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Facebook is removing hundreds of American accounts spamming political misinformation

  •   12/10/2018 05:39:00 AM
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The removal included accounts like Right Wing News, which The New York Times reports posted false stories about Christine Blasey Ford following her testimony at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings.

Google hid major Google+ security flaw that expo

Google hid major Google+ security flaw that expo

  •   09/10/2018 01:19:00 AM
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The company reportedly feared regulatory scrutiny

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Amazon's IMDB will announce this week a new free video service to compete for TV ad dollars

  •   02/10/2018 04:33:00 AM
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  • Amazon is expected to announce a free, ad-supported video service on Fire TV which will feature libraries of past TV shows and movies, five people who have had talks with the company told CNBC.
  • The offering, which is similar to The Roku Channel and Hulu, will let advertisers use Amazon's first-party data and third-party consumer information to target advertising.

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Facebook says accounts of nearly 50 million users were breached in attack

  •   29/09/2018 05:11:00 AM
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Facebook discovered a security breach that allowed hackers to access information for up to 50 million user accounts. The company announced the news on Friday.

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James Weir: The scary reality of being locked in a dark room filled with Instagram influencers

  •   16/09/2018 10:57:00 AM
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IT’S one of the most petrifying experiences on the planet. And one wrong move could destroy you for life.
 

Twitter bans Alex Jones and InfoWars

Twitter bans Alex Jones and InfoWars

  •   07/09/2018 11:47:00 AM
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Twitter banned far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website InfoWars from its platform Thursday afternoon, a month after several of its Silicon Valley counterparts did so.

"Infowars" host Alex Jones arrives at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on April 17, 2017.Tamir Kalifa / Austin American-Statesman via AP file

Twitter temporarily restricts Alex Jones' account

  •   17/08/2018 12:22:00 AM
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The move comes after other high profile tech companies like Apple, Facebook and YouTube have moved to remove Jones' content from their platforms.

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Google tracks users who turn off location history

  •   15/08/2018 06:50:00 AM
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Google records users' locations even when they have asked it not to, a report from the Associated Press has suggested.

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‘Bonkers’ Jones should be allowed to speak

  •   08/08/2018 09:19:00 PM
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FACEBOOK has banned Alex Jones, a man who peddles in putrid conspiracy theories. And that’s actually a bad thing.

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Facebook will not remove fake news - but will 'demote' it

  •   15/07/2018 10:54:00 AM
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Facebook says it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards.

WhatsApp fights hoax messages in India after rumors led to killings

WhatsApp fights hoax messages in India after rumors led to killings

  •   04/07/2018 08:58:00 PM
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WhatsApp is working on a new feature to help prevent the spread of hoax messages in India after a spate of lynchings were triggered by rumors shared on the messaging service.

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Instagram Stories, Now Twice as Big as Snapchat, Adds Music Integration

  •   29/06/2018 06:44:00 AM
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The company also recently announced an integration with Spotify, letting users share music from the Spotify app directly to Instagram Stories.

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Instagram Lite quietly launches on Google Play and it takes up less space on phone

  •   28/06/2018 11:33:00 PM
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The Google Play page notes features such as messaging friends or sharing videos will be available soon.

Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram, announces the new IGTV app in San Francisco. Photograph: Jeff Chiu/AP

Instagram launches long-form video in bid to lure YouTube generation

  •   21/06/2018 12:30:00 AM
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Videos of up to an hour are effort to pull young users away from rival, and to allow Facebook to sell more ads
 

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Fears mount over WhatsApp's role in spreading fake news

  •   17/06/2018 11:28:00 PM
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App blamed for circulating false information in India, Brazil, Kenya and now the UK

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Yahoo fined £250,000 over cyber-attack

  •   13/06/2018 07:00:00 AM
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Yahoo's UK arm has been fined £250,000 ($335,000) by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) over a data breach affecting more than 500 million users which took place in 2014.

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Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube

  •   13/06/2018 06:35:00 AM
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Children were left distressed after seeing ads for a horror film on YouTube, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has revealed.

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Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion, Moving to Grow in Coding’s New Era

  •   05/06/2018 05:37:00 AM
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GitHub, founded in 2008 and based in San Francisco, was created largely as a community for software developers to share programming tools and code.

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security Why we need google ourselves

  •   02/06/2018 06:30:00 PM
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THE trend of searching your name on Google has died down, but there is a very important reason why we should pick up the habit again.

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