social media

Nielsen to use Facebook, Twitter to measure peoples’ TV watching activities

The media research firm Nielsen will enhance its methods for measuring people’s TV watching activities using the new “Social Content Ranking,” which will use Facebook and Twitter for their surveys.

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Pakistan remove YouTube ban after the company launched a localized version

YouTube and Pakistani authorities agreed on some unknown terms that give partial power for the government to request the removal of offensive materials. However, the requests will be thoroughly reviewed and being accounted for. Other terms remain unknown.

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Twitter and Periscope integrates, broadcast videos autoplayed

Periscope's broadcast videos can now be played directly in Twitter's app. But the change is yet to be made in Twitter's Moments.

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Ted Cruz Campaign collects psychological data from Millions of Facebook users

US Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz harvests data called "psychographic profiles" from tens of millions of US citizens in Facebook. According to The Guardian Ted Cruz's campaign collected these data without the permission of the Facebook users.

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Google launches Star Wars VR experience on Cardboard

Google teams up with Disney to launch a Star Wars virtual reality experience for Google's Cardboard headset. The virtual reality experience will launch on December 2 as part of celebrations of Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Force Awakens which will be available on cinemas on December 17.

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Social Media Drives Significant Web Traffic to Trending Stories According to Analysis

Nowadays, we get more news from online sources rather than local newspaper. Parse.ly, a publishing analytic company reported that social media has become more important to drive web traffic on top stories of the 2015.

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Cat Photos Show Solidarity for Citizens in Brussels

Police and armed forces are still searching for one Islamic State terrorist suspect and his accomplices in Brussels. Citizens cooperate with police to stop sharing information via Twitter, they shared photos of cat with #Brusselslockdown hashtag in Twitter.

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Twitter can now rewind, fast forward GIFs through "ScratchReel"

Twitter announced that it can now rewind and fast forward GIFs shared on the social media platform through an app called "ScratchReel." The Verge reported that the new feature works on Twitter's mobile apps and on the web.

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Facebook rolls out Notify, a notification app

Facebook releases another new app today that will help users to receive notification from all Facebook-owned app under one app known as Notify.

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Barack Obama launched personal Facebook page sending message through video on climate change

Social media is not just a communicating platform for local people but also for world-known celebrities and public figures who consistently post their thoughts over certain arguments. On Monday, White house launched a personal facebook account for Barack Obama to use in order to communicate his message over climate change through nontraditional channels, as reported by Reuters.

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Google Acquires Photo Video app maker Fly Labs

Google acquired New York City-based Fly Labs, the photo and video editing software company responsible for apps like Flt, Tempo, Crop, and Clips in the iOS App Store. Google seeks to provide better video and photo editing features for its users through the acquisition of the small app maker company, according to Information Week.

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Facebook hired 'Roundup' chief executive Lior Gonnen

Facebook hires software engineer Lior Gonnen, the founder and chief executive of Android news app Roundup. Venture Beat reported Facebook brought Gonnen in at their Menlo Park, Californian headquarters.

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More seniors are getting into social media via Stitch

There's a social media site that is garnering a lot of attention from netizens who are looking for an alternative to Facebook and Twitter, and it's created especially for users who are in their 50's.

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China sees greater shift to internet-based enterprises

The rising costs of labor and infrastructure are paving the way for more opportunities being created via the internet. The online-based ventures are growing up in China and also enhancing the efficiency of the traditional enterprises as well. Mobile internet is changing the way consumer market behaves in the world's second-largest economy. Initially, the technology innovation doesn't happen in a consumer market, but it takes place in the enterprise segment. The consolidation is very slow in the traditional Chinese business when compared to the western part of the world.

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Samsung Galaxy View is the new 18-inch tablet

Samsung Electronics announces the Samsung Galaxy View, an 18.6-inches tablet. This new product is designed to sit between a tablet and TV. But with its 18.6-inch large display, Samsung Galaxy View is less of a tablet and more of a portable touch TV.

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