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Twitter Increases Gif Image Size Limit to 15MB

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter now supports gif images up to 15MB in size Mobile apps still adhere to 5MB size limit for gif images It is unclear if Twitter will bring the new size limit to its apps Don’t we all just love to post hilarious Simpsons gif images as replies to our friends or famous celebrities on Twitter? Of course we ... Read More »

Relatives of Palestinian Attack Victims Sue Facebook for $1 Billion in US

A group of Israelis and Americans filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking $1 billion in damages from Facebook Inc. for allegedly facilitating deadly Palestinian militant attacks on their loved ones. The plaintiffs, relatives of four Israeli-US dual nationals and one visiting US citizen who died in attacks in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem or the occupied West Bank between 2014 and 2016, ... Read More »

Twitter to Live Stream US Democratic, Republican Conventions

HIGHLIGHTS People can watch the convention live alongside tweets on the same Twitter had recently started its live streaming feature with Wimbledon Twitter will also stream NFL games later this year Twitter says it will live-stream CBS News’ online coverage of the Republican and Democratic conventions later this month, a first for the social media outlet. People will be able ... Read More »

F-Secure Suggests How You Can ‘Uncensor’ Your Facebook News Feed

Following allegations that Facebook “censors” viewpoints its employees don’t like, Finland-based cyber-security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to “uncensor” the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see. According to the cyber-security expert, Facebook users would never be able to control the ‘Trending’ section of the site, which the ... Read More »

Twitter Reportedly Forces Tweet-Archiver PostGhost to Shut Down

PostGhost – a nascent website that kept copies of deleted tweets sent by verified users – has decided to shut operations after micro-blogging site Twitter sent the start-up a notice. PostGhost kept copies of tweets sent by verified users with more than 10,000 followers, the Verge reported on Monday. Twitter sent a notice to PostGhost that recording deleted tweets was ... Read More »

Maneka Gandhi Meets Twitter Team to Curb Harassment of Women

In a bid to address the issue of harassment of women on social media platforms, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi met Twitter India team on Friday. A Ministry statement said that if any woman or child faces abusive behaviour or violent threats (direct or indirect) on social media platforms, they should report it to the Ministry. It was ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Skype Bots Get New Features

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft said 30,000 developers are using Skype Bot Platform Skype Bot developer tools are merged with Microsoft Bot Framework New update allows bots to be part of and respond to groups Microsoft has been seen to be pushing strongly for development of chatbot or bots, and on Friday the company announced new features like group chat functionality, visual cards, ... Read More »

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Account Reportedly Hacked

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter’s CEO Dorsey’s account was briefly compromised The hacker group, OurMine, had earlier hacked Twitter’s ex-CEO account too Hackers may have collected 32 million Twitter login credentials After a series of celebrity Twitter handle hacks over the past few months, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, had his account compromised briefly on Saturday, a media report said. A group ... Read More »

IS Twitter Propaganda Traffic Drops, Says US

The Islamic State group’s Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says, as the US and its allies have countered messages of jihadi glorification with a flood of online images and statements about suffering and enslavement at the hands of the extremist organization. Among the images: A teddy bear with Arabic writing and ... Read More »

India’s cellular facts visitors to develop 15-Fold by way of 2021: file

The cellular information site visitors in India will develop 15 instances via 2021 at a time when net of things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones as the most important class of linked tool by using 2018 globally, a brand new report said on Wednesday. Globally, there are nearly five billion cell subscribers as compared to 7.4 billion subscriptions ... Read More »