Facebook: New feature to download and view videos offline for slow Internet

Facebook: New feature to download and view videos offline for slow Internet

Facebook: New feature to download and view videos offline for slow Internet

According to CNet news post, with this new feature, Facebook users in countries with slow Internet connection will not need anymore to use addons or special software to download Facebook videos.

Millions of users have installed addons (like this opensource one, or this another opensource one) to download videos instead of watching them online, something becomes very difficult if the Internet connection is slow.

Turkey Blocked Social Media Networks Nationwide After Military Coup Attempt

Turkey Blocked Social Media Access Nationwide 10.50 PM Friday 15 July 2016

Turkey Blocked Social Media Access Nationwide 10.50 PM Friday 15 July 2016

Today, shortly after the military coup took place today in Turkey, news agencies and other international news websites reported that access to the social media networks has been almost totally blocked in Turkey nationwide.

Censorship monitoring group “Turkey Blocks” posted about the incident, and confirmed the time happened to be 10:50 PM. Continue reading

BREAKING: Algeria To Ban Social Media Networks Websites For Days

Algerian National Ban Of Social Media Networks 19 to 23 June 2016

Algerian National Ban Of Social Media Networks
19 to 23 June 2016

Started on 19:00 GMT Saturday, 18 June 2016, social media networks, notably Facebook and Twitter confirmed inaccessible in Algeria, until Thursday 23 June 2016, according to an official who confirmed the news to Huffington Post Maghreb website today.

The Algerian official at the Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communications (MPTIC) confirmed the ban to the official news agency Algeria Press Service as “a measure to protect candidates from false exam information” on those social media websites.

A widespread exam leaks published on social media networks in May this year, has resulted on the Ministry of Education to decide to redo some baccalaureate exams, according to Algeria Press Service.

Nearly 557,000 Algerian high school students will redo some exams from 19 to 23 June “to guarantee the principles enshrined by the Constitution: equity and equality of chances” said the Minister of National Education, Nouria Benghebrit to Algeria Press Service earlier this month.

17 Days Left For VoilaMail 500,000 Users Before Service Shutdown

Voila LogoAnnounced few months ago, the French free email service provider Voila will shutdown its free email service on 12 Jan 2016.

The Orange subsidiary service hasn’t provided any reasons or background on the decision of closing the free service that still serve 500,000 French-speaking users on its shutdown announcement page.

Voila has provided instructions for retrieving email messages before shutdown, and for enabling the mail forwarding option to a new email address, valid for six months only (12 July 2016), after which the mail transfer service will also shutdown.

The Orange’s service has also provided links to a contact page, FAQs pages, and a user discussion forum (which will also be shutdown on 16 Feb 2016).