Twitter Stock Crashes 20% as User Growth Fizzles

by Lucas Nolan Social media giant Twitter suffered a stock price crash of more than 21 percent in intraday trading today following the release of the company’s Q3 report. The company reported its slowest growth in years as many companies also bought less advertising on the platform at the same time. Variety reports that despite […]

Twitter Users Use Fake IDs to Damage Israel at International Court

Israel reveals thousands of anti-Israel social media posts from bots, troll networks aiming to influence International Criminal Court decisions. By TPS A probe conducted by Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs (MSA) has found that at least 21% of posts on an International Criminal Courts (ICC) investigation against Israel from inauthentic Twitter accounts , including some […]

The big changes coming to WhatsApp

by Jamie McKane WhatsApp is working on a number of exciting new features that are expected to roll out in the near future. Both the Android and iOS versions of the messaging app are expected to receive a range of new tools and improved functionality. These changes range from the ability to send expiring media […]

Why some onions were too sexy for Facebook

There are regular onions, and then there are onions too sexy for Facebook, a Canadian seed and garden supply store recently discovered. The Seed Company by EW Gaze, in St John’s, Newfoundland, had wanted to post a seemingly innocent advert for Walla Walla onion seeds on Facebook. But to their surprise, it was rejected for […]

Everyone Downloading TikTok

Yesterday, the Commerce Department said it will not allow TikTok or WeChat to appear on app stores in the U.S. after 11:59pm on Sunday. The backstory: TikTok seemed to be out of the dog house earlier this week when ByteDance accepted Oracle’s bid for a tech partnership and a major equity stake…but everyone’s still waiting […]

Oracle May Offer to Buy TikTok, Pending Regulatory Approval

by Josh Hendrickson Last month, Microsoft announced its intentions to buy TikTok from parent company ByteDance. That set off a series of negotiations and talks that have now led to a decision—Oracle will probably buy TikTok. Nope, that wasn’t a typo. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that Oracle will make the announcement soon according […]

Bahrain follows Emirates in normalizing ties with Israel.

By Steve Holland, Dan Williams, Aziz El Yaakoubi WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM/DUBAI (Reuters) – Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in agreeing to normalize relations with Israel on Friday, a move forged partly through shared fears of Iran but one that could leave the Palestinians further isolated. U.S. President Donald Trump posted the announcement on Twitter after he […]