Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t decrease fake news, report says

Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t decrease fake news, report says

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

As Facebook is reworking the News Feed, another test for splitting the feed appears to have unintended consequences, according to The New York Times. News outlets in the test countries are spotting more fake news and less traffic to the real story. The post Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t... Read more
After tightening rules, Twitter faces a new fight against privacy claims

After tightening rules, Twitter faces a new fight against privacy claims

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

Twitter is now finished with a several week process updating rules to curb abuse on the platform — but now the platform is refuting several undercover videos by Project Veritas trying to point fingers at the network. On January 16, Twitter shared a statement on the latest video that... Read more
Facebook hints at big changes coming to Messenger app in 2018

Facebook hints at big changes coming to Messenger app in 2018

Social Media January 16, 2018 0

On Tuesday, January 16, Facebook Messenger Vice President David Marcus published his prediction for Messenger in 2018. While many of his predictions seem pretty straightforward, they may offer a few hints at changes we can expect this year. A more social Messenger Facebook is going all in on creating... Read more
Former Tinder love gurus introduce Ripple, a swipe-based professional network

Former Tinder love gurus introduce Ripple, a swipe-based professional network

Social Media January 13, 2018 0

What if professional networking was as easy as swiping left or right on your phone? That’s the premise of the new Ripple app (not to be confused with the cryptocurrency app of the same name), which borrows many features from the company that developed it: Tinder, the dating app.... Read more
This little Time Machine camera captures and saves 10 seconds of the past

This little Time Machine camera captures and saves 10 seconds of the past

Social Media January 13, 2018 0

Ever wish you could go back in time because you just missed the perfect photo op? Startup Roader is launching a new camera that let’s you go back in time — for about 10 seconds anyway. The Roader Time Machine is a wearable camera that continuously records, but only... Read more
Facebook series, ‘Tom vs Time,’ will explore Tom Brady’s fight against aging

Facebook series, ‘Tom vs Time,’ will explore Tom Brady’s fight against aging

Social Media January 13, 2018 0

Ageless has become a common descriptor for Tom Brady, but it is no secret that he has to fight to stay that way. The 40-year-old New England Patriots quarterback has been open about the work, both on and off the field, that it takes to remain at peak performance levels.... Read more
Facebook wants to be your go-to source for vetted local news

Facebook wants to be your go-to source for vetted local news

Social Media January 12, 2018 0

The Facebook journalism project that was sparked by interference in the U.S. election could soon bring another feature to the social network. The Facebook local news section, dubbed “Today In,” is currently being tested in six cities. The section lists local news from publishers that have been vetted by Facebook in... Read more

Totally tubular tech: 20 of the coolest products at CES 2018

Social Media January 12, 2018 0

Each year, we discover tons of incredible technology at CES, but not everyone is lucky enough to see the show floor for themselves. From smart windows to giant race-ready robots, these are the coolest products. The post Totally tubular tech: 20 of the coolest products at CES 2018 appeared... Read more
Facebook plans major news feed changes ‘to improve your well-being’

Facebook plans major news feed changes ‘to improve your well-being’

Social Media January 12, 2018 0

Facebook is gearing up to make some major changes to your news feed. The planned changes, which focus on reducing the number of public posts from businesses, brands, and media, were outlined on Thursday in a personal message from Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg said that feedback from the... Read more
Crazy Russian YouTuber opens sleeping bag in a can dating back to 1952

Crazy Russian YouTuber opens sleeping bag in a can dating back to 1952

Social Media January 12, 2018 0

A YouTube personality named Taras Kulakov — aka the Crazy Russian — filmed himself opening and climbing inside a sleeping bag in a can that was issued by the U.S. military back in 1952. The post Crazy Russian YouTuber opens sleeping bag in a can dating back to 1952... Read more