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Facebook Watch Party: Everything To Know About Shared Video Watching Feature

Facebook unveils a new feature that is being tested to users called Watch Party. The new feature allows users to watch videos with friends or group members together to create more user interactions.

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YouTube Introduces Tighter Requirements For Video Monetization Following Logan Paul Controversy

After the controversy surrounding Logan Paul's inappropriate behavior regarding an apparent suicide, YouTube updated its requirements for content creators to qualify for video monetization.

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Google Teams With Coursera To Launch New IT Program, Offers 10,000 Scholarships

Google partners with Coursera to launch a new IT program that will help people get into tech support jobs. The tech giant will also provide scholarships for the certificates for more than 10,000 people in 2018.

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Senate Democrats Say They're One Vote Shy Of Overturning FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

Democrats in the Senate say that they now have 50 votes in favor of overturning the net neutrality repeal. This would put them one vote shy of overturning the FCC's decision.

Internet January 17, 2018

Facebook News Feed To Feature Less News And Public Content, More Posts From Friends And Family

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the time users spend on the social network to be more meaningful, so an overhaul is in store. Facebook will show less public content and more posts from friends and family.

Internet January 13, 2018

Facebook Is Testing A New ‘Today In’ Feature To Bring You Vetted Local News

Facebook is currently experimenting with a new city-based section called Today In. In it, users will be able to see local information, announcements, and news.

Internet January 11, 2018

YouTube Removes Logan Paul From Google Preferred Over Vlogger's Controversial Japan Suicide Video

YouTube cut ties with vlogger Logan Paul over the controversial suicide video from Japan's Aokigahara Forest. The video platform removed Paul from Google Preferred and put other plans with the vlogger on hold.

Internet January 12, 2018

YouTube Finally Speaks Out About Controversial Logan Paul Video

YouTube has finally revealed its stance on the controversial Logan Paul incident. The video-sharing website stated it took the proper steps but is also looking into finding alternative consequences.

Internet January 11, 2018

Senate To Force Vote On Reversal Of FCC Net Neutrality Repeal

Democrats in the U.S. Senate gained enough sponsors for a vote on a bill that would reverse the net neutrality repeal. The Federal Communications Commission repealed net neutrality back in December.

Internet January 10, 2018

Facebook Is Shutting Down Its M Hybrid Personal Assistant

Facebook announced it is shutting down its M personal assistant service that combined both humans and AI. The social networking giant said the service will end Jan. 19.

Internet January 9, 2018

Some People Want President Donald Trump Banned From Twitter: Here’s Why That’ll Never Happen

You probably want President Donald Trump to get banned from Twitter to prevent him from putting America in danger, like with his recent tweet toward North Korea. Don’t count on it.

Internet January 6, 2018

FCC Won't Delay Repeal Of Net Neutrality Over Fake Comments

The FCC announced that it will not delay its repeal of net neutrality despite the controversial public comment system done before the vote. Millions of fake comments supporting the repeal were reportedly submitted within the public comment period.

Internet January 7, 2018

YouTube Vlogger Logan Paul Gains 80,000 Followers After Controversial Suicide Video

Controversial YouTube video blogger Logan Paul has been in hot water following a graphic video released from his trip to Japan. While he is currently not popular among the media, he gained more than 80,000 followers on YouTube.

Internet January 8, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg’s Resolution For 2018 Is To Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a better haven for online interaction this 2018 by improving harassment policies, fighting fake news, and more. In fact, he’s making it his personal challenge this year.

Internet January 5, 2018

YouTuber Logan Paul Issues Apology For Posting Video Of Dead Body Found In Japan's 'Suicide Forest'

Logan Paul recently posted an apology on Twitter for video taken in Japan's 'Suicide Forest.' His actions were apparently inappropriate but he claims it was not intentional.

Internet January 2, 2018

Investigation Finds Facebook Enforces Hate Speech Unevenly, Facebook Then Apologizes

An investigation into Facebook’s handling of hate speech finds moderators apply actions unevenly. Facebook apologized for its mistakes after the results of the investigation were made public.

