Facebook

What Is Facebook Under Fire for Now? According to the emails, that were published by MP Damian Collins, Facebook has signed deals to give companies like Netflix and Airbnb privileged access to user data. Collins, who is a rather vocal critic of the social media platform, released more than 200 confidential internal Facebook emails about the operations at the company. The emails are said to reveal how Facebook allows companies to have special access to

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Borderline Content

Are Facebook Right to Fight Borderline Content? In a bid to better the user experience, Facebook has changed its News Feed algorithm to discourage borderline content.  In Facebook’s blog post, where Zuckerberg shared the new update, clickbait content is referred to as “borderline”, meaning it doesn’t technically break Facebook’s rules but people are mistakenly engaging with sensationalist, misleading content. According to Zuckerberg, people engage more with borderline content compared to other forms of content. Even

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Black Friday

How Small Business Can Jump on the Black Friday Band Wagon Black Friday (23rd November), the day where we all buy stuff we don’t need because it’s discounted. More and more businesses are taking advantage of the viral holiday, with brands like Amazon, Argos and Currys PC World leading the way with the biggest discounts. But the shopping event isn’t exclusive to major businesses. In this article, we’ll be exploring ways small businesses can get

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Facebook Loses 1 Million Users … In just three months, Facebook has lost a million daily and active users. According to Facebook’s latest figures, the number of Europeans logging onto the platform everyday has dropped from 279 million to 278 million, and monthly Europeans users has fell from 376 to 375 million. Why Has The Number of Facebook Users Fallen? The social network and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, have been in the news a lot

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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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