News tagged with social media

Everything you need to know about Snapchat

If you have tweens or teens, you know about Snapchat. And if you can't figure out how it works, you're probably over 25. One of the most popular social media apps out there, Snapchat gives kids and teens what they really ...

date13 hours ago in Software
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Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp growing: study

News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, according to a study published Thursday which also found high levels of international public concern about ...

dateJun 14, 2018 in Internet
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The fake news detector

A story on Reddit asks, "Did Palestinians Recognize Texas as Part of Mexico?" The origin of the story might be dubious, but it doesn't prevent the "fake news" story from accumulating 1.5 million likes across multiple platforms ...

dateJun 14, 2018 in Computer Sciences
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Sites want your (anonymized) social media data

Social media sites' responses to the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal and new European privacy regulations have given users much more control over who can access their data, and for what purposes. To me, as a social media ...

dateJun 06, 2018 in Internet
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