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With the rise of internet influencer culture, brands are eager to collaborate with creators to reach new customers. Previously, traditional brand and social media community guidelines prevented users from promoting branded posts without them being taken down. However, Facebook has made adjustments that make it possible with whitelisting. Here’s what you should know about whitelisting on
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Facebook is one of the most popular social networking platforms today. So, it isn’t surprising that numerous employers use Facebook job postings to find potential employees. What makes these postings so great is that employers can explicitly target qualified candidates. And, if you have a business page on Facebook, you can post jobs relatively easily. Here’s how
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Google said on Tuesday that it was taking legal action over an expanded version of Germany’s hate-speech law that recently took effect, saying its provisions violated the right to privacy of its users. The Alphabet unit, that runs video-sharing site YouTube, filed a suit at the administrative court in Cologne to challenge a provision that
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Conversations on Discord just got a lot more organized. The platform finally introduced threaded messaging, a feature that lets you nest a separate conversation beneath a single message. Discord Cleans Up Conversations With Threads Back in May 2021, when Discord just introduced its Stage Discovery feature, the platform also hinted at releasing threaded discussions. Now, threads are finally
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Facebook is creating a product team to work on the “metaverse,” a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday. The team will be part of the company’s virtual reality organization, the group’s executive Andrew Bosworth said in a Facebook post. “You
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Twitter has been around since 2006 and in that time has made a huge impact on the world. Nevertheless, it fundamentally remains unchanged. The character limit has increased, new functionality has been added, but the social network still looks and works similarly. Whether you’ve been on Twitter since day one, or are a relatively new
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Facebook introduced the Soundmoji feature for Messenger users earlier this month. The feature, as the name suggests, offers audio alongside emojis to elevate the conversation between friends. Different kind of Soundmojis have been made available including fart, drums, laughing, violin, ghosts, shock, kisses, and more. Soundmojis are essentially next-level emojis that lets you send short
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Users need LinkedIn accounts to stay competitive in many fields. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to start a career or a professional trying to network, LinkedIn is the ultimate job-related social media platform. Because many associate the site with finding job opportunities and connecting with colleagues, it seems like the last place to worry
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Have you ever browsed through your Instagram Explore page and wondered why the content is not relevant to your interests? Instagram is a great platform to get exposed to new content that compliments your interests. But sometimes, you might come across posts that you do not like. Alternatively, your interests could change. Instagram has options that
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After about a year of beta testing, you no longer need an invite to join Clubhouse. Now you can hop right on the app and start joining the conversation. Clubhouse Is Finally Available to Everyone A post on the Clubhouse blog revealed that the app is finally out of its invite-only stage. In other words, anyone can
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Telegram has rolled out an update to patch security vulnerabilities that a group of researchers highlighted recently with the company’s MTProto protocol. Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London analysed this encryption protocol used by Telegram and highlighted the flaws in its cloud chats method. The MTProto protocol is used when users do not opt-in
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TikTok owner ByteDance has been blocking new user and content creator registrations for its Chinese news aggregator Jinri Toutiao since September at the behest of regulators, according to people familiar with the matter. The halt on new registrations had not been previously reported. Some content creators have said on social media that they couldn’t register
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YouTube is a great source of entertainment for people around the world. But, not all countries have welcomed the video sharing platform as enthusiastically as others. Several countries have placed restrictions on YouTube, including Brazil, Germany, China, Iran, and Turkey. While many restrictions have been temporary, some countries have had bans in place for years
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Twitter on Wednesday announced that it will shut down its ephemeral Fleets feature on August 3, eight months after it was launched. The micro-blogging platform says the feature had failed to gain traction among users. The closure of Fleets comes just a month after Twitter had started testing advertisements on the feature. The company said
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In a bid to find new ways to improve users’ experiences online, Twitter has launched a new paid subscription service called Twitter Blue. Twitter Blue is the platform’s jump into paid subscriptions. It has rolled out in a limited number of countries to begin with, but expects to expand in the future. The subscription will
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