Instagram accidentally hid likes for some users

An Instagram bug briefly hid likes from some of its users on Tuesday, after the company accidentally expanded a long-running test of the feature......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnMar 3rd, 2021

Instagram fixes ‘mistake’ promoting harmful diet content

Some users said they were offered "appetite suppressants" and "fasting" by the search feature......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

M1 MacBooks can now run Windows 10 up to 30% faster than Intel Macs

Version 16.5 of Parallels now lets Mac users enjoy a seamless Windows 10 on ARM experience on Apple's newest Macs with the M1 silicon......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 31 min. ago

Instagram is testing a feature that lets users choose if they want to see likes

Instagram is testing a feature that would let users decide if they want to hide likes on their own posts or posts from people they follow......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Instagram’s new test lets you choose if you want to hide ‘Likes,’ Facebook test to follow

Instagram today will begin a new test around hiding Like counts on users’ posts, following its experiments in this area which first began in 2019. This time, however, Instagram is not enabling or disabling the feature for more users. Instead, i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

iOS users—and only iOS users—face NSFW content ban on Discord app

App Store rules seemingly lead to tighter restrictions for Apple users. Enlarge / This cute little pig has obviously seen some things that iOS users will no longer be allowed to see on Discord. Discord users who access the Discord app through.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

There"s Another Facebook Phone Number Database Online

An online tool lets customers pay to unmask the phone numbers of Facebook users that liked a specific Page, and the underlying dataset appears to be separate from the 500 million account database that made headlines last week, signifying another data.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Facebook users can now petition oversight board to remove content

Nineteen-member board had previously only considered restoring removed posts. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images) Facebook is allowing its oversight board to rule on moderation decisions relating to content that remains on its Facebook and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Google is killing “Google Play Movies & TV” on smart TVs

Smart TV users get pushed to YouTube, other OSes get Google TV or Play Movies. Enlarge (credit: Google) It sure seems like "Google Play Movies & TV," Google's video content store, is on the way out. Late last year, the Android version of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Facebook tests video speed dating events with ‘Sparked’

Facebook confirmed it’s testing a video speed-dating app called Sparked, after the app’s website was spotted by The Verge. Unlike dating app giants such as Tinder, Sparked users don’t swipe on people they like or direct message othe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Users can appeal Facebook"s editorial decisions

The Oversight Board will review user content allowed to remain on the site after calls to remove it......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Facebook, Instagram users can now ask ‘oversight’ panel to review decisions not to remove content

Facebook’s self-styled ‘Oversight Board’ (FOB) has announced an operational change that looks intended to respond to criticism of the limits of the self-regulatory content-moderation decision review body: It says it’s started.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

1Password acquires SecretHub and launches new enterprise secrets management tool

1Password, the password management service that competes with the likes of LastPass and BitWarden, today announced a major push beyond the basics of password management and into the infrastructure secrets management space. To do so, the company has a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Scientists map "pulse" of groundwater flow through California"s Central Valley

Groundwater is a key resource for water users in California's Central Valley, a major agricultural hub with an economic output of tens of billions of dollars annually. Surface deformation in the Central Valley has long been linked to changes in groun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Billions of Smartphone Owners Will Soon Be Authorizing Payments Using Facial Recognition

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: The next few years will see billions of users regularly using facial recognition technology to secure payments made through their smartphone, tablets or smartwatches, according to new analysis carried o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

PS3 players reportedly unable to download key game patches ahead of store shutdowns

Users have experienced issues when trying to download patches for certain PS3 games. Many believe this is tied to the upcoming closures of digital storefronts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Charter must pay $19 million for tricking customers into switching ISPs

Charter mailed false ads to convince users Windstream was going out of business. Enlarge / Pinocchio. (credit: Getty Images | malerapaso) A judge has ordered Charter Communications to pay $19.2 million to Windstream for lying to customers in o.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

NHS Covid-19 App Update Blocked For Breaking Apple and Google"s Rules

An update to England and Wales's contact tracing app has been blocked for breaking the terms of an agreement made with Apple and Google. From a report: The plan had been to ask users to upload logs of venue check-ins - carried out via poster barcode.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

IonQ now supports IBM’s Qiskit quantum development kit

IonQ, the trapped ion quantum computing company that recently went public via a SPAC, today announced that it is integrating its quantum computing platform with the open-source Qiskit software development kit. This means Qiskit users can now bring th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Phone app alerts users to look up while walking

The tool is being tested by Google's Android operating system, reports suggest......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

NHS Covid-19 app update blocked for breaking Apple and Google"s rules

Apple and Google's rules state that no location data from app users can be shared......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021