Neowin: Google lets you share webpages via QR Code in latest Chrome Canary builds

Neowin: Google lets you share webpages via QR Code in latest Chrome Canary builds. “Sharing webpages between Chrome on different devices became a breeze after Google rolled out an update to the browser in August of this year. That cross-device productivity feature lets users send a webpage from a Windows 10 PC to a mobile device with a single click, provided you’ve signed in to your Google account. Now, Google appears to have created a new way of quickly sharing a webpage with others, this time via a QR Code.”

Google Blog: Now it’s easier to share everyday moments in Google Photos

Google Blog: Now it’s easier to share everyday moments in Google Photos. “You’ve always been able to share individual photos through the app by creating an album for a single photo and sharing the link. But we’ve heard from some of you that this could be a simpler experience, so now when you share one-off photos and videos, you’ll have the option to add them to an ongoing, private conversation in the app. This gives you one place to find the moments you’ve shared with your friends and family and keep the conversation going.”

Lifehacker: How to Share Chrome Browser Tabs Across Devices

Lifehacker: How to Share Chrome Browser Tabs Across Devices. “Google is finally rolling out a convenient new tool for sharing Chrome tabs between devices. Cross-device tab sharing has been in Chrome Canary builds for a few months, but now appears to be available for many users in the stable desktop and mobile versions as well. We’ll show you how to enable the setting and share tabs from both desktop and mobile.”

TechCrunch: Facebook adds new limits to address the spread of hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar

TechCrunch: Facebook adds new limits to address the spread of hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar. “As Facebook grapples with the spread of hate speech on its platform, it is introducing changes that limit the spread of messages in two countries where it has come under fire in recent years: Sri Lanka and Myanmar. In a blog post on Thursday evening, Facebook said that it was ‘adding friction’ to message forwarding for Messenger users in Sri Lanka so that people could only share a particular message a certain number of times. The limit is currently set to five people.”

CNET: Man who shared New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21-month sentence

CNET: Man who shared New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21-month sentence. “A man who shared a video of the deadly New Zealand mosque shooting received a 21-month prison sentence on Tuesday. Philip Arps pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video of the March 15 attacks, which were livestreamed by the shooter as he killed 51 people.”

Cornell University: Research examines intent behind Facebook posts

Cornell University: Research examines intent behind Facebook posts. “Why do we share posts on Facebook? Are we seeking factual information, like the name of the plant taking over the front yard? Are we expressing frustration while seeking sympathy? Is it pure narcissism or narcissism by proxy, via our children? Is it bragging, or bragging’s sneaky cousin, humblebragging? Or is it something worse?”

Engadget: Overcast can create clips from any public podcast

Engadget: Overcast can create clips from any public podcast. “It can be a headache to share a favorite podcast moment with your friends. Unless you’re willing to dive into the file with a media editor, you’ll usually have to share the whole episode and make a note of the time. Overcast, however, might have just made sharing relatively trivial.”

MakeUseOf: Share YouTube Videos Quickly With These 5 Minimal Tools

MakeUseOf: Share YouTube Videos Quickly With These 5 Minimal Tools. “YouTube has one-third of the internet in its claws. More than 1.9 billion people enjoy YouTube every month. You can bet that translates to a lot of watched videos. But how does the world share YouTube videos? Maybe you do it from your mobile or use Facebook. It does matter because there are several ways to share YouTube videos. Some are more efficient than others. Let’s look at five quick techniques to share YouTube videos and enjoy them with our friends.”

Digital Trends: You can now share saved Facebook posts with a Pinterest-like collection tool

Digital Trends: You can now share saved Facebook posts with a Pinterest-like collection tool. “Facebook just made saving posts more social and less secretive. On Tuesday, December 4, Facebook announced shareable collections. The update allows the collections where Facebook’s saved posts are housed, to be shared with hand-picked friends that are added as contributors to the collection.”

Lifehacker: How to Share Facebook Posts With Non-Facebook Friends

Lifehacker: How to Share Facebook Posts With Non-Facebook Friends. “Pervasive as Facebook is, not everyone uses the social service. Maybe they hate social networking, or they’re frustrated with Facebook’s continual privacy ‘oopsies,’ or they’re not technologically savvy. In this week’s installment of Tech 911, a readers asks how they can share content outside of Facebook’s (somewhat) walled garden.”