Facebook Monthly Active users increase by 16%

Facebook's Third Quarter Financial and Operational Highlights include an increase of monthly active users by 16%. This brings Facebook's monthly active users to 2.07 Billion people as of September 30 2017. Meanwhile the behemoth social…

Fact Checking Social Media Contest and Findings

A Fact checking contest for social media 'truthbuzz" aimed at finding new ways to help verified facts and reach the widest possible audience, has came up with some interesting data. Organised by the International Centre…

Whatsapp social media of pedophiles?

British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Tuesday that WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and other criminals to operate beyond the reach of the law. “We also know that end to end encryption…

Kik raises $100million for own tokens

Cryptocurrency is a volatile market which is probably why the social media platform 'Kik' only raised $100 million rather than the $125 million it expected to achieve from the sale of its own token. However…

Twitter testing 280 character tweets

Twitter is testing increasing the 140 character limit to allow users to express themselves. Because we all know Twitter users have a hard time expressing themselves... "I quickly run into the 140 character limit and…

Suicide awareness social media campaign

More people die from suicide every year than from conflicts, wars and natural disasters combined. Due to a lack of public awareness and funding, suicide is rapidly growing from a mental health community issue to…

The case of Social Media and Herpes

Lilac Corp are introducing a new Q&A webpage for those wanting to know more about herpes... thanks to the spread of misinformation (and in some cases just plain bullshit) due to Social Media and Online…