Game Closure is on the hunt for System Software Engineers to help it build the social games that guide the development of its mobile game engine....
Florida officials are teaming up with student software developers to create a new social media application aimed at thwarting the next Parkland-like shooting. State Attorney General Pamela Bondi told President … Click to Continue »
Twitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election.
At the University of Virginia, a software system scans the ether for social media messages that could tip police to a threat of potential violence, enabling campus police to intervene before something happens. How far the scanning should go, however, should be carefully thought out given the potential for violating the rights and privacy of […]
Farmers Insurance has brought all 20,000 of its employees on to Workplace by Facebook. Workplace by Facebook is a private version of the social network for businesses. Employees love it because it's so much like the consumer Facebook, Farmers Insurance tells Business Insider. Show More Summary
Microsoft Corp. subsidiary LinkedIn is continuing to evolve its Sales Navigator software from an extension of the social network into a full-featured sales force productivity application. The latest release bears the first fruits ofShow More Summary
The thing about open source software is that it is equally a social contract as well as a legal agreement. That is why companies that break the open source "contract" are immoral and unjust.
How about creating a logo for your website, social media, company for free and without having to download anything because it's online? DesignEvo is the logo maker software, which is cloud-based and free to use. It offers the tools you...Show More Summary
Two former Apple designers are unveiling Caffeine, a new social broadcasting platform for games, entertainment, and other artistic content. The platform is social, real-time, personal, and requires no third-party software or plug-ins. It comes from Ben Keighran, the former product design lead for Apple TV, and Sam Roberts, the former Apple senior user experience designer. […]
(Reuters) — Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media company learn more about the people who buy ads on its network. U.S. lawmakers have expressed alarm at Facebook’s limited ability to know who is […]
Thoughts on the social media and the "dopamine loop", and the role of the software engineer in creating it.
Back in 1977, I started out college in engineering, then switched to physics, in which I got a BS and MS, after which I spent nine years in computer research, at Lockheed and NASA. In physics, engineering, and software I … Continue reading ?
CryptoMove, a cybersecurity startup led by a father-and-son team, just raised $6 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Social Capital, a venture capital firm founded by ex-Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. Social...Show More Summary
Facebook is letting you decide whether or not you want your face to be recognized. On Tuesday, Facebook released a new setting that lets users easily manage the facial recognition software across the social network, the company announced...Show More Summary
When Adobe decided to retire its Flash software, it was a big moment for FlowPlay. Fortunately, the Seattle maker of social games had anticipated the demise of Flash, which is scheduled to end in 2020. And today, FlowPlay is announcing it has converted its flagship social casino game, Vegas World, to an open-source, cross-platform development […]
The social network's latest virtual reality software lets users create a unique room of their own
The social network's VR company is offering a pre-release version of its latest software designed to let you create a unique space in VR.
Facebook just found a new way to nab younger users. The social network announced Monday that it's launching a new app, Messenger Kids, which allows children to use Facebook's messaging software — the first time the company has allowed...Show More Summary
As a company, Meetup has long embraced its position as a small, mission-driven operation. While other social software companies from the Web 2.0 era, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, focused on keeping their users on their sites for as long as possible, Meetup's purpose was always to get people off the internet. Show More Summary
The social media giant will expand the reach of its software to detect whether a user might be suicidal, reports Reuters. The software originally rolled out in the U.S. in March and works by identifying phrases and other clues a user posts on the site that could suggest they are suicidal. Show More Summary