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Social Media Explained Visually

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Social Media Explained Visually

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Rosa Porras Díaz's curator insight, February 20, 2015 9:50 AM

Social Media desde un punto de vista visual,via Gust MEES.

Corto, agradable, sencillo.

 

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This video, in a nutshell speaks on how social networking works and how you're able to connect with a lot of different people who you can then network to with to meet new people. 

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How To Get Started on Mastodon and Leave Twitter Behind | #SocialMedia 

How To Get Started on Mastodon and Leave Twitter Behind | #SocialMedia  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Perhaps it's the advertising. Perhaps it's the politics. Perhaps it's the brutal harassment and paper-thin protections for users. Perhaps it's the Nazis. Whatever your personal reason, you've come to the conclusion that it's finally time to quit Twitter.

Great. Welcome to Mastodon.

 

 

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New social media site Mastodon potential cyber-security tar pit | #Awareness 

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Perhaps it's the advertising. Perhaps it's the politics. Perhaps it's the brutal harassment and paper-thin protections for users. Perhaps it's the Nazis. Whatever your personal reason, you've come to the conclusion that it's finally time to quit Twitter.

Great. Welcome to Mastodon.

 

 

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New social media site Mastodon potential cyber-security tar pit | #Awareness 

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Dorsey says Twitter is thinking about an edit button to fix typos in tweets | #SocialMedia

Dorsey says Twitter is thinking about an edit button to fix typos in tweets | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

For the first time since the end of 2016, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shed some light on the company’s thoughts about building an edit button for tweets. Speaking at an event in India’s capital of New Delhi, he said that the company has to carefully consider use cases for the edit button before making it a reality – and it could potentially be tooled to help fix typos.

“You have to pay attention to what are the use cases for the edit button. A lot of people want the edit button because they want to quickly fix a mistake they made. Like a misspelling or tweeting the wrong URL. That’s a lot more achievable than allowing people to edit any tweet all the way back in time,” Dorsey said.

 

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For the first time since the end of 2016, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shed some light on the company’s thoughts about building an edit button for tweets. Speaking at an event in India’s capital of New Delhi, he said that the company has to carefully consider use cases for the edit button before making it a reality – and it could potentially be tooled to help fix typos.

“You have to pay attention to what are the use cases for the edit button. A lot of people want the edit button because they want to quickly fix a mistake they made. Like a misspelling or tweeting the wrong URL. That’s a lot more achievable than allowing people to edit any tweet all the way back in time,” Dorsey said.

 

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Un outil de reconnaissance faciale traque les profils sur les réseaux sociaux | #AI #FacialRecognition #SocialMedia #Tracking #Privacy #PrivacyAtDanger #TransparentUSER

Un outil de reconnaissance faciale traque les profils sur les réseaux sociaux | #AI #FacialRecognition #SocialMedia #Tracking #Privacy #PrivacyAtDanger #TransparentUSER | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

C’est officiel, les chercheurs de Trustwave ont développé un logiciel open source appelé Social Mapper. Ce nouvel outil de reconnaissance faciale permet, non pas de voter à l’aide d’un smartphone, mais de retrouver des individus sur les réseaux sociaux à partir d’un nom et d’une image.

Quel est l’intérêt d’un outil de reconnaissance faciale qui traque les profils sur les réseaux sociaux ?
À la base, l’outil de reconnaissance faciale a été conçu pour assister les ingénieurs en cybersécurité dans leurs travaux d’investigation. En effet, alors que ce type de recherche peut déjà être réalisé manuellement, l’arrivée d’un processus automatisé est une véritable révolution. Cela signifie que des requêtes pourront être exécutées beaucoup plus rapidement, mais surtout pour plusieurs personnes à la fois. En effet, Social Mapper est capable de localiser automatiquement des profils utilisateurs sur Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn ainsi que d’autres réseaux.

 

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https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-innovative-technologies-and-developments/?&tag=AI

 

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C’est officiel, les chercheurs de Trustwave ont développé un logiciel open source appelé Social Mapper. Ce nouvel outil de reconnaissance faciale permet, non pas de voter à l’aide d’un smartphone, mais de retrouver des individus sur les réseaux sociaux à partir d’un nom et d’une image.

