News & Reviews: Social media
Jan 26, 2023
After being suspended for 2 years, Meta has decided that Donald Trump can use Facebook and Instagram once more in the next few weeks. This comes after he was not only suspended from Facebook and Instagram but also supposedly banned for life from Twitter back in 2021.
Dec 09, 2022
Twitter is rolling out a new feature under the reign of Elon Musk. The CEO tweeted an announcement on the arrival of "a software update that will show your true account status". According to the report, it's said to be a feature that tells you if you're shadowbanned.
Nov 11, 2022
In conjunction with the upcoming 15th General Election (GE15), our Prime Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa told the media that there is a new application for him to tackle fake news online and he has approved it already. The app was made by a task force from the Royal Malaysia Police and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
Elon Musk could end up buying Twitter to help create a mysterious project called "X, The Everything App"Oct 05, 2022
Elon Musk might compromise and buy Twitter eventually. According to the latest report, the tech mogul isn't planning to take the matter to court by reviving the $44 billion deal, as it could get really messy if involving legal actions.
Sep 30, 2022
Social media is all about short videos nowadays, thanks to TikTok. With that said, other platforms like YouTube and Instagram had also quickly jumped on the bandwagon with YouTube Shorts and Reels respectively. Now, it seems like Twitter will be the latest to join the gang by rolling out a feature that offers an "ever-scrolling feed of video content".
Sep 16, 2022
Not long ago, news came saying that Instagram is working on a BeReal clone. However, it seems like TikTok has moved faster by launching its own. TikTok Now is the platform's new feature to let users post a photo or a 10-second video when prompted anywhere anytime.
Sep 09, 2022
Reposting is considered an important feature on social media. By doing so, you could share the things you came across with even more people, especially with your social circle. With that said, Instagram might soon add a new tab to store all your reposted pictures on your profile.
Sep 02, 2022
Back in April, Twitter announced that it has been working on an Edit button for years and revealed plans to roll it out for testing. Now, it looks like the blue bird is true to its word as the feature is finally rolling out to users, though only to subscribers of Twitter Blue for now.
You can now cross-post Instagram Reels to Facebook and get monetised on both platforms for the same contentAug 17, 2022
Meta has been introducing new features on its social media platforms recently in an effort to compete with TikTok, including implementing a new way to create Instagram Reels using previously shared Stories. Now, Meta is allowing users to cross-post their Instagram Reels to Facebook and even permitting users to take advantage of the monetisation programmes offered on both platforms by using the same content.
Jul 29, 2022
Just yesterday, we talked about how Meta is doubling the amount of content that you don't follow on your Facebook and Instagram accounts. Personally, I'm not a big fan of this because I just want to see what my friends and family are up to. Even the Kardashians hate the new Instagram but luckily, it seems that Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is going to make a U-turn.