European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker believes that the major social networks and IT companies such as Google and Facebook should actively combat misinformation on the Internet. About it reports Deutsche Welle with reference to the interview of an official of the media group Funke.
VK has the opportunity to place ads in specific locations — retail or office centers, metro stations or railway stations. As reported by director of development of the social network Alexander Kruglov, the advertisement subject to location-based targeting from today will be displayed in full and mobile versions of the website, as well as in mobile applications VK. Configuring location-based advertising is also available via the API.
Product Director online cinema ivi.ru Egor Danilov will leave the company for the transition to the OK.ru, reports VC.
Social network VK to the end of 2016, will launch the ability to publish self-destructing messages, by analogy with the "Histories" (Stories) to Instagram. About it reports the vc.ru with reference to words iOS developer Leontius Ishimova.
Facebook has updated the feature "nearby Friends", removing the ability to share exact location. Now it shows only the approximate distance from the user to friends who have activated this feature.
Twitter has revealed a bug in the Android app, which led to overreporting of impressions of advertisements among users of this platform.
Scientists from Indiana University have created a search engine with which you can track the spread of fake news on the Internet.
Roskomnadzor and Mail.ru Group will develop an efficient method of searching materials about suicide
Roskomnadzor together with Mail.ru Group and relevant agencies will develop a scientific methodology for operational monitoring and identification of materials and communities focused on suicide. About it reports RNS, citing the results of the meeting of sectoral working group, chaired by the head of Department Alexander Zharov.
In 2016, the number of registered users of Viber in Russia increased by 43%. About it reports RBC with reference to the statement of the representative of the service. Today the audience of the messenger is 76 million people, to the end of the year this figure may increase to 78 million
Facebook has announced that users of the app for celebrities, Mentions, will be able to edit the saved video. In particular, trim the beginning and end of the video after the broadcast.