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Instagram says its algorithm won’t promote Reels that have a TikTok watermark

February 9, 2021

Via: The Verge

Instagram’s newest guidance for creators makes one thing clear: the platform wants people to stop posting recycled TikToks to Reels. Today, Instagram says it’s making changes to its algorithm and how it recommends Reels to users. Along with that, it’s […]


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TikTok security flaw exposed private user data

January 26, 2021

Via: Techradar

Investigators at cybersecurity firm Check Point Research have discovered a vulnerability affecting the popular video-sharing platform TikTok that allowed threat actors to steal users’ private data. The flaw, which has since been patched, raises questions about how much data users […]


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How to Create YouTube Video Ads That Convert

December 18, 2020

Via: Social Media Examiner

Want to advertise on YouTube? Wondering how to create YouTube ads that work? To explore how to create YouTube ads that convert, I interview Tom Breeze on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Tom is a YouTube ads expert and CEO […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

Apple to Facebook: We’re standing up for our users

December 17, 2020

Via: Mashable

The Apple-Facebook beef over user tracking is getting serious. On Monday, Apple launched iOS 14.3, giving users the ability to see the myriad ways in which apps track you (and for Facebook, that’s a lot of ways). Facebook responded with […]


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FTC seeks info from TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, Reddit and others on how they collect and use your data

December 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is issuing orders to nine major social media and video streaming companies, asking them to provide data on how they “collect, use and present personal information”. The FTC also wants to know how the media […]


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TikTok is reportedly testing longer videos

December 2, 2020

Via: Mashable

The company is reportedly letting some users create videos up to three minutes long. The previous limit was 60 seconds. On Wednesday, social media consultant Matt Navarra shared a screenshot of an update he received in the TikTok app. The […]


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Why you’re doing cloudops wrong

October 27, 2020

Via: Info World

Cloud operations, aka cloudops, is the long tail in the cloud computing migration and development story. It takes place after you deploy cloud-based solutions and then operate them over a long period of time. Cloudops determines the success of a […]


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Facebook and Google probably won’t like this new antitrust agreement

September 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

The U.S., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the U.K. have signed an agreement to share information about competition laws and policies, with a focus on coordinating cases and investigations spanning international borders. Google and Facebook aren’t going to like this. […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

How the forced sale of TikTok could splinter the internet

August 18, 2020

Via: The Verge

Well, you know how it is. Head out the door for a long-planned vacation, pray nothing major erupts before you get back, and before you can so much as pack a suitcase the president announces that ByteDance must sell TikTok […]


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The big legal questions behind Trump’s TikTok and WeChat bans

August 10, 2020

Via: The Verge

The Trump administration has escalated its threats to ban Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat within the US, issuing executive orders last week sanctioning them. The orders will ban “transactions” between US entities and the parent companies of TikTok […]