Quel est l’intérêt d’un outil de reconnaissance faciale qui traque les profils sur les réseaux sociaux ?
À la base, l’outil de reconnaissance faciale a été conçu pour assister les ingénieurs en cybersécurité dans leurs travaux d’investigation. En effet, alors que ce type de recherche peut déjà être réalisé manuellement, l’arrivée d’un processus automatisé est une véritable révolution. Cela signifie que des requêtes pourront être exécutées beaucoup plus rapidement, mais surtout pour plusieurs personnes à la fois. En effet, Social Mapper est capable de localiser automatiquement des profils utilisateurs sur Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn ainsi que d’autres réseaux.

 

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https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-innovative-technologies-and-developments/?&tag=AI

 

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Facebook is using your Instagram photos to train its image recognition AI

Facebook is using your Instagram photos to train its image recognition AI | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

In the race to continue building more sophisticated AI deep learning models, Facebook has a secret weapon: billions of images on Instagram.

 

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https://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Instagram

 

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In the race to continue building more sophisticated AI deep learning models, Facebook has a secret weapon: billions of images on Instagram.

 

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https://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Instagram

 

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I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes. | #SocialMedia #BigData #Privacy 

I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes. | #SocialMedia #BigData #Privacy  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Using a tool that Facebook offers its users, our columnist found out more than he wanted to know about the social network, the ad industry and himself.

 

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https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Big+Data..

 

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Using a tool that Facebook offers its users, our columnist found out more than he wanted to know about the social network, the ad industry and himself.

 

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Soziale Netzwerke: Twitter schafft ersten Gewinn der Firmengeschichte | #SocialMedia

Soziale Netzwerke: Twitter schafft ersten Gewinn der Firmengeschichte | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter schafft ersten Gewinn der Firmengeschichte
Zwölf Jahre hat es gedauert, nun kann Twitter feiern: Das Unternehmen kann erstmals überhaupt einen Gewinn verbuchen. Die Anzahl der Nutzer ist in den vergangenen zwölf Monaten um 11 Millionen gestiegen - eigentlich nicht viel für eine Firma, die täglich weltweit in den Nachrichten vorkommt.

Das im März 2006 gegründete Unternehmen Twitter hat im vergangenen Geschäftsquartal erstmals einen Nettogewinn ausgewiesen. 91 Millionen US-Dollar waren es in den Monaten Oktober bis Dezember 2017. Im gleichen Vorjahreszeitraum war noch ein Verlust von 167 Millionen US-Dollar angefallen. Der Quartalsumsatz ist um 2 Prozent auf 732 Millionen US-Dollar gestiegen. Im gesamten Geschäftsjahr hat Twitter einen Umsatz von 2,4 Milliarden US-Dollar generiert und dabei Verluste in Höhe von 108 Millionen US-Dollar verbucht.

 

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Twitter schafft ersten Gewinn der Firmengeschichte
Zwölf Jahre hat es gedauert, nun kann Twitter feiern: Das Unternehmen kann erstmals überhaupt einen Gewinn verbuchen. Die Anzahl der Nutzer ist in den vergangenen zwölf Monaten um 11 Millionen gestiegen - eigentlich nicht viel für eine Firma, die täglich weltweit in den Nachrichten vorkommt.

Das im März 2006 gegründete Unternehmen Twitter hat im vergangenen Geschäftsquartal erstmals einen Nettogewinn ausgewiesen. 91 Millionen US-Dollar waren es in den Monaten Oktober bis Dezember 2017. Im gleichen Vorjahreszeitraum war noch ein Verlust von 167 Millionen US-Dollar angefallen. Der Quartalsumsatz ist um 2 Prozent auf 732 Millionen US-Dollar gestiegen. Im gesamten Geschäftsjahr hat Twitter einen Umsatz von 2,4 Milliarden US-Dollar generiert und dabei Verluste in Höhe von 108 Millionen US-Dollar verbucht.

