More regulation is coming for social media, but users are pushing the real agenda. Media savvy friends are becoming reluctant users of platforms and taking them off their phones.
Stephen Brook. Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1100.
In a sign that Uganda's government is preparing for protests and possible violence in the aftermath of Thursday's national election, the country's telecommunications regulator has blocked all social media platforms and messaging apps.
Sky News. Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:03:00 +0000.
Google and Apple told Parler, a social network popular with conservatives, that it must better police its users if it wants a place in their app stores.
Jack Nicas. New York Times. Sat, 09 Jan 2021 01:11:50 +0000.
Entrepreneur En Español. Entrepreneur. Mon, 28 Dec 2020 17:48:00 GMT.
Manchester Crown Court heard Ben Halpin, 34, subjected his girlfriend Sandra Newton to a campaign of physical abuse as well as controlling her phone and social media accounts.
Daily Mail. Tue, 22 Dec 2020 13:04:49 +0000.
The social network said it opposed changes that Apple was making to the tracking of apps and would provide information for an antitrust complaint against the iPhone maker.
Jack Nicas and Mike Isaac. New York Times. Wed, 16 Dec 2020 23:37:46 +0000.
Researchers at Cornell University are using smartphones to capture location and real-time survey data to examine how social environments encountered in everyday life may affect health.
Science Daily. Tue, 08 Dec 2020 15:37:12 EST.
Alternative social network Parler hit first overall on the U. S. App Store for iPhones and second on Google Play, according to mobile analytics firm Apptopia.
By John Koetsier, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 09 Nov 2020 13:28:38 -0500.
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The word social is an adjective. Social means (1) marked by friendly companionship with others, (2) living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups, (3) (of birds and animals) tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind, (4) composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability, (5) relating to human society and its members, (6) relating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society.
Social is also a noun that means (1) a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity.