Facebook Inc. will not become a media company, its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday, telling students the firm would remain a technology platform. An increasing number of users are turning to social media networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to find their news, but Zuckerberg said...
Samsung is still a fan of flip phones, so it’s no surprise that the company apparently has another Android-powered device coming down the pipe. According to images shared on the social network Weibo, Samsung is gearing up to launch a new Android flip phone. This new handset, the Galaxy Folder [...]
The social network promoted a fake news story over the weekend about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. It's the latest in a string of controversies the Trending Topics feature has faced.
SILICON VALLEY — Facebook cut its Trending Topics team on Friday in favor of employing algorithms to surface news stories on the social networking platform. The Menlo Park company laid off 15-18 editorial contractors overseeing its Trending Topics, which represent the most popular stories on the site. Show More Summary
The MTV Video Music Awards continue to fade as a linear TV franchise while making inroads elsewhere. On TV, 6.5M viewers watched the orgy of performances, antics and awards dispensing across 11 Viacom networks including MTV, MTV2, MTV Classic, VH1, Comedy Central, Spike, TV Land, BET, CMT, Centric and Logo. Show More Summary
On Monday Pope Francis met with Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of social networking giant Facebook, at the Vatican.
Mere hours after Facebook announced that its Trending section would become more algorithmically controlled, users noticed that the social network was surfacing a fake news story about Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Megyn Kelly is trending on Facebook for an article that has no basis in reality. pic.twitter.com/31f4ERnzHI — Kyle Blaine (@kyletblaine) August 29, 2016...
The social network is changing how it presents news following months of criticism over its curation methods
Nicole Opas/Zynga Nicole Opas is a games and entertainment industry veteran with 15+ years of experience building and operating games and gaming networks for major companies including Zynga, Disney, AOL and Sony. As the General Manager...Show More Summary
Does everyone remember when ESPN was a sports network and not a left-wing social justice warrior network? In the video... The post UNREAL: ESPN Loon Blames Trump for Kaepernick Not Standing for National Anthem (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
The news earlier this month that WhatsApp, the messaging service, is to share mobile phone numbers and other data with Facebook, the social network that bought it for $19 billion in 2014, is a further sign – if any were needed – of the immense value that internet companies put [...]
Updating maps, collecting money, spreading information on social networks, the tech community is mobilizing to help the displaced.
Following a permanent suspension from Twitter, conservative pundit Milo Yiannopoulos has filed a series of data requests with the social networking company demanding that they turn over all of his personal data. The tech editor of the Breitbert conservative news site says he is entitled to this information under British and Irish law. The move is part of […]
This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. With more and more people getting their news from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, the 2016 Rio Olympics represented one of the biggest opportunities of the yearShow More Summary
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.
Facebook made some big changes today to remove humans almost entirely from its controversial Trending Topics feature, removing the potential for editorializing the content shared on the social network. As part of the change, Facebook...Show More Summary
Humans will no longer be writing the news at the world’s largest social networking site.
The social media network is rolling out the new algorithms earlier than it planned to, following charges of political bias.
First autoplay sound, now vertical video — the world's largest social network is recasting how video should be consumed on its own platforms. Facebook will now more completely display a vertically-formatted video in the news feeds of iOS and Android users, Marketing Land reported. Show More Summary
We're into high season for Apple rumors, and the latest of the bunch comes from Bloomberg — that Apple is working on a top-secret project to duplicate parts of Snapchat. The report says that Apple is in the early stages of developing a feature that lets users shoot a quick video, then overlay it with a […]