Facebook accentue son offensive contre les Fake News

Facebook est de plus en plus déterminé à éradiquer le phénomène des fakes news, qui lui pose un problème de confiance auprès des utilisateurs. Le réseau social cherchant à devenir une réelle source d’informations, il lui est nécessaire de faire le ménage pour ne pas devenir une mine de fausses informations, de rumeurs ou de…

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How the death industry is going digital

On Friday, November 11, scores of Facebook users logged into their accounts to find that they were dead. With the simple addition of the word “Remembering,” placed in front of a name along the top of the that user’s profile page, their accounts became memorials, with banners along the top urging users who were friends…

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Parents, social media isn’t turning your kids into robots

Most parents have concerns about their kid’s social media usage, but they shouldn’t worry about their brain cells frying. Under the hoodー kids are using social to better themselves. Kids are running their own profitable slime businesses on Instagram, honing their dancing skills on musical.ly, showcasing their artistic talents on YouTube, and so much more.…

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Is Amazon working on a new messaging app called Anytime?

Messaging apps today are one of the most popular ways consumers communicate today, not just with each other but, increasingly, with businesses and services. Now there are signs that we could see another big player enter the messaging fray, alongside more established services from Facebook, Snapchat, Wechat and more. Amazon appears to be sounding out…

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Uber acqhires social app studio Swipe Labs

Why would Uber buy a team that builds Snapchat competitors? To make its driver app feel more human. Uber has acqhired Swipe Labs, the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. He and a selection of engineers from the dozen-person startup will join Uber to work on the driver experience within the driver earnings team.…

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LinkedIn jumps on video sharing bandwagon

Linkedin now allows users to upload native video through its app. Videos can be shot horizontally or vertically and like Facebook, will play automatically when browsing. Video creators can record up to 10 minutes of video and will have access to analytics such as view count, likes, and shares. LinkedIn is also adding their own…

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