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Instagram to fight against harassment


MNA Technology Desk: Instagram stated that it is going to add a new weapon to fight against harassment at the renowned mobile app for sharing pictures and videos. It is mainly an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms. “Our goal is to make Instagram a friendly, fun and, most importantly, safe place for self-expression,” an Instagram spokesperson said in an email reply to news agency. “As we learn, ...

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Facebook would give friends & family more importance


MNA Technology Desk: Facebook said that it would give friends and family more importance on user feeds, a move that may hurt media outlets that rely on the network to draw readers. The social media giant said in a statement that the goal of the “news feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them and helps you see more posts from your friends and family.” The change comes after the world’s biggest social network came under scrutiny over accusations by a former contractor that it was suppressing some political viewpoints in its ‘trending topics.’ Facebook ...

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Leaving Facebook may be better for you

MNA Lifestyle Desk: It can be a critical consideration that leaving facebook may be better for you. Ten years ago Facebook was just cresting as the cool new social media site that helped you keep in touch with the people you didn’t actually like in high school. We fed it our thoughts and feelings, shared our meals and locations and our top ten movie lists, kept it up-to-date on our relationship status, political views, favorite links, and personal information — all in the name of staying connected, and all without a thought to our security. But with a decade of ...

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Facebook users advised not to use ‘Reactions’ feature


MNA Technology Desk: The Belgium police advised facebook users not to use the ‘Reactions’ feature as it poses serious threat of invasion of privacy. The social media network, Facebook, rolled out its alternative to the ‘like’ button in February, but police say you shouldn’t use it if you want to protect your privacy and also warning people not to use Facebook’s ‘Reactions’ feature to respond to posts. For the past few months, Facebook has given its users the opportunity to express a range of emotions when they respond to posts they see in their feed. After years of complaining about ...

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Facebook Messenger as e-commerce medium


Facebook announced that people can use its Messenger as Facebook e-commerce medium such as chat service to order flowers, keep up with the news and buy shoes or other goods from participating companies. Only a few have signed on so far but if the feature takes off among the users. It’s now possible though neither easy nor particularly convenient to buy stuff on Facebook via automated messaging “bots.” But it’s far from clear that people really want to go shopping on the social network. “I would totally shop using message bots for things I know I’m buying” — like soap, ...

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