Posts Tagged ‘users’

Dating Apps Allow Users to Reject the Unvaccinated

After some fans booed players ‘taking a knee’ before the start of the England vs Austria game last night, manager Gareth Southgate falsely suggested that the reaction was an attack on black people. Some spectators jeered the virtue signaling gesture, which was introduced a year ago after the death of George Floyd and is inextricably […]

It follows | Google collects location data even after users deny permission – court files

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Social Media Companies Remind Users They Can Be Banned For Saying Anything False Or Anything Too True

Social Media Companies Remind Users They Can Be Banned For Saying Anything False Or Anything Too True U.S.—Social media companies have for some time been trying to control what people say on their platforms to make sure those platforms can’t be used to harm others — or at least not Democrats. A number of those […]

Instagram To Allow Users To Choose From 41 Pronouns – Woke Mob Complains There Aren’t Enough

The UK government is funding companies that are producing technology which will utilize digital face scans to check people’s vaccination status and allow or block them from entering pubs, stadiums and other venues. “Britons could have their faces scanned to allow them to access pubs, gigs and sports events under one government-funded plan being drawn […]

Millions Of Public Transit ‘Touch ‘N Go’ Smartphone Users Can Be Tracked By Law Enforcement

[embedded content] As more and more people use their smartphones to pay for everyday items, public transit agencies are encouraging millions of Americans to use their phones as their primary means of paying their fares.  In New York City and elsewhere, police can use ‘touch ‘n go’ or ‘touchless fares’ to track millions of public […]

Twitter isn’t censoring accounts to keep users ‘safe’, it is using its power to spoon-feed the world establishment narratives

May 7, 2021  Eva Bartlett April 30, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett It’s one thing to have policies against violence, abuse, and harassment. But in “protecting” users, Twitter is hell-bent on censoring voices that rock the boat, even when all they have tweeted is a peer-reviewed scientific paper. Twitter censorship victim #?…@goddeketal cites a scientific paper […]

‘System irregularity’ leaves Twitter users in the dark & support accounts down as outage continues

The massive outage affecting Twitter continues, with users around the world getting error messages saying “something went wrong” and being unable to log in. Twitter’s team says it’s investigating a “possible system irregularity.” Twitter users first experienced problems logging in and loading tweets on Friday night. Amid tens of thousands of error reports, the company’s […]

Data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online, with fears ‘real damage’ will be caused – media

A major data breach from a recently popular social media platform, Clubhouse, has been reported. The latest suggested leak may have compromised the personal information of 1.3 million users. The apparent disclosure was reported by Cyber News this weekend. A Structured Query Language database containing user records such as names in connection with profile names, […]

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It Brought to you by: MENLO PARK, CA—According to reports, personal data from over 500 million Facebook users has been stolen and posted to a hacking website. Facebook quickly issued an apology that the data ended up in hackers’ hands for […]

Personal Data of 533 Million Facebook Users Was Stolen and Leaked Online

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Instagram algorithms push misinformation to users, study claims

Instagram’s algorithm pushes users towards content containing dangerous conspiracy theories, according to a new study. The report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) – a group that tracks online misinformation – found that Instagram is promoting dangerous falsehoods about COVID-19, anti-vax narratives, white supremacist content and misinformation about the 2020 US presidential election. […]

Jewish Twitter Users Mock ‘Serious Eats’ Ham on Bagel Combination

Bagels. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Jewish Twitter users mercilessly poked fun at a recipe on a popular food website over the weekend that called for cutting a bagel vertically and stuffing it with ham and cheese. The website and blog Serious Eats shared on Twitter a bagel recipe in which the bread is cut like a […]

Facebook to ban Australian users from reading and sharing news in response to government’s Big Tech bill

Australian Facebook users will be banned from reading, posting and sharing news, the social media platform said on Wednesday in response to a new government bill forcing tech giants to pay news outlets for using their content. Facebook and Google are firmly opposed to Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code, which is in the process of […]

Bill Would Force Social Media Users To Secretly Report Suspicious People To Law Enforcement

By MassPrivateI Senator Joe Manchin wants to bring DHS’s spy on your neighbors “If You See, Something Say Something” program to social media, blogs, websites, and much more. Manchin’s bill, the “See Something, Say Something Online Act” would essentially turn social media users into federal spies by forcing them to report suspicious people to law […]

