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.
Social Media Pressure Among Teenagers May Cause Anxiety, Research Says
Study finds that extreme social media presence and exposure potentially influences the teen's later-life depression risk.
Twitter Clarifies Rules On Banned Content, Abusive Behavior
Twitter Inc has clarified its definition of abusive behavior that will prompt it to delete accounts, banning "hateful conduct" that promotes violence against specific groups.
Twitter Introduces Hashtag-Activated COP21 Emojis
Social networking site Twitter introduces hastag-activated emojis in conjunction to COP21 that is being held in Paris, France.
TV Shows In 4K Now Available For Torrenting
Torrent release group has been able to decrypt security protocols from Amazon and Netflix.
Kickbooster Pays For Sharing Crowdfunding Promotions
Startup company Kickbooster gives 10% rebates on favorite crowdfund campaign shares.
'Shelfie' App Turns Bookshelves Into Playlists
Vancouver-based startup Shelfie turns printed books to eBooks and makes them available to others via social sharing.
Edtwist Assists Students On Online Research Work
Los Angeles-based startup Edtwist is trying to make libraries available online and creating an educational atmosphere in the web.
Facebook Employees To Experience 2G On Tuesdays
Social network site Facebook lets its workforce experience slow connections to be able to provide better services.
Facebook privacy revised: Default audience now “Friends,” new privacy checkup tool en route
Facebook has announced new privacy measures, setting the default audience to 'Friends' rather than 'Public' and promising 'a new and expanded privacy checkup tool.'
Facebook protests in Saudi Arabia or offensive comments posted on social media in Grenada can land you in trouble
Saudi Arabia jailed seven men for protesting against the government on Facebook, even as Grenada has passed a law criminalizing offensive comments on social media networks.
Twitter opens its analytics to the Web, lets users see how often they're ignored
Twitter has quietly made its analytics platform freely available to all users, letting them track nearly every valuable piece of data about their tweets. But the curious release has had a few hiccups as well.
Vine zooms up the charts of Google Play, surpasses Instagram a week after launching on Android
Vine hits Android and overtakes Instagram on the top charts of Google Play.