Tag Archives: Social Networks

YouTube Is Looking for Volunteers to Improve Its Site

YouTube is looking for a few good users who want to be “Heroes.” Google’s video-sharing site wants volunteers to help moderate its content by flagging inappropriate content, fielding questions in YouTube Help forums, and contributing video captions and subtitles. Performing those types of tasks will help users earn points in the site’s new crowdsourcing program,…


Twitter Downgraded to Sell: Hope Is Not a Strategy, Research Firm Says

Twitter has made a number of changes to the service in recent weeks, including some announced on Tuesday that give Twitter users more space, by not counting certain parts of a tweet as part of the 140-character limit. Some analysts, however, believe that these kinds of tweaks are more like rearranging the deck chairs on…


Eight Out of Ten Reddit Users Get Their News From the Site, Pew Report Says

Reddit isn’t exactly a household name when it comes to the news, at least not for people who grew up with traditional sources like newspapers and TV networks. But a new report from the Pew Research Center says that for those who visit Reddit regularly, the site plays a significant role in their news consumption:…