Twitter to add a way to ‘memorialize’ accounts for deceased users before removing inactive ones

Twitter has changed its tune regarding inactive accounts after receiving a lot of user feedback: It will now be developing a way to “memorialize” user accounts for those who have…

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November Updates to Paid Advertising Platforms

In this monthly post, we bring you the latest from all of the major platforms. Google Ads What: Google Ads conversion reporting issues and fix Details: Conversion reporting was impacted…

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Brexit ad blitz data firm paid by Vote Leave broke privacy laws, watchdogs find

A joint investigation by watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia has found that Cambridge Analytica-linked data firm, Aggregate IQ, broke privacy laws in Facebook ad-targeting work it undertook for the official…

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Inside the Instagram AI that fills Explore with fresh, juicy content

Instagram has posted an article describing the behind-the-scenes machinery that fills the Explore tab in Instagram with new, interesting stuff every time you open it. It’s a bit technical, so…

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Facebook Provides Effective Video Content Strategy Tips

For years now, video has been the best performing content type on Facebook, generating better results in terms of engagement, interaction and overall response. With technological advances facilitating more ways…

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Facebook’s Testing a New ‘Favorites’ Friend Listing for Facebook Stories

Facebook is reportedly testing out a new option which would enable users to share their Facebook and Messenger Stories with smaller, selected groups of friends, as opposed to all of…

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Facebook prototypes Favorites for close friends microsharing

Facebook is building its own version of Instagram Close Friends, the company confirms to TechCrunch. There are a lot people that don’t share on Facebook because it can feel risky…

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Watch Sacha Baron Cohen skewer Zuckerberg’s ‘twisted logic’ on hate speech and fakes

Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has waded into the debate about social media regulation. In an award-acceptance speech to the Anti-Defamation League yesterday, the creator of Ali G and Borat delivered…

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Facebook Considers Changes to its Political Ads Policy

As you may have heard, Facebook’s decision not to subject political ads to fact-checking has caused a lot of concern, in various sectors. With The Social Network rolling out a…

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Facebook Dating now integrates with Instagram and Facebook Stories

Facebook Dating, an opt-in feature of the main Facebook app, will begin to tap into the content users are already creating across both Facebook and Instagram to enhance its service….

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