Internet December 30, 2017

Karma Black Allows For Anonymous Internet Usage On The Go

Karma Black is a mobile router created by Karma Mobility, a leading company in internet access technology. The device is meant to help protect the privacy of users as they navigate the internet.

Internet January 4, 2018

Facebook Replaces 'Disputed Flags' With 'Related Articles' To Fight Against Fake News

Facebook continues its fight against fake news and announced new measures to ensure that false information has little or no chance of getting spread around. Key changes are up for immediate implementation on the site.

Internet December 21, 2017

Amazon Prime Video Is The tvOS App That Had The Most First-Week Downloads Ever

Following its Dec. 6 debut on tvOS, the Amazon Prime Video app made history as the most downloaded application ever during its initial week. The record-breaking feat further highlighted the renewed business relationship between Apple and Amazon.

Internet December 21, 2017

You Won't Be Able To Upload MP3 Files To Amazon Music Storage Anymore In 2019

The Amazon Music digital locker will see a significant overhaul in 2018. On Jan. 15, Amazon intends to cease subscription plans to its online music service. Music that is already uploaded can be played and downloaded until January 2019.

Internet December 20, 2017

Facebook Photo Review Will Notify You When You Appear In Others' Photos Even If You're Not Tagged

Facebook announced a new feature called Photo Review, which uses facial recognition technology to notify users when they appear in others' photos, even if they're not tagged. The features has some limitations, however.

Internet December 20, 2017

Facebook Is Cracking Down On Spammy Posts That Beg For Likes, Comments, And Shares

Facebook is full of spammy posts, but that should change soon. The social network announced plans to demote posts with 'engagement bait,' begging for shares, likes, and comments.

Internet December 19, 2017

Mozilla Firefox Looking Glass Browser Extension Moved To Add-On Store After Backlash

Firefox users weren't happy when the 'Mr. Robot' add-on suddenly showed up on their browsers. Named Looking Glass, the extension is a marketing stunt by Mozilla, and now the company is backtracking after user backlash.

Internet December 17, 2017

Facebook’s Introduces A Snooze Feature Lets You Mute Annoying Friends For A Month

Facebook is finally rolling out a new Snooze button, the perfect compromise for users who want to temporarily unfollow pages, friends, or groups without removing them completely. With Snooze, they won’t show up in the newsfeed for 30 days.

Internet December 16, 2017

RIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shuts Down After More Than 20 Years

AIM has officially shut down after more than two decades, marking the end of an era. Users can no longer access or sign into AIM services on any platform, and AIM data and Buddy Lists are gone for good.

Internet December 16, 2017

Facebook Is Planning To Put More Ads In Videos

Facebook has announced that it’s going to test pre-roll ads in videos inside its Watch hub next year. Newsfeed algorithm changes are also underway, which will apparently lead to users seeing more videos they actually want to watch.

Internet December 15, 2017

FCC Votes To Kill Net Neutrality: Here's What That Means For You And What Will Happen Next

The Federal Communication Commission, led by Chairman Ajit Pai, voted to kill net neutrality. The move will have a very significant effect on our access to the internet, and the next few weeks will be crucial in shaping its future.

Internet December 15, 2017

What Exactly Is Layer3 TV, And Why Is T-Mobile So Confident It’ll Change The Cable Landscape Forever?

T-Mobile wants to change the state American cable for the better. So it’s acquiring Layer3 TV, which offers encoded signal via internet protocol, resulting in faster and more efficient streaming.

Internet December 14, 2017

Bing Gets AI-Powered Features To Improve Search Results, Reddit Integration To Help You Scour Subreddits

Microsoft is beefing up Bing with AI-powered features and an integration with Reddit. Now users can get more comprehensive answers and thoroughly search thousands of subreddits.

Internet December 14, 2017

Facebook Fires Back With Unexpected Response To Former Executive Who Said Social Media Is 'Ripping Apart' Society

Facebook fired back at a former executive who said that he was feeling 'tremendous guilt' for helping create tools that are 'ripping apart' society. The company unusually answered the allegations, but the contents of the response were even more unexpected.

