After Trump was kicked out: who should control social media? – Culture

Here’s the dilemma. According to a study by the analytics firm Zignal Labs, the number of false news about the US elections on Twitter fell by 73 percent after Donald Trump’s account was blocked. The fight hashtags of his radical followers #FightForTrump and #HoldTheLine fell by 95 percent on the platforms Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. […]

Social media: Significantly less misinformation after Trump’s Twitter ban

The spread of misinformation on social media about the US presidential election in November last year has drastically decreased after Twitter and other platforms blocked the accounts of the incumbent President Trump. The number of discussions about alleged election fraud broke in several channels as soon as Trump was no longer active there. This was […]

Jonathon Patton in hospital, lewd allegations, women, social media, pictures

Hawthorn star Jonathon Patton is in hospital as an investigation continues into allegations he sent lewd, unsolicited messages to women on social media. Patton’s management confirmed the 27-year-old is in hospital to receive assistance for his mental health. “We can confirm that Jonathon Patton has been admitted to hospital to assist in the management of […]

Facebook is suing Portuguese developers for stolen user data

Facebook has filed a lawsuit in Portugal against two developers based there who are said to have stolen user data from Facebook users. This violates Portuguese data protection regulations and Facebook’s usage guidelines. The developers are said to have used self-programmed browser extensions that are offered by the company “Oink and Stuff”. These extensions are […]

Uganda: Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram and more blocked before elections

Two days before the presidential and parliamentary elections in Uganda, the leadership of the East African state ordered all social networks and messengers to be blocked. According to observers, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit and many other Internet services have not been available to users in Uganda since Tuesday. According to the Reuters news […]

Cricket 2021: Virat Kohli baby, born, daughter, Anushka Sharma

Cricket star Virat Kohli and Bollywood star Anushka Sharma have announced the birth of his daughter with the cricket world sharing its support for the superstar couple. Kohli did play the white-ball games and the first Test in the current Indian series against Australia but locked in paternity leave, missing the final three Tests of […]

Since Today, Older Smartphones Can No Longer Use WhatsApp

JAKARTA – Starting today, the WhatsApp instant messaging service will no longer work on a number of old or old series smartphones. This is done because a number of Android and iPhone operating systems (OS) no longer support WhatsApp updates. Launching Metronews.uk, an android smartphone with OS version 2.3.7 or Gingerbread, which was launched in […]

Facebook bans Trump until further notice

The Facebook and Instagram accounts of US President Donald Trump are blocked indefinitely and for “at least the next two weeks,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday in the wake of the violence in Washington. “We believe that allowing the president to continue to use our services during this period poses too great risks,” […]

These are the online marketing trends for 2021

“Trade is change!” – This sentence has hardly been true in the past more clearly than in 2020. The corona pandemic has pushed trade too much to its limits. Above all, however, the search and purchase behavior of customers has changed permanently this year as well. Where there used to be personal advice on site, […]

Data protection: Home office creates a new risk for sensitive data

With the increased work in the home office, another risk has arisen from the point of view of data protection. «Awareness is somewhat lost in the home office. Social media providers should be equally careful. Companies as well as parents should ask themselves whether they really wanted service providers to create behavioral profiles for their […]