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 creator of the Web sold for 5.4 million dollars the source code of the World Wide Web

The “father” of the World Wide Web, or briefly Web, British Sir Tim Berners-Lee, sold the primary source code of WWW for $5.43 million at “Sotheby’s” auction. The proceeds will be donated by him and his wife for charitable purposes. The source code was auctioned in the form of a “Non-Fungible Token (NFT)” —i.e. a digital intellectual property certificate for Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Spaces: Twitter’s new tool available for everyone

Twitter announced that the “Spaces” tool is now available in mobile and computer “web browsers”, stating that its desire to offer the experience on every screen is fulfilled. Twitter users of “Spaces” have the opportunity to schedule reminders about the “Spaces” they want to watch, while at the same time benefiting from the new features built into “descriptions” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Twitter: Brings “Super Follow”; How it works

Twitter has announced that in the coming months it plans to launch a new feature called “Super Follow”, which will allow its users to charge their followers to access exclusive content, which will not be freely available to others. Also, it progresses “Spaces”, competitive of “Clubhouse”, which enables users to participate in audio 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 …

Research: Social media harms teenagers’ mental health

Teenagers’ mental health is being harmed by heavy use of social media, according to new research.  As the BBC reports, the research was carried out by the “Education Policy Institute” and The “Prince’s Trust “and in its context it is found that wellness/well-being is at similar levels in all primary school-age children. It begins to be Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

From tweets to fleets; the new tool from Twitter

Twitter has made it known that it will now launch international tool, Fleets”, which automatically “disappears” messages (tweets) after one day, following the pattern of “stories” of “Snapchat” and “Instagram”, but also the corresponding features in “WhatsApp”, “LinkedIn” and “Pinterest”. “Fleets” can include text, photos and videos, all of which will have a 24-hour life; the new feature will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Computer rang the first international bell for the coronavirus on December 30, 2019

The first international “bell” on the Covid-19 was rang not by a human but by an American computer with artificial intelligence. On December 30, 2019, the “smart” software of the Boston Children’s Hospital HealthMap website, which uses artificial intelligence to monitor social media, news, online searches and other information that may indicate signs of a new epidemic, was the one Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Twitter: Blocked thousands of users; Whom and Why

‎Twitter has announced that it has deleted about 6,000 accounts involved in a manipulation and disinformation operation, orchestrated by Saudi Arabia.‎ Most of these profiles were written in Arabic and posted “messages in favor of the Saudi authorities”. Some were in English and targeted to western audiences. Twitter took over Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Easier file transfer from Facebook to Google Photos‎

Facebook has presented‎‎ a ‎‎new tool‎‎ that ‎‎allows‎‎ ‎‎easier file transfer from the user’s profile to Google Photos. This‎‎ tool‎‎ ‎‎is named ‎‎”Facebook-to-Google-Photos”‎‎ ‎‎ and has already started to be available to the ‎‎Irish users of Facebook. In‎‎ ‎‎2020‎‎ it will become ‎‎available‎‎ worldwide, according to what the ‎‎social network Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Twitter is preparing to massively delete inactive users from December

Twitter‎‎ will start ‎‎deleting user accounts that have been inactive for more than six months, unless used before the December 11 deadline‎‎. ‎ ‎The deletion will ‎‎include those who died‎‎, unless a ‎‎relative or other person can access the deceased’s account.‎ ‎It is the ‎‎first time that Twitter proceeds to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Can I delete accounts that I don’t use anymore?‎

In times like the one we live in, digital and very fast, if not all of us have accounts that are never used by anyone. They are accounts for sites that we were very interested at first, but after a while we forgot them. Or accounts for free trials, which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …