Monday, July 26

Redes sociales

Google, Google Knol, Redes sociales

Knol: Google’s double failure to unseat Wikipedia | Digital Trends Spanish

For all its flaws, Wikipedia is by far the largest online repository of knowledge in human history. But there was a time when Google wanted to challenge that hegemony with Knol. If you've never heard of this name, it's because the search giant failed miserably with this initiative (and not once, but twice). Knol could have been lost in time like so many other digital projects that were shipwrecked - even from the company itself, such as Google Plus - if it weren't for the momentum and expectations that the California company itself encrypted when it was released on July 23, 2008. What was Knol Mel almanzaKnol was a project that sought to consolidate articles on all topics, from scientific, medical, geography, history, entertainment, and even guides to repair objects. According to Goo...
acoso, Adam Mosseri, función, herramienta, Instagram, Noticias, plataforma, Redes sociales, usuarios

Instagram tests Limits, a new anti-bullying tool | Digital Trends Spanish

Adam Mosseri, director of Instagram, has confirmed that the social network is testing a new feature called Limits, which would allow users to block their accounts when they are victims of harassment. The announcement was made through a video where the executive condemned the cases of racism suffered by some players of the England National Team after losing the final in the last match of the European Championship. As reported through some leaked images, this new feature allows you to temporarily limit comments and messages from specific groups of followers. Instagram has a NEW 'Limits' feature to help you manage harassment from groups of people - Instagram will recommend groups of accounts you may want to limit comments and messages from - Limited comments and messages will be hidden un...
ceo, ejecutivos, Facebook, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Noticias, Redes sociales, seguridad

Protecting Zuckerberg Costs Facebook 23 Million | Digital Trends Spanish

It is uneconomical to protect executives at major tech companies, even though travel has been reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic. A report reveals that security spending for executives at major companies totaled $ 46 million last year. The most striking thing is that, of this figure, 23.4 million dollars went only to the security of Mark Zuckerberg, the head of Facebook. According to the report of ProtocolThis is an increase compared to 2019, when $ 20.4 million was spent on the young executive. According to Facebook, this increase was due to the new protocols associated with COVID-19 and special protection during the elections. In this way, Zuckerberg surpassed other personalities on the list, including the richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos, who paid 1.6 million dollars in ...
clubhouse, consejos, Redes sociales, Tendencias

Clubhouse: four keys to a successful debut on this social network | Digital Trends Spanish

Club House it has some live podcasts, a TED talk, and an academic conference. And best of all, the audio-only social network is now available to any user, after debuting in 2020 on iPhones and mid-2021 on Android devices. The question that surely circulates is what is special and what are the keys to debut in Clubhouse. You will be interested in: The social network can be quite addictive, at least in the first weeks of use. With numerous rooms to discover or interesting discussion topics, you can be hooked in no time. And although it is possible to use it as a background audio, we suggest you take the necessary measures to give it a reasonable use, perhaps establishing limits or some of these options to improve concentration. What is and how does Clubhouse work? GettyimagesClubhouse...
Covid 19, Facebook, Redes sociales, Tendencias

Facebook finally blocks an anti-vaccine hashtag | Digital Trends Spanish

On Facebook they believe that it is better late than never and that is why they have finally blocked the hashtag #vaccinekills (vaccines kill, in Spanish). This measure of the social network comes after having been involved in a discussion with Joe Biden, president of the United States, who accused them of helping to spread false information about COVID-19 and that it translates into more people getting sick and dying. Facebook distanced itself from these accusations and assured that if vaccination goals were not reached in the US, it was not the fault of the social network helping to expose misinformation about vaccines. However, since CNN report that, until a few days ago, it was very easy to find false information regarding vaccination on Facebook, thanks to the aforementioned hasht...
Features, Mensajería instantánea, Microsoft, MSN Messenger, Redes sociales, whatsapp, windows

MSN Messenger: king of messaging long before WhatsApp | Digital Trends Spanish

On July 22, 1999, Microsoft launched MSN Messenger, a popular instant messaging service that turns 22 today. This service is likely to be fondly remembered today, as it was shut down by the company in 2012, after merging all Messenger accounts with Skype accounts. Microsoft had experience with that, as it did the same for Hotmail accounts that became part of Outlook. This tool emerged as an attempt by Microsoft to be the protagonist of the incipient chat market. Thus, the company gave relevance to the interface and aesthetics to become attractive to users. "We had to create an elegant user interface so that people could see their friends when they went online, allowing them to change the font color in a cool way, and soon," explains David Auerbach, a former engineer at the company of ...
Redes sociales, Twitter

Twitter is testing a “dislike” button on iOS | Digital Trends Spanish

Twitter is testing an option that could be somewhat controversial: on iOS, they have added a button type dislike, or "I don't like it." Technically, this is a system of upvotes and downvotes similar to the one used on Reddit. Twitter explained that this is being shown only to some users in the iOS version of the application, and that the negative votes are not public but instead, the positive votes are shown as the traditional ones. likes. Some of you on iOS may see different options to up or down vote on replies. We & # 39; re testing this to understand the types of replies you find relevant in a convo, so we can work on ways to show more of them. Your downvotes aren't public, while your upvotes will be shown as likes. pic.twitter.com/hrBfrKQdcY & mdash; Twitter Support (@TwitterS...
clubhouse, Noticias, Redes sociales

Clubhouse is out of beta and is now open to all | Digital Trends Spanish

Finally, the day came when you don't need an invitation to enter the Clubhouse. The application has finished its beta phase, so there are no longer waiting lists or anything like that: anyone can create an account and start using the audio rooms without restrictions. This release comes just a year later since Clubhouse started as a beta limited to very few users. In a post in the official blog, the creators of the social network say that this is a new chapter in the life of Clubhouse, completed with the recent launch of instant messaging within the application itself. According to the company, since the Android launch last May, the number of users has increased by 10 million. And people spend more than an hour on average inside the Clubhouse, not only listening to what others have to...
aplicacion, diseño, Noticias, plataforma, Redes sociales, tuitis, TweetDeck, Twitter

Twitter redesigns TweetDeck with additional new features | Digital Trends Spanish

TweetDeck, Twitter's post management tool, has undergone a major renovation by the company. Thus, some additional functions have been incorporated as part of a platform test to design a subscription service. For now, this test has been applied to small groups of users in countries such as the United States, Canada and Australia, who have shared a redesigned version of the TweetDeck manager. TwitterKayvon Beykpour, Product Manager of the platform, explained that this redesign includes additional functions such as a complete tweet composer, advanced search functions, new types of columns and a new way to group them more similar to how it looks in the Twitter application. . We're testing new features in TweetDeck for a small group in the US, Canada and Australia. These include a full Twe...
creadores, dinero, Noticias, plataforma, Redes sociales, Super Thanks, usuarios, YouTube

New YouTube function allows giving money to creators | Digital Trends Spanish

YouTube announced that it is testing Super Thanks, a new feature that allows users of the video platform to send money, in the form of tips, to content creators. Basically, it is a way for fans to thank, through money, the youtubers who constantly post videos on the site. According to the announcement, Super Thanks has already been tested in 68 countries, and is available both in its desktop version and from the YouTube applications for iOS and Android. Youtube.It appears with a new button that you see next to the popular likes, dislikes and share; It has a heart icon with the $ symbol and the inscription "thank you." Once it is pressed, the platform invites to thank with a Super Thanks. There are four fixed amounts available: $ 2, $ 5, $ 10, or $ 50. When this option is chosen, YouT...