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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.        

Thursday Links: Better Curation Through IKEA, Artist Stranded at Sea

2 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

What does Google’s decision to make its photo-editing software free have to do with Susan Sontag? Quite a bit, apparently. Om Malik muses on the ubiquity of digital images and their new home on “The Cloud” and social media as opposed to fussy “objects” of consideration and control. Show More Summary

Xbox One preview software gets new social features today

Xbox One Preview members will get their hands on a couple of brand new features making their way to the console today. Source: Microsoft

Spatial lights up your city’s map with all the hottest happenings

A data scientist and ethnographer joined forces to build a software product called Spatial, which adds a first-of-its-kind human-driven social layer to your average rendering of cities, streets, highways lakes and rivers. Pulling from 31 public social media tools, Spatial's patent-pending Illuminate technology lets users immediately visualize a city's lifestyle landscape...

Facebook refuses to accept it's a media company — here's why that's terrible for you

Facebook is a social network. Facebook is a conglomerate (it owns Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus VR). Facebook is a hardware company. Facebook is a software company. Facebook is many things. For instance, it's also a media company. This...Show More Summary

Belgian Gov't to Purchase Software to Track Down Terrorists in Internet

The Belgian government approved on Friday the procurement of software that will enable the national security services to track down terrorists in the Internet, including on social networks, local media reported.

Big Data for Customer Loyalty? Don't Forget the Humans

VideoBy Chris Brahm, Aaron Cheris and Lori Sherer Big Data analytics tantalize with the promise of nearly automated customer experience programs. Just tune the latest analytics software to your customer interactions and to social media sites, the pitch goes, and you can track and analyze how customers behave, as well as [...]

Facebook’s Latest Youth Play is a Teens-Only Social Network

Summary: Facebook has yet another piece of software to lure teenagers into thinking its products are more hip than Snapchat. The new iOS app, called Lifestage, is a kind of video diary where you answer biographical questions about yourself. Show More Summary

Moz Dropping Followerwonk & Moz Content, Refocusing on SEO Products by @SouthernSEJ

Software company Moz is dropping its social media and content marketing tools in an effort to “double down” on core SEO products. The post Moz Dropping Followerwonk & Moz Content, Refocusing on SEO Products by @SouthernSEJ appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Employee Advocacy? Lessons from SAS Software [Podcast]

Contributor Jorgen Sundberg recently spoke to Alli Soule of SAS, a global software company, to learn about their approach to employee advocacy and social media.

No software required: How this startup wants to make social simple for businesses

SAN ANTONIO — Buying new technology software often means training employees, installing programs and changing the workflow inside a company, but one San Antonio-based tech startup is taking a different path. Help Social Inc. is a cloud-based...Show More Summary

The Tor Project's social contract: we will not backdoor Tor

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I first encountered the idea of "social contracts" for software projects in Neal Stephenson's seminal essay In the Beginning Was the Command Line, which endorsed the Debian project on the strength of its social contract: "As far as I know, Debian is the only Linux distribution that has its own constitution." (more…)

Well, That Didn’t Take Long: AdBlock Plus Has a Workaround for Facebook's Restrictions

Two days after Facebook came out with its first major crackdown on ad blocking, popular app AdBlock Plus says the social network's ads can still be wiped out. On Tuesday, Facebook said it was reworking its software that loads ads so blockers can't remove sponsored posts or videos. Show More Summary

Facebook to sidestep ad blocker technology

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Facebook is taking on software that shuts out advertisements. Ad-blocking software removes commercial posts from your page, but the world's biggest social network is making it more difficult for ad blockers to distinguish between ads and user content. editor and CBS News contributor Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the shift.

Adblock Plus says Facebook's decision to block ad blockers is 'anti-user' (FB)

Adblock Plus has reacted to the news that Facebook is going to prevent ad blocking software from working on its desktop site by accusing the social network of becoming "anti-user." Facebook announced Tuesday it was updating its tech to circumvent ad blocking software on its website. Show More Summary

Facebook to Bypass Ad Blockers on Desktop; Updates Ad Preferences

Facebook giveth, and Facebook taketh away: Ad-blocking software will no longer work when accessing the social network via desktop, but improved ad preferences were rolled out.

Facebook is taking a stand against ad blockers (FB)

Facebook is taking a stand against ad blockers. The social network announced on Tuesday that it has tweaked its tech to prevent ad blocking software from working on its desktop site. Ad blockers already don't work in Facebook's app,Show More Summary

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