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iOS and Android users can now switch easily without losing WhatsApp data

Mark Zuckerberg has finally announced a long-awaited WhatsApp update that will make the Android to iOS transition much smoother, and vice-versa. According to Mark, users will now be able to switch between the two operating systems seamlessly, without losing their WhatsApp chat history or content. 

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Tired of fake reviews? Facebook sets strict new policies against them

While Facebook has already taken steps to address potentially abusive reviews, the policy change codifies these guidelines. People who leave fake bad reviews in order to get refunds or other freebies from a business that wants to please its consumers are protected by Facebook's new guidelines, which are also supposed to address incentivized reviews. This addresses the issue of businesses paying unsuspecting customers to leave overly favorable reviews on their pages.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

iOS and Android users can now switch easily without losing WhatsApp data

Mark Zuckerberg has finally announced a long-awaited WhatsApp update that will make the Android to iOS transition much smoother, and vice-versa. According to Mark, users will now be able to switch between the two operating systems seamlessly, without losing their WhatsApp chat history or content. 

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

EU to fine Google, Facebook, Twitter for failure in deepfake tackling

Alphabet Inc unit Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen by Reuters.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Meet Javier Olivan, Facebook and Meta's next COO

Meta Platforms veteran Javier Olivan is taking over as the company's chief operating officer after playing a crucial but largely behind-the-scenes role in stoking the social media company's explosive growth for 15 years.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Facebook parent Meta's COO Sheryl Sandberg steps down

Meta's second most powerful executive Sheryl Sandberg made the shock announcement Wednesday she will leave after a 14-year tenure that included helping steer scandal-prone Facebook to advertising dominance.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

VR avatar’s sexual assault in Metaverse: What to blame now?

The incident of sexual assault on the virtual avatar of a female Betatester for Meta’s Horizon World might be baffling to some, and difficult to grasp for others, but for many others, it is a simple demonstration of what social scientists and activists have been saying for years. Sexual assault is never a survivor’s fault, only the perpetrators.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

All social media needs “dislike” buttons

Dislike buttons should be ubiquitous on social media. Here’s why.

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

Draft regulation for digital, social media, OTTs a threat to freedom of speech: Experts

The government’s draft regulation for digital, social media and OTT platforms will be a threat to freedom of speech and curb people’s basic rights, experts said today.

April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022

BTRC failing to stop hatred on Facebook: HC blasts regulator

The High Court yesterday blasted BTRC for its failure to prevent the spread of hateful contents on Facebook, which has caused disruptions in social and communal harmony in the country.

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

What young professionals can expect from a career in social media

A career in social media is not unheard of. However, it might still sound somewhat new to many.