Monday, September 25, 2023

Wednesday saw a widespread outage across Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter

Tech Desk : On Wednesday, netizens experienced difficulty accessing various apps and platforms due to outages at several prominent ones. Alphabet Inc’s YouTube was unavailable to certain users, as were Meta’s Facebook and Instagram, as well as Twitter. Outage tracking website Downdetector showed that at the peak of the YouTube outage, more than 60,000 ... Read more

Facebook, Twitter & generation obsessed

Facebook and Twitter have created a generation obsessed with themselves, who have short attention spans and a childlike desire for constant feedback on their lives, a top scientist believes, reports Daily Mail. Repeated exposure to social networking sites leaves users with an ‘identity crisis’, wanting attention in the manner of a toddler saying: ‘Look at ... Read more

100mn people joined Twitter in 2010

MICROBLOGGING service Twitter had 100 million new sign-ups this year, the site has revealed, including high-profile celebrity users such as Bill Gates, Tiger Woods and Kanye West. More than 100 million people joined microblogging service Twitter this year, the company has revealed. Tiger Woods, Bill Gates, Kanye West and Cher have all signed up to ... Read more