Social Media

Twitter Starts Enforcing New Rules on Hateful Conduct, Abusive Behaviour

Washington –  The new rules announced in November on hateful and abusive content and behaviour went into effect on Monday, Twitter said in a press release. “Today, we will start enforcing updates to the Twitter Rules announced last month to reduce hateful and abusive content on Twitter,” Twitter said on Monday. The company said the new rules will require any ...

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2017 YouTube Rewind: Viewed by 95 Per Cent Internet Population

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos –  Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager for Anglophone West Africa, has said that the 2017 YouTube Rewind was viewed by 95 per cent of the internet population. Kola-Ogunlade in a statement in Lagos on Saturday, added that one can navigate YouTube in a total of 76 different languages, covering 95 per cent ...

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YouTube’s New Music Streaming Service Coming March 2018

According to a new Bloomberg report, YouTube will launch a new music streaming service early next year. The paid service – of we have already heard – will be launched in March 2018. The report notes the service is internally named as Remix, and would offer Spotify-like on-demand streaming as well as video clips. Currently, YouTube is in talks with ...

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Facebook Unveils Powerful Ways People Connected In 2017

Facebook has annou­nced its 2017 Year in Review, highlighti­ng the most powerful ways people came to­gether on Facebook to support one anothe­r. First, people came together to react and talk about important moments and events that happened around the world. These top three moments that people discussed globally in 2017 were: International Women’s Day: This was the No. 1 most ...

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Facebook Now Has a ‘Safer’ Messenger For Children

Children under the age of 13 now have their own Facebook Messenger with a privacy-focused app designed to neutralise child predator threats and make it easier for children to video chat and message with family and friends. The preview of the app was rolled out this Monday in the US. According to the company’s statement, the app which is a ...

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