Facebook being charged in UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook’s back is against the wall yet again On Tuesday, UK authorities announced that Facebook will be charged £500,000 for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. According to the authorities, Facebook failed to keep data of its users safe, and simultaneously, it did not inform users of how Cambridge Analytica used their data for political gain. In March, […]
  • 7 Days ago

Instagram announces IGTV to compete with YouTube

We’re live with IGTV Social media platform Instagram announced on Wednesday that it will unveil a new application, IGTV, that allows users to produce longer, 4K videos. Currently, Instagram only allows its users to produce 60-second videos – this new app puts it in the same ballpark as YouTube and far past Snapchat. IGTV gives […]
  • 28 Days ago

IHOP’s “IHOb” mystery solved

International House of Burgers Last week, breakfast chain IHOP (International House of Pancakes) rolled out a bizarre yet effective marketing campaign where they changed their name to IHOb on social media. The move got many social media users chattering about what the “b” would stand for. Some guessed “breakfast” or “bacon,” and some clever consumers […]
  • 1 month ago

Did the scandal actually affect Facebook’s stocks?

Facebook first-quarter reports show that its earnings and shares are all soaring up. The company has far exceeded Wall Street predictions. Despite the horrendous scandal that Facebook had gone through just weeks ago, it seems that the company is still going strong in its stocks, as reported by Business Insider. Click here to be directed […]
  • 3 Months ago

Why is dark chocolate “healthy”?

Health benefits only occur when there is 70% cacao in the chocolate’s content. Cacao consumption can reduce stress, strengthen the immune system and improve memory.   For all the chocolate-lovers out there, binge on because a new study has further confirmed its pre-existing benefits. Have you ever wondered why dark chocolate has always been the ‘healthy’ option […]
  • 3 Months ago

Are Android Apps Tracking Your Children?

Studies reveal a number of Android applications are violating the U.S. COPPA law. Children under the age of 13 require more supervision in the use of applications. Not long ago, there was some uproar about data sharing between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The internet has become so complicated in recent years such that nothing online […]
  • 3 Months ago

What New Features is Snapchat bringing to us now?

Snapchat introduces new group video call feature. It allows up to 16 people to participate in one call. Users have been introduced to various kinds of social media platforms in this day and age. This, in turn, leads to a fierce competition in the market behind the production of these applications. From Facebook to Instagram, […]
  • 3 Months ago

How is Facebook affecting your well-being?

The use of Facebook contributes to the levels of stress hormone cortisone. The study required participants to not use Facebook for five days. The Journal of Social Psychology has just published the findings of a research regarding the use of social media. It was done by the University of Queensland in Australia. They have proven the […]
  • 3 Months ago

Microsoft imposes strict Code of Conduct, Severe Punishments

Microsoft is reinforcing and revising its Code of Conduct terms. Microsoft has threatened to suspend or ban people for infringements.  Due to the anonymity that exists in cyberspaces, there is an astronomical amount of unsolicited content on the internet nowadays. Hence, it should come as no surprise that Microsoft is revising its terms and conditions to […]
  • 4 Months ago
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