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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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Stock market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is in the process of creating a data lake project to augment its analytical capability and surveillance specifically aimed at social media, Chairman Ajay Tyagi said on Thursday. “Social media platforms are increasingly being used by manipulators for market manipulation. Regulators worldwide are increasingly acknowledging
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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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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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Microsoft’s LinkedIn became the latest technology company to establish a new campus in Dublin on Friday when it signed a 25-year lease to add three adjacent office blocks to its new European headquarters. The social network for professionals said last June that it would increase its Irish-based workforce to 2,000 from 1,200 over the next
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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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Facebook has revamped its Privacy Checkup tool. It has been expanded to include more options, but also simplified to make it easier to use. The overall effect is a genuinely useful tool that all Facebook users should check periodically. Facebook’s Privacy Settings Nightmare Facebook first launched its Privacy Checkup tool in 2014. At the time
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