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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the site alive. Read more. Tinder is rolling out new features designed to help you stay safe while dating. This includes a panic button you can trigger if a date goes horribly wrong, and photo verification to ensure people are who they say they
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Telegram, a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app, on Friday announced an addition of new feature called ‘Polls 2.0’ for conducting various types of polls within the chat groups and channels. With this, the users can now explore three new kinds of Telegram Polls – Visible Votes, Multiple Answers, and Quiz Mode. Polls 2.0 aims
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Nearly 100 Indian women politicians faced abuse, including rape and death threats, on social media during elections last year, with researchers on Thursday raising concerns over rising online violence against women globally. A study by Amnesty International India said 95 female politicians received nearly 1 million hateful mentions on Twitter between March and May, one
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. A large percentage of the LinkedIn userbase use LinkedIn as an online resume. And that’s it. Despite its social media capabilities, people don’t always make full use of its tools. One of these tools is the LinkedIn
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Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ phone and both the kingdom and the United States should investigate, a person familiar with the matter said. The United Nations’ officials plan a public statement asserting that they found credible a forensic report
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. Spotify lets you share songs to Facebook Stories. You can also share albums, playlists, and your profile, but if you share single tracks, they come with 15-second previews. Allowing people viewing your Facebook Story to hear a
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Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check “fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have an impact on the individual and society as a whole.” This may form part of the social media guidelines currently underway
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. If you were hoping to be able to edit your tweets anytime soon then we have some bad news for you. Because Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has suggested that it’s “probably never” going to happen.
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. Reddit has banned impersonation unless it’s for parody and satire. This includes deepfakes and other forms of manipulated content that’s presented to mislead people. So, Redditors are on notice that Reddit will be cracking down on the
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. Instagram has added a trio of new Boomerang effects. The company has also added a new trimming tool which lets you edit your Boomerangs. So there’s no longer any excuse for posting boring Boomerangs that start and
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Twitter is a social media site that has active communities based around niche interests. These communities are in constant communication with each other, and one of the ways they talk to each other is through Twitter DMs. In this article we explore everything there is to know about Twitter DMs. Including the basics, such as
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Facebook is banning deepfakes and Photoshopped photos from its platform. However, this won’t apply across the board, with only manipulated media designed to deceive being removed. Which means parody, satire, and media edited for legitimate reasons is safe. For the uninitiated, deepfakes are videos which use artificial intelligence to put words in people’s mouths. Literally.
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