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Contrary to common belief, the majority of social media challenges remain confined to online...

Among young people associated with gangs on Chicago’s South Side, online confrontations don’t typically escalate to in-person violence and can even deter it, research finds. The menacing photos that Tevin,...

Facebook and Instagram will allow your friends to send messages to Whatsapp without having...

Until now, the applications belonging to Mark Zuckerberg's company - Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp - have worked separately. However, the executive director of Facebook has confirmed that he intends...

Facebook Secret Crush: a private list of people you want to be “more than...

Facebook continues to add services focused on relationships and matchmaking within its social network. Secret Crush is an add-on that adds possibilities to the Facebook Dating dating section, which...

Deceased people will outnumber living ones on Facebook in 50 years. Is it time...

Deceased people may outnumber living ones as Facebook account holders within half a century, something that could have serious implications for how digital heritage is addressed in the future. This...

Facebook and Twitter close accounts of terrorist group New IRA

Facebook and Twitter have removed accounts from the political group Saoradh for its alleged relationship with the terrorist group Nuevo IRA, responsible for the death of journalist Lyra McKee...

Facebook will stop alerting you of the birthdays of friends who have died

It is one of the most useful things for many of the Facebook users: the social network reminds you of your friends' birthdays saves you on many occasions and...

Twitter limits the number of accounts we can follow in one day to 400

Twitter has reduced from 1,000 to 400 the number of accounts a user can follow throughout a day. And no, it's not a whimsical choice. What those responsible for...

Researchers find dozens of groups dedicated to scams in plain sight on Facebook

Talos, a team of cybersecurity researchers from Cisco, has published this Friday a report on dozens of scam groups it has been tracking over the last few months on...

Less politically engaged Twitter users avoid politics more and more

While partisan users form highly partisan social networks on Twitter, moderate users—or those less politically engaged—continue to avoid politics, potentially creating a void on social media. “We are not necessarily...

Selfies detract from the enjoyment of the experience

While other studies have focused on the emotions—often of pride and joy—that result when we see likes and comments on our Facebook or Instagram posts, a new study in...
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Facebook closed last quarter 2.19 billion fake accounts

The social network Facebook has announced that last quarter closed 2,190 million false accounts, a record figure. This account closure comes at a time...

Harvey Weinstein reaches $44 million settlement to close sexual abuse lawsuits

Hollywood exproducer Harvey Weinstein has reached a $44 million settlement to close the lawsuits filed against him by some of his alleged victims and...

Theresa May resigns after almost three years at the head of the British Government

The head of the conservative government has met at her official residence at 10 Downing Street with the president of her parliamentary group, Graham...

Hiroshima beaches glassy beads formed from debris of the atomic bomb blast

Minuscule glassy beads formed from debris of the atomic bomb blast that devastated Hiroshima nearly 75 years ago litter nearby beaches, according to a...

Apple redesigns MacBook Pro keyboard after user complaints

Apple announced new versions of its line of MacBook Pro laptops in which the keyboard has been redesigned, after the company received many criticisms...

Whatsapp will have advertising in 2020

WhatsApp's vice president, in 2018, confirmed that the application will have advertisements, but did not set a date for this to happen. This Tuesday, during...

Nearly 19,000 asylum seekers await US entry in Mexican border cities

The number of asylum seekers on wait lists in Mexican border cities or those waiting to get on these lists has grown to 18,700,...

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