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Twitter launching new algorithm to show tweets out of order

Twitter plans to introduce a new timeline algorithm that will display relevant tweets first, instead of in chronological order.

Op-Ed: Is your content socially worthy? Today’s audience demands it

Businesses that fail to effectively convey an authoritative message to the hoi polloi are destined to fail. Now that it's 2016, I'll share a quick crash course in hopes small digital companies and product-based businesses are spared an untimely death.

Why companies like Tweetdeck and Hootsuite aren't going anywhere

Despite job cuts at two large social media management companies over the past few months, Hootsuite and TweetDeck won’t be going anywhere anytime soon, social media experts told B2B News Network.

Facebook ready for global rollout of new 'Like' button

According to reports, Facebook is on the verge of launching its new Reactions feature across the world. A revised form of the 'Like' button, Reactions lets users express emotions including "Love", "Wow", "Angry" , "Sad" and "Haha".

Op-Ed: Why my family got off Facebook

Two years ago, my family decided to delete our Facebook accounts and we have never been happier. Maybe it's time for more of us to do the same.

Google Glass disappears from social media, consumer version dies

Google has closed down the social media accounts formerly used to promote its Google Glass wearable computer. The consumer edition of the headset has been abandoned in favour of a business-centric version called "Glass: Enterprise Edition."

Google+ integration removed from Play Games as network fades away

Google has announced it is separating Google+ from its Play Games Android gaming service. It is the latest move from the company to decouple the Facebook-rivaling but unpopular social network from its core apps, something long-requested by users.

China's Weibo ups character limit to 2,000 ahead of Twitter

Weibo, the Chinese social network usually viewed as the country's answer to Twitter, has axed its 140-character limit on user posts and dramatically increased the maximum length to 2,000 characters. It comes amid rumours of Twitter doing the same soon.

Twitter goes down affecting millions of users around the world

Shock and disappointment to millions: Twitter went down this morning and people across the globe are up in arms. The site is not accessible through desktop or mobile services.

Teen arrested after 'confessing' boyfriend's murder on Facebook

Hemet - Nakasia James, the young woman who eluded sheriff's officials for over a week after allegedly confessing on Facebook to murdering her boyfriend was apprehended Sunday evening, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's booking records.

Op-Ed: Sandy Hook 'truthers' send death threats to victim's family

Newtown - His name was Noah Pozner, and he was only six years old when he was murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Dec. 2012.

White House asks Silicon Valley for help fighting Islamic State

San Jose - Senior Obama administration officials met with leading Silicon Valley executives and asked for their help combating Islamic State recruitment and propaganda efforts on social media sites.

Op-Ed: As gun debate heats up, social media fans flames of fanaticism

San Francisco - As President Barack Obama announced unilateral executive action to curb what he and many observers call an "epidemic of gun violence," social media users on both sides of the gun control debate continued to ratchet up their polarized rhetoric.

Mountain High Suckers recalls 100,000 pot-infused edibles

Denver - Over 99,500 packages of Mountain High Suckers, a cannabis-infused candy, were recalled on Wednesday in what is now the 15th such recall in 16 weeks in Colorado.

You can now view, like and comment on Facebook while offline

Facebook has announced that its app can now display News Feed stories even while offline or on a slow connection. The feature will be an invaluable addition for users in emerging markets, many of whom remain restricted to 2G mobile Internet.

Op-Ed: Successful brands on social media this holiday season

Tracking social ROI is tricky but that doesn't give companies an automatic out. Even if every share doesn't turn into a sale, a solid social strategy can make shoppers sweet on your brand.

Instagram beta update adds support for using multiple accounts

A beta update to Instagram has added official support for using multiple accounts. The feature lets you switch logins at will without having to sign-out and in again. It will be particularly useful for people who maintain several different profiles.

Google announces relaunch of Google+ with Community at the centre

Google has released a public preview of a relaunched version of Google+, following through on promises to make major changes to the unpopular service. The site is now centred around Communities and Collections, the two most frequented current features.

Zebras escape circus, get brief taste of freedom in Philadelphia

Philadelphia - Two zebras hoofed it to Freedom — briefly — on Sunday after escaping from a circus in Philadelphia, where they roamed the city streets for about an hour and brought traffic to a standstill.

Twitter, Facebook introduce tools to aid Paris attack victims

Paris - In the aftermath of the brutal massacre that has killed at least 129 people in Paris, Twitter, Facebook, and Google have jumped in with tools that can help people receive news and updates on friends and relatives residing there.

Does Bloomingdale's holiday ad encourage date rape?

New York City - The latest outpouring of criticism on the Web is now being directed at Bloomingdale's, the upscale department store owned by Macy's Inc. for an advertisement in their holiday catalog that appears to encourage "date rape."

How social media influenced the 2015 Canadian election

With Canada's impressively long 78-day election campaign culminating tonight with the final day of voting, Digital Journal examines how social media played a role in the campaigns launched by the Liberals, Tories and the New Democrats.

Op-Ed: Internet declares Bernie Sanders winner of Democratic debate

Las Vegas - During Tuesday night's debate, Hillary Clinton was poised and confident, and seemed veritably presidential. Her closest rival, Bernie Sanders, was ... well, Bernie Sanders. And the Internet loved it.

Bear strolls through Montana high school, becomes media sensation

Bozeman - It sounds like the beginning of a joke: "A black bear strolled into a high school..." but it's no joke. It actually happened — at a high school in Montana. The bruin ambled around Bozeman High School around 7:30 a.m. before leaving on its own.

Stories released via Instagram, Twitter could be new wave

A new novel that follows the correspondence of paternal twins on the eastern seaboard initially won't be a physical book; it will be released in installments via Instagram.

Peeple website and social media accounts mysteriously disappear

Over the past few days, an app called Peeple has been stealing headlines and attracting a storm of controversy online for its advocacy of allowing people to rate each other without any opt-out. Today, the app's websites mysteriously disappeared.

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey appointed permanent CEO

Social network Twitter has announced that ousted co-founder Jack Dorsey is to return as the formal CEO of the company. Dorsey has already been acting as interim leader since July when Dick Costolo stepped down.

Facebook hit by another viral copy-and-paste privacy scam

Another Facebook privacy hoax is currently going viral on the social network, asking users to copy and paste a "privacy notice" to their profile if they want to avoid the social network charging $5.99 to retain access to private posts.

Facebook confirms it is working on a 'dislike' button

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed the social network is developing a new "Dislike" button as an alternative to the ubiquitous "Like." The company is working to make the new option a better way to "express empathy" for certain topics.

Annual West Point pillow fight turns bloody, 30 cadets injured

A pillow fight that has been part of a West Point tradition turned bloody when cadets swung pillowcases stuffed with helmets and other hard objects at each other. Thirty cadets were injured, including 24 who suffered concussions.
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