Everyone on Instagram and Facebook Can Now Hide Likes, Poparazzi's Popularity Continues
Everyone on Instagram and Facebook Can Now Hide Likes
Users can now hide their public like counts from their profiles. Facebook said that hiding likes was beneficial for some and annoying for others so the platform has provided an option to select what works best for them. Facebook is collaborating with experts and creators to create a new Instagram guide providing advice on how to manage online pressure.
Facebook is Taking Action Against Pages Sharing Misinformation
Facebook announced various new measures to deter the spread of false information on the platform. If Facebook's fact checkers determine that a page is repeatedly sharing false information, users will see warning messages before they follow the page and the page will receive a distribution penalty in the News Feed.
Twitch Announces The /twitchgaming gathering
Twitch will host an interactive online event for gamers, developers and publishers to offer an "insider's view into the future of gaming." There will be press conferences, gameshows, celebrities, interviews and special announcements. It starts on 10 June and it's free to attend.
Poparazzi's Popularity Continues
Poparazzi is a new app that bans selfies and only lets users take photos of others. There are no options to add captions, hashtags, comments or editing capabilities– the app aims to inspire users to enjoy the moment. It's a new concept that helped push it to the top of App Store for its category.
White House Launches Snapchat Campaign to Boost Vaccinations Amongst Young People
Snapchat users in the US have the ability to use an AR lens featuring Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Dr Anthony Fauci answering questions about the vaccine. Users can also use the lenses to receive a call from harris.