Model rants on Instagram because ‘Neanderthals’ won’t approve her visa

An influencer has taken to social media to vent regarding being ‘trapped’ in Australia, because of her visa not being approved as quick as she expected. New York-based Australian model, Talia Richman, 24, complained to her 114k followers on Instagram regarding her visa not being approved in time for her flight back to the U.S.A. next week. More specifically, she was annoyed at the questionable incompetence of the people she was talking […]

Facebook shrinks ad area on mobile News Feed

Facebook proclaimed it’ll modify the format for ads showing in its mobile News Feed on August. 19 to match the design and feel of its redesigned app from April, a corporation blog post declared. The social network will cut the amount of lines of text that appear in ads from seven, currently, to three. Facebook additionally will change the ratio of pictures and videos in sponsored posts to 4:5 from the present 2:3. The revision will mean that pictures appear shorter on mobile screens and that media taller than the new 4:5 ratio will be “masked” in the News Feed. […]

Instagram tightens rules on self-injury images.

Changes to Instagram’s self-harm content rules follow a comprehensive review involving specialists and academics from around the world on youth, mental health, and suicide. The move came after British Health Secretary Matt Hancock met social media corporations concerning doing more to safeguard the mental state of teenagers using their platforms. British teenager molly Russell was found dead in her bedroom in 2017. The 14-year-old had apparently taken her own life, and her Instagram account reportedly revealed she followed accounts associated with depression and […]

Facebook to use AI to respect the dead

Facebook has said it’s working on using AI to prevent a common and upsetting problem: receiving notifications concerning deceased friends and beloved ones. The company said it hoped to prevent the “painful” experience of getting suggestions to invite dead people to events, or to wish them a happy birthday.On profiles, tributes to a person will currently appear separately, keeping the […]