How to solve Facebook’s fake news problem

How to solve Facebook’s fake news problem: experts pitch their ideas How to solve Facebook’s fake news – A cadre of technologists, academics and media experts are thinking up solutions, from hiring human editors, to crowdsourcing or creating algorithms The impact of How to solve Facebook’s fake news, propaganda and misinformation has been widely scrutinized since … Read more

WhatsApp’s data sharing with Facebook

 WhatsApp’s data sharing with Facebook will be on the UK data privacy regulator to monitor WhatsApp’s  – Regulator will track how the messaging service shares data with its parent company after the announcement of a controversial new policy The UKs data privacy regulator said on Friday it would monitor how popular messaging service WhatsApp shares … Read more

How Facebook powers money machines for obscure political ‘news’ sites

Facebook powers money Facebook powers money – From Macedonia to the San Francisco Bay, clickbait political sites are cashing in on Trumpmania and theyre getting a big boost from Facebook Donald Trump may be struggling to capture a majority of voters in the heartland of America, but there is one eastern European precinct he would … Read more

Facebook v Adblock: the anti-ad empire strikes back

Facebook v Adblock Facebook v Adblock – Facebook thought it had thwarted ad-blockers on its network. Facebook was wrong Two days ago, Facebook announced it had implemented changes to its site that would thwart ad blockers. Users who wanted to enjoy the worlds largest social network would continue to pay by seeing ads keyed to … Read more

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may be blocked in Turkey

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may be blocked in Turkey amid coup attempt Reports emerge during attempted military coup of people struggling to access social media in a country described as a bastion of internet censorship Turkey may be blocking or slowing access to social media networks amid an attempted military coup, although there are conflicting … Read more

Social Media posts can help prevent suicide

Social Media posts – Why scientists think your social media posts can help prevent suicide Image: vicky leta / mashable Take a moment to look at your emoji keyboard.Scroll through the angry face, ghost, stiletto, doughnut, flashlight and cigarette until you reach the hearts. There it is: love. Amid the mundane and humorous, those vibrant, … Read more

Facebook Tactics – Everything I Saw for Two Days I liked

Facebook Tactics There’s this great; Andy Warhol quote you’ve probably seen before: “I think everybody should like everybody.” You can buy posters and plates with pictures of Warhol, looking like the cover of a Belle & Sebastian album, with that phrase plastered across his face in Helvetica. But the full quote, taken from a 1963 … Read more

Instagram logo just changed its logo in a big way

Meet the new Instagram logo. Image: Mashable composite Instagram logo – One of the most recognizable app icons of all time is no more: it is making big changes to its logo. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing service updated its iOS and Android apps Wednesday with a new, flatter design and multicolored app icon. Instagram’s other apps … Read more