Category Archives for "Social Media"

Facebook Offers Rare Glimpse Into Formula Behind News Feed

Facebook Inc. offered a rare glimpse into how it ranks and shows content in its News Feed, part of an effort to provide more transparency about its operations as the social network’s cultural and political influence continue to grow. The disclosures, though lacking in detail, are notable in part because they come in the wake […]

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PHOTO-SHARING APPS UNDER FIRE FOR TAGGING PEOPLE IN PICTURES

While the practice of photobombing has become a social and cultural phenomenon lately, the practice itself isn’t anything new. Since the advent of the camera, people have either intentionally tried to appear in someone else’s photos or have accidentally stumbled into the frame. Now, with biometric facial recognition algorithms, companies like Google, Apple and Facebook are able to […]

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