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Twitter has revealed that it is getting a new look, with the micro-blog redesigning its profile pages.Now, and this may sound familiar to Facebook users, Twitter allows users to upload a new header photo which will appear whether you view a profile on the web or through the service’s myriad apps.So far so Facebook Timeline, but Twitter reckons the new design is all about bringing meaning to Twitter profiles.Bringing meaning”Starting today you can make your presence on Twitter more meaningful with new Twitter profiles,” explained the blog.”New profiles help you get to know people better through their pictures. Photo streams now appear below anyone’s most recent Tweets on iPhone, Android and iPad.”Swipe through the stream to see the photos other users have shared or tap any thumbnail to view their photos in fullscreen.”If you want to see these new profiles in action then head over to @todayshow where they have already made use of the new look.Related StoriesEd Sheeran is UK’s most pirated artist, Drake tops USShazam ups the second-screen ante, gets massive TV show boostZuckerberg knocked off top of media power list by GoogleAmazon Cloud Player heads to the UKNew BBC chief will look to create ‘genuinely digital content’ for first time

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Twitter has revealed that it is getting a new look, with the micro-blog redesigning its profile pages.Now, and this may sound familiar to Facebook users, Twitter allows users to upload a new header photo which will appear whether you view a profile on the web or through the service’s myriad apps.

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So far so Facebook Timeline, but Twitter reckons the new design is all about bringing meaning to Twitter profiles.Bringing meaning”Starting today you can make your presence on Twitter more meaningful with new Twitter profiles,” explained the blog.”New profiles help you get to know people better through their pictures.

Photo streams now appear below anyone’s most recent Tweets on iPhone, Android and iPad.”Swipe through the stream to see the photos other users have shared or tap any thumbnail to view their photos in fullscreen.”

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Facebook unplugs Thai military propaganda

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Facebook said it deleted accounts intended for targeted audiences in the southern provinces of Thailand, where Muslim insurgent groups fight with the Thai military.

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Retail in the age of social media

E-commerce is becoming easier and faster, making it increasingly popular. Recently, Instagram introduced a shopping feature that allows users to purchase products within the app.

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Social media is transforming retail and expanding the e-commerce world. It goes without saying that the presence of social media in any retail store is critical to its marketing and sales reach.

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Burma: Facebook blamed for its role in the Rohingya genocide

It took Facebook a year to take concrete measures to rein in the appalling online hate machine that contributed to the systematic of massacre of Rohingyas initiated by Myanmar’s armed forces on 25 August 2017.

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Welcoming Facebook’s announcement that it has finally closed the accounts of senior military officers in Myanmar who had been blamed for the ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the social networking giant to act transparently in future. (more…)

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