Social Media

YouTube considers hiding dislikes to protect creators’ mental well-being

YouTube has announced it’s experimenting with hiding dislikes to discourage “dislike mobs” from deliberately downvoting videos from creators and...

Mar 31 · 1 min read >
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Google to contribute $25 million to combat fake news

Alphabet-owned Google will contribute $25 million to the newly set up European Media and Information Fund to combat fake...

Mar 31 · 1 min read >

PM Imran Khan forms body to review controversial social media rules

Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to review the controversial social media rules. The controversial social...

Mar 31 · 1 min read >

LinkedIn introduces new tools in response to creators increasingly joining its platform

Responding to a “pronounced increase” in the use of its platform by creators, LinkedIn has introduced several new tools...

Mar 31 · 1 min read >

Pakistani government’s alternative for WhatsApp will go live by next year, secretary of IT reveals

The federal secretary for IT and Telecom, Shoaib Siddiqui, has revealed that the government will launch Pakistan’s version of...

Mar 30 · 1 min read >

Twitter’s ‘Community’ in pipeline: Users will get the option to share Tweets with selected audiences

Back in February, Twitter previewed a new, groups-like option called ‘Communities’, which would enable Twitter users to share their...

Mar 30 · 58 sec read >

Facebook planning to launch three new projects in Pakistan: Zia Ullah Bangash

Social networking behemoth Facebook has something in the works for Pakistan. The company is reportedly planning to launch three...

Mar 27 · 45 sec read >

U.S. lawmakers grill big tech CEOs on misinformation, fake news

In their first appearance before Congress since Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, the chief executives of Facebook, Google...

Mar 26 · 1 min read >

KP govt opposes ban on TikTok in Pakistan

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government on Thursday opposed a ban on the popular short-video sharing app TikTok, ARY News...

Mar 26 · 1 min read >

Slack to fix error in new direct messaging feature over abuse, harassment concerns

Workplace messaging app Slack Technologies said it was working to fix an error in the direct-messaging feature it introduced...

Mar 25 · 1 min read >

Instagram, Facebook identified as the most invasive iOS apps: report

Around 52% of iOS apps gather personal data such as browsing history, location, bank details, contact information, fitness level,...

Mar 24 · 1 min read >

The first US president to get banned from Twitter says he won’t be back on Twitter, even if invited

Donald Trump got banned from Twitter indefinitely in the wake of the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol....

Mar 24 · 1 min read >

YouTube refuses to remove a 3-hour Livestream of the Boulder mass shooting

YouTube says the platform will not remove a controversial live-streamed video of a mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, despite...

Mar 24 · 1 min read >