Arab Teen Arrested for Unethical Behavior During Live Stream With American Blogger
Abu Sin, a 19-year-old boy from Saudi Arabia, was arrested for getting on a video chat with American blogger Christina Crockett. He is said to have violated Saudi's Shariah law as well as information technology law.
Facebook Catches Up With WeChat; Promises Functions Beyond Messaging
Programers recently discovered a hidden line of code within Facebook Messenger that apparenlty will allow users to buy and transact businesses similar to what the Chinese do through WeChat. Facebook Messenger is the world's dominant messenger but trails behind Wechat in China.
Google Gets Help From Facebook And Twitter To Filter Out Fake News
When the social media join forces to eradicate falsehood. That is a good idea.
Facebook and Israel Government Team Up To Tackle Terrorism On Social Media
Facebook has teamed up with Israeli government to take down terrorism on social media which terrorist groups have used to radicalize and brainwash scores of Western individuals to join their cause.
Facebook Starts Limited Release Of Snapchat-Like Camera With Rio Olympics Filters And Stickers
Facebook will release an app that is like Snapchat.
Telegram And Other Messaging Apps Blocked By Iran
Iran has ordered foreign messaging applications to move all their data and record of activity regarding Iranian citizens inside the country, basically putting Telegram out of business.
Iran Demands Its Citizens' Social Media Data, Threatens to Terminate Foreign Messaging Apps that Don't Comply with Mandate
The Iranian government is giving all messaging app companies a year to establish servers within Iran, in an attempt to lock down on shared “immoral content.”
New Reddit Feature Allows Embedding Threads In Any Website
Reddit announces an exciting one. Read and get excited.
Facebook Faces Raps Over Hate Issue Comments
The social media giant is under hot water for removing about 30 percent of hateful content on its public platforms.
China Firm Loses To Facebook Over Trade Name Case
Looks like Zuckerberg gets to keep the social media brand after all.
Facebook 'Discover' Feature Lets You Find More Groups
Few groups of people are able to actually try the new feature for now, but Facebook plans to roll it out in the coming weeks.
Facebook Rewards Instagram Hacker, Says He Can Delete Justin Bieber
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has given $10,000 to Jani, who hacked Instagram's security system. He said he can almost delete everyone including Justin Bieber.
Brazil Shuts WhatsApp Down For 72 Hours
Whatsapp is currently banned in the country for 72 hours starting 2 p.m. local time, as the result of the dispute over data breach and privacy of its users.
Facebook Sports Stadium Is A New Feature To Rival Twitter
Facebook launches Sports Stadium to provide an online real-time platform dedicated to sports fans.