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Brace yourselves. Facebook has a new mega-leak on its hands

Facebook Email Search v1.0 can process 5 million email addresses per day, researcher says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Still smarting from last month's dump of phone numbers belonging to 500 million Facebook users, the social media giant ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 21st, 2021

96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find

Some of the first data on user behavior exceeds advertisers' worst fears. Enlarge / The Facebook iPhone app asks for permission to track the user in this early mock-up of the prompt made by Apple. (credit: Apple) It seems that in the United St.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

Atlassian Adds New Features, Workplace by Facebook Hits Customer Milestone & More News

Atlassian opens up products to collaboration with customers, Workplace adds new features and more digital workplace news. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

Facebook and Big Pharma exploited disease “awareness” for personalized marketing

Visiting medical sites, patient support groups, and more feed the algorithm. Enlarge (credit: Getty | YinYang) Pharmaceutical companies spend around $6.5 billion a year on advertising, and even though Facebook prohibits the use of “sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, relaxes May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations

Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, clarifies May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

Months-long Twitter Backlash Had Zero Impact on WhatsApp"s User Base

An anonymous reader shares a report: It's safe to say WhatsApp didn't have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

WhatsApp is growing despite months-long backlash over policy update

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 7 min. ago

Longer production lead times to constrain revenue growth at MCU vendors

Taiwan's MCU vendors will see their revenue growth momentum constrained in the short term by extended delivery lead times at foundry and backend houses, although they have abundant orders in hands, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 7 min. ago

WhatsApp is doing fine despite months-long backlash over policy update

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary-worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Facebook told to investigate its role in insurrection

Facebook's independent oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's decision to suspend former President Donald Trump. But one of the most important aspects of the decision wasn't really about the former President's social media accounts at all;.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

"See What You Made Me Do" will change the way we think about domestic violence

It may be a familiar statistic, but it is still shocking and unacceptable. In Australia, almost every week a woman dies at the hands of her partner or ex-partner......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Signal wanted to run Instagram ads to show how user data is collected and sold, promptly gets banned by Facebook

User privacy and social media have always had a complex relationship, spawning endless debates on regulation, tracking online user behaviour and data collection. It's why some companies have increasingly started to push privacy as a core feature of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Facebook’s Oversight Board throws the company a Trump-shaped curveball

Facebook’s controversial policy-setting supergroup issued its verdict on Trump’s fate Wednesday, and it wasn’t quite what most of us were expecting. We’ll dig into the decision to tease out what it really means, not just for Trump, bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Data leak makes Peloton’s Horrible, No-Good, Really Bad Day even worse

Faulty API let anyone grab users’ private data, including weight and gender. Enlarge (credit: Peloton) Peloton is having a rough day. First, the company recalled two treadmill models following the death of a 6-year-old child who was pulled u.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Intel Alder Lake-S leak reveals specs of its 16-core, 24-thread flagship

A new leak for the upcoming Intel Alder Lake-S processors shows a 16-core, 24-thread flagship that runs at 4.6GHz. Here's what you need to know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

EA acquires Super Mega Baseball studio as it doubles down on sports games

EA acquired Metalhead Studios, the developer behind the Super Mega Baseball games......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Signal Tried To Use Instagram Ads To Display the Data Facebook Collects and Sells. Facebook Banned Signal"s Account.

Privacy-oriented messaging app Signal tried to run a very candid ad campaign on Facebook-owned Instagram, but it wasn't meant to be. From a report: Signal explained how it went down in a blog post Tuesday. The idea was to post ads on Instagram which.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Announcing… Make: Vol. 77 — Machine Learning (and More!)

In the new issue of Make: we give hands-on guidance to tools you can use to train AI modules right now, like Tensor Flow, Edge Impulse, and Lobe. The post Announcing… Make: Vol. 77 — Machine Learning (and More!) appeared first on Make: DIY.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Hands-on: We hammered Plume’s newest Superpod design with all-new Wi-Fi testing

If you can stomach a subscription, Plume’s Superpods offer unmatched performance. Plume's new Wi-Fi 6 Superpods are visually indistinguishable from the older 802.11ac version, pictured here......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021