Social Weekly News and Trends
Social — Week 11, 2017
Viber users got the ability to create secret chats that will self-destruct after a specified period of time.
The German government developed a bill that provides for penalties for social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, for failure to remove prohibited content. It refers to posts that incite hatred and fake news. The maximum penalty could reach 50 million euros.
A research by the University of Southern California showed that between 9% and 15% of active Twitter users are bots. Monthly audience of service is 319 million people, more 48 million accounts – not real people.
Social network VK has officially launched its own app for streaming on Android. It is already possible to download in Google Play.
Facebook banned developers to use user data collected by social network for surveillance. In particular, for monitoring the social activists.
Team social network OK announced about the launch of a chat with a customer service representative through the service messages.