100,000 Social Media Influencers Accounts Leaked On Dark Web after Preen.Me Hack

With influencer marketing and sponsored content being on the rise, more and more content creators, some even as young as 13, are actively trying to pursue a career in social media. Now, this highly lucrative modern-day career while having all the bells and whistles also has its share of pitfalls. Being at the forefront of …

Study: How Social Media Shed Light on Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis

Over the past two years conflict has escalated in North West and South West Cameroon. Cameroon is a bilingual country (English and French) and these two regions are the country’s English-speaking areas. The conflict started when lawyers and teachers held strikes over the increasing use of French in English courts and schools. Since then, what …

Defunct sold social media ‘likes’ and ‘followers seller Devumi settles with US Authorities.

Devumi, a company that sold social media ‘likes’ and ‘followers,’ settled its legal case with the New York’s Attorney General Office in the first-ever criminal investigation of its kind. The company, Devumi LLC, operated the now-defunct devumi.com website, where it sold likes and views on YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud, endorsements on LinkedIn, pins on Pinterest, …

Chad has shutdown of social media platforms and messaging services

Paris, April 5, 2018: Internet Without Borders is alarmed by the current shutdown of social media platforms and messaging services including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber and important news website such as BBC, in Chad. This new case of censorship comes just a few days after Internet Without Borders and partners submitted a report to the UN Human …

Iran Blocks the Internet, Social Media sites shut down

As protests over economic instability and government censorship persist in Iran, the Hassan Rouhani government has reportedly wielded its favorite suppression tactic: blocking the internet. Multiple reports say the government was blocking internet on mobile networks starting on Dec. 30, including social media services like Instagram and messaging services like Telegram, to try and stop …

Social media use soon to be regulated in Zimbabwe

Social media use will soon be regulated in Zimbabwe, with the State already drawing up legal and policy instruments to govern information communication technologies. Local web developers are also in the process of stitching together products similar to social networking sites such as Facebook, Whatsapp, Youtube, Skype and Twitter so as to enable greater supervision. …

SLAM Strategy’s DotBrand Social Media Report Reveals Need for Social Media for new gTLD ICANN Applicants

SLAM Strategy, released its report titled “DotBrand Social Media Report” and analysed the social media presence of 517 trademarks that applied for a dot brand top level domain name with International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) or ICANN gTLDs. Glenelg, Australia, June 16, 2014 –(PR.com)– Adelaide’s leading Internet strategy company, SLAM Strategy, released …