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Twitter teams up with Bing to provide translation for tweets; adds ‘while you were away’ feature

Twitter gets better as the social media giant has teamed up with Bing to provide translation of tweets and retweets in their native language. More often than not it has been seen that users cannot understand the tweets, which are not in their native language. The translation to be provided by Bing will help individuals to break the communication barriers ...

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Facebook’s array of artificial intelligence tools goes open source

Making the world a happier and better place is becoming a habit of Facebook. The social media giant believe in sharing and helping people connect through its platform. The company is innovating every moment with its offices spread globally and is now digging deeper into machine learning. Facebook uses a lot of artificial intelligence based deep learning to run its ...

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Facebook has over 70 percent adults in the US with slow userbase growth

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) remains the largest and most active social network in 2014 as well. The year witness a significant increase in sign up from teenagers as well as adults. The growth is slow if you compare it with the previous year, but the level of engagement is still higher than ever. The new sites, though got more number of user signups, ...

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Mark Zuckerberg to hold first International Q&A from Columbia

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced his plans to host the first international Q&A session from Bogota, Columbia on Wednesday. The session is an initiative by Zuckerberg to support the global availability of Internet connection by Internet.org. The CEO might reveal more details about the social-networking site, as an international product and about the improved video features. The ...

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Mark Zuckerberg vows to support free speech on Facebook

The youngest billionaire in the world, Mark Zuckerberg, is in the news for supporting free speech over the internet. He posted on his social media site Facebook regarding the threats he faced a few years back when he refused to ban Prophet Mohammed related content. Many Pakistani extremists were offended by such content and wished death for Mark. However, the ...

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Facebook Acquires QuickFire Networks To Compete With YouTube

In a move that could be read as a direct challenge to YouTube’s dominance as an online video content repository, Facebook today acquired the San Diego based video-compression technology company, QuickFire Networks. QuickFire essentially converts online video content into downloadable content of lesser size without compromising on the video quality. QuickFire’s founder Craig Lee stated that his company was founded ...

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Twitter’s video-platform to compete with YouTube

Twitter is developing a native video service that will be a “full-blown YouTube competitor” and will be released by 2015. The details were stated in  the full end-user license agreement for Twitter Video in their Javascript. Twitter’s video service will support”mp4″ and “mov” formats, 10 minutes maximum duration and 16:9 aspect ratio. More details regarding the service was mentioned the ...

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Mark Zuckerberg invites people’s opinion on where to go in 2015

As the people around the world are talking about their new year resolutions, the Facebook King Mark Zuckerberg has set a personal goal for himself in the new year. He invited people’s opinions on how he can spend 2015 doing something unique and interesting. Zuckerberg has written on his public social networking page, “Every year I take on a challenge to broaden my ...

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Facebook “Year in Review” app gone wrong

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently introduced the “Year in Review” app that collects all your pictures and important info from the year and scotches them together as a narrative for the year 2014. You must have scrolled through the same app on facebook an ample of times where your friends’ year has been reviewed by Facebook. The review app is actually not ...

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Report: Teenagers from 13 to 17 leaving Facebook

Till date Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) was considered to be the most addictive entity on the internet media. Since its launch, the social media giant has broken all the records related to users. But it seems that the awesome moments are slightly on a pause. According to a report presented by iStrategy Labs, most of the teenagers are more eager on leaving ...

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