Instagram adds parental control options

Since last December, the Instagram development team had promised to add new parental control features to the popular platform and now we are in the final stretch for their launch, as it started in the US. The head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, describes the new options as the first parental Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: New feature for anonymous likes in Stories

Another new feature is coming to the Instagram application, with head Adam Mosseri announcing that from now on we will be able to anonymously “like” the “Stories” we like, without sending a message to the creator. According to “Techgear”, with the next upgrade of the application for “Android” and “iOS” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

50,000 Facebook users became targets of private monitoring

More than 50,000 Facebook users in more than 100 countries will be notified by the company itself that it may have been the target of hacking attempts by monitoring companies working for government agencies, or private clients. The news is the result of many months of research by “Meta” —the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram – Take a break: The new feature for those who “burn”

Shortly before the inauguration of its CEO Adam Mosseri in Congress, the Instagram development team released new features, aimed at providing a safer place for teens. First, it launches the “Take a Break” feature, previously available in the US, UK, Canada and Australia. In practice, “Take a Break” is a Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

TikTok: New revelations for videos that promote anorexia in teenagers; “They spread like a disease”

There are more and more cases where dangerous and potentially harmful content “gets out” of control and user protection policies on a number of “social media” platforms. Following the revelations of Frances Haugen about the effects of Facebook and Instagram on young users —with their effects being toxic to teens Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Experts recorded 46 negative effects of social media

New study raises particular concerns about the impact of “social media” platforms. It is undeniable that “social media” platforms have brought multilevel changes and small and large revolutions in every area of the personal, social and professional life of modern man. The benefits and positive aspects of “social media” are Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The British developer who got 15 years banned from Facebook

A programmer from Great Britain created “Unfollow Everything”, which promoted as the solution to the problem of modern man who spends his whole day on “social media”. Yes, we do it in Greece too! What Louis Barclay created allows users to automatically “unfollow” all friends they have on Facebook and the pages they follow Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Francis Hogen: What complaints about Facebook reached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

A day after her identity was uncovered and a few hours after the blackout of the Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger platforms ended, Francis Hogen’s complaints reached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The complaint states that Facebook misled investors about the size of its audience and hid the steady decline of younger users Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Three common scams on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms. Indeed, with more than a billion active users, it is one of the four most popular social networks in the world. The number of its users, however, makes it more attractive to internet hackers everywhere. Amer Owaida, from international cybersecurity firm “ESET”, analyzes the three most common scams that a simple Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook’s five guilty secrets revealed

From the very first moment of its operation, Facebook gathered negative reviews on various kinds of issues. In recent years, the platform that created the world of social media, has been put under the microscope of various authorities around the world on issues related to its tactics, the security of personal Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram will ask for a birthday date

Instagram will start requiring users to confirm their dates of birth as part of an effort to push for new security measures for young people, the popular social media app said on Monday. Instagram has explored the possibility of creating a version of its app for children under 13, provoking reactions from the political arena, because Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: The big change coming at the end of the month

Earlier this year, tests were being conducted on Instagram’s platform to allow users to add “links” to their “Stories” in the form of “stickers”, predicting the expiration date of the popular “Swipe Up” feature. Now, “Swipe Up”, which was the only transfer way to an external website within the platform, can be considered a thing of the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …