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 …

Messenger and Instagram are shielded with encryption

Messenger is one of the most popular ‘online’ communication platforms. It is estimated that around 20 billion text messages are exchanged every month through the Facebook-owned application. The company protects text messages with encryption technology but does not do the same with voice messages or video calls made through the service and their number Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook and Instagram will allow users to hide likes

Facebook’s photo-sharing app, Instagram, allows users to hide the number of “likes” in their posts, and this change, as Reuters writes, will soon come to Facebook, after years of testing to reduce pressure on users to use their services. Instagram users will be able to hide “likes” in all posts on their “feed” and in their own “posts”. Both options will be available on Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The applications that “suck” the battery of mobile phones have been identified

The more features and more services our mobile phones provide, the more we use it and accordingly the amount of energy required for the operation of the device increases, which of course leads to the rapid consumption of its “fuel” and the need for continuous battery charging.  The Swiss company “pCloud” conducted a study in which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Clubhouse: New social media that you enter only by invitation

Never before have there been so many “social media” platforms where people connect and share their thoughts. Whether it’s classic options like “Facebook” and  Twitter”, image-based apps like “Snapchat” or “Instagram”, or video sharing platforms like “Tiktok”; it matters that there’s something for every taste. A new app comes to focus on a different medium: sound; the “Clubhouse” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: You can retrieve the photos you deleted within a month

Instagram’s development team is adding a new feature to help users retrieve their newly deleted posts (such as photos, videos, stories). The “Recently Deleted” section will keep the deleted material for 30 days and if there is no user reaction, then it will proceed to permanent deletion from its account, with the exception Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …