Entries in 'social media' (23)
The internet’s reputation as a hatred free-for-all is being increasingly challenged, and now two of its leading networks have taken steps to limit people’s freedom to abuse.
People caught sending abusive messages across the internet and social networks now face up to two years imprisonment under new laws.
Another member of the video games industry has decided to abandon Twitter after growing tired of the abuse being directed toward him and his family.
Games-centric tracking and social network Raptr has ditched console support.
Revolution 60 creator and game developer Brianna Wu has revealed that she has received 45 death threats online since the start of GamerGate.
The CEO of Twitter has in an internal communication admitted that his company has failed to take adequate action to tackle the abusive behaviour of some users.
Video games social network Raptr has said that some of its users’ data may have been accessed in a recent hack of its servers.
Times have changed. So goes the well-worn adage, and it holds as true for games retail as any other sector caught up in the digital revolution.
Users have free reign to send the most hateful messages imaginable to whomever they want – that appears to be the message from Twitter.
Why are so many consumers reacting badly to video game Facebook advertising? The social network’s global director of gaming sales, Rick Kelley, tells MCV why publishers ought to cover up ...
Social media service Twitter is to make it easier to report abusive users and keep track of accounts you have blocked.
Mike Bithell’s story is inspiring for any aspiring developer.
Developers from an assortment of studios have signed an open letter asking for the hostility that has dogged social media in recent weeks to stop.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary.
Former Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth has spoken of how a tirade of abuse from people on the internet affected his life and lost him his job.
The gaming fandom has once again put itself to shame following its reaction to the pulling of Flappy Bird.
New research from Way To Blue has suggested that PS4 put in a stronger social media performance than Xbox One in their respective 72 hour launch periods.
Sony’s PS4 arrives in the UK and Europe today and a new report has found that the machine currently has the advantage over its rival Xbox One on social media.
The latest social media research from Way To Blue suggests that Call of Duty: Ghosts is lagging behind the competition in terms of social media buzz.
As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks.
There are many evils in this world and it’s safe to say patching Black Ops II and suggesting Harry Styles has a penis are definitely two of the worst.
Facebook has revealed a new mobile game publishing pilot program aimed at helping small and medium-sized developers.
We all know channels like Twitter and Facebook are essential to promoting your products, but what is the most effective way to use them?