MIT Algorithm Can Anticipate How Popular A Photo Will Be On Social Web

MIT Algorithm Can Anticipate How Popular A Photo Will Be On Social Web

MIT PhD candidate Aditya Khosla has developed an algorithm which can predict how many views your photo will get in any social networking websites before you upload it. This algorithm will work with some social factors like how many friends/followers you have, the numbers of hash-tag and the length of the title of that photo.

By On April 26, 2014 Respond
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Facebook Finally Launched ‘Dislike’ For Its Messaging Service

Facebook Finally Launched ‘Dislike’ For Its Messaging Service

Many people requested Facebook to launch a Dislike button so that they can thumb down on posts or messages they don’t like. In continuation to that request, for the first time, Facebook has launched dislike button, but for its messaging service.

By On December 18, 2013 Respond
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Twitter Revamps Timeline Conversations Like Facebook

Twitter Revamps Timeline Conversations Like Facebook

Twitter has recently rolled out a significant upgrade, both for its web version as well as the mobile apps. The new upgrade brings an all-new conversations view to the users’ timelines. The micro-blogging site claims that the new look will help users keep track of conversations more easily.

By On August 29, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Rolls Out Shared Photo Albums

Facebook Rolls Out Shared Photo Albums

Facebook has ramped up its photo-sharing features, offering the new shared photo albums. The new feature essentially lets multiple users upload photos to a single album while the owner of the album can tweak privacy settings to see who can view these pictures.

By On August 27, 2013 Respond
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OMG! Electric Shocks To Reduce Facebook Usage?

OMG! Electric Shocks To Reduce Facebook Usage?

Numerous methods have been devised over the years to counter the sourge of overusing Facebook. However, nearly none has proved fruitful. Now, two students at MIT have come up with ‘Pavlov Poke’ which is a genius invention. It essentially gives you electric shocks if you are found wasting a lot of time at one site.

By On August 25, 2013 Respond
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Sharing A Lot Of Photos On Facebook May Damage Real-World Relationships

Sharing A Lot Of Photos On Facebook May Damage Real-World Relationships

We’ve all come across such folks on Facebook who religiously snap and post photos of their meals, books, rooms, face and many other irrelevant things. Whereas until now, this was considered the normal stupid behaviour, a study now suggests that this also hints that the person posting all these images has problems in his real-world relationships.

By On August 13, 2013 Respond
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Instagram Video Finally Lands On Android Devices

Instagram Video Finally Lands On Android Devices

It has been a while since Instagram introduced the feature of recording videos on its iOS app. The popular photo-sharing service has now released an update to its Android app. The update allows Android users to update their 15-second videos.

By On August 8, 2013 Respond
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Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With New Facebook Feature

Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With New Facebook Feature

The sheer amount of content that goes on our Facebook profiles and passes through our Timelines is so much that we are often not able to keep track of it. To help with this, Facebook has now launched a new feature called ‘On This Day’ which lets you go back to what your Timeline looked like a year ago.

By On August 1, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Rolls Out Another Twitter-Like Feature: Support For Embedded Posts

Facebook Rolls Out Another Twitter-Like Feature: Support For Embedded Posts

Twitter has long allowed its users to embed tweets within their blogs and articles. This lets users quote content directly from Twitter without compromising the looks of the tweets. Following in these footsteps, Facebook has also rolled out support for Embedded Posts.

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Facebook Plans To Sell TV-Style Ads For $2.5 Million Each

Facebook Plans To Sell TV-Style Ads For $2.5 Million Each

The key source of revenue for Facebook is advertisement. It is precisely for this reason that Facebook has been trying to devise new ways of making money through ads. To this end, the company now plans to launch TV-style ads which will be 15 seconds in duration and will be sold for a whopping $2.5 million each.

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Facebook Announces Mobile Game Publishing Pilot Program

Facebook Announces Mobile Game Publishing Pilot Program

The rumors of Facebook entering the gaming industry as a publisher, rather than just a platform, came in a few weeks ago. Yesterday,Facebook formally announced the pilot program.

By On July 31, 2013 Respond
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Survey Reveals 29% Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts

Survey Reveals 29% Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts

Social media posts have literally become one of the most common tools of expressing one’s thoughts in this digital age. However, not all such posts are well-thought and many are simply a result of impulse. A survey has now found out that 1 in every 4 young adults regrets social media posts.

By On July 29, 2013 Respond
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Pinterest Rolls Out Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Pinterest Rolls Out Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Do Not Track is the mechanism which essentially lets you opt out of having your web activity tracked by advertisers or any third party entities. A limited number of websites are already supporting this feature and now, Pinterest has announced support for it.

By On July 28, 2013 Respond
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Activist ‘Twitter Dress’ Tweets Political Messages

Activist ‘Twitter Dress’ Tweets Political Messages

Earlier you might have seen dresses that can tweet, but I am sure you have never seen such a Twitter dress that displays messages on gender equality, racism, and overpriced rents. However, lately creative agency Deportivo has developed such a internet-connected Twitter Dress.

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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Study Says Teens Who Friend Their Parents Online Feel Closer To Them In Real Life

Study Says Teens Who Friend Their Parents Online Feel Closer To Them In Real Life

The relationship between children and parents plays a vital role in our life. The more children and parents get loser to each other, the strong their bonding becomes. However, in a study it has been found that teens who friend their parents online feel closer to them in real life.

By On July 16, 2013 Respond
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