The UK government is taking a hard line when it comes to online safety, appointing what it claims is the world's first independent regulator to keep social media companies in check.
Questions around the ease uploading and sharing hate-filled and violent content came to the forefront after a white supremacist live-streamed himself opening fire on a Christchurch mosque on Facebook Live last week.
Facebook's founding president, Sean Parker, earlier said the company was "exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology" and that the company set out to consume as much user time as possible.
eMarketer estimates Instagram will generate $5.48 billion in net US ad revenue this year, up 70.4 percent from last year
However, "it's (also) possible that many people saw these tweets, decided they were inaccurate and chose not to engage," Zhuang said.
Instagram has been spotted testing a new feature on its mobile app. With the new feature, users can see the online status for people that they been conversing with on DMs (Direct Messages). Interestingly, the feature works even if the person is not following your account. Gadgets spotted this feature, along with other users on... Continue Reading →
Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the platform has always been about personal connections and interactions in meaningful ways.