The Business Registration and Licensing, BRL, sector in the Department of Economic Development, DED, Dubai, has launched ‘e-Trader,’ a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region, which will allow Emiratis and GCC citizens in Dubai to conduct business activities on social networking sites. The initiative is part of enhancing transparency and regulating the practice of offering products and services for sale on social media.
Do you have the habit of constantly checking Facebook or other social media sites while driving, in a work meeting, or at other times? Beware, it could lead to a deficiency in the balance between two systems in the brain, researchers warn.
Certain words used on social media platforms like Flickr can warn us about extreme weather events before they happen—such as hurricanes, storms and floods, suggests new research. Continue reading Social media posts can help predict floods, hurricanes
Facebook plans to use artificial intelligence and update its tools and services to help prevent suicides among its users.
The mobile application Snapchat became a social media star with messages that vanish after viewing, making co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy among the youngest billionaires on the planet.
Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Are we, he asks, “building the world we all want?”
Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue.
Facebook has rolled out a new feature that shows full weather forecast on its mobile app and desktop site.
YouTube has rolled out mobile live streaming feature to every creator with more than 10,000 subscribers to share their thoughts and lives.
Engineers say data from Twitter and other social media platforms can help improve event planning, route scheduling, crowd regulations and subway operations.