Facebook says it has helped 2.5 million people register to vote

Ahead of National Voter Registration Day tomorrow, Facebook says it is playing its part in getting people registered to vote in the 2020 presidential election. Facebook announced it has helped 2.5 million people register...

Facebook to open office in Lagos

Social media giant Facebook has announced plans to open an operational office in Lagos, Nigeria. Ime Archibong, Facebook’s Head of New Product Experimentation in a statement said the office will be home to...

I thought I had a healthy approach to influencing – then The Social Dilemma...

For many content creators, lockdown was a period of heightened productivity. From filming new content to dreaming up unique infographics, it was a new opportunity to get creative. But as time went on,...

Pamela Hutchinson death: Tributes to The Emotions singer after her death at 61

Pamela Hutchinson, a member of the The Emotions, has died at the age  of 61. The news was confirmed on the group’s official Facebook page. Hutchinson was the younger sister of bandmates Sheila, Wanda...

Bytedance says it will own 80% of TikTok Global contradicting Trump’s claims

Shortly after President Donald Trump “gave his blessing” to TikTok’s U.S. sale, he claimed the deal completely addresses his administration’s national security concerns and “has nothing to do with China.” However, a new...

Apparent racial bias found in Twitter photo algorithm

An algorithm Twitter uses to decide how photos are cropped in people’s timelines appears to be automatically choosing to display the faces of white people over people with darker skin...

Google brings back humans to take over moderating YouTube content from A.I.

More human moderators are going back to work to oversee YouTube content, taking over from automated systems that admittedly took down some videos erroneously. READ SOURCE

Judge rules that U.S. government can’t force WeChat off app stores

TikTok is not the only Chinese app to have been saved from a ban at the last minute this weekend: WeChat won't be banned from app stores tomorrow either. READ SOURCE

TikTok says it’s here to stay; ban from U.S. app stores delayed to September...

TikTok said that it isn't going anywhere after President Trump approved Oracle's proposed deal. The app's ban from U.S. app stores has been delayed by a week. READ SOURCE

Trump approves proposed deal for Oracle to acquire U.S. assets of TikTok

President Donald Trump has approved Oracle’s proposed deal to acquire the U.S. assets of TikTok, following a phone call with Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison and Walmart CEO Doug McMillon. “I have given the deal...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...

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