THERE IS A narrative emerging around Facebook that implies the social-networking giant cannot prevent the spread of fake news, Russian political messages, and ads targeting hate groups on its platform. Like Dr. Frankenstein, Facebook created a monster! The algorithms have already won!...
  • Wednesday, 27 September 2017 16:22
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AMID ONGOING CONCERN over the role of disinformation in the 2016 election, Facebook said Wednesday it found that more than 5,000 ads, costing more than $150,000, had been placed on its network between June 2015 and May 2017 from "inauthentic accounts" and Pages, likely from Russia. The ads didn...
The data is used "to know the population distribution" of Earth to figure out "the best connectivity technologies" in different locales  SAN FRANCISCO: In a bid to expand the reach of internet to every corner of the world, Facebook said that it has created a data map of the human population of ...
Amazon (AMZN) is virtually everywhere you look at this point; from your nightstand, to your refrigerator and, of course, your smartphone. And now the company is launching its own kind of social network called Amazon Spark. Amazon’s Spark is a social network that for spending cash. Availa...
The worldwide population is more than 7 billion and of that 7 billion, 3.5 billion have internet access. 2.3 billion People worldwide are active social media users. The world seems smaller now as there are various apps available now which help you communicate with people across the gl...
  • Thursday, 08 June 2017 16:18
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LinkedIn's Advanced Search holds the keys to the kingdom when it comes to finding your ideal clients and customers on the platform. Here's how it works. What if you take the power of Google Search with the real-time communication abilities of Facebook and make it work specificall...
Facebook is hiring 3,000 workers over the next year -- but this is no ordinary job. The company is adding an army of new content reviewers to its Community Operations Team as part of an effort to combat an uptick in gruesome live and pre-recorded videos users are posting on its site. Video...
Whether you are doing a nine-to-five job or running a business, being productive is a must. But with the profusion of technology, information, websites, apps, and work pressure, staying focused and organized is becoming difficult. To put all the right numbers at the right place, one has to dig throu...
  • Tuesday, 30 May 2017 22:21
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Facebook now lets you search for images by typing in the actual content within them, much like Google Photos. The technology – called Lumos – was first used to improve Facebook’s accessibility for visually-impaired users, allowing images to be described by their content. But the technology has...
Digital marketing professional Jayakumar K says users become separated from information that disagrees with their viewpoints THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 29:   Google and other social-media networks’ resort to ‘filter bubbles’ to divide users into like-minded people will only create a co...
  • Tuesday, 30 May 2017 06:07
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Visitors embrace the online retailer’s move into the physical world – even if the brick-and-mortar store serves in large part as an ad for Amazon Prime Drop in for a book. Walk out with a smart watch. Shopping in one of Amazon’s brand-new, three-dimensional bookstores affords visitors the oppo...
Facebook is by far and away the largest social network on the Internet, bringing together friends, family, and colleagues to discuss in text, images, and video form whatever they feel like every day. But Facebook is apparently changing, and within 5 years the entire social network will con...
Facebook has been around for awhile, but there are probably a few tricks you don't know about. Facebook is the principal digital public square of today. And while many young'ns might prefer Snapchat or Instagram, Zuck & Co's social network is still an extremely integral virtual venue and will co...
The social media giant is making its speech artificial intelligence training data open source For all of the buzz over the past couple of years about how chatbots are revolutionizing the way mobile devices deliver information, enable online purchases and deliver customer service, these artificially ...
On the heels of Facebook defending its Content Policy after the leak of its content moderation guidelines, a research analyst has said that existing laws on live broadcasts don’t apply to the internet. “The social media companies have no liability towards online content like murder, rape, terror...
  • Saturday, 27 May 2017 10:01
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Amazon.com likes to change the rules. First it sold books online. Then it launched an online shopping revolution. When it started the subscription service Amazon Prime, customers received two-day shipments for free. Each innovation caused a paradigm shift in how we shop and entertain ourselves. Amaz...
When you have limited time and resources, how do you choose which channel to focus on? Columnist Jordan Kasteler lays out the pros and cons of email marketing and social media to help you decide. If you’re a busy professional with a digital company, you’ve likely lamented a thousand times over w...
  • Wednesday, 24 May 2017 17:15
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The AUC kicked off the first-ever virtual session series at the Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, a conference call with professor Vince Gonzales, who is an investigative journalist, professor of professional practice at the University of South California, and coordinator of the Un...
Initially used to improve the experience for visually impaired members of the Facebook community, the company’s Lumos computer vision platform is now powering image content search for all users. This means you can now search for images on Facebook with key words that describe the co...
Most of us have spent a lot of time surfing through loads of videos on YouTube. Now we might have our own preferences over the kind of videos we like to watch on the Google owned video platform, yet the basic fundamentals of the website remain the same. Built on that, there are set methods to help y...
As an adolescent, navigating the digital world can be both exciting and stressful. In a world where technology reigns, it is nearly impossible to avoid the draw of engaging with peers on social media or through texting. While technology makes it possible to connect with friends, keep up with th...
Body language is extremely important when it comes to making good first impressions. It's always helpful to know what body cues show you in a positive light, especially during interviews or networking when you're meeting someone for the first time. It can make a difference and even make you more lik...
CREDIT: Getty Images This will help you decide whether to keep or delete them. Answer honestly: Do you know every single one of your LinkedIn contacts? Let me guess: The answer is no. Maybe you ended up in this situation because it was a strategic move, you wanted to be more closely connec...
Dear Liz, I have been a relatively open connector on LinkedIn so far. I have about 300 LinkedIn connections. If I know someone even a little and they invite me to join their network, I usually accept the invitation. Last year I accepted a LinkedIn connection invitation from a man I met at a busines...
  • Sunday, 21 May 2017 14:19
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A year after its founders' return, Reddit is in good healthCREDIT: REX For the best part of a decade, the  social news site Reddit was neglected. Abusive users ran free in its darkest corners, its look became dated and “100pc” ugly, and it failed to adapt to modern technology, lac...
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