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 …

The dark ocean of Dark Web

According to a very widespread metaphore, if the internet we use daily was an iceberg it would only be the top of it. Beneath the surface, most of the internet is sunk and is called “Dark Web”. There -deep in the big nowhere- there is a galaxy of “sites” devoted Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram forbids photographs showing self-harm

Instagram, the very popular new social networking site, has decided to ban photos showing self-harm, thus participating in the fight against self-harm and suicide, announced today the platform belongs to Facebook. Very recently: “We found that, as far as the issues of self-harm and suicide are concerned, we are not there and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …