Tracking coordinated disinformation campaigns online made easier with new BotSlayer tool

[ad_1] An infographic about BotSlayer Credit: Indiana University Indiana University’s Observatory on Social Media has launched a new tool in the fight against online disinformation: BotSlayer. The software, which is free and open to the public, scans social media in real time to detect evidence of automated Twitter accounts—or “bots”—pushing messages in a coordinated manner, […]

Yahoo Japan to acquire online fashion firm Zozo

[ad_1] Yusaku Maezawa, known for his extravagant lifestyle, is stepping down as Zozo chief executive after its acquisition by Yahoo Japan Yahoo Japan said Thursday it will acquire a majority stake in the online fashion retailer Zozo founded by billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, known for buying pricey art and his space travel plans. The Japanese IT […]

Internet users usually have a positive experience online, but potential for digital divide to widen

[ad_1] Credit: Shutterstock Research from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, has revealed a rapid increase in use of the internet for commercial, banking and entertainment purposes. The number of people paying bills online, watching films and TV series’ and streaming music via the internet has increased significantly since 2013. […]

'Red Dead Online' players can pick up work as bounty hunters next week

[ad_1] As Rockstar revealed in early August, you’ll be able to play as a bounty hunter, trader or collecter. Each role offers unique abilities, equipment and clothing. Whenever you complete a task or mission tied to each role, you’ll receive experience points. Depending on your Frontier Pursuit, tracking down a bounty or finding a collectible […]

Apple will reportedly start online sales in India

[ad_1] It’s a significant development for Apple, which only has a small presence in the nation of more than a billion people. Chinese Android phone makers and Microsoft Windows have largely been the technology of choice for people in the subcontinent. This is chiefly due to India’s foreign direct investment rules (FDI), which required companies […]

How people's stance on a topic can be inferred from their online activity

[ad_1] Figure showing the overlap between the three network interactions. The graph demonstrates the overlap between the accounts from three networks: (1) IN@: the list of accounts the user retweet for, reply to, or mention in their Home timeline, (2) PN@ the list of accounts mentioned in the tweets the user likes, and (3) CN_FR the […]

How people's stance on a topic can be inferred from their online activity

[ad_1] Figure showing the overlap between the three network interactions. The graph demonstrates the overlap between the accounts from three networks: (1) IN@: the list of accounts the user retweet for, reply to, or mention in their Home timeline, (2) PN@ the list of accounts mentioned in the tweets the user likes, and (3) CN_FR the […]

The best online certificate programs for enhancing your career

[ad_1] The best online certificate programs have the potential to transform your career and help you prepare for the future of work. This post will explain why you should be seeking out your own training and certifications, how you can pick the right qualifications for your line of work, and which certifications will ultimately lead […]

The best online certificate programs for enhancing your career

[ad_1] The best online certificate programs have the potential to transform your career and help you prepare for the future of work. This post will explain why you should be seeking out your own training and certifications, how you can pick the right qualifications for your line of work, and which certifications will ultimately lead […]

How to make money online from a digital product

[ad_1]   The world of digital marketing is a strange and exciting one. If you’ve seen pictures of people standing in front of private jets with text promising you can “live the dream and make money online,” then they’re probably talking about some form of digital marketing. Digital marketing simply means marketing on the web. […]