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Instagram looks for fake followers, likes and comments

Instagram is taking a number of steps to limit fake followers and likes. Accounts identified that are using these spurious services will receive an in-app message alerting them that Instagram have removed the inauthentic likes, follows and comments given by their account to others. Instagram will also ask them to secure their account by changing their password. People who use these types of apps share their username and password, and their accounts are sometimes used by third-party apps for inauthentic [...]

Facebook unveils Messenger 4

Facebook rolls out a new, simplified version of Messenger: Messenger 4. Navigation: Facebook makes the navigation simpler by having three tabs instead of nine. The conversations — both one-to-one and groups — are front and center in the Chats tab. Messenger 4 will have visual communication features like Camera at the top so users can easily capture and share selfies. Once in Messenger 4’s People tab, users can find friends, catch up on people’s Stories, and see everyone who is [...]

New Tools to Limit Bullying and Spread Kindness on Instagram

Instagram announces latest tools to help combat bullying, including a new way to identify and report bullying in photos. It's also introducing a camera effect to help spread kindness in Stories. Detecting Bullying in Photos Instagram are now using machine learning technology to proactively detect bullying in photos and their captions and send them to the Community Operations team to review. This change will help to identify and remove significantly more bullying — and it’s a crucial next step since [...]

Snapchat introduces Snap Camera

Snapchat introduces Snap Camera, a free application designed for desktop that invites anyone to experience the fun of Lenses while using their computer. With Snap Camera for desktop, choose from thousands of Lenses, including classics made by Snapchat as well as new designs created daily by the Lens Creator community through Lens Studio. This means more streaming and sharing with Lenses on more devices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=Ae3nuKiTAsk To get started, download the Snap Camera app on your desktop device. Snap Camera syncs [...]