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 to shut down this network 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 itself has announced.‎‎ With the 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 delete inactive accounts on such 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 we did not have time 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 to buying and selling drugs, 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 we should do more to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

What are the best times to post on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Not all hours and days are the most appropriate to successfully promote your announcements and to pass your message. Dimitris Stragalas, Head of Social Media of “Cloudevo” , the fastest-developing company “digital growth” in Greece gives us the answers through the following guide. “Depending on the channel, there are specific times and days when our content can gather most likes or have the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Twitter changes: Returns a function that users “required” to have again

The moment Twitter users waited arrived: The chronological order of the posts on the home page came back! The company decided to remove this feature in 2016 by replacing it with an algorithmic selection of posts that the system believed to be the “best tweet“, judging from your interactions on the platform. A result of this algorithm is the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Colossians record child data

The law that protects the privacy of minors violated online advertising companies, a property of “Google” and “Twitter ‘, according to a complaint report lodged judge of the US state “New Mexico”. The lawsuit was filed following complaints by parents who found that seemingly childless games collected personal data, such as the exact location of the user, which they forwarded Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Norman: A “psychopath” artificial intelligence

Coming directly from a sci-fi thriller scenario is Norman: An artificial intelligence, inspired by Hitchcock’s “Norman Bates” character, who is “trained” to understand images, but has an overly “dark” perception of the world. As the BBC says, when a “normal” algorithm generated by artificial intelligence is asked what it sees in an abstract shape, it Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …