U.S. Senate approves the renewal of a warrantless surveillance program

U.S. Senate approves the renewal of a warrantless surveillance program

Social Media January 19, 2018 0

The U.S. Senate today to approve the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, which expands the U.S. government’s ability to pursue warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens. The post U.S. Senate approves the renewal of a warrantless surveillance program appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link Read more
Instagram Stories reportedly testing an option to add photo-free text

Instagram Stories reportedly testing an option to add photo-free text

Social Media January 18, 2018 0

Instagram is a photo-focused platform — but the platform appears to be offering way to share photo-free test, at least inside Stories anyways. While Instagram hasn’t confirmed the test, users in Japan and Europe have spotted options to add text to a colored background, no photo necessary. According to... Read more
See if airlines owe you money from up to 3 years ago with AirHelp’s new tool

See if airlines owe you money from up to 3 years ago with AirHelp’s new tool

Social Media January 18, 2018 0

AirHelp, which last year announced a boarding pass scanner to give real-time information about delayed flight compensation, is now launching a new tool that will help you travel back in time — that is, with regard to airline payback. The post See if airlines owe you money from up... Read more
New pop-up test could help squash spam messages on WhatsApp

New pop-up test could help squash spam messages on WhatsApp

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

A possible beta test on WhatsApp is looking to warn users before sharing a mass-forwarded message to stop spam and fake news. The popup lets users know if a message has been shared multiple times. The post New pop-up test could help squash spam messages on WhatsApp appeared first... Read more
YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to make money

YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to make money

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

YouTube is changing the threshold that allows creators to make money from their videos, upping the entry terms for its Partner Program. The company said the new rules should help it to better monitor content on the site. The post YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to... Read more
Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t decrease fake news, report says

Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t decrease fake news, report says

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

As Facebook is reworking the News Feed, another test for splitting the feed appears to have unintended consequences, according to The New York Times. News outlets in the test countries are spotting more fake news and less traffic to the real story. The post Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t... Read more
After tightening rules, Twitter faces a new fight against privacy claims

After tightening rules, Twitter faces a new fight against privacy claims

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

Twitter is now finished with a several week process updating rules to curb abuse on the platform — but now the platform is refuting several undercover videos by Project Veritas trying to point fingers at the network. On January 16, Twitter shared a statement on the latest video that... Read more
Facebook hints at big changes coming to Messenger app in 2018

Facebook hints at big changes coming to Messenger app in 2018

Social Media January 16, 2018 0

On Tuesday, January 16, Facebook Messenger Vice President David Marcus published his prediction for Messenger in 2018. While many of his predictions seem pretty straightforward, they may offer a few hints at changes we can expect this year. A more social Messenger Facebook is going all in on creating... Read more
Former Tinder love gurus introduce Ripple, a swipe-based professional network

Former Tinder love gurus introduce Ripple, a swipe-based professional network

Social Media January 13, 2018 0

What if professional networking was as easy as swiping left or right on your phone? That’s the premise of the new Ripple app (not to be confused with the cryptocurrency app of the same name), which borrows many features from the company that developed it: Tinder, the dating app.... Read more
This little Time Machine camera captures and saves 10 seconds of the past

This little Time Machine camera captures and saves 10 seconds of the past

Social Media January 13, 2018 0

Ever wish you could go back in time because you just missed the perfect photo op? Startup Roader is launching a new camera that let’s you go back in time — for about 10 seconds anyway. The Roader Time Machine is a wearable camera that continuously records, but only... Read more