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Google May Use Copyright Scanners to Check Extremist Speech

In the wake of recent events, people are shouting for companies to be more responsible and active in finding and tracking down extremist speech on their sites. People post ...

June 27, 2016 at 5:20 pm by
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US Customs Wants to Friend You on Social Media

When it comes to social media, it’s hard to find someone who hasn’t got an account these days. From the casual chats of Facebook to the business links of LinkedIn, ...

June 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm by
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The New Zelda Game Won This Year’s E3 Social Media Battle

The Legend of Zelda is possibly the most imaginative, iconic franchise ever conceived and inspired many developers to pay homage to Nintendo’s innovative action RPG ...

June 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm by
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French Babies Could Sue Parents for Posting Their Photos Online

The internet age has caused society to re-examine the concept of consent, and lawmakers are desperately scrambling to catch up. New privacy legislation in France could see ...

May 9, 2016 at 5:40 pm by
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Twitter’s First Quarter Earnings Below Expectations

While social media is going from strength to strength in recent times, there is one company that just can’t seem to get it right, Twitter. The short-format social media ...

April 28, 2016 at 11:00 am by
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Facebook Considering Monetization of Posts Using “Tip Jars”

  A Facebook user survey distributed this week has shown the social media giant is looking at ways for users to be able to profit from their posts according to The ...

April 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm by
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DJI Have Created A Social Network For Drone Users

Enjoy your food or a video game? There’s a social network for that, all designed around bringing you together with like-minded people who all enjoy what you enjoy. If ...

April 11, 2016 at 3:20 pm by
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Microsoft’s Racist AI is Back And It’s Still Crazy!

Remember that crazy TayTweets AI that Microsoft unleashed on the (mostly) innocent users of Twitter recently? The one that quickly pick up the bad habits of many online ...

March 31, 2016 at 11:00 am by
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Facebook No Longer Supports BlackBerry’s Social Media Apps

If you look at the numbers, BlackBerry smartphones currently account for just 0.1 percent of sales in the US, while Android and Apple account for 58 percent and 39 percent ...

March 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm by
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Kanye West Caught Pirating Software in Social Media Blunder

Kanye West’s buffoonery on social media is reaching comical levels and makes me wonder if it’s all just a publicity stunt. Initially, West went on an e-begging ...

March 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm by
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Marc Andreessen Issues Apology After Social Media Backlash

Marc Andreessen is a venture capitalist best known for co-creating Mosaic, the first widely adopted web browser and has an estimated net work of around $600 million. ...

February 11, 2016 at 7:37 pm by
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New Study Reveals Facebook Friends Are Unreliable

The advent of social media platforms like Facebook has made human beings adopt a more cavalier attitude towards friendships. When communicating online, people tend to see ...

January 25, 2016 at 5:03 pm by
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87% of World Governments Have a Facebook Presence

Facebook has rapidly become an invaluable communication tool which many people rely on to keep in contact with relatives and forge key business relationships. It’s ...

January 18, 2016 at 12:23 pm by
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Doctors Notes Is What Happens When Doctor Who Meets Social Media

Doctor Who is a science fiction show that has spanned generations, with multiple actors coming and going as both supporting and main characters featuring some of the biggest ...

January 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm by
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Would-Be Bomber Found Guilty After Asking Twitter for Target Advice

  The impression of terrorists in the current age as shady types who make use of encryption and anonymizing services to meticulously plan devastating attacks. In the case ...

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