Part creation tool, part social network, the popular Musical.ly app lets users make and share their own music videos using segments of songs. Thanks to a new deal with Apple, the service's users will be able to add songs from the vast Apple Music library to their latest masterpieces. Via: Recode Source: Apple Music (Twitter)
Social media giant acknowledges 'information operators' used it to manipulate public opinion.
Facebook is teaming up with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation on a pilot project to bring training and support from the social network directly into the newsrooms of local and nonprofit news organizations. Local networks are being established with the Knight Foundation, the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, the Detroit Journalism Cooperative and...
Although it can be one of the best social networks for bands and artists to promote themselves on, Facebook is a complicated animal, and proper execution is necessary for getting the most out of the site. Consequently, we're taking a look at ten of the best practices for musicians using...
Messenger Lite, the "slimmed-down" version of Facebook Messenger aimed at areas with poorer internet connections, launched in 150 more countries this week. The social network launched Messenger Lite last October in Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Venezuela. Show More Summary
Honest Trailers takes on The Social Network, that one movie that the world couldn't seem to get enough of, just like the social network that lies at the heart of the movie: Facebook.
Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to sway political sentiment, including elections. That's a long way from CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assertion … Click to Continue...
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to sway political sentiment, including elections.
Based on Dave Eggers' novel of the same name, "The Circle" is a thriller that focuses on the digital technology that has allowed for social networking to take over our lives, and warns... For more, visit our blog !
The issue is as old as social networks themselves: you want to charm a fellow user on a given site, but you don’t have their phone number, Kik username, or… I dunno, AIM handle? So, there appears to only be one option left on the path to true love: send them a direct message, or, […]
Create a shared Photo Stream to show off your best pics to friends and family. Apple makes it possible for you to create a mini social networking group dedicated to photography. It's called a Shared Photo Stream and it's part of the Photos app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Show More Summary
Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. The post The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate — Discoveries from a Secret World appeared first on The Good Men Project.
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Apple has reportedly teamed up with popular music video app Musical.ly, a music-themed video social network app for video creation, messaging, and live broadcasting. Starting today, Apple Music will be the service that supplies the songs for the app, replacing the U.K.-based provider 7digital. Show More Summary
According to a new report from Recode, Musical.ly is about to release a new update to its mobile app with a major change. The company is switching from 7digital to Apple music for its music catalog. Musical.ly’s video social networkShow More Summary
Just in December last year it had 600 million, gaining 100 million in four months. At this rate by October the photo-sharing platform will hit over a billion. Meanwhile, security firm Knightscope has just launched K5 the robot set to patrol parking lots, offices, and malls. Like something out of Star Wars or Doctor Who, […]
Facebook is beefing up its attack on fake news by targeting coordinated campaigns aiming to use false information to sway political opinions on the social network. Facebook has evolved into a forum for political debate in recent years, but some organizations have used the network to distort political sentiment for a specific geopolitical outcome, including […]
We've seen random attempts by governments to block access to social media sites or even the internet as a whole, but the Indian state of Kashmir has ordered 22 social networks to be blocked for at least a month. Journalist Nazir Masoodi,...Show More Summary
Three 24-year-olds have been sentenced to 12 years in prison each in Iran for posting critical commentary about politics and religion on the popular Telegram messaging network. “These guys were posting articles and cartoons on Facebook and Telegram that criticized the political and religious situation, and also shared material from others,” an informed source told […]
Facebook Thursday announced an update to its Rights Manager tools for owners of the rights to video content on the social network, enabling those owners to establish automated rules to help protect their videos. The Rights Manager set of admin and workflow tools was introduced last April, and product manager Analisa Tamayo Keef and engineering...