Google+ Begins Shutdown

By Wisdom Mumera Google has begun the process of shutting down and deleting all consumer accounts on its Google+ social network platform following the failure of the application to meet expected goals. The move brings to an end Google’s attempt to directly compete with the likes of Facebook and Twitter. The Verge reported that, “the …

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Google Introduces New Privacy Feature

By Staff Reporter In a bid to enhance privacy and security Google has announced the introduction of a new feature that allows users to auto-delete their location and activity data after 3 or 18 months. Previously there had been a manual option which one could use but obviously, not everyone remembers to turn it on …

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Facebook Caught in Controversy Again

By Staff Reporter Social media company, Facebook has been embroiled in another scandal after revelations that it harvested over 1.5 million of peoples email addresses without consent. The company has already been reeling from other PR goofs of late and this latest one has led to speculation that it can face legal challenges. In defence …

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Facebook Goes the WhatsApp Way

By Wisdom Mumera Facebook has thought of going the WhatsApp way, more privacy, end-to-end encryption and keeping itself out of the loop as the global community platform threatens to become another private island. The move, however, is likely to face another barrage of criticism as it lays the ground for fake news. The platform’s founder, …

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WhatsApp Shows How Many Times a Message Has Been Forwarded

By Staff Reporter Fresh from limiting the forwarding of multiple messages, reducing them to five chats, WhatsApp is allegedly testing yet another impediment for fake news by creating labels for messages forwarded over 5 times. “Last week, WABetaInfo reported that in a new beta version of its Android app, WhatsApp added counts for how many …

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Facebook Live Faces Bleak Future

By Staff Reporter Facebook Live streaming faces an unlikely future following an admission by the parent company that they have no control over the application. The admission follows the livestreamed shootings of Muslims in a New Zealand mosque. A Forbes article stated that according to Facebook, “there is too much content in general but not …

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Facebook Live Faces Bleak Future

By Staff Reporter Facebook Live streaming faces an unlikely future following an admission by the parent company that they have no control over the application. The admission follows the livestreamed shootings of Muslims in a New Zealand mosque. A Forbes article stated that according to Facebook, “there is too much content in general but not …

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Facebook Can Now Detect Revenge Porn

By Staff Reporter The habit of hitting back at your ex by posting his/her nudes sent during happy days just got tricky as Facebook has revealed that it can now detect revenge nude images and videos posted without permission. The company’ global head of safety Antigone Davies said recently their ability was not just a …

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Soon You Will Send WhatsApp Messages from Facebook

By Staff Reporter Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has promised an evolutionary shift of his company’s messaging apps to increase interoperability among the three messaging apps, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook. In a message Zuckerberg said, people want to be able to choose which service they use to communicate with people. “However, today if you want to …

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Facebook and Instagram in Partial Shutdown

By Staff Reporter Are you experiencing challenges opening your Facebook or Instagram accounts? Don’t panic and do some uninformed repairs its not your fault. Many other users across the globe  have reported having  trouble accessing Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook’s Messenger app Wednesday. The specific problem has not as yet been diagnosed with international  reporting that …

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