Facebook helps by urging its users to support the victims of the April 25th 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Facebook has promised to match every dollar donated up to $2 million. As of today when you log in on Facebook you’ll see a message appear on the top of your news feed with an option to donate to the humanitarian charity International Medical Corps.
Gone are the days when Facebook, the largest social media platform in the world, showed you every post from every friend and page you followed. On Tuesday April 21, 2015, Facebook announced its plans to unveil three new updates to its News Feeds algorithms.
A math quiz which was first assumed to be for fifth grade students turned out to be a social media puzzle that caught the attention of bloggers, news channels and online users across the globe.
LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com, an online learning company, for $1.5 billion. With the acquisition of Lynda.com, LinkedIn has entered the growing marketing for online education and learning and will soon be able to provide its members with educational videos and courses to help develop new skills.
Last week Facebook opened its new office called MPK 20 in Silicon Valley. It is a 43,000 square foot office, which according to Mark Zuckerberg, is “the largest open floor plan in the world”.
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There are major changes coming to Facebook. 25 new products and tools are set to be unveiled by the major social network within the next year or so.
Twitter has officially launched its Museum Week social media event on March 23, 2015. 56 Canadian institutions, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario, will participate in the virtual event all week long.
Microsoft is scrapping Internet Explorer and replacing it with a new web browser – Project Spartan. The switch will take place later this year. The new browser launch will coincide with the launch of Windows 10.
Last month, The Detroit Free Press reported a story about a Detroit Man named James Robertson, 56, who walked 34 km each day to and from work. The story went viral on the internet and was featured in the Toronto Star and the Toronto Sun. A crowdfunding campaign on social media raised over $300,000 and a shiny new car with insurance for him in less than a week.