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3 weeks ago

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Interior Minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is furious after the management of Facebook and American officials did not oblige his request to provide information about a certain matter related to a key official in Pakistan. As a result, it has infuriated him so much so that he has actually hinted at launching local…

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3 weeks ago

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Eight years after introducing its, now signature, Like button in February 2009, Facebook has finally added the much-sought Dislike button. However, it’s not where users most want it to be! The long-awaited feature has been testing out on a limited number of users in the social network’s messaging app that is linked to the main Facebook service….

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4 weeks ago

Apps

Lately, Facebook has been aggressively working on updating its applications. Previously, it had introduced a couple of location-centric, new features including finding nearby Wi-Fi, meeting new people, weather forecasting and much more. Introducing features to its ‘More’ menu, Facebook has added the following application: City Guides. A possible competitor to Foursquare, the city guides will…

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4 weeks ago

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Facebook is in phase of planning the use of its suicide prevention tools through its Facebook Live and Messenger services. Additionally, it is testing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect suicidal or self-threatening posts. The biggest social media platform has already been working on such measures to prevent suicide attempts for over a decade. Any self-threatening post…

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1 month ago

Social Media

In today’s political climate, you might find your Twitter feed full of political updates 24/7. For some people that’s fine. For others, it can feel like an overwhelming amount of Twitter noise preventing them from seeing other updates they’d prefer – like business tips, or cute cat photos. Maybe you want to weed out political…

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1 month ago

Social Media

One of the most unsettling questions about using Facebook — which advertisers, exactly, can see your information? — is now a few clicks away. A new feature, currently available but which Facebook has yet to formally announce, lists which advertisers have access to your contact information. It’s easy to access. Simply go from Settings to…

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1 month ago

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Global tech giant Google has announced that in 2018, the unskippable 30-second ads that appear before a YouTube video, shall be discontinued. In an interview with Campaign, a Google spokesperson said the company is going to focus on commercial imperatives that are more effective and engaging for both advertisers and audiences. The spokesperson further shared:…

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1 month ago

News

Is Facebook just a social networking site and a marketing tool? Not anymore! Having more than a colossal 65 million business pages, Facebook realized that a huge avenue was untapped i.e. job posting; which could fulfill the recruiting requirement of businesses. Till date, these business pages acted as efficient marketing tools and most importantly a…

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1 month ago

Analysis

Even though Pakistan is well on its way to become a digital landscape, there’s still a long way to go. Recently, Hootsuite, which is a global social media management platform, released a report: “Digital in 2017” with statistical pointers indicating social media and digital trends of about 238 countries. The report states that currently 50% of…

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1 month ago

Security

Today, hacking has become too mainstream in the digital sphere. Facebook is the world’s number 1 social network and the extent of scams emerging at the platform, and hack attempts on user accounts has been increasing gradually since the past years. Besides hacking Facebook accounts and posting weird stuff on your profile, hackers have now developed…

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