Facebook Hack

All About the Facebook Hack Facebook is in the firing line once again - this time for a security issue affecting almost 50 million user accounts. Hackers stole digital login codes letting them take over accounts in Facebook’s worst every security breach. Attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that impacted “View As” - a feature that allows users to discover what their profile looks like to other people. They used Facebook access tokens, which

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Nike

What Is Nike Doing? Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, is the face of Nike’s new ad campaign. The endorsement deal between Nike and the American football star has fuelled a massive online debate. People from across the world are sharing their opinions about the apparel giant backing an athlete who previously triggered protests among NFL plays for social issues - like police brutality and racial inequality. In 2016, Kaepernick rejected to stand for

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Facebook Engagement

More Bad News … Facebook Engagement is Plummeting! Facebook have been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons this year. But now Facebook engagement is decreasing too. As you probably know Facebook transformed their Algorithm in January 2018. Zuckerberg announced, “You’ll see less public content like posts from businesses, brands and media. And the public content you see more will be held to the same standard – it should encourage meaningful interactions between people.” 7

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You Can Now Include Music in Stories At the end of June, Instagram announced yet another feature: music in Instagram stories. No matter what your story is about there will be a soundtrack to fit any moment that can demonstrate how you’re feeling. “Instagram Stories is now used by 400 million every day, and we’re excited to give our community new ways to feel closer to their friends and followers.” - Instagram. Since Instagram Stories

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Facebook Watch Party

Checkout Facebook’s Latest Feature: Facebook Watch Party Facebook is leading the way to ‘social viewing’ with their newest addition, Watch Party. Their latest feature allows members of a group to watch videos together. Participants can comment and react to the video, whether it is live or recorded. Erin Connolly, Product Manager, commented, “We’ve been focused on building new ways to bring people together around video, create connections, and ignite conversations; Watch Party is the next

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Facebook

Poor Facebook … Facebook has had a rocky year. With what you could call disastrous events, like #DeleteFacebook, The Cambridge Analytica and the public scrutiny, it’s safe to say 2018 hasn’t been the best year for the Social Media giant. Facebook’s Next Problem Unfortunately Zuckerburg, the rocky period isn’t over just yet, since they’ve just gone through a stock dilemma. Last Thursday, 26th July, Facebook’s shares dramatically dropped more than 20%, after their revenue and

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Augmented Reality

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Augmented Reality Ads on Facebook … Facebook is offering businesses the possibility to advertise their products and services with a new ad type. The company will be testing augmented reality (AR) ads in news feeds, which will see consumers enjoy a new immersive experience. What is Augmented Reality? Includes superimposing computer generated images on-top of the ‘real’ video or camera image. At first glance the ads will seem like the

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How to Find Out if Your Data Has Been Stolen by the Cambridge Analytica From today, Facebook will be notifying the 87 million people whose personal information may have been involved in the data scandal; the Cambridge Analytica. The scandal meant an estimated 87 million Facebook user’s personal information was snapped up by the political firm through Facebook to influence voters. Those who’s data has been shared can expect to receive an important message on

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What’s Happening in Hale Village? Hale Village will be welcoming Dante, WA14 and Morley’s Oche Club in to their already bustling community. Sadly, Hale Village have had to say goodbye to Stockyard, a well-loved pub for locals to enjoy a true taste of the Southern States. Stockyard will re-open as Morley’s Oche Club. From a great selection of steaks to sourdough stone baked pizza, we’re certain Morley’s Oche Club will be a fantastic addition to

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Have You Heard About Emoji Domain Names? Yes, you read right, some companies are starting to offer emoji domain names. Bizarre. Emojis is one of the fastest growing languages. Whilst emojis may be replacing text, does that mean they should be included in domain names? It sounds strange, but perhaps as we explore this new concept we’ll understand the logic behind the madness. What do the Experts Say? According to .WS, who are one of the

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