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Amazon shuts paid review websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Amazon is suing four sites that pay people to produce reviews on the retailer’s site. The company alleges that the paid opinions “undermine” its review system which customers believe come from unbiased sources. Amazon is seeking damages from the four sites and wants them to stop producing the reviews. The four companies named in the […]

Minecraft- good or evil?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, March 30, 2015

Minecraft the computer game occupies millions of children- in homes as well as classrooms. Minecraft is “digital Lego” – a computer game in which you build things using cubic blocks. But it’s Lego on steroids. You never run out of blocks and they never topple over. You can walk among your own creations, and play […]

Facebook pays for sexism backlash from advertisers

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, May 31, 2013

Tens of thousands of protesters are demanding tougher action from Facebook over posts that they claim degrade women.More than 50,000 have tweeted in support of the FBrape campaign and around 5,000 have emailed brands whose advertising appears around the content. The campaign focuses on content that portrays rape and violence against women positively. Facebook has […]

Sally Bercow’s Lord McAlpine tweet was libel

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, May 24, 2013

A tweet published by Sally Bercow about Tory peer Lord McAlpine was libellous, the High Court has ruled. Amid widespread speculation about his identity, she has Tweeted: “Why is Lord McAlpine trending. Innocent Face.” Mrs Bercow said she was “disappointed” by the ruling but the peer’s lawyer said she had caused “unnecessary pain”. After the […]

Yahoo to buy Tumblr for £723 million

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 20, 2013

Yahoo has agreed a deal to buy the blogging service Tumblr for £723 million ($1.1 billion). Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer said that as part of its promise “not to screw it up”, Tumblr would operate independently, with David Karp continuing as chief executive officer of Tumblr. The deal is the largest made by Ms […]

Twitter launches #musicservice with artist recommendations

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Twitter has unveiled a new music app which will recommend tracks based on who you follow on the social network.Songs can be played directly in the app via services such as Rdio, Spotify and iTunes. The software displays songs your friends are currently listening to – as well as suggestions from artists. It follows moves […]

British Library to store every UK website

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, April 8, 2013

The British Library and four other “legal deposit libraries’” will have the right to collect and store everything that is published online in the UK.It is estimated around a billion pages a year will be available for research. It follows 10 years of planning and will also offer visitors access to material currently behind paywalls. […]

Twitter’s video social media Vine gets X rating

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Surprise, surprise- as suggested by the Dyenamic Solution’s post last month Twitter launches Vine video sharing service in which we warned about potential content issues- Apple have re rated Twitter’s social media Vine video service.Vine – Twitter’s new video clip sharing app – has had its age rating increased to 17+ on Apple’s store, the […]

Twitter launches Vine video sharing service

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, January 28, 2013

Twitter has launched Vine- which lets users embed six second videos within their tweets.The service was used first by Twitter boss Dick Costolo, who posted a clip of himself making steak tartare. Twitter bought out developer Vine Labs, a start-up based in New York, in October last year. The program is as yet only available […]

Facebook to profit from your photos

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 21, 2012

Facebook has announced that it was start to seel your photos to advertisers- and that they will trouser the profits.Facebook has announced there would be a change to Instagram’s terms of service, including the addition of this crucial line: “You agree that a business may pay Instagram to display your photos in connection with paid […]