Monday, July 26

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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...
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...
Amazon, aplicacion, aplicaciones, China, Noticias, robo de información, Tendencias, usuarios

China denounces Amazon and other apps for information theft | Digital Trends Spanish

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) has warned the applications of Amazon, NetEase and ByteDance, owner of TikTok, as well as 142 other apps for violating the rights of users. As the ministry stated in its latest list of "problem" apps, Amazon's China app and Dashen, from NetEase, an online community for gamers, have illegally collected user information. Others, meanwhile, did not clearly show the information about the application in the download store or were deceiving, confusing or forcing users to activate certain permissions, according to the ministry. From Amazon they responded in a statement sent by email that "they will continue to coordinate closely with the Ministry to ensure that we meet their requirements." Meanwhile, the operators of the other...
llamadas, llamadas grupales, Mensajería instantánea, Noticias, plataforma, Redes sociales, Telefonía celular, usuarios, whatsapp

WhatsApp improves your group calls with a new function | Digital Trends Spanish

Group calls have allowed us to stay in touch with our friends or family during the pandemic. For this reason, the different platforms that offer the function have improved it and enabled new functions. One of the most popular and used in the last year is WhatsApp. The downside to this messaging service is that if the user is not available when called, they can be left out of a group call. This problem has remained in the past, since, from now on, WhatsApp allows one to join a group call at any time, even if it already started without us. WhatsAppIn this way, if the person accesses a group of which they is part and realizes that a call is being made at that moment, they can join it with the push of a button. For this, yes, it is necessary to have been invited before. The platform also...
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Facebook will warn users for viewing extremist content | Digital Trends Spanish

Facebook is testing a new type of alerts that will seek to warn users who have recently viewed extremist content. The platform will also provide confidential help resources to those who think that someone close to them is becoming radicalized. This information has been confirmed by the company, through its spokesman Andy Stone, who has indicated that these tests are being carried out for now on a small number of users. Of course, depending on how people's response evolves, it could be extended to more users. Screenshots shared on Twitter by journalist Matt Navarra show that Facebook is warning people that “they may have recently been exposed to harmful extremist content,” and warns them that these types of groups seek to “manipulate anger and disappointment” from people. Facebook is no...
aplicacion, enlaces, Instagram, Noticias, plataforma, red social, Redes sociales, stickers, usuarios

Instagram would include a sticker for links in their stories | Digital Trends Spanish

Traditionally, Instagram has limited the availability of the function that allows you to include links in the stories of its platform. However, now the social network could present an important change in this matter, which would be well received by users. According to an article by The Verge, Instagram is testing to incorporate a new sticker that allows the user to include links in their stories. These stickers would resemble the location marks that can currently be included in posts. Thus, instead of forcing users to scroll up to access the link, it would be enough to just press the sticker to directly enter the added page. Also, these stickers will allow users to respond to stories that include links, something that previously could not be done with the traditional swipe-up. Accordi...
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Now Tinder allows adding multiple videos to profiles | Digital Trends Spanish

From now on, Tinder users will be able to edit and upload up to nine recorded videos from their cell phone to their profile. According to the company, this offers people a more "authentic way of expressing themselves." In this way, Tinder targets the youngest users of its application (characterized as Generation Z), who represent 50 percent of its user base globally. The incorporation of videos constitutes one of the novelties of the last update of the application. In addition, a new speed dating-style social feature, called Hot Takes, has been introduced that allows unpaired users to speak in short chats before swiping left or right. When the time is up, the user will be able to choose if they want to pair up with the person or move on to another session. Hot Takes will be available...
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Why did Google Plus end up a failure? | Digital Trends Spanish

In an age where practically most people have an account on a social network, many anticipated a success when Google announced its own network, dubbed Google+ (Google Plus or G +). When it was launched in 2011, we were all used to the company turning everything it touched into gold, so we could expect the same for its brand new social network, which emerged as a competition for Facebook and Twitter. However, Google+ never finished convincing users and ended up ceasing to exist, becoming one of the biggest failures of the technology company. Precisely, on November 7, but 2011, Google launched Google + Pages that allowed brands and companies to also join this social network, something like Facebook Pages. However, not even this strategy served to help get this platform off the ground....
actualizaciones, Android, aplicaciones, app, contenido, iOS, mejoras, Noticias, reproducción, Telefonía celular, usuarios, videos, visualización, YouTube

YouTube improves its mobile application with these functions | Digital Trends Spanish

YouTube is currently the most popular video player on the internet. The platform is constantly offering new changes to improve the viewing experience for its millions of users. Today, for example, the company has announced a series of changes and functions in its application in order to make the reproduction of content more comfortable and friendly. Video chapters Although this feature had been announced months ago, it should only now be available in videos. This division of the videos into chapters allows the user to move comfortably through the content and go to a certain moment that they want to view. Button changes Some video playback options have been moved elsewhere to make them more visible. Thus, we can access the subtitles through the CC button that will now be located at...
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Controversial statements by former Google executive | Digital Trends Spanish

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt made controversial statements about people's attitudes on social media, which he called "amplifiers for idiots." During a conference organized by the Wall Street Journal, the businessman stated that "the context of social networks serving as amplifiers for idiots and crazy people is not what we intended." Schmidt, who is one of the people with the most Google shares, assured that the "excesses" that occur in social networks will cause greater regulation by the authorities in the coming years. "Unless the industry acts together in a really smart way, there will be regulation," he said according to an article by Bloomberg. Antitrust law In the same instance, the former executive took advantage of referring to the lawsuit by the United States government ...