decentralized social media

Bluesky is shaking Twitter’s dominance. Who can create a platform that can be a direct threat to the Twitter throne? How about its co-founder, Jack Dorsey. The network looks similar to Twitter because its founders want Twitter users to quickly move to Bluesky. Does it have a chance to disrupt Twitter’s dominance using a decentralized […]

Informational Social Influence, social proof, psychology, twitter, blue tick,

The psychology of informational social influence relies on the human tendency of following others’ leads in certain situations.

New Twitter Checkmarks

Twitter recently introduced a revamped new Twitter checkmarks , referred to as the “Twitter Blue Check Verification.” The process enables users to apply for the coveted blue checkmark next to their name, indicating their account is authentic and belongs to a public figure, celebrity, or brand. In the new system,   Everyone is getting verified. It is […]

how important is Twitter

Since tech billionaire Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the platform and its users have been taken on a wild ride. Based on research by ExpressVPN, a virtual private network and cybersecurity company, Twitter has been in a constant state of change. With news of layoffs, firings, and Twitter users abandoning their accounts for alternative platforms […]

The European Commission on Tuesday announced a 1.1-billion-euro ($1.2 billion) plan to counter growing cybersecurity threats, underscoring mounting concerns about a series of high-profile hacking incidents. The growing use of cyber warfare in the military conflict between Russia and Ukraine has also triggered alarm. “The EU Cyber Solidarity Act will strengthen solidarity at Union level […]

Sweden’s Ericsson on Tuesday reported first-quarter core earnings that beat expectations, supported by stronger sales of 5G equipment in countries such as India, but sales in more established markets fell and eroded margins. The company has cut costs to mitigate lower spending by telecom operator customers in several regions and expects the slower pace of […]

Asset manager BlackRock Inc is launching a months-long process on Tuesday to help the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp offload $114 billion of assets it picked up recently from failed banks, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing emails. Earlier this month, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) retained BlackRock’s unit to sell the securities portfolios it […]

stop using Twitter

National Public Radio (NPR) will no longer post content to its 52 official Twitter feeds in protest against a label by the social media platform that implies government involvement in the U.S. organization’s editorial content. NPR said on Wednesday Twitter refused its repeated requests to remove the inaccurate label of “state-affiliated media”, now changed to […]