Virtual Reality Facebook OS could help the platform skip Google and Android

Facebook OS - Person wearing VR headset

The social network giant is reportedly working on developing its own operating system. A new Facebook OS is currently in development, according to a report from The Information. Should this operating system be successful, it could help the social network firm to step away from its dependence on Google and Android. The operating system is reportedly in development to support its movements in virtual reality. At the moment the company doesn’t have its own virtual reality Facebook OS. Therefore, its Oculus VR headsets and Portal smart displays operate on an…

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Social media accounts run by inmates shut down by prisons in UK

Social media accounts - Prison cell

An increasing number of mobile phones are being smuggled into jails. UK prison authorities have deactivated hundreds of social media accounts run by inmates due to a rising number of mobile phones being smuggled into jails. Over 1,700 accounts were removed from 2015 to 2018. The number of Instagram, Facebook and YouTube profiles that have been deactivated at the request of prison authorities has nearly quadrupled in three years, reports the Telegraph. The majority of these deactivated social media accounts were the result of prisoners using illicit mobile phones to…

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The top 4 important things to understand about call tracking

call tracking

Mobile phones have made communication easier over the years. A study conducted in the U.S concluded that business calls from search, social media, display, and other paid ads have increased by 110 percent since 2014. With several customers opting to call businesses, marketers need to track, attribute, and report on calls. By including offline calls and web-based conversations, marketers can determine the value they bring to advertisers. Over the past three years, AdWords has increased its ability to track and attribute phone conversations. If you are yet to realize the…

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