Eva Gutowski, Gabbie Hanna and Gigi Gorgeous are set as social media correspondents for the return of MTV’s TRL, beginning Monday, October 2. As part of an overall deal with the network, the three social media stars will make appearances on...Show More Summary
THE PLAME GAME: Ex-CIA Officer Trying to Buy Enough of Twitter to Ban Trump. Kal Penn tried to get the president banned from Twitter by invoking the social network’s Terms of Service. Valerie Plame Wilson is going a step further. The former CIA officer has launched an effort to raise enough money to buy a […]
In turning its hero into a living social network through which to examine the nature of violence in the 21st century, a new play misses some important tricks
Facebook users can now take 360 Photos directly from within the social network's flagship applications, with no special cameras or other apps. Users can also now zoom in on 360 Photos and tag friends, and 360 Photos can be uploaded as cover images for users' profiles. Facebook said in an email to Social Pro Daily...
Pushing deeper into sports, social networking company will show a handful of college football games this season
Facebook is going back to college. The company will broadcast 15 college football games exclusively on the social network this fall, as part of its new original video push. SEE ALSO: Facebook's AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent The first games are Sept. Show More Summary
ESPN’s decision to pull broadcaster Robert Lee from the University of Virginia football game has guaranteed that the story will make national headlines (and become a trending item on social media). The sports network should have left...Show More Summary
Yesterday, TPM’s Allegra Kirkland published this piece on how numerous tech platforms, social media networks, payment services and others have shut down access to alt-right, Nazi and white supremacist groups. I was also interested to...Show More Summary
My UCI Law colleague Ann Southworth studies lawyers, sociology and social networks, and she’s written a fascinating article on the campaign finance bar for the journal Law & Social Inquiry. Here is the abstract: This article considers the organizations, financial … Continue reading ?
Kal Penn tried to get the president banned from Twitter by invoking the social network's Terms of Service. Valerie Plame Wilson is going a step further. The former CIA officer has launched an effort to raise enough money to buy a controlling stake in the company and then shut down...
When asked to share digital trends and predictions to kick-off the inaugural Minnesota PRSA Digital Skills Workshop, Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, took an alternative approach. I’ll share the trends that I’ve observed, and the books that I have read or heard at least two times, but generally more. And link you [...]Show More Summary
An intriguing video appeared on the Chinese social network Weibo today. It shows a man wearing one rubber glove feeding an Apple-branded device into a machine and then touching the Apple logo with his ungloved index finger. When he does, code scampers across a display at his work station. Show More Summary
Facebook introduced an easy way for users to tell when articles in its Trending feature and search originate from publishers. Product manager Andrew Anker said in a blog post that the social network eventually intends to expand these publisher logos to "all places where people consume news on our platform." Publishers can upload multiple versions...
Video is the name of the game in social networking: sites like Facebook and Twitter have been doubling down on the medium in recent years to drive more traffic and engagement from users, and also as a platform to snare in more premium...Show More Summary
While Mark Zuckerberg is busy espousing virtues on Universal Basic Incomes, the deep divide in America, free-speech 'control', and what being president means; his billion-dollar-baby social network may have a problem. This year, the world’s largest social network will see a decline among teen users in the U.S., according to a forecast by EMarketer. Show More Summary
Facebook is adding its Safety Check feature to its favorites menu, giving users quicker access. The social network said in a Disaster Response on Facebook post that users now have "a single place to go to see where Safety Check has recently been activated, get the information you need and potentially be able to help...
Peanut launched its social networking application for mothers on Android. Available in the U.S., Canada and the U.K., the app uses machine learning and a "smart algorithm" to connect women based on their shared interests, values and more. Upon creating a Peanut account, users are asked questions related to their current pregnancy and/or existing child(ren)....
"I saw it on Facebook" is a response uttered far too often by people that get their news via the social network. And while that may seem like an innocuous answer, it's a major problem for publishers, who are dissociated for the stories...Show More Summary
If you've been on LinkedIn recently, you may have noticed that some users are making and sharing videos, basically turning the social network into a more professional version of YouTube or Facebook Live. Following this initial testing period, video will soon be available to all users. Show More Summary
From social network to tech titan, Facebook has grown from a limited-membership website to a global phenomenon. But it isn’t stopping at online features: The company is reportedly working on a pair of […] The post Patent Shines Light on Facebook’s AR Glasses appeared first on Geek.com.