Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter – But Is It All Too Late?

Update: at 18:21 EST, Twitter announced a permanent ban on Donald Trump’s account As rioters forced their way into the chambers of the Capitol building and offices of Representatives this week, President Trump was uncharacteristically silent on social media — in stark contrast to his proclamations during the wave of BLM protests last year. And… Continue reading Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter – But Is It All Too Late?

TikTok’s New Ecommerce Tools Are the Next Step in Social Shopping

Our independent reviews and recommendations are funded in part by affiliate commissions, at no extra cost to our readers. Click to Learn More TikTok is rolling out features in 2021 to make online shopping easier. The social platform’s new updates will give users the ability to add affiliate links and will even give brands the… Continue reading TikTok’s New Ecommerce Tools Are the Next Step in Social Shopping

Apple Privacy Changes May Cripple Social Media Ad Revenue

Numerous social media apps are up in arms due to one of Apple’s latest privacy policy updates. Massive companies like Facebook and Snap are concerned they could stand to lose a massive revenue stream, due to a new Apple update that needs user permission to be tracked. Tracking users is one of the key pieces… Continue reading Apple Privacy Changes May Cripple Social Media Ad Revenue

Moderation Will Be the Most Controversial Social Media Issue of 2021

The internet is a massive, near limitless medium, and there’s no shortage of channels through which someone can voice a deliberately heinous or deeply misinformed idea. Many believe that social media platforms have an ethical responsibility to manage and moderate misinformation and hate speech spread by their users. This issue came to a head in… Continue reading Moderation Will Be the Most Controversial Social Media Issue of 2021

Twitter to Crowd-Source Reporting of Misleading Tweets via Birdwatch

Twitter has announced Birdwatch, a system for letting its users identify and flag tweets which may be misleading. The company has been under scrutiny in the past few years for its handling of misinformation. Notably, last year it began flagging tweets from high profile users such as Donald Trump for perpetuating fake information, then eventually… Continue reading Twitter to Crowd-Source Reporting of Misleading Tweets via Birdwatch