ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL NETWORK

Facebook adds tool for helping in times of crisis

2017-02-09 06:37

Facebook updated its Safety Check feature with a way for people to lend, or get, helping hands after disasters.

How to get the latest WhatsApp features before anyone else

2017-02-07 06:20

Instant messaging service WhatsApp will soon launch numerous features for Android and iOS devices – but there is a way to start accessing this feature now.

Twitter takes another blow as technology head resigns

2016-12-21 12:20

Twitter’s chief technology officer is leaving, another blow to the social-media company’s top ranks just weeks after its chief operating officer resigned.

Snapchat switches on group chats

2016-12-14 16:49

Image messaging app Snapchat has launched a group chat option in time for the festive season.

Is Twitter's new product VP a social network 'noob'?

2016-12-02 10:50

Twitter’s new vice president of product, Keith Coleman, has only tweeted 146 times in nine years and has less than 1 200 followers on the social network.

Facebook projects more costs with slower ad sales

2016-11-03 10:35

Facebook Inc. reported a quarter that blew past expectations. But its shares fell in extended trading after executives suggested they won’t be able to repeat the performance.

Facebook service disrupted

2014-08-01 18:39

Facebook, the world's number one social network, has suffered a service disruption that made the website unavailable to some users.

Facebook has 100 million India users

2014-04-09 13:07

Facebook has hit more than 100 million users in India, making it only the second country after the United States to achieve the milestone.

Livr - a social network only accessible when drunk

2014-03-12 12:18

The password for 'Livr' is a couple of beers and a breathalyzer.

Most parents monitor kids on Facebook

2013-06-14 09:25

Some two-thirds of parents monitor their children's Facebook activities, but a large percentage say they trust their youngsters to manage on their own, a study showed.

 

How you could get banned on Twitter

2017-02-08 07:18

Twitter has announced that they will identify, permanently suspend and stop abusive users from creating new accounts.

WeChat to launch Miniapps in the New Year

2016-12-29 13:57

Social and communication app WeChat is expected to launch its Miniapps early in the New Year.

Facebook launches Group Video Call through Messenger

2016-12-20 16:57

First Snapchat announced that users could snap in groups in time for the festive season – now Facebook is allowing Group Video Chats through Facebook Messenger.

White supremacists flock to new social network ‘Gab’

2016-12-11 10:11

Squeezed out of Twitter and other social media websites cracking down on hate speech, far-right activists are finding a home on a new platform that promises never to censor content.

Facebook builds tool for Great Firewall of China

2016-11-23 12:53

Facebook Inc. is so keen to return to China that it built a tool that would geographically censor information in the country, according to the New York Times.

La Grange apologises for Twitter comments

2015-01-17 22:34

Late president Nelson Mandela's assistant Zelda La Grange has issued a 14-take apology on her Twitter account after comments that whites did not feel welcome in South Africa.

Childbearing contagious among friends

2014-06-04 14:58

A study looked at pairs of friends to see whether the childbearing of one of the friends increases the probability for the other friend to have a child.

'China's Twitter' files for IPO in US

2014-03-15 11:58

Weibo, the Chinese microblogging service often compared with Twitter, has filed for a US stock offering seeking to raise $500m.

Storm erupts over Google+ e-mail policy

2014-01-10 12:31

A storm has erupted among privacy advocates about a new feature on Google+ social network that lets people you don't know send e-mails to your Gmail account.

College kids trend toward twitter, adults favour Facebook

2013-06-12 10:55

All those "status updates" and "tweets" that people post as they clamor to be part of the online social network may reflect a troubling trend toward self-absorbed behaviour in the United States.

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