After the UK government had asked social media companies to reveal if Russian accounts had infleunced the Brexit vote, Facebook has said that less than a pound were spent on political ads.
Twitter will allow users to add continuous, simultaneous tweets with its new threads feature.
Former members and investors in social media giant Facebook have publicly been coming out against the policy the platform holds, saying that it is not like its former self.
A new study indicates that those apprehensive about one-on-one interactions are increasingly making use of social media to express themselves, and reduce stress.
Agitation surfacing on Twitter from Russians angry about the country’s ban from the 2018 Winter Olympics has been increasingly found to be generated by fake and automated accounts.
Soon after the launch of Facebook Messenger Kids, Britain said that it will set up a set of minimum standards that social media companies must adheres to when creating/distributing content for kids.
New research on Twitter’s expanded character limit has shown that users of the micro-blogging website are in favour of the change, disproving theories that it would receive a cold reception.
Former US president Obama has 4 of Twitter’s top 2017 tweets, while Trump has none. His most retweeted tweet of the year was the video of him beating up CNN, in which he called the news organisation FNN or “FraudNewsCNN”.
Twitter has launched an AR-based app called TweetReality, that will allow users to experience their Twitter account posts
Twitter is rolling out its low data consuming ‘Lite’ app for Android in 24 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
Facebook has said that its AI-based system can recognise and remove extremist content on the social networking site before users need to report it.
Twitter has admitted that specific locations included with some of its users’ tweets were revealed without their permission last week due to a ‘bug’.
Twitter has suspended 45 new accounts suspected of spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Twitter is testing a new feature named ‘Bookmarks’ that will help its 330 million monthly active users privately flag tweets for viewing at ease.
Twitter is working on a feature that will allow users to easily create chains of individual tweets that exceed Twitter’s 280-character limit for messages.