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Twitter Confirmed That a Built-in Note Tool is Under Development

Twitter announced in a recent post that is now developing a new long-form blogging tool called Twitter Notes. According to the platform, a number of people in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Ghana already have access to the feature. As Polarity Technologies has learned from The Verge, “Users can click into the Write tab to …

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Microsoft Has Decided to Discontinue Internet Explorer

The consumer edition of Internet Explorer is being phased out by Microsoft, as Polarity Technologies has learned from BBC. Last year, it stated that Internet Explorer 11 will be the final version. In 1995, Internet Explorer was released for Windows desktop computers, and by 2004, it had a 95 percent market share. Google Chrome, Apple’s Safari, …

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LinkedIn: New Update on Spam, Scams and Fake Profiles

Thanks to advancements in its automated algorithms, LinkedIn is finding and removing more fraudulent accounts, and it has also eliminated a lot more disinformation in the last six months of 2021, according to its most recent transparency update. According to Social Media Today, “LinkedIn’s Transparency Report for the second half of 2021 (July to December) provides a …

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Facebook’s Dark Mode Feature has Disappeared for Some Users

Since 2020, Facebook has offered dark mode as a desktop, iOS, and Android option, but some users are reporting that they are unable to turn it on, as Polarity Technologies has learned through TechRadar. When scrolling through your newsfeed or a series of videos, the color scheme might make it easier on the eyes, especially at …

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TikTok is Rolling Out New Tools to Credit Original Creators

TikTok is releasing new tools to encourage users to properly credit and attribute creators’ work. TikTok announced Wednesday that when users post videos containing trendy dances, joke formats, and editing techniques, they will be able to tag the creators who started the trend. As Polarity Technologies has learned from NBC News, TikTok producers, many of whom …

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