Internet December 13, 2017

Internet Pioneers To FCC Regarding Net Neutrality: You Don’t Know How The Internet Works

The Federal Communications Commission, ahead of its plan to kill net neutrality, is facing mountainous pressure to cancel its vote. Adding to that list is an open letter penned by some of the biggest internet pioneers.

Internet December 12, 2017

Social Media Is Destroying Society, Says Former Facebook Exec

Social media plays a big part in our daily lives, but is it beneficial? A former Facebook executive warned about the negative impact it may have and recommended limited use.

Internet December 12, 2017

Reversible Emoji Could Hit iOS Next Year Along With Redheads, Superheroes, And More

The latest guidelines from the Unicode Consortium feature reversible emoji, which could make their way to devices next year. Other notable candidates include superheroes, redheads, supervillains, puppy-eyed faces, and more.

Internet December 6, 2017

Comcast xFi Advanced Gateway Modem Hits The Market, Shooting For Gigabit Speeds Over Wi-Fi

Comcast's xFi Advanced Gateway is now available nationwide in all markets where Xfinity broadband is available. The xFi Advanced Gateway promises power and simplicity, aiming to deliver Gigabit speeds over Wi-Fi.

Internet December 6, 2017

Instagram Will Alert Users Of Possible Harmful Behavior To Animals Or The Environment

Instagram recently revised its set of community guidelines, adding a restriction for images that portray animal abuse, or the merchandise of endangered animals.

Internet December 6, 2017

Here's How Facebook Plans To Develop Products For Your Kids

Facebook launched Messenger Kids in an attempt to provide kids with a fun and secure way to use Facebook. It teamed up with industry leaders to bring this child-friendly messenger app and help parents set their minds at ease.

Internet December 6, 2017

YouTube Is Fighting Its Extremist, Child Exploitation Problem With Over 10,000 Content Police Officers

YouTube plans to increase its content moderator workforce to over 10,000 next year as a way to combat extremist, child exploitation, and other inappropriate and offensive content on the site. It also plans to reevaluate its approach to advertising.

Internet December 5, 2017

No, Portugal Isn't An Example Of A Future Without Net Neutrality

Portugal was said to be an example of what would happen if there weren't net neutrality rules. However, the claim may have gotten a few points wrong.

Internet December 5, 2017

Australia Looks Into Possible Media Disruption Of Facebook And Google

The Australian Federal Government ordered the ACCC to conduct a review about the role of social media giants to both media publishers and consumers.

Internet December 5, 2017

Cryptocurrency Owners Have Already Spent Almost $2 Million On CryptoKitties In Just A Few Days

Cryptocurrency owners have spent nearly $2 million on CryptoKitties, a collectible cat game that just launched a few days ago. People can purchase virtual cats in auctions and breed them to try to create kittens with rare attributes.

Internet December 3, 2017

Verizon Looking To Replace Wi-Fi With 5G Residential Broadband Services In 5 Cities Next Year

Verizon officially announced plans to deploy 5G residential broadband services in the United States by the end of 2018. The rollout will begin in the second half of the year, starting with Sacramento.

Internet November 30, 2017

Internet Hero Who Deactivated Donald Trump Twitter Account Reveals Himself

On Nov. 2, Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated to the riotous celebration of many Twitter users weary of his controversial Twitter feed. Here’s the man who did it.

Internet November 30, 2017

Tumblr CEO David Karp Is Stepping Down After 11 Years

As Tumblr struggles to catch up to competing social media platforms, CEO David Karp has announced that he’s leaving the company. Karp’s departure marks the end of an 11-year stint that helped shaped the blogging culture.

Internet November 28, 2017

Did You ‘Like’ Or Follow A Russian Propaganda Account? Facebook Will Tell You

Facebook said that it’ll roll out a new tool later this year that will help users determine if they’ve liked or followed a Russian propaganda account. This is the latest in a series of updates that address its fake news problem.

Internet November 24, 2017

Net Neutrality's Fate Is In The Hands Of These FCC Officials

Net neutrality is in danger, as the Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has moved to eliminate the regulations. Pai, along with commissioners Michael O'Rielly, Brendan Carr, Mignon Clyburn, and Jessica Rosenworcel, will make the vote on Dec. 14.

Internet November 23, 2017

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