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… logged into Twitter. When you block someone on Twitter, they cannot follow you or send direct messages. If they @ mention you, you will not see a notification. CNET pointed out that prior to this update, users could see tweets from blocked users if other users retweeted them, and vice versa, but that is no longer the case. Readers: What are your…
How did Facebook pull off its Friends Day videos that sparked so much conversation last week? Software engineer Peter Lai and technical program manager Nancy Lu explained the process of creating and deploying Facebook’s Friends Day videos in a blog post, saying that the three challenges they faced were curating photos for each user, rendering them into videos and making sure those videos app.
… The U.S. political spectrum can, for the most part, be divided into conservatives and liberals, but which group is more likely to see like-minded political content on Facebook from news organizations, groups and friends, and which group is more likely to block or defriend users over political posts? The answers, from the latest research by Pew…