Category: Internet

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adminApril 10, 20214min140
Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Facebook on Wednesday launched an experimental online forum called Hotline, an attempt by the social media giant to keep up with the live audio trend made popular by the likes of Clubhouse. Social media stalwarts are scrambling to prevent users from being lured away by audio-only online rivals. The Facebook application […]

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adminApril 9, 20214min210
Credit: CC0 Public Domain The image-sharing platform Pinterest became the latest social media company to agree to set up a legal entity in Turkey to comply with a controversial social media law. Pinterest appointed a legal representative in Turkey on Friday, Transport and Infrastructure Deputy Minister Omer Fatih Sayan said. Sayan said the move means […]

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adminApril 8, 20218min110
Credit: CC0 Public Domain The popularity of purchasing goods and services through online retailers such as Amazon continues to increase, making it overwhelming for consumers to differentiate fact from fiction in online product and service reviews. Thanks to the latest research from professors at UA, consumers, as well as marketers, can better identify and understand […]

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adminApril 4, 20214min170
Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Data affecting more than 500 million Facebook users that was originally leaked in 2019, including email addresses and phone numbers, has been posted on an online hackers forum, according to media reports and a cybercrime expert. “All 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free,” Alon Gal, chief technology officer at […]

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adminApril 3, 20217min190
Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain New research reveals while mainstream media remains the main go-to news source for Gen Z and Millennials, young people worldwide are relying on multiple platforms, such as social media, for information on the coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic. The global survey, conducted in collaboration by the University of Melbourne, World Health Organization (WHO), […]

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adminApril 2, 20219min180
Google’s new advertising claims to preserve user privacy, but it still gathers and processes the details of our online activities. Credit: Shutterstock In March 2021, Google announced that it was ending support for third-party cookies, and moving to “a more privacy first web.” Even though the move was expected within the industry and by academics, […]