What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels: video clips a la TikTok

 

Instagram Reels is Instagram’s new video feature. Much like Chinese app TikTok, Reels lets users create and share short video clips with added background music. But what exactly is Instagram Reels and what are the differences to TikTok? We’ll show you what the new feature can do....

 

How to delete a Google Account

Deleting your Google Account: A step-by-step guide

Google’s services are very popular around the world. In addition to the well-known search engine, Gmail, Google Maps and the in-house browser Google Chrome are standard applications for many users. An active Google account is required to use these services and their features. But how can you delete your Google account if you no longer want to use the Google apps?

Deepfakes

Deepfakes: the next generation of counterfeits

Thanks to deepfakes, the internet is experiencing a new generation of counterfeits: they enable realistic video manipulation with little effort involved. This is due to pioneering technology. Machine learning and neural networks are able to portray people in situations that they’ve never actually been in e.g. in porn. This is how deepfakes on Reddit became so popular. In the future, these...

Selling on Instagram

Selling on Instagram works!

Millions of people use Instagram to discover the latest trends and products. With so many potential customers within reach, having a business presence on the app can be an effective way to sell your products. We’ve got great tips and tricks to help you start selling on Instagram, from optimising your business account to creating Instagram Stories and working with influencers.

What is leetspeak?

A guide to leetspeak

The internet has long been home to all kinds of subcultures. When communicating online, many internet users use leetspeak as a code that is only understood by those initiated. In leetspeak, letters are replaced by numbers and special characters. Here, we explain how leetspeak originated, what leet has to do with online jargon, and what “1337” means.

Delete Snapchat account

Deleting your Snapchat account: How it’s done

Snapchat’s recipe for success is that images and videos that have been sent are automatically deleted immediately after they have been viewed. However, many people will eventually want to delete their Snapchat account completely. There are several possible reasons for this – the question of data protection could be one. However, this function is not available on the app, you have to go elsewhere...

Deleting a Twitter account

Deleting your Twitter account: how to delete your account with the microblogging service

Reading interesting posts from friends, acquaintances, celebrities. Maybe even throwing in a tweet of your own here and there: The short news service, Twitter, is one of the most popular social media channels worldwide, thanks to its simple concept and wide reach. However, when it comes to data protection, the platform exhibits the typical weaknesses of the social media world – this is reason...

The best Facebook alternatives

What are the best alternatives to Facebook?

We once used phone calls and text messages to carry out all our communication, but now our private conversations are largely digitalised and carried out almost entirely online. We write to each other via messenger apps and share photos, thoughts, and feelings on social networks. But because all our private communication now takes place over these digital channels, we now need to think more about...

Instagram alternatives

The best Instagram alternatives: Social networks for hobby photographers

Instagram alternatives don’t have it easy: Ello’s hype, for example, has faded, and Pixlr is a photo editing app at best. A “real” alternative to Instagram should have its own community and, like the market leader, be available free of charge for Android and iOS and as a web application. We’ve picked the best ones for you.

YouTube alternatives: an overview of the best portals

The best YouTube alternatives at a glance

YouTube has revolutionised the internet: since it was founded, it has been inundated with video content and more than a billion users have been recorded. No other alternative has come close to this impressive number. But what are the other alternatives to YouTube and what do they have to offer? Here are the five best YouTube alternatives at a glance.

How companies use social selling

Social selling: business relations on the social net

Purchasing decisions are rarely made out of the blue. Customers usually go through a decision-making phase, during which it’s up to the company to convince the customer of their need for the product. This is most effective when you present yourself and your products as trustworthy and honest as possible – particularly on social networks, where your target group conducts research, asks for...


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