Facebook And Instagram Chats And Messages Get Cross Compatibility

If you use both Facebook and Instagram, either personally or in the conduct of your business, then a recent Facebook announcement regarding interoperability will make you smile. The company has been working for years toward the goal of greater interoperability among all of its core services and this is a huge step in that direction. Best of all is the …

Facebook Working On Business Suite For Managing Social Media

Social Media giant Facebook, recently announced a new app aimed at Enterprise users. If you maintain an active corporate presence on Facebook and Instagram, you’ll be particularly interested in the company’s new offering. It is designed to give business owners a dashboard that will make it easier to manage their company’s social media presence, allowing users to post simultaneously to …

Some High-Profile Twitter Accounts Were Recently Hacked

An as-yet unidentified hacker pulled off quite a heist on Twitter recently. He (or she) gained access to a Twitter Admin account, and used that access to rapidly take control of a number of high profile Twitter accounts. Once the hackers gained control of these accounts they began using them to lure unsuspecting victims to sending them small amounts of …

Google Meet Now Available On Gmail Using Mobile Devices

Google recently published a blog post that didn’t get much attention, but that outlines a major change to the way the company’s video collaboration tool “Meet” works. The blog post reads in part, as follows: “In the coming weeks, you’ll soon notice a new Meet tab on your phone’s Gmail app where you can see upcoming meetings scheduled in Google …

Google Added A Video Conferencing Tool For Users

Google Meet is a video conferencing tool the company originally designed for Enterprise users. There are serious security issues with some of the more popular free or low-cost options available for the masses. So, Google made the decision to make Meet free to anyone with an email address. The rollout took two weeks to complete, but is now available to …

Tweets Can No Longer Be Sent From SMS To Twitter

If you use Twitter on a regular basis, then you probably saw the official tweet from the company. Effective immediately, they’ve shut down the functionality that allowed users to tweet via SMS, something that has been a part of the platform since its earliest days. For the time being, the company is keeping SMS-based two-factor authentication for account holders, but …

PC Users Beware Of Downloader For Zoom Created By Hackers

Are you working from home right now? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Tens of millions of people are doing the same, and there are untold millions around the world doing likewise. Working from home presents a host of new challenges, not the least of which is finding ways of communicating face to face without violating social distancing rules. For …

Private Twitter Files May Have Been Cached In Firefox

Are you a regular Twitter user? More specifically, are you a regular Twitter user who also prefers the Firefox web browser? If so, be advised that Twitter recently disclosed a new bug with potentially dire implications for you. Apparently, a flaw in the design of the platform itself caused it to store private files inside Firefox’s browser cache. The cache …

Facebook Is Fighting Back Against Spam Accounts

Unless you’re plugged into the world of social media, you may not realize it. There’s a war on, and until recently, it was a war that Facebook was losing. The war is being fought with billions of fake accounts being used to fundamentally alter the social media landscape. It is influencing the kinds of content social media users see. The …

Mobile Internet Usage Continues To Rise According To Study

A few years ago, the people who track such things announced that the PC had been dethroned. They said a slight majority of people were turning to their phones as their primary means of accessing the web. Since that time, the trend has continued. The Social Media Management Company Hootsuite and their partners, We Are Social, have come to a …