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Child experts ask Facebook to pull down Messenger Kids app

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Child development advocates have sent an open letter to social media giant Facebook, to shut down its newly launched Messenger Kids application.


Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children — the app is intended for those under 13 — aren’t ready to have social media accounts, navigate the complexities of online relationships or protect their own privacy.

Facebook launched the free Messenger Kids app in December, pitching it as a way for children to chat with family members and parent-approved friends. It doesn’t give kids separate Facebook or Messenger accounts. Rather, the app works as an extension of a parent’s account, and parents get controls such as the ability to decide who their kids can chat with.

The social media giant has said it fills “a need for a messaging app that lets kids connect with people they love but also has the leve…

3 ways to kick-start your SEO in 2018

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The new year is a great time to take a step back and review your campaigns to see where you can make improvements. Columnist Casie Gillette shares her ideas for starting off 2018 right with SEO.

It’s that time of year where we make our resolutions, promise to be better people and try to start the year fresh. It’s also the time of year where people like me put out “ways to make 2018 better” posts and everyone’s eyes roll into the back of their head. But bear with me!
See, every December, as we pull together reports and commence planning for the new year, we spend an enormous amount of time thinking about all the new things we can do come January. We come to the table with fresh ideas and the “next big thing” to keep our clients or bosses excited.
That’s great! We want and need new ideas, but they often come at the expense of our old ideas — which, given the cyclical nature of SEO, shouldn’t be forgotten.
So, as we make our way into the first month of the new year, let’s look at three key w…

BlackBerry to launch two new smartphones in 2018, confirms TCL

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TCL Communications, at the ongoing CES 2018, confirmed the launch of "at least two new BlackBerry smartphones" later this year.

TCL Communications, at the ongoing CES 2018, confirmed the launch of “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” later this year. The company also unveiled the GSM unlocked variant of BlackBerry Motion for the US market and it will be available starting January 12 at $499.99. A new Bronze Edition, dual-SIM variant of BlackBerry KEYone will be released in select markets across Asia, Europe and Middle East in Q1 2018.
“It has been less than one year since we formally introduced the world to our all-new BlackBerry smartphones and we’ve seen very strong renewed interest thanks to devices like BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry Motion,” said Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry Mobile in a statement. “With new BlackBerry smartphones from TCL Communication now available in over 50 countries around the world, we have a solid foundation to continu…

The trends of web development emerging for the best outcome!

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The digital trends are fast improving at present days and to make people stay attracted with the digital techs the web development applications are very useful. The one sole web development trend which will rock 2018 is infographic trends. The website will no more be designed with classic way of designs and patterns. Everything will change to new models with more expressive pictures.
Visual contents The technology trends will stay updated with extraordinary visual contents. Right from the beginning of developing a website, everything will turn into visual contents which will grab the attention of people within seconds. Why still waiting for more time when you have the right visual contents in your hands. But are you thinking where to get the new and trending free pictures? Here are some of the websites which are outsourcing pictures for making your website look alive and enthusiastic. PexelsPixabayUnsplash
There are the major and trending sites which give paid pictures for website enhance…