Facebook to soon begin testing new ‘video matching technology’

Facebook is reportedly developing a new "video matching technology" which will help the social networking giant tackle ‘freebooting’ issue. A large number of copyright holders have complained about their videos being posted on Facebook without their permission. Also, a recent report compiled by video marketing and social media consulting companies Tubular and Social@Ogilvy stated that most ...

Google Chrome to restrict auto-playing videos

Internet users will agree that auto-playing media are quite annoying. It’s pretty frustrating when a video or ad on a website starts playing automatically and you have to just stop what you're doing and roll over to that particular noisy tab to shut up the video. Fortunately, Google now has a solution to the problem. Now, ...

Google Chrome to begin freezing non-important Flash content from September 1

Google has recently announced that its Chrome web browser will prevent some Flash content from automatically playing with effect from September 1. This means that from September 1 onwards non-important Flash files in Chrome will become click-to-play by default and remain freeze unless a user chooses to run the ad. Users will have the option to play ...

Facebook ‘Spam King’ pleads guilty of sending 27 million spam messages

Sanford Wallace, also referred to as the "Spam King," has pleaded guilty of sending over 27 million spam messages to Facebook users. Wallace, who was released on bond on Monday, faces a possible three-year jail sentence and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced in December. It was in 2008 and 2009 when Sanford allegedly gained access ...

‘Youtube Gaming’ to launch on Wednesday

Youtube is all set to launch its own dedicated gaming website dubbed ‘YouTube Gaming’ on Wednesday. The gaming dedicated app and website focuses exclusively on gaming content. The new gaming portal includes more than 25,000 game pages and channels and provides users personalized gaming recommendations based on the games and channels they follow. The service also ...

Amazon rolls out HDR media streaming service in UK

Amazon has announced the official launch of its High Dynamic Range service for Prime Instant Video in the UK. Prime Instant Video subscribers in the UK can now access Amazon Original series in HDR at no extra cost. Amazon had launched its first HDR content to its US subscribers on Samsung SUHD televisions back in June. Amazon ...

Facebook adds ‘Donate Now’ button for NGOs

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Facebook for Business has integrated a 'Donate Now' button which will be displayed on the Facebook pages of non-profit organizations to help them promote their public donation campaigns. It is to be noted that the new Donate Now button will be available only for pages that are categorized as non-profit organizations. The feature will make it ...

Amazon to kill Flash ads with effect from September

Online retailer Amazon has announced it will cease serving Flash ads on both Amazon.com and on the Amazon Advertising Platform with effect from September 1. The latest move comes in response to the decision taken by major desktop browsers to block Flash, and follows calls by security experts for Adobe to kill off the browser plugin. Last ...