TikTok: What you should know about CoreCore

Photo by cottonbro studio on Pexels.com If you've been scrolling on TikTok as of late, you may have come across the viral hashtag #corecore on your "For You" page. And if you took a peek at what content the hashtag is associated with, you may have seen a video just like this one: Click to watch here: Yea (@human187482017949) … Continue reading TikTok: What you should know about CoreCore

METAVERSE: The next big thing

It is no longer news that the metaverse has become one of the most talked-about topics in the world today. Obviously, it is no longer just a word used in science fiction. Meanwhile, technology enthusiasts in different fields of work have started keying into their visions of a virtual reality universe (metaverse). For instance, Facebook … Continue reading METAVERSE: The next big thing

Elon Musk cuts down Twitter verification fee to $8

Elon Musk, the sole director of Twitter, has announced a slash of the Twitter verification fee from $20 per month to $8 per month. Musk made this known in a series of tweets on Tuesday. The billionaire rolled out the benefits of owning a paid verified handle as a priority in replies, mentions and searches, … Continue reading Elon Musk cuts down Twitter verification fee to $8

What Facebook and Twitter did to help Biden administration sensor social media contents

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Social media giants essentially granted government officials the ability to censor and suppress speech in the name of fighting “misinformation,” by providing them direct access to flag posts and an open line of communication with senior executives, according to a report by The Intercept. The outlet found that the short-lived … Continue reading What Facebook and Twitter did to help Biden administration sensor social media contents

Top tips on making money online

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Who wants to be a millionaire? It is a great shame that many people still believe that making money online is a scam while others are making five to six figures monthly. Well, like the Bible says, "Many people perish because of lack of knowledge." But worry not if you … Continue reading Top tips on making money online

Elon Musk cites whistleblower revelations in new filing to scrap Twitter deal

Elon Musk made a fresh filing to terminate his Twitter deal, citing new revelations from the platform’s former security boss about major security gaps and misleading account data, a document made public Tuesday showed. In their filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Musk’s lawyers said the information recently provided by whistleblower Peiter Zatko illustrated … Continue reading Elon Musk cites whistleblower revelations in new filing to scrap Twitter deal

NO WAY HOME: Why popular actor Tom Holland is withdrawing from social media

Social media has not been good for his mental health, and he is taking a break from it, British actor Tom Holland announced in an Instagram post on Saturday (Aug 13). The star of Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) also used the post to promote a charity, Stem4. Holland, 26, had been an active user of … Continue reading NO WAY HOME: Why popular actor Tom Holland is withdrawing from social media

Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX in $258 billion Cryptocurrency-related lawsuit

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is being sued for $258 billion (€245 billion) by a Dogecoin investor who accuses him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, the electric carmaker and the space tourism company of racketeering … Continue reading Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX in $258 billion Cryptocurrency-related lawsuit

Genevieve Nnaji deletes IG posts, unfollows everyone

Ace actress Genevieve Nnaji has unfollowed everyone on Instagram and deleted all the pictures on her page. Her Instagram handle @genevievennaji was empty on Tuesday morning with just one post, 8.5 million followers and zero following. https://www.instagram.com/genevievennaji/ Though she didn’t state the reason for the action, some have speculated she is probably following the path … Continue reading Genevieve Nnaji deletes IG posts, unfollows everyone

Why Trump won’t be back on Twitter even with Elon Musk as new owner

The 45th US President Donald Trump has no intention of coming back to Twitter, even after the platform's acquisition by Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk that was announced on Monday. Trump told Fox News he will instead make his social media comeback on TRUTH Social, his own platform, in the coming days. "I am not going … Continue reading Why Trump won’t be back on Twitter even with Elon Musk as new owner

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion

Elon Musk, the world's richest man, has finally succeeded in acquiring the social media firm Twitter. The microblogging platform's board of directors accepted Musk's $44 billion offer to take the company private. "Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are … Continue reading Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion

Facebook allegedly boosted fake news, harmful content in recent months

FREE Facebook Mobile PSD UI by Marina Dillaco is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 Social media giant Facebook's content filters, which are meant to downrank harmful content and 'misinformation', have been malfunctioning for six months, according to an internal report, raising the familiar question of who will watch the watchmen. As many as half of News … Continue reading Facebook allegedly boosted fake news, harmful content in recent months

Russia takes down Instagram in latest social media crackdown

Photo by Omkar Patyane on Pexels.com Russian regulators said Friday that the country's internet users will be blocked from accessing Instagram, saying it's being used to call for violence against Russian soldiers. In Moscow's latest move to restrict access to foreign social media platforms, communications and media regulator Roskomnadzor said in a statement that it's … Continue reading Russia takes down Instagram in latest social media crackdown

Is Zuckerberg’s Meta in trouble?

META has hit major problems amid its biggest market value wipe-out ever. Mark Zuckerberg Social media giant Meta has delivered a gloomy outlook in its first earnings since undergoing a major rebrand in late 2021. The company suffered a staggering sell-off last week as its stock plummeted 26% and its market value plunged by more … Continue reading Is Zuckerberg’s Meta in trouble?

Australian PM describes social media as ‘a coward’s palace’

Australia's prime minister yesterday lambasted social media as "a coward's palace", saying platforms should be treated as publishers when unidentified defamatory comments are posted, pouring fuel on a raging debate over the country's libel laws. Mr Scott Morrison Mr Scott Morrison's comments suggest he would favour making companies like Facebook liable for defamation with regards … Continue reading Australian PM describes social media as ‘a coward’s palace’