Facebook takes new steps to fight revenge porn with photo-matching tech

June 1, 2017

Revenge porn is one of the most insidious problems on social media and the internet at large and Facebook is now taking new steps to fight it on one of the world’s largest online platforms. The social network announced it’s rolling out a new set of tools for users on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram to prevent their most intimate images from being shared without their permission. The system won’t immediately…


Where social media meets hard rock, a tale of two Mastodons

May 31, 2017

Rock and roll and social mediaImage: Mashable composite: Photo of Mastodon the band: Jimmy Hubbard/Warner Bros, Mastodon Logo/Mastodon As the buzz about new open-source social platform Mastodon spread round the internet, some not in the know might have been puzzled and asked themselves, “Wait, noted metal band Mastodon has their own social network?” SEE ALSO: No way out: You can’t delete a Mastodon account Rest assured, no, the platform and…