Social Media Timeline

Pinterest Just Entered A Partnership That May Put Facecbook In Jeopardy

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The five-year-old social media site, Pinterest, just entered a partnership with Apple. The union is thought to be a threat to many social media sites, mostly Facebook. The first noticeable change to Pinterest was the adding of app pins. Originally on Pinterest, users could only pin photos. Now, users can pin links to individual iOS… Read more »

Good Advice In 4 Words? Viral Hashtag Causes Flood Of Tweets

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Good Advice in 4 Words. As a simple phrase, it seems like the perfect thought to share during an intense trivia game. It might even work very well as a very, very short self-help book. As a viral hashtag on Twitter, however, it was the dynamite that led to a social media explosion on Twitter… Read more »

YouTube Launches #DearMe Campaign For International Women’s Day [Video]

YouTube launches #DearMe for International Women's Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, YouTube launched the #DearMe campaign earlier this week, asking social media users what advice they would give to their younger selves. YouTube enlisted the help of some of its biggest stars, including Michelle Phan, to help kick-start the campaign, and started a Tumblr page on which users could create… Read more »

Mystery Priest Takes Snapchat Confessions Against Catholic Church Rules

Priest Uses Snapchat For Confession

The photo messaging app, Snapchat, is used for many reasons, from innocent conversations to the exchanging of sexy photos. Snapchat is unique in that, once opened, the messages only last a short time, and then disappear. This creates a false sense of security for Snapchat users, leading to the sharing of information that otherwise may… Read more »

Social Media Rejection Really Does Hurt

Social Media Rejection

Social media rejection really does hurt. Most people think being rejected or ignored in person is worse than being unwanted or unnoticed online. However, people can actually feel worse from being rejected online, according to scientific research. In a 2012 study published in Computers in Human Behavior, researchers found being excluded socially hurts the same,… Read more »

Social Media Posts Can Be Covered By Insurance Policies

Social Media Posts Covered By Insurance

Social media posts have a huge impact on people. In fact, social media is revolutionizing the way humans communicate. On a daily basis, millions of people use social media for personal and business reasons. A countless number of businesses and individuals, including children around the world, belong to a variety of social networks where they… Read more »

Facebook DeepFace AI Learning Your Face In Every Uploaded Photo

Facebook DeepFace AI

Untold amounts of photos are uploaded to Facebook every day. Most of these photos have pictures of you or others in them, and Facebook’s DeepFace AI program is matching these photos with a 97.25 percent accuracy rating. The potentially disturbing fact is that even if you are not tagged in the photos, DeepFace is still… Read more »

Vine Kids: New Video-Sharing App Promises Friendlier Content

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The popular video-sharing app Vine has unveiled a kid-friendly version of its software, according to a new report from The Guardian. Known as Vine Kids, the app aims to filter out inappropriate content, making it more suitable for children. The social media tool became the subject of controversy recently when news began to surface of… Read more »

Facebook News Feed Has Gotten Better Thanks To Special Focus Groups

FAcebook News Feed Keeps Getting Better

Facebook’s news feed has always been the social media site’s crowning jewel. This is the function that allows people to stay on the site after they have posted their favorite photos of their kids or commented on their friend’s favorite photos of their kids. Now the Facebook news feed is getting a rather serious overhaul… Read more »