Development of Facebook in 2020: Sustaining Humanity and Equality

The world is now facing an unseen but fatal enemy as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect everyone’s lives. It began in December 2019 and developed from Wuhan, China. We believed it was a pneumonia-like condition, only that this one is highly contagious. It kills millions of people from all around the globe.  Apart from infecting millions of people worldwide, the pandemic has also forced businesses to stop operating. This left the economies of various Read more…

App Lock, New Privacy Settings for Facebook Messenger

Messenger boasts itself for its high privacy. You can be yourself with your family or friends via message, audio call, video chat, or a Messenger Room in this app. But despite their state of the art privacy settings, Messenger continues to improve its security. In fact, it announced new privacy and security features that allow users to get more control of their accounts. Messenger’s App Lock and Privacy Settings The new App Lock feature allows Read more…

Social Media Platform Instagram Went Dark

Two black women working in music marketing– Brianna Agyemag and Jamila Thomas– proposed that a day off must be held on the music industry on Tuesday as a reflection after the death of African-American George Floyd in the hands of the Minneapolis police.  However, what started as a targeted effort immediately escalated as a sea of black boxes posted on Instagram and other social media platforms. These black boxes were under the banner #blackouttuesday. They Read more…

Stories on Facebook News are Mainstream Compared to the Platform

On June 10, the most popular news stories across Facebook were about the banning of Confederate flags done by NASCAR as well as the Blue Lives Matter. However, things were different over the platform’s Facebook News feature. The banning of Confederate flags by NASCAR and the Blue Lives Matter movement was heavily circulating on Facebook last June 10. However, it was not the same in Facebook News– a new feature of the platform that was Read more…

Facebook VS. Tiktok: The Internet’s Biggest Global Rivalry

Buying real Facebook Likes is a social media platform service for the one created by Mark Zuckerberg. Over the years this platform has made its way to the lives of many individuals, making the internet a better place to communicate with. Aside from that, it helps people to make new connections and an environment within the world of social media. Over the years, Facebook has evolved into something very much better. Still, this platform is Read more…

Removal of Activists’ Facebook Accounts Continue Despite Backlash

One journalist said that Facebook Likes did not care and took down accounts on the pretext of terrorism. Facebook is now facing a backlash from thousands of people due to its inaction over the proliferation of hate speech and violence in its platform. Politicians who post violence-inciting messages are left alone. On the other hand, journalists and activists who are trying to expose anomalies had their accounts taken down. Allegedly, the social media giant is Read more…

Facebook is Cutting Video Quality to Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Recently, Facebook announced that it would reduce its video quality in Europe to reduce demand on internet service providers.  The COVID-19 pandemic left the world with no choice but to stay indoors. For this reason, a lot of people are looking for different ways to consume their time. One of the most-used pass-time is the internet.  Without the pandemic, a lot of individuals have been using different social media platforms like Facebook daily. But now Read more…

Zuckerberg On His Decision of Not Taking Down Trump’s Posts

On the afternoon of May 29, Friday, Facebook made one of the most controversial decisions in the history of content moderation. While Twitter put a fact-check and warning label on the tweets where US President Donald Trump incited violence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg publicized that Facebook would leave the inflammatory post alone.  According to Zuckerberg, he is aware that a lot of people are upset about his decision not to take down Trump’s post. However, Read more…