 

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Facebook acquires ID verification startup Confirm.io | #Acquisitions #SocialMedia

Facebook acquires ID verification startup Confirm.io | #Acquisitions #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
(Reuters) — Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media company learn more about the people who buy ads on its network.

U.S. lawmakers have expressed alarm at Facebook’s limited ability to know who is buying advertisements, including election-related ads, on the world’s largest social network.

Boston-based Confirm Inc, which is privately held, said on its website that the acquisition was the culmination of three years of work to build technology to keep people safe online.

Facebook said in a statement Confirm’s “technology and expertise will support our ongoing efforts to keep our community safe.”

Terms of the deal and how Facebook would apply Confirm’s software were not revealed.

 

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(Reuters) — Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media company learn more about the people who buy ads on its network.

U.S. lawmakers have expressed alarm at Facebook’s limited ability to know who is buying advertisements, including election-related ads, on the world’s largest social network.

Boston-based Confirm Inc, which is privately held, said on its website that the acquisition was the culmination of three years of work to build technology to keep people safe online.

Facebook said in a statement Confirm’s “technology and expertise will support our ongoing efforts to keep our community safe.”

Terms of the deal and how Facebook would apply Confirm’s software were not revealed.

 

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Twitter-Nice Threads | #SocialMedia 

Twitter-Nice Threads | #SocialMedia  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Nice Threads

 

We’ve made it easy to create a thread by adding a plus button in the composer, so you can connect your thoughts and publish your threaded Tweets all at the same time. You can continue adding more Tweets to your published thread at any time with the new “Add another Tweet” button. Additionally, it’s now simpler to spot a thread – we’ve added an obvious “Show this thread” label.

 

A few weeks ago, we expanded our character count to make it easier for people to fit what they’re thinking into a Tweet. But we know people also may want to serialize a longer storyor thought, or provide ongoing commentary on an event or topic. That’s where this update to threads comes in!

 

You’ve been using threads in creative ways like these for years – the ways and reasons to thread your Tweets are limited only by your imagination.

 

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Nice Threads

 

We’ve made it easy to create a thread by adding a plus button in the composer, so you can connect your thoughts and publish your threaded Tweets all at the same time. You can continue adding more Tweets to your published thread at any time with the new “Add another Tweet” button. Additionally, it’s now simpler to spot a thread – we’ve added an obvious “Show this thread” label.

 

A few weeks ago, we expanded our character count to make it easier for people to fit what they’re thinking into a Tweet. But we know people also may want to serialize a longer storyor thought, or provide ongoing commentary on an event or topic. That’s where this update to threads comes in!

 

You’ve been using threads in creative ways like these for years – the ways and reasons to thread your Tweets are limited only by your imagination.

 

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Twitter gives neo-Nazis, racists Dec. 18 deadline—and could then kick them out entirely | #SocialMedia #NOHateSpeech 

Twitter gives neo-Nazis, racists Dec. 18 deadline—and could then kick them out entirely | #SocialMedia #NOHateSpeech  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Twitter is cracking down on hate speech and not just by looking at its own site. 

In what amounts to a major shift in Twitter policy, the company announced on Friday that it will be monitoring user's behavior "on and off the platform" and will suspend a user's account if they affiliate with violent organizations, according to an update to Twitter's Help Center on Friday. 

"You also may not affiliate with organizations that — whether by their own statements or activity both on and off the platform — use or promote violence against civilians to further their causes," the update reads.

Twitter isn't taking action immediately. Rather, it's given users until December 18, 2017 when it will then begin enforcing the rule. The month-long wait is due to regulations in the European Union that require companies to inform users of a new policy change 30 days prior to enforcement.

The Dec. 18 deadline also applies to using "hateful images or symbols" in profile images or profile headers. Twitter will also monitor for hate speech in usernames, display names, and profile bios.

 

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Twitter is cracking down on hate speech and not just by looking at its own site. 

In what amounts to a major shift in Twitter policy, the company announced on Friday that it will be monitoring user's behavior "on and off the platform" and will suspend a user's account if they affiliate with violent organizations, according to an update to Twitter's Help Center on Friday. 

