Spreading knowledge: Biologist Hashem Al-Ghaili explains the world of science on Facebook. Spreading the internet: The first private households are going online in Cuba. And on Exit: hardware going soft in fast motion.
The social media giant Facebook is working on a tool to let users know if they 'liked' any of the accounts allegedly pushing Russian propaganda. The company believes some 146 million Americans were exposed to such posts.
Chinese social media and video game giant Tencent has overtaken US rival Facebook in terms of market capitalization. It's the first Asian firm boasting a market value of more than half a trillion US dollars.
Twitter users will soon be able to post tweets of up to 280 characters. The social network hopes the change will boost engagement, and ultimately narrow the gap in it profits between it and its great rival, Facebook.
Germans are taking to Twitter with twice the gusto now that the site has doubled its character limit to 280. Some used the opportunity to showcase examples of the German language's notoriously long word constructions.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version