It’s safe to say that we’ve been waiting for WhatsApp to roll out Dark Mode…
An 8-year-old made US$22 million on YouTube, but most social media influencers are like unpaid interns
Like any eight-year-old, Ryan Kaji loves to play with toys. But when Ryan plays, millions watch.
Since the age of four he’s been the star of his own YouTube channel. All up his videos have gained more than 35 billion views. This helped make him YouTube’s highest-earning star in 2018, earning US$22 million, according to Forbes.
Even though it’s less than 0.5% of Facebook’s $66bn revenue in the last year, the social giant will still allow adverts from politicians, even if they’re false.
First Apple, the Facebook, now Google. It seems like all the big players are doing it. No, not horrible things with your personal data (though that’s also happening). Nope, Google’s got designs on more money than it already has, with plans to open bank accounts from 2020.
If we asked you what’s the last thing you’d want Facebook to have access to, it’ll probably be your bank account. We have news for you — Facebook has launched its Facebook Pay feature in the US this week, which allows you to… wait for it… send people money via Messenger.
It’s about time Facebook rolled out a change that wasn’t going to track, leak, or otherwise mess with its user’s info. The social network has revealed a new logo, one more in keeping with “…a suite of products…
Finally, some good news from the weirdo-sphere that is social media. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that, effective November 22, the microblogging platform will ban all political advertising – globally.
Facebook’s CEO can’t tell you when he learnt about Cambridge Analytica nor why the social giant allows false news in political ads.
Big data hasn’t levelled the playing field. It has simply allowed wealthy organisations and individuals to further entrench their dominance. And regulators can’t keep up. New technologies make it almost impossible to trace the global flow of money World4Brexit may receive to fund its political campaigning