WORLD NEWS | Facebook, Twitter Remove Russia-Linked Accounts In Ghana Targeting U.S.

Facebook Inc  and Twitter Inc. said on Thursday they had taken down a network of Russian – linked face accounts operates out of Ghana and Nigeria which targeted the United States. Facebook told reporters that the network, which is removed from Facebook and Instagram engaging in foreign interference, was in the early stages of building … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Facebook, Twitter Remove Russia-Linked Accounts In Ghana Targeting U.S.

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Testing Disappearing ‘Fleets’ In Brazil

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Twitter said on Wednesday it was testing in Brazil a new type of tweet that disappears after 24 fours, similar to the stories feature popular on Snapchat and Facebook’s photo-sharing app Instagram. Called ‘fleets’, the vanishing messages can be viewed by tapping on a user’s profile picture. They do not appear … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Testing Disappearing ‘Fleets’ In Brazil

SOCIAL MEDIA | Priyanka Chopra Lauds Power Of Social Media In UAE Talk

DUBAI: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra Jonas touched down in the UAE this week for the opening day of the 9th edition of Sharjah’s International Government Communication Forum 2020 (IGCCF), which kicked off today at the city’s Expo Center, where the former Miss World was a guest speaker. Ahead of the two-day event, the 37-year-old unploaded … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Priyanka Chopra Lauds Power Of Social Media In UAE Talk

WORLD NEWS | Twitter Suspends Group Of Pro-Bloomberg Accounts Over ‘Platform Manipulation’

BUCHARES | ROMANIA - - Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. ‘We took enforcement action on about 70 accounts, which included a combination of permanent suspension and account challenges to very ownership’, a Twitter spokeswoman said in a … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Twitter Suspends Group Of Pro-Bloomberg Accounts Over ‘Platform Manipulation’

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Tests Labels, Community Moderation For Lies By Public Figures

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA - -  Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to identify misleading information posted by politicians and public figures and add brightly colored label under those tweets. NBC News earlier reported that Twitter company documents showing a mockup of the new … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Tests Labels, Community Moderation For Lies By Public Figures

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter says Facebook, Messenger Accounts Hacked

MILAN | ITALY - - Twitter confirmed on Friday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked. A Twitter spokesperson said in an emailed statement that the accounts were hacked through a third-party platform. ‘As soon as we were made aware of the issue, we locked … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter says Facebook, Messenger Accounts Hacked

KSA | Saudi Health Ministry Launches Awareness Platform

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Ministry of Health has launched on official Twitter account to help raise awareness and provide information on health matters. The platform, which offers advice and tips covering a range of health topics, is part of the ministry’s drive to promote healthy lifestyle choices and maintain the safety and … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Health Ministry Launches Awareness Platform