Today kicks off #mentalhealthawarenessweek – a week where we unite to raise awareness for mental health conditions and to strive towards a healthier mind. While social media can be used to improve our mental health by easily communicating with friends and family, it can also have the potential of negative effects if used too much or in… Read more »
After recently re-launching its test of warning prompts on tweet replies that contain potentially offensive remarks, Twitter is now rolling out a new, updated version of the prompts, across both iOS and Android, which utilise an improved detection algorithm to avoid misidentification, while they also aim to provide more context and options to help users better understand what the… Read more »
The days are longer, the sky is brighter and the smell of Summer is in the air! Hooray, it must be May! Did you know the month of May was named for Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility? 👀… With more easing of the national lockdown restrictions later this month and the return of indoor hospitality, life… Read more »
Is this the beginning of the end of online abuse? Instagram will be rolling out some new options to protect people from abusive DMs, with the capacity to filter DM requests that include offensive words, and a new way to stop users you’ve already blocked from contacting you via a different account.
Social media is forever changing which makes it easy to miss an update from time to time. Twice a month, we look into three of the latest key updates from the past few weeks from the various social media giants. Here’s what’s been happening recently…