Opinion: Twitter's Open Verification A Step Towards Dealing With Harassment

Opinion: Twitter’s Open Verification A Step Towards Dealing With Harassment

Twitter has opened its verification mark—the blue check that appears next to a user’s handle—to all users. This means the doors to request verified account status is available ...
Facebook Memorial Accounts Will No Longer Have Restricted Viewing

Facebook Remembers Loved Ones With Memorial Account Changes And Look Back

Earlier today Facebook announced that it would no longer limit who are allowed to view the accounts of deceased members. Prior to this decision, Facebook would change the memorial ...
Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp For $16 Billion

Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp For $19 Billion

According to a document filed with the SEC, Facebook will purchase the hot messaging client WhatsApp for $16 billion. There will be an additional $3 billion—in restricted stock—paid ...

Police: Iranians are Allowed to Open Accounts in Social Networks

Kamal Hadianfar, head of Iran’s cyber-police, said Iranians are free to open accounts in social networks. “Iranians are allowed to create accounts in social networks but ...