Confirmed: New Twitter unfollow suggestions feature undergoing testing

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The micro blogging social media platform is piloting the opposite of its “Who to Follow” suggestions. A new Twitter unfollow feature is currently being tested as an opposite suggestion to the “Who to Follow” tool. The company has confirmed an original report made by Slate indicating that the micro blogging social media platform was trialing this option. Though Twitter has confirmed that the test is in process, it did not expand on the details. The “Who to Follow” suggestions have been around for years. They make suggestions for users regarding…

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Instagram is the social media platform hardest on a user’s mental health, study

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That said, YouTube appears to be the social network that is among the easiest on positivity. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) released the results of a study conducted by its Youth Health Movement, showing that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative impact on mental health. While Instagram may be negative, it was YouTube with the most positive influence on mental health. The research revealed that of the “big five” social media platform leaders in the market, YouTube had the most positive influence on mental…

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After a year and a half, Twitter Canada has a new head

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The social network and mini blogging site is now looking up to Rory Capern, following his hiring. Kirstine Stewart had been leading Twitter Canada but stepped down a year and a half ago, leaving the company without anyone in the official leadership position; until now when it has raised a new head to this position along with the hiring of Rory Capern, who will take over in February. Capern is coming to the social network’s Canadian business after having worked at Google Canada. Replacing Stewart is Capern, who had been…

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Social media use causes anger and loneliness

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A recent study has shown that the regular use of Facebook may have a negative impact on users’ lives. The Happiness Research Institute has recently released the results of a study it conducted on the use of social media and the impact it has on a person’s overall ability to feel happy in everyday life. This research was conducted in Denmark and involved the participation of 1,095 people. The group of participants was divided into two groups. The first group continued to use social media through Facebook, while the second…

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Social media marketing war between Facebook and Google heats up

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Google CEO takes aim at product line from Facebook and blasts its quality levels. According to Larry Page, the chief executive officer at Google, Facebook doesn’t know what it’s doing when it attempts to create a quality social media marketing product that is up to the standards of the best in the industry. Page recently opened up in an interview about his opinions regarding the problems at Facebook. He shared what he felt were some of the problems that he had seen at the most popular social network in the…

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Gravity Jack confirms augmented reality browsAR 3.0

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Gravity Jack prepares to launch browsAR 3.0 Gravity Jack, a developer of augmented reality technology, has announced that its browsAR application will be receiving a significant update this month. The company is geared for the launch of browsAR 3.0, which will bring new features to the platform and provide users with more control over augmented reality. The browsAR application is popular with companies interested in developing interactive marketing campaigns. The application allows these brands to develop digital content for these campaigns that can be accessed through a smart phone. Augmented…

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Google+ will likely be unaffected by new privacy features by Facebook

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Though Facebook’s members will certainly be pleased with the increase in the number of privacy controls that have now been made available to them by the social networking platform, most experts are agreeing that this likely won’t have any direct effect on the popularity of Google+. At the very heart of the social network run by Google is the ability of its users to have a direct control over who will be able to see the various elements of their profiles. The “social circles” feature of Google+ allows users to…

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