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Instagram’s Testing an Option to Unhide Total Like Counts on Posts

Could Instagram be set to give users the option to display the total like counts on their posts once again? According to a new discovery by app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi,…

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Twitter Shares Planning Guide for Your 2021 Tweet Strategy

Two key elements of an effective social media marketing strategy are planning and consistency. It takes planning to ensure that you’re communicating with your target audience, that you’re utilizing the…

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Confusion over WhatsApp’s new T&Cs triggers privacy warning from Italy

Confusion over an update to Facebook-owned chat platform WhatsApp’s terms and conditions has triggered an intervention by Italy’s data protection agency. The Italian GPDP said today it has contacted the…

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WhatsApp faces legal challenge over privacy in its biggest market

WhatsApp is facing a legal challenge in India, its biggest market, after a petition was filed Thursday before Delhi High Court over the upcoming change in the Facebook-owned app’s data-sharing…

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Snapchat permanently bans President Trump’s account

Snapchat permanently bans President Trump’s account

Quite a bit has happened since Snap announced last week that it was indefinitely locking President Trump’s Snapchat account. But after temporary bans from his Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts…

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Trump circumvents Twitter ban to decry ‘unprecedented assault on free speech’

Following a comprehensive ban from Twitter and a number of other online services following last week’s assault on the Capitol by his followers, President Trump managed to put out a…

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TikTok Launches ‘Black Creatives’ Program to Foster New Talent

TikTok has launched a new program to support Black creators, as part of its broader effort to ensure greater diversity and representation on the platform. As explained by TikTok: “Black…

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Facebook Shares New Insights into Emerging Shopping Trends

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on consumer behavior, with some analysts projecting that the global lockdowns and mitigation efforts have accelerated the shift away from physical stores,…

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Controversial social media site Parler moves to Sammamish-based web domain

The Sammamish-based domain registrar Epik has made headlines in the past for hosting controversial sites. Sammamish-based domain registrar Epik confirmed social media site Parler has moved its domain name to…

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59% of US Adults Do Not Trust News on Social Media

A study on social media as a news source finds 59% of US adults believe the information shared on social platforms is inaccurate. Pew Research Center surveyed over 9,000 Americans…

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