"You also may not affiliate with organizations that — whether by their own statements or activity both on and off the platform — use or promote violence against civilians to further their causes," the update reads.

Twitter isn't taking action immediately. Rather, it's given users until December 18, 2017 when it will then begin enforcing the rule. The month-long wait is due to regulations in the European Union that require companies to inform users of a new policy change 30 days prior to enforcement.

The Dec. 18 deadline also applies to using "hateful images or symbols" in profile images or profile headers. Twitter will also monitor for hate speech in usernames, display names, and profile bios.

 

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Vorsicht, Facebook-User! Diese Freundschaftsanfragen solltet ihr unbedingt ignorieren | #SocialMedia #Awareness

Vorsicht, Facebook-User! Diese Freundschaftsanfragen solltet ihr unbedingt ignorieren | #SocialMedia #Awareness | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Facebook: Vorsicht vor Fake-Profilen


Mimikama, ein privater Verein zur Aufklärung über Internetmissbrauch, hat einen Facebook-Betrug aufgedeckt, der sich speziell an Männer richtet. Wie die Masche funktioniert, ist schnell erklärt: Männliche Facebook-User erhalten Anfragen von weiblichen Nutzerinnen. Es sind dabei nicht irgendwelche Frauen, sondern immer höchst attraktive, leicht bekleidete Damen, die laut Profil zufällig auch noch ganz in der Nähe wohnen.


Auf ihren Profilseiten bieten die Frauen in Posts Live-Shows und kostenlose Chats mit "Webcamgirls" an. Dafür muss man nur auf einen Link klicken, der in den Posts zu finden ist - was Sie keinesfalls tun sollten!

 

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Facebook: Vorsicht vor Fake-Profilen


Mimikama, ein privater Verein zur Aufklärung über Internetmissbrauch, hat einen Facebook-Betrug aufgedeckt, der sich speziell an Männer richtet. Wie die Masche funktioniert, ist schnell erklärt: Männliche Facebook-User erhalten Anfragen von weiblichen Nutzerinnen. Es sind dabei nicht irgendwelche Frauen, sondern immer höchst attraktive, leicht bekleidete Damen, die laut Profil zufällig auch noch ganz in der Nähe wohnen.


Auf ihren Profilseiten bieten die Frauen in Posts Live-Shows und kostenlose Chats mit "Webcamgirls" an. Dafür muss man nur auf einen Link klicken, der in den Posts zu finden ist - was Sie keinesfalls tun sollten!

 

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Vorsicht vor Fake-WhatsApp: Finger weg von dieser App | #SocialMedia #Awareness #Apps

Vorsicht vor Fake-WhatsApp: Finger weg von dieser App | #SocialMedia #Awareness #Apps | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Mit WhatsApp Business soll es in Zukunft eine WhatsApp-Version speziell für Unternehmen geben. Bei einer im Play Store aufgetauchten Version davon handelt es sich allerdings um eine Fälschung.

 

Entwickler mit unlauteren Absichten haben im Play Store eine WhatsApp-Version veröffentlicht, die den Namen "Whatsapp Business" trägt. Dabei handelt es sich aber mitnichten um die angekündigte Unternehmens-Version von WhatsApp, sondern schlicht im eine Fälschung, die gutgläubige Nutzer zur Installation verleiten soll.
 
Auffällig sind sowohl der Firmennamen, unter dem die App angeboten wird ("Whasp. Business Inc.") als auch die Schreibweise von WhatsApp mit kleinem a.
 
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Mit WhatsApp Business soll es in Zukunft eine WhatsApp-Version speziell für Unternehmen geben. Bei einer im Play Store aufgetauchten Version davon handelt es sich allerdings um eine Fälschung.

 

Entwickler mit unlauteren Absichten haben im Play Store eine WhatsApp-Version veröffentlicht, die den Namen "Whatsapp Business" trägt. Dabei handelt es sich aber mitnichten um die angekündigte Unternehmens-Version von WhatsApp, sondern schlicht im eine Fälschung, die gutgläubige Nutzer zur Installation verleiten soll.
 
