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Facebook Profile Picture Guard And Other Tools Aim To Protect Women In India

Facebook has kicked off a new pilot program in India to give users more control over who can access and use their profile photo. With guarded photos, the social network aims to prevent misuse.

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Firefox Brings Its Private Web Browser To Android Devices

Privacy advocates have a new option on Android devices. Mozilla has brought its Firefox Focus browser to Android devices.

Internet June 20, 2017

Amazon Prime Wardrobe Lets You Try Before You Buy, Pay Only For What You Keep [Video]

Amazon has announced a new service called Prime Wardrobe, which will let users try on clothes, shoes and accessories and return them for free, paying only for what they keep. Here's all you need to know.

Internet June 20, 2017

Looking For A Job? Google Has Your Back [Video]

Lookign for a job can be challenging, but Google wants to help. The company is ready to roll out a job search feature as part of its Google for Jobs initiative, aiming to help Americans find jobs easier.

Internet June 20, 2017

Verizon Is The Fastest Mobile Network In The US

According to an in-depth study by PCMag, Verizon is the fastest U.S. network, but not exactly by a mile. The results come as all major carriers fight to be on top, especially with the promise of 5G inching closer.

Internet June 20, 2017

How YouTube Plans To Counter Extremist Videos: Bury Them

Google has announced new measures to counter extremist videos on YouTube. Under the new policy, offensive videos that don't really violate specific guidelines will just get buried, and no ads will appear alongside them.

Internet June 19, 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Asks Twitter To Decide What He Should Do With His Money

Aside from Amazon, Blue Origin, and The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos wants more ways to contribute to society. As a result, he's asking Twitter for philanthropic ideas.

Internet June 15, 2017

Netflix Backtracks, Now Back In The Fight To Save Net Neutrality

Netflix was thought to have given up on the fight to save net neutrality, as CEO Reed Hastings said that winning the battle is impossible under a Trump presidency. The streaming service has now backtracked and returned to the fray.

Internet June 15, 2017

Facebook Unveils Its Plan For Fighting Terrorism: Here Are Ways AI Can Help

Facebook has unveiled its policy regarding pro-terrorist content, including ways in which artificial intelligence can be used to fight terrorism. Here is Facebook's plan for keeping its platforms free of hateful propaganda.

Internet June 16, 2017

Thanks To Free Streaming, Spotify Hits 140 Million Listeners, But How Does This Affect Artists

Spotify's user base has grown to surpass 140 million making it the most popular music streaming service on the market. However, Spotify's success may be having a negative impact on musicians and artists.

Internet June 15, 2017

Facebook Is Teaching AI Chat Bots How To Negotiate With Real Humans

Facebook has announced a new kind of bot that can negotiate and even bluff just to get the best possible outcome in a deal with the help of artificial intelligence. Those bots could soon help users conduct complex business negotiations.

Internet June 15, 2017

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick Emailed 'Sex Rules' To Miami Employees In 2013

The success Uber enjoyed in its early days are quickly being swept aside for a pile of legal and public relations problems. The latest comes thanks to its CEO, Travis Kalanick, and his 2013 email on 'sex rules' to Miami employees.

Internet June 9, 2017

Amazon Drive Gets 1 TB Limit: How Does It Compare With Other Cloud Storage Options Now?

With Amazon officially gutting its unlimited free storage plan on Amazon Drive, it’s possible users are now looking for other alternatives. Here are some of the best cloud storage solutions, including their pricing details.

Internet June 9, 2017

Amazon Will No Longer Offer Unlimited Cloud Storage For Amazon Drive

Amazon has been one of the only companies to offer unlimited cloud storage, making it one of the most appealing storage plans available. It seems that won't be the case going forward as Amazon is ending unlimited cloud storage with Amazon Drive.

Internet June 8, 2017

AT&T's DirecTV Now To Support Only Chrome: Mac Users Can't Use Safari To Stream Soon

AT&T’s DirecTV Now service will soon be exclusive to Chrome for those streaming via their desktops. Users have until have the end of June to switch browsers.

Internet June 8, 2017

Netflix Stops Fight Against Net Neutrality, Suggests Battle Can't Be Won

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings appears to be pulling out of the battle to keep net neutrality, especially since his company can survive through it. Though honest, his attitude toward the contentious issue might spur other companies to think the same.

Internet June 5, 2017

Facebook To Become A 'Hostile Environment' To Terrorists After London Attack

Facebook has pledged to become a hostile environment for terrorists, in light of the recent London Bridge attacks. The social media site, however, has a lot of room for improvement in terms of widespread hate propaganda, fake news, and more.

