Month: November 2015

Search for 2015’s Biggest News Stories VS. Social Media

Parse.ly, publishing analytics provider needed to discover where web traffic for 2015’s top news stories originated from — search engines or social networks.

The homepage of the Ashley Madison website is displayed on an iPad, in this photo illustration taken in Ottawa, Canada July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
The homepage of the Ashley Madison website is displayed on an iPad, in this photo illustration taken in Ottawa, Canada July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

The organization found that social media keeps on representing a vast and developing part of movement, contingent on the substance of the news story.

Rescuing Brussels Lockdown: Twitter Cats

As the chase for terrorism suspects heightened in Brussels, the authorities asked Belgians to abstain from posting messages on Sunday that may uncover or meddle with police operations.


The general population of Twitter chose to react with what will now be known as a globally perceived image of solidarity: feline photographs.

Don’t Use PC or Smartphone at Night

For the purpose of your eyes, and your mind, you might need to reevaluate utilizing your PC or smartphone before bed.


Utilizing a smartphone or PC during the evening to surf the Internet is a typical practice nowadays – whether it is for work, social or individual interest purposes.

New Cloud Business Made by Google

Google has made concurrence to obtain the innovation platform bebop, and will frame another business to serve its cloud clients which was established by Diane Greene.


As a major aspect of the procurement, Greene will lead another group that joins the greater part of Google’s cloud organizations – including Google for Work, Cloud Platform, and Google Apps.

PINs Wouldn’t be Affected by Fingerprint ATMs

Regardless of the up and coming rollout of biometric ATMs, the customary PIN won’t go away, says an industry insider.


“The PIN won’t go away; the fingerprint will be an essential verification instrument,” Nick Perkins, divisional executive of Bytes IDM, educated Fin24 regarding ATM biometrics.

Going Offline – Smart ID and Passport System

The Department of Home Affairs’ Live Capture system will be offline for five days.


Starting 27 November 2015‚ 14h00‚ until 02 December 2015‚ personality reports and passport services won’t be accessible as the 140 home issues workplaces – which are furnished with Live Capture systems the nation over – will be shut for business amid this period.

How Social Media Tools Offered Help as Paris Terror Attacks

As the terrorists attack in Paris were happening on Friday night, social media networks have been source of info that went past the news.


Facebook initiated its Safety Check app, which permits clients in a territory influenced by an emergency to stamp themselves or others as protected. Facebook made the instrument to help in times of emergency, a representative, Anna Richardson White, said on Saturday, and it has initiated it five times in the most recent year after characteristic catastrophes. Yet, this was the first occasion when it was initiated for something like this, she said.