Auffällig sind sowohl der Firmennamen, unter dem die App angeboten wird ("Whasp. Business Inc.") als auch die Schreibweise von WhatsApp mit kleinem a.
 
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WhatsApp vous laisse 7 minutes pour effacer un message désormais | #Apps #SocialMedia

WhatsApp vous laisse 7 minutes pour effacer un message désormais | #Apps #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
S’il vous est déjà arrivé de regretter certains de vos messages envoyés sur WhatsApp, vous serez heureux d’apprendre que le service de messagerie vous donne désormais 7 minutes pour les effacer.

 

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S’il vous est déjà arrivé de regretter certains de vos messages envoyés sur WhatsApp, vous serez heureux d’apprendre que le service de messagerie vous donne désormais 7 minutes pour les effacer.

 

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Does Twitter's Decline Mean The End Of The Global Town Square? | #SocialMedia 

Does Twitter's Decline Mean The End Of The Global Town Square? | #SocialMedia  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Twitter has long positioned itself as the “global town square” in which the world comes together to have a shared conversation across geographic and cultural boundaries. Such was the early vision of last decade's social platforms, that they would bring us together as a society and overcome the ability of elites to dictate the global conversation. Instead, even as Twitter’s CEO touted his company’s global reach in 2013, the platform’s growth had leveled off and over the half-decade since, Twitter has shrunk almost in half, shed its vaunted geotagged resolution, centralized around an ever-older set of elite accounts and transitioned from a place to hear from the world to a place to retweet from afar. What does this mean for the future of the global town square?

The great dream of social media was that it would give everyone a voice. From heads of state to ordinary citizens, everyone, no matter where they lived, what they looked like, what their background or place in society was, would be equal. Most importantly, these social platforms would be free to publish to and consume and would not preference the wealthy and powerful over the traditionally disenfranchised.

Elites would no longer control the global conversation. We would finally have our long-elusive vision of communicative democracy.

 

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Twitter has long positioned itself as the “global town square” in which the world comes together to have a shared conversation across geographic and cultural boundaries. Such was the early vision of last decade's social platforms, that they would bring us together as a society and overcome the ability of elites to dictate the global conversation. Instead, even as Twitter’s CEO touted his company’s global reach in 2013, the platform’s growth had leveled off and over the half-decade since, Twitter has shrunk almost in half, shed its vaunted geotagged resolution, centralized around an ever-older set of elite accounts and transitioned from a place to hear from the world to a place to retweet from afar. What does this mean for the future of the global town square?

The great dream of social media was that it would give everyone a voice. From heads of state to ordinary citizens, everyone, no matter where they lived, what they looked like, what their background or place in society was, would be equal. Most importantly, these social platforms would be free to publish to and consume and would not preference the wealthy and powerful over the traditionally disenfranchised.

Elites would no longer control the global conversation. We would finally have our long-elusive vision of communicative democracy.

 

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Facebook Acquires AI Visual Shopping Startup GrokStyle | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions

Facebook Acquires AI Visual Shopping Startup GrokStyle | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Facebook said it acquired visual shopping and artificial intelligence startup GrokStyle in a move to bolster the social-media company’s own AI work.

GrokStyle’s technology, which was integrated into Ikea’s mobile app, was simple in practice. A user takes a picture of a piece of furniture and the technology would match it to similar products that could be purchased online. On its website, GrokStyle said it is “winding down” its business, but that it is “moving on as a team” along with its technology. The company didn’t disclose it’s joining (FB, +0.58%) Facebook.

“We are excited to welcome GrokStyle to Facebook,” Facebook spokeswoman Vanessa Chan said in a statement. “Their team and technology will contribute to our AI capabilities.” She declined to disclose a purchase price.

 

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Facebook said it acquired visual shopping and artificial intelligence startup GrokStyle in a move to bolster the social-media company’s own AI work.

GrokStyle’s technology, which was integrated into Ikea’s mobile app, was simple in practice. A user takes a picture of a piece of furniture and the technology w