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The Link Between Technology, Social Work, and Conflict Resolution

In the field of social work, conflict resolution happens every day. However, the way social workers are dealing with conflicts may be changing as technology becomes introduced to the field. The use of technology is not without its critics, though. Seeing how technology can be used to help with conflict resolution and other hurdles in this field can enable people ... Read More »

Telegram Unveils Instant View, Telegraph Blogging Platform, and More in Latest Revamp

HIGHLIGHTS New update introduces calendar tool for easier navigation Instant View allows loading certain articles with zero pageload Update available on both App Store and Google Play Telegram, one of the popular messaging platforms, on Tuesday announced new features for its Android and iOS apps with its version 3.14 update. The new update brings along features like Instant View and ... Read More »

Instagram Will Notify You if Your Friend Screenshots Your Disappearing Message

Instagram Will Notify You if Your Friend Screenshots Your Disappearing Message With the roll-out of a new update, Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram will now notify your friends when you take a screenshot of their Direct Messages (DM) – just like its rival Snapchat, a media report said. However, the notifications are only for the new disappearing message feature, Mashable ... Read More »

Facebook Tests Express Wifi in India: 10 Things You Need to Know

Facebook Tests Express Wifi in India: 10 Things You Need to Know HIGHLIGHTS The Express Wifi service is aimed at rural areas It will not be a free service, but will be “affordable” Customers will have to buy digital vouchers for Facebook’s Express Wifi Facebook’s Express Wifi is in the news again. Earlier this year, reports emerged that the Wi-Fi ... Read More »

Twitter Adds ‘Direct Reply Count’; Will Reorder Replies Based on ‘Importance’

Twitter Adds ‘Direct Reply Count’; Will Reorder Replies Based on ‘Importance’ HIGHLIGHTS Tweet replies will now be organised according to various factors Twitter says it wants users to see best content first Twitter is also introducing a directly reply count feature Twitter has announced that the social networking company will now organise the replies to a tweet in such a ... Read More »

Facebook Developing Artificial Intelligence to Flag Offensive Live Videos

Facebook Developing Artificial Intelligence to Flag Offensive Live Videos Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content, said Joaquin Candela, the company’s director of applied machine learning. The social media company has been embroiled in a number of content moderation controversies this year, ... Read More »

Facebook Tests Express Wifi in India: 10 Things You Need to Know

Facebook Tests Express Wifi in India: 10 Things You Need to Know HIGHLIGHTS The Express Wifi service is aimed at rural areas It will not be a free service, but will be “affordable” Customers will have to buy digital vouchers for Facebook’s Express Wifi Facebook’s Express Wifi is in the news again. Earlier this year, reports emerged that the Wi-Fi ... Read More »

Snapchat IPO Filing Comes to Light with Questions Remaining

It looks like Snapchat is finally going public. According to a Reuters, the company has confidentially filed for an initial public offering of its shares. Snapchat filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the U.S. Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. It’s worth noting that companies with less than $1 billion in revenue can secretly file for an IPO. The ... Read More »

Google Warning Journalists, Professors About State-Sponsored Attacks on Their Accounts

HIGHLIGHTS Google’s spokesperson says that the warnings might have been delayed Google says attackers were backed by government Google has suggested measures to enhance account security Certain public figures including notable journalists and professors from the US have reportedly started receiving security warnings by Google that says that their accounts were under attack by government-backed attackers. The notable personalities among ... Read More »

Indore-Patna Express Derailment: WhatsApp Being Used by Doctors to Find Kin of Survivors

Indore-Patna Express Derailment: WhatsApp Being Used by Doctors to Find Kin of Survivors Eight-year-old Sejal Yadav was pulled from the wreckage of a derailed train in northern India and rushed alone to hospital. Hours later she was reunited with her brother – thanks to WhatsApp. As survivors were rescued from the mangled carriages of the Indore-Patna Express on Sunday, many ... Read More »