Drop-in audio conversation social network app ‘Clubhouse’ has launched its Android (beta) version for download in the UK. Clubhouse Android Launched In English-Speaking Countries San Francisco-based Clubhouse announced on May 9 that, starting in the U.S., and quickly following in other English-speaking countries, it was rolling out of the beta Android version of its popular…

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MI5 is using a ‘Think before You Link’ campaign to warn its workers about the growing threat of being targeted for information by actors for hostile states using fake profiles on platforms such as LinkedIn. Think before You Link It has been reported that MI5 believes that more than 10,000 British nationals have been targeted…

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WhatsApp has announced that its messaging app will no longer work on outdated operating systems, which is a change that could affect millions of smartphone users. Android versions 2.3.7 and Older, iOS 8 and Older The change, which took place on February 1, means that WhatsApp has ended support for Android operating system versions 2.3.7…

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Facebook bans Deepfakes

In a recent blog post, ahead of the forthcoming US election, Monika Bickert, Vice President, of Facebook’s Global Policy Management has announced that the social media giant is banning deepfakes and “all types of manipulated media”. Not Like Last Time With the 59th US presidential election scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Facebook appears to…

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Facebook has announced that it is releasing a data portability tool that will enable Facebook users to transfer their Facebook photos and videos directly to other services, starting with Google Photos. Why? Facebook acknowledged in its white paper (published back in September) that under GDPR currently, and under the California Consumer Privacy Act rules next…

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Lead Generation With Google Text Ads Thanks To New Extension Google is testing a new type of extension format for text-based ads that would mean improved lead generation capture capabilities. This will allow advertisers and marketers the ability to analyse and monitor lead generation within the context of paid advertising marketing. According to Search Engine Land:…

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The popularity and influence of two YouTube celebrities making their boxing event an all-time global Top 20 pay-per-view phenomenon and splittin a $20 million prize is a reminder of the magnifying value of online PR. What Happened? Two of the world’s leading YouTube celebrities and ‘Generation Z’ heroes Logan Paul and Olajide “KSI” Olatunji followed…

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This month finds Quora adding new targeting options, Google and Microsoft unveiling new metric functionality on their family of social media products whilst Twitter is in hot water over using the wrong emails for marketing campaigns … and more … Quora adds new targeting ‘options’ for platform advertisers Three new options – which include keyword history…

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The news this week finds Google publishing its latest guidance notification on the sunsetting of its average position metrics on the 30th of September, Google launches “experimental” plug-in to combat shady advertising, Twitter launches new biddable short video service and more… Google Introduces Brand New Project To Fight “Shady Online Advertising” Google has unveiled a new…

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