to federal privacy laws, there are some things that companies are not willing to let you do with someone else’s account