Twitter has finally added group direct messages (DMs) to its service. If you use the service as a way to privately communicate with friends, family and random celebrities, you will soon be able to communicate with more than one person (or brand) at a time.
Rolling out over the next few days to all users, the group DM feature will allow users to add multiple contacts to a group chat. You can start a group chat with any of your followers, but those individuals don’t have to follow each other to participate in your chat.
You’ll receive a notification when you’ve been added to a group direct message discussion.
Twitter recently turned on the ability to share links [...]
Facebook is the latest social-media company to face trouble in Turkey.
Following an order by a Turkish court, the popular social network has blocked pages considered insulting to the Prophet Muhammad, The New York Times reported Monday, citing a company employee with direct knowledge of the matter.
The court on Sunday threatened to ban access to the entire site if Facebook did not comply with the order. The court order followed a request by a prosecutor.
Facebook had faced a tricky situation that has confronted other companies such as Twitter and Google. Already popular in developed markets, the social network needs to expand its presence in emerging markets to [...]
If you are experiencing issues connecting to Facebook and Instagram, both on the Web and via mobile apps, do not blame your Internet Service Provider, both services are down right now.
Currently, when you try to access Facebook on the web, you will receive a notice informing you that something went wrong and they are getting it fixed.
It’s not clear what’s causing the outage, but facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp is running as usual.
We will keep you updated with more details as they come in.