Social Media

“safety online”

Facebook have announced that they will be working with attorney generals in the US to help to educate young people about online safety. Facebook announced today that they will be working together with 19 attorney generals on a campaign to let people know about the dangers that can be online and how to protect themselves […] Read More

“twitter music app”

Twitter have announced that they will be launching a new application for the micro blogging site allowing users to interact with music while using the social media platform. The exact details about the new Twitter music app are still unclear but what is clear is that Twitter are looking to use the micro blogging site […] Read More

“ads facebook”

Facebook will be looking at the activity of users offline as well as online to be able to target advertising more specifically to users. The new feature from Facebook has been revealed as being called Partner Categories and will see Facebook working with consumer data companies Acxiom, DataLogix and Epsilon. The data companies specialise in […] Read More

“woman found through twitter”

A woman from Belfast in Northern Ireland credits Twitter as being the saviour when it came to finding her mother who suffers with Alzheimers and had been missing for nine hours. According to a report by BBC News Joanne Mehaffey used Twitter as a way of communicating the message that her mother had gone missing […] Read More

“facebook phone”

Facebook may have more than one billion active users but the company does not look like it is resting on it laurels with the news that the social media giants are planning on working with HTC to create its very own Android smartphone. The news about the partnership has not yet been made official by […] Read More

“social network crimes”

Sex crimes connected to Facebook and Titter have risen by more than 400% in the past four years according to new research. Since 2009 the number of people using social media sites to commit a sex related crime has gone up from 139 to a massive 614 each year and worryingly the number of reported […] Read More

“twitter revenue”

It looks like Twitter has finally managed to harness the popularity of the micro blogging site to create some very impressive advertising revenue with predictions pointing to $1 billion in advertising coming to Twitter in 2014. According to a report by the research company eMarketer it will be mobile adverts that will be key to […] Read More

“twitter france court”

Students in France are to sue the micro blogging site Twitter for £32 million after Twitter failed to release the identities of the people behind anti-Semitic tweets. A report by the AFP says that the Union of French Jewish Students are to now sue Twitter with a law suit filed in Paris.  The students claim […] Read More

“child porn facebook”

Users of Facebook have reacted in disgust to video allegedly showing a young girl being sexually abused by an older man which was posted onto the social media network. The clip, which has now been removed by Facebook, received a massive 16,000 shares by users on Facebook and 4,000 likes but has left many users […] Read More

“bbc hack”

The BBC have reported that several of their twitter accounts have been hit by hackers calling themselves the Syrian Electronic Army. According to a report by the BBC several of their Twitter accounts were hacked including the weather, Arabic and Radio Ulster feeds. Some time on Thursday afternoon a series of tweets claiming to be […] Read More