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Is software freedom a social justice issue?

Karen Sandler says software freedom underlies our ability to effectively solve social problems, so we need a new way of thinking about it in relation to social justice causes. Continue reading Is software freedom a social justice issue?.

This wearable badge links to software that could blur your face in unwanted social media photos

More than 1.8 billion photos are uploaded to the internet every day. From baby showers to funerals, street photography to office parties, just about every aspect of our lives is documented and stored in the cloud indefinitely. But aShow More Summary

Freshdesk makes sixth acquisition to build enterprise AI chatbots

Customer engagement software provider Freshdesk has acquired social chat platform Chatimity to strengthen its AI chatbot capabilities.

Facebook Workplace: Thoughts On The Size Of The Enterprise Collaboration Software Market In The U.S.

Facebook recently formally launched its enterprise social network for businesses known as Facebook Workplace. Formerly known as Facebook at Work, the platform was in beta mode for over a year and is currently in use by over 1,000 organizations. Facebook Workplace is similar to the company’s social networking platform and features profiles, news feed, groups, […]

Salesforce rules out Twitter bid

Salesforce Chief Executive Marc Benioff on Friday ruled out buying Twitter, leaving the social network with no clear suitors. The San Francisco enterprise software company had been rumored in recent weeks to be the front-runner to snap up Twitter, with analysts saying that Salesforce could mine...

Salesforce: We are walking away from Twitter

The cloud software company was last remaining suitor for struggling social media company.        

Salesforce ditches Twitter at altar, shares plunge

The cloud software company was last remaining suitor for struggling social media company.        

Facebook Wants To Be Your Go-To Email Platform

The new company communication software combines social networking with inner-office messaging

Social media surveillance software used by cops faces backlash

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Geofeedia bills itself as a way for marketers to reach potential customers through geotagged "hashtag listening," but they also sell it to police departments for "predicting, analyzing and acting on social media conversations," like, say, peaceful protests. (more…)

Facebook Rolls Out Work, a Social Network For Your Office

Summary: After two years of private beta testing, Facebook is unleashing its Work software on the world. The product is very similar to the social network used by over a billion people every day. But it focuses on connecting users with a network their colleagues at work, and charges a fee per user.

Crate and Barrel Is Using This Squarespace-like Tool to Make Buzzy Social Videos

From Instagram to Snapchat to YouTube, brands have more platforms than ever for which to create videos. That's why video-making software company Animoto is rolling out a new tool today to help marketers and amateur producers create social...Show More Summary

New Report Exposes The Orwellian Tools Law Enforcement Use To Spy On Activists On Social Media

Submitted by Jake Anderson via, Last week, the California ACLU released an alarming report about California law enforcement agencies’ covert use of social media surveillance software. The report compiles records requested of 63 police departments, sheriffs, and district attorneys across the state. Show More Summary

Council Member Lorena González Is "Disappointed" and "Beyond Frustrated" with Police Over Social Media Monitoring

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz "I am beyond frustrated that the acquisition and use of this software wasn’t disclosed to Councilmembers." City of Seattle Seattle City Council member Lorena González is none too pleased about the revelation that Seattle...Show More Summary

Civilian Watchdog Opening Investigation of Seattle Police Over Social Media Monitoring

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Police illegally purchased Geofeedia social media monitoring software two years ago, we reported yesterday. Twin Design / Office of Professional Accountability Director Pierce Murphy—the SPD's semi-independent...Show More Summary

Facebook's annual software fest F8 kicks off April 18 - CNET

3 weeks agoTechnology : CNET: News

The social network usually saves its biggest announcements for the event, where CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds court in front of an army of web developers. So expect lots of in-the-weeds stuff, too.

Why soft-data tech platforms are becoming popular for portals

New software HelpMee, developed by Dutch firm Placert, could help portals such as funda drive more traffic through social media reviews.

Deal: Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security

Learn to think like a hacker with this series of online training courses, which will teach you about software, network, and social hacking, along with methods to test networks and systems for vulnerabilities, so they can be hardened against attackers.

Don't update to iOS 10 yet — it appears to be breaking people's phones

Apple released iOS 10, the latest version of its software for iPhones and iPads, on Tuesday. You can download it now. But you might not want to. Many people on social media, and in our office, are reporting that the update process isn't going as smoothly as it has in years past. Show More Summary

Apple's iOS 10 update goes wrong on some iPhones

Reports on social media hint at issues with software update.        

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