TikTok agrees to block underage users in Italy

Video-sharing social media platform TikTok has agreed to block all users who register their age as under 13 years old. It comes after a girl, 10, died in Sicily while participating in a so-called “blackout” challenge on the Chinese-owned network. That prompted Italy’s Data Protection Authority (Garante) to order TikTok to tighten its policies for […]

GameStop: Reddit users claim victory as $13bn hedge fund closes position, accepting huge losses

Melvin Capital had bet against GameStop by short-selling its shares, meaning it stood to gain if the price went down and lose if it went up. Members of the Reddit thread “wallstreetbets” decided to pile in to GameStop with the aim of pushing up the share price to inflict losses on short-sellers including Melvin Capital. […]

Facebook directs users to Holocaust education when searching for denial

Facebook will be commemorating the lives of the six millions Jews who lost their lives during the Holocaust through a special initiative, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.To do so, Facebook partnered with the World Jewish Congress (WJC) in order to provide credible Holocaust education resources to Facebook users.Through the initiative, Facebook users will […]

For sale: The phone numbers of millions of Israeli Facebook users

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Telegram Passes 500 Million Users As People Seek Facebook & Twitter (Big Tech) Alternatives

The Facts: Dr. Ardy Sixkiller Clarke, a Professor Emeritus at Montana State University who is Cherokee/Choctaw has been researching the Star People, and collecting encounters between them and Native Indians for many years. This article shares one of many. Reflect On: Are we alone? If not, what are the implications when the public becomes fully […]

Italy tells TikTok to block users after death of young girl

The Italian data privacy watchdog ordered video app TikTok on Friday to block the accounts of any users in Italy whose age it could not verify following the death of a 10-year-old girl who had been using the Chinese-owned app. In a statement, the regulator said that although TikTok had committed to ban registration for […]

Italy orders TikTok to block underage users after 10-year-old girl dies doing viral challenge

Italy’s data protection watchdog has ordered TikTok to block access to users whose age cannot be confirmed. The ban comes just days after the death of a young girl in Palermo, who had been taking part in an online “challenge” that has been viral on the platform. “The Italian Data Protection Authority (GPDP) has ordered […]

After users flee in backlash, WhatsApp delays data sharing change

SAN FRANCISCO — WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The smartphone app, a huge hit across the world, canceled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms concerning sharing data with Facebook, saying it […]

WhatsApp Privacy Changes Roil Users, Governments

The Media Line — The Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Monday lost a prominent user, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced he was quitting the popular app because of the latest changes in its privacy policy. Ankara’s premier has hardly been the only one. The Turkish alternative to WhatsApp, called BiP, which Erdogan promised […]

Israeli spy tech firm tracked mobile users around the world, investigation suggests

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Israeli public transport users can now pay via phone apps

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Apple threatens to block apps that track users without permission under new privacy move

Tech giant Apple has warned developers that their apps could be pulled from its store if they refuse to comply with a new Tracking Transparency framework it says prevents advertisers from gathering user data. Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature forces companies to present an authorization prompt to users on an opt-in basis before they […]

‘I Am President-Elect’ Trends On Twitter As Users Mock Biden and Make Claim Without Official Confirmation

Twitter users are declaring themselves President-Elect to mock Joe Biden, claiming that if he can assume the title without any states certifying his incoming administration, and without any official confirmation, then they can too. “I have just as many states that have certified my incoming administration as he does,” said Jenna Ellis, who has named […]

Netflix Signups Plummet With Only 177,000 New U.S. Users, Down 1.3 Million From Forecast

    Netflix has reported a dramatic fall in third-quarter subscriptions following the backlash which ensued as a result of the release of the highly controversial ‘Cuties’ movie that was advertised then hosted on the platform. Even though millions of potential consumers around the globe are in lock down, Netflix’s pallid subscription reports raised many […]

“Digital Civil War”: Twitter Blocks Users From Posting Link to New York Post Biden Lobbying Story

Facebook is censoring the bombshell New York Post story about Joe Biden’s foreign lobbying scandal by deliberately reducing its spread on the platform. Earlier today, the newspaper revealed how Hunter Biden had introduced his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, to a top executive in a Ukrainian energy firm a year before Biden pressured the government […]

Twitter users flood #ProudBoys hashtag with gay pride images

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