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... a boycott of the Mulan reboot, and #BoycottMulan is trending on multiple platforms. The boycott was initiated by users of Lihkg, a Reddit-style online discussion forum in Hong Kong that has somewhat ...
Saturday, 17 August 2019
Getting an idea how often your users are logging in and how much time they spend on a Linux server is pretty easy Read all  ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them. Read all ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Wow, this is really something, even for a company as awful as Facebook. “Facebook users who opted into voice-to-text in Messenger had NO warning about human transcribers.” Earlier this week, Facebook confirmed ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
... social media users are bringing awareness to and calling for the cancellation of companies that support Donald Trump and his campaign efforts. Whether it be through donations or fundraising events, some ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Spotify may get a little bit pricier for some Scandinavian users. The music streaming service plans to test a more expensive version of its family plan in the European region, reported Bloomberg. It's ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
... company not contract with US border agencies to provide any kind of services, on the grounds that US immigration authorities are notorious abusers of human rights. US Customs and Border Protection has ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
... their phone, by scanning the face for signs of consciousness. These countermeasures have a weakness in how they perform proof-of-life checks on users who are wearing glasses: they seek out a white dot ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Dating apps are mostly a solitary effort, with users swiping on prospective soulmates from the comfort of their own couch. Ship, a dating app that lets single people involve friends in the matchmaking ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Google has notified existing Nest camera, Nest Hello doorbell and Dropcam owners that they can no longer disable their devices' status light. The company told customers the update in an email, according ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
sudo is a command-line utility designed to allow trusted users to run commands as another user, by default the root user. Read all  ...
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Bloomberg reports that Facebook retains recordings of users' voice chats and paid contractors to transcribe them. Now that this has been exposed, the social media giant says it has "paused" the work. Facebook ...
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Installing and setting up rTorrent and ruTorrent on an Ubuntu or Debian server can be a complicated, tedious task, specially for inexperienced users. Read all  ...
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
A Spotify feature currently in testing will make it easier for users to switch playback between their phone and home speakers. Once the user sets a favorite device, the app will keep an eye on your location ...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Spotify's latest Android update has riled some of its loyal users. The update removes the homescreen widget from Spotify's Android app. Now, to control functions like play, pause and skip, users ...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Last summer, we published a comprehensive look at the ways that Facebook could and should open up its data so that users could control their experience on the service, and to make it easier for competing ...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
18. WordPress is buying Tumblr
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Automattic (beloved parent company of WordPress) is buying Tumblr from Verizon (loathesome parent company of Oath, a division named because its users are generally angry enough to swear at it), at a price ...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
19. WordPress owners buy Tumblr
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art, but it has been dwarfed by Facebook, Reddit and other services. Surprise news, and surely good news for those still using Tumblr. It ...
Monday, 12 August 2019
In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, ...
Monday, 12 August 2019
... on social media. Ring claims that all attendees will receive promo codes for Ring device purchases. Month 2: “Convert 10 new users by downloading Ring app and receive free swag for all users.” The ...
Monday, 12 August 2019
... users have traditionally purchased the Office... Read all  ...
Monday, 12 August 2019
... for Mac users, via Steam). Sid Meier's Civilization V: Complete The graphics boost and hexagonal tiles of Civilization V were a big shot in the arm to the series when it launched in 2010, and this version ...
Sunday, 11 August 2019
Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instructions ...
Saturday, 10 August 2019
Imagine streaming a game on Twitch, but only to your closest friends. Gaming chat platform Discord is launching a new feature, Go Live, that will let users stream games directly to 10 other people. Users ...
Friday, 09 August 2019