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A non-profit known as the Centre for Countering Digital Hate has issued a report examining the private direct messages sent to five well-known women on Instagram and says it found a lot of objectionable material.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 23 March 2022 19:21

Emplifi launches next-level social customer care

Unified customer experience platform Emplifi has launched Emplifi Social Care, part of the its Unified CX Platform. Emplifi Social Care is aimed at powering teams outside of the service centre to help support the volume of customer requests that come in across social media channels.

Published in Market

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, says it will not fact-check claims made by politicians during the forthcoming Federal Election campaign in order to catch disinformation.

Published in Technology Regulation

Meta states in an SEC filing it is considering leaving Europe if it can no longer exchange data from European users with the United States, following the Schrems II decision. This story is evolving, and since publication a response from Meta has been received which confirms the company is concerned it will be unable to share data between the EU and US, but denies its concern is over targeted advertising.

Published in Listed Tech

A Brisbane lawyer has warned parents that monetising their children's appearances on social media could lead to tears.

Published in Entertainment

COMPANY NEWSIntegral Ad Science, a global leader in digital media quality, today announced that it has been accredited by the Media Rating Council (MRC) for impression and viewability measurement and reporting of display and video ads across Facebook and Instagram. With the continued growth of social advertising, this latest accreditation underscores the valued measurement that IAS offers advertisers across the world’s largest digital platforms including Facebook.

Published in Not For Profit

Social media behemoth Facebook has released its first post about how the site and its associated properties Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus Web went down for six hours on Tuesday AEDT – but reading it is of little use.

Published in Security

Facebook. The company has been on an apology tour for most of its existence, mostly for invading people's privacy in different ways, and hot on the heels of a whistleblower exposing Facebook's allegedly dodgy algorithms comes the now resolved outage that affected Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram and Oculus Web.

Published in Security

Web infrastructure and website security company Cloudflare has beaten Facebook to the punch in explaining why the latter suffered a major outage earlier today, with the site disappearing from the Web at about 2.30am AEDT.

Published in Security

The A and AAA domain name system records for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have disappeared, leading to the blackout of the three sites from the Internet, in what appears to be a problem caused by a border gateway protocol mistake.

Published in Security

Facebook has announced that it will be putting off the planned launch of a version of Instagram for children, after a backlash against the plan grew in the US.

Published in Technology Regulation

ANALYSIS The British Government has given a clear indication that it will launch an advertising blitz to fight Facebook's move to roll out encrypted messaging to all its apps.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Tech giant Facebook has joined the ID2020 Alliance, a global public-private partnership committed to shape the future of digital ID and ensure technologies are designed and implemented in ways that are privacy-protecting, user-controlled, equitable, and interoperable.

Published in Apps

Independent non-partisan organisation Reset Australia says Facebook has profiled young users and teenagers with sensitive advertising content such as smoking, gambling, and extreme weight loss. The organisation calls for measures to regulate these ads.

Published in Apps

The Olympic Games in Tokyo will take place without an Australian crowd this year, so support for Australian athletes is much needed. Fans can show support by using green and gold face filters and profile frames on their Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Published in Apps

Instagram and Facebook users have now the option to hide the like counts on their posts. While this may be beneficial for some, others have found it inconvenient.

Published in Business IT

Hardly a month after he exposed the poor security in software deployed by Israeli mobile surveillance firm Cellebrite, Signal creator Moxie Marlinspike has taken a potshot at Facebook's practices of collecting personal data.

Published in Apps

Canva is celebrating its customers' ability to design, schedule, and post content to Instagram Business accounts, plus seven other social platforms in one subscription.

Published in Apps
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 04:01

Data breaches lead to loss of trust – and business

Identity provider Okta's research shows a data breach could dislodge nearly half of a company's customer base.

Published in Security

Forty-eight US states, led by New York, have filed a lawsuit against Facebook claiming that the company has illegally stifled competition in order to protect its monopoly power.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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