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Entries in 'social media' (16)

What next for outgoing WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton?

What next for outgoing WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton?

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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has announced his departure from the popular messaging service. Acton, who started at Facebook in 2014 when WhatsApp was acquired for $19 billion, may be less ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 13th 2017 at 9:31AM
Facebook hit with €110 million fine for 'misleading' EU over WhatsApp data use

Facebook hit with €110 million fine for 'misleading' EU over WhatsApp data use

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Facebook has been slapped with a €110 million fine for misleading the EU over its WhatsApp takeover. The European Commission has ruled that Facebook intentionally mislead officials in order to ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on May 18th 2017 at 10:18AM
MP's want to fine social networks that are slow to remove hate speech

MP's want to fine social networks that are slow to remove hate speech

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Social networking sites are "shamefully far" from from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says the Home Affairs Committee which wants to introduce "meaningful fines" for companies that fail to remove illegal ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on May 2nd 2017 at 11:00AM
Twitter considering paid option

Twitter considering paid option

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Twitter is considering adding a paid option for businesses and those referred to as 'power users', the company said on Thursday. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 24th 2017 at 10:55AM

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Snapchat makes London its international HQ

Snapchat makes London its international HQ

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Rumours of the UK's tech demise may have been a bit exaggerated, as Snap – the company behind messaging app Snapchat – has announced that it will make London its ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jan 10th 2017 at 10:33AM
Vine to be rebranded as Vine Camera

Vine to be rebranded as Vine Camera

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After months of speculation as to what is going on with Vine, Twitter has announced that it will rebrand and relaunch the app as Vine Camera on January 17th.  

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Jan 5th 2017 at 12:06PM
Almost 80 per cent of people want to quit social media - but are too scared

Almost 80 per cent of people want to quit social media - but are too scared

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78 per cent of social media users want to quit, but are afraid of losing friends and posts.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Nov 17th 2016 at 10:00AM
Twitter is trying to sell Vine

Twitter is trying to sell Vine

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Vine may be dead and buried as far as Twitter may be concerned, but according to a new report, there are several buyers that the company is considering for the ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Nov 8th 2016 at 10:30AM
Twitter cans Vine amidst sale debacle

Twitter cans Vine amidst sale debacle

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Twitter has announced that it is to shut down Vine.

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Oct 28th 2016 at 12:00PM
PCR Boot Camp North 2016 Speaker Profile: Joanna Booth, Social Media Makes Sense

PCR Boot Camp North 2016 Speaker Profile: Joanna Booth, Social Media Makes Sense

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PCR Boot Camp North 2016 takes place at the Renaissance Hotel in central Manchester on Wednesday, November 16th.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:57AM

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