Social Networks

TikTok selects Oracle as its partner for US operations

ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok based in China, has decided to partner with Oracle Inc for its US operations after rejecting Microsoft's acquisition offer. The social company had to make a rushed decision as it nears 20th September's deadline...

Russians using social media to interfere in upcoming American presidential election

A Russian group, Internet Research Agency, backed by the Kremlin, is reported to have made attempts to cause trouble in the upcoming presidential election in the US. This is believed to be the same group that interfered with the 2016 election and...

Twitter confirms hackers accessed DMs of 36 accounts in Bitcoin scam

Twitter has completed its research for 130 hacked accounts on its social network and discovered that the hackers behind the crypto scam had accessed the direct messages of as many as 36 high-profile accounts, including one elected official in the...

Twitter removes more than 182,000 accounts for spreading wrong information

Twitter has removed more than 182,000 accounts that were involved in propaganda targeting political movements and dissidents. The company has suspended these accounts, mainly operating from China, due to various violations of Twitter's manipulation policies. Moreover, some accounts from Russia and Turkey...

Facebook launches Gaming app to take on Twitch and YouTube

Facebook is all set to move deeper into the gaming market by launching a new gaming mobile app today, on April 20. The new app - named as 'Facebook Gaming: Watch, Play, and Connect' - is primarily focused on watching and...

Why is COVID-19 the best time to use social media for business?

Social media is like magic carpet stories that used to fascinate us in childhood. But now, with the advancement in technology, it has revolutionized the way businesses advertise themselves. With a global lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic right now, people are...

Facebook launches Quiet Mode, a tool to manage your time

Facebook launches a new app feature called ‘Quiet Mode’ that mutes push notifications from the app for a set period of time. ‘Quiet Mode’ also allows you to limit your usage time of the social media app. The...

Facebook to hire 10,000 new employees in 2020: Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook is expecting to hire 10,000 workers, by the end of 2020, for its product and engineering department. It is unclear at this time that how many new hires will join as full-time or the number include contractors. With the...

YouTube ‘Shorts’ to rival TikTok

YouTube is working on a feature, called 'Shorts', that will allow users to make short videos like TikTok - a video-sharing app by China-based ByteDance. The 'Shorts' are expected to be a part of the YouTube mobile apps that will be...

Facebook says ads revenue is weakening due to COVID-19 outbreak

Facebook said it had seen its ads business weakening with the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, which accounts for nearly all of its revenue, despite more people are using its social platforms during the lockdown. The services which are seeing a surge,...

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Epic Games, the company behind the widely played game Fortnite, uses another court filing to get back at Apple. Epic continues to maintain its focus on antitrust...