Internet June 5, 2017

AT&T Unlimited Choice Plan Subscribers Can Get DirecTV Now App Subscription For $10 Per Month

AT&T launched a new plan where it offers the $35-a-month DirecTV Now package for an additional $10 for users on Unlimited Choice data plan. The $35-a-month package entitles the consumer to over 60 television channels.

Internet June 5, 2017

Plex Launches Live TV For Cable Cutters

With new options to stream live TV, more people are looking to cut their cable cords. Plex is the latest to throw its hat into the ring with Plex Live TV.

Internet June 1, 2017

Reddit Teams Up With Foursquare To Add Location Tags: Don't Worry, It's Optional

Reddit and Foursquare have signed a deal to bring location tags to Reddit posts. The feature is rolling out to the Reddit mobile apps, and it's completely optional, so those who prefer to post anonymously can continue to do so.

Internet May 31, 2017

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To 'Create A World Where Everyone Has A Sense Of Purpose'

In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s speech for this year’s Harvard University graduates, he urged them to create a world where everyone has a purpose. Here are three ways that can be achieved, according to him.

Internet May 26, 2017

Comcast Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Pro-Net Neutrality Group Over Website Name

The net neutrality debate has led to some contentious battles in the last few years. The latest sees Comcast taking on an internet advocacy group because of its website's domain name, which Comcast says is similar to its trademark.

Internet May 24, 2017

Google Will Track Your Offline Shopping Sprees To Help Advertisers

Google wants to bridge the gap between digital and physical worlds by tracking people's offline shopping sprees as well. The company will pair online ad clicks with physical retail store purchases to give advertisers better insight.

Internet May 24, 2017

How Facebook Moderates Graphic Content Revealed Via Leaked Guidelines

Documents detailing Facebook’s rules for moderation have just been published, providing an in-depth look at the site’s guidelines prohibiting certain content, particularly with the expression graphical violence. The rules, however, might be too complex for some moderators to handle.

Internet May 21, 2017

Vine Users, Beware: Archive Bug May Have Exposed Your Phone Number And Email Address, Twitter Warns

Twitter shut down Vine last year, but it still kept an archive of all Vines. An archive bug has now compromised some phone numbers and email addresses, Twitter warns.

Internet May 20, 2017

Instagram Deemed Worst Social Media Platform For Young Users' Mental Health, YouTube Ranked Most Positive: Study

A new study highlights the dangers of social media and the negative impact it can have on young users. Among the popular social media apps, Instagram and Snapchat are the worst for youngsters' mental health, while YouTube is the most positive one.

Internet May 19, 2017

FCC Votes To Kill Net Neutrality: Here's How It Could Affect You And What You Can Do About It

The FCC has voted to move forward with chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to weaken the rules regarding net neutrality. Here's how that could affect you and how you can make your voice heard.

Internet May 18, 2017

Happy Mother's Day: Celebrate With Facebook Flower Reactions, Personalized Cards, Masks, Frames And More

Facebook gears up for Mother's Day and prepared a number of treats. Celebrate with 'thankful' flower reactions, special Mother's Day-themed frames and masks, stickers for Instagram Stories, or personalized cards.

Internet May 14, 2017

Opera Reborn: Latest Browser Version Features Messaging Sidebar With WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, And Telegram Built In

Opera released the latest version of its browser and the main highlight is improved communication. The new Opera Reborn has a new messaging sidebar build right into the interface, offering quick access to Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram.

Internet May 10, 2017

Is Facebook Doing Enough To Remove Hate Speech? Austrian Court Thinks Not, But This Ruling Should Change Things

An Austrian court just ordered Facebook to take down all posts deemed as hate speech, as well as all verbatim reposts. The ruling extends beyond Austrian borders, as it forces Facebook to remove hateful content worldwide.

Internet May 9, 2017

Users Around Pacific Rim Report #FacebookDown On Twitter: Is Godzilla To Blame?

Facebook briefly suffered from a wide global outage, pushing users to log in to their Twitter accounts to vent out their frustrations. Most reports of #FacebookDown came from the West Coast of the United States, Southeast Asia, and Australia.

Internet May 8, 2017

FCC Claims Website Crash Caused By DDoS Attacks, Not John Oliver's Call For Net Neutrality's Last Stand

Comedian and TV show host invited viewers to take their last stand in protecting net neutrality. The public comment system of the FCC website crashed afterward, with the FCC insisting that the incident was caused by multiple DDoS attacks.

Internet May 9, 2017

Facebook Rumored To Debut Original TV Programming Next Month: A-List Celebrities Reportedly Attached

Facebook will reportedly debut its slate of original content by mid-June. There will be two main types of content, and A-list celebrities are reportedly attached to star on some of the shows.

Internet May 7, 2017

YouTube Signs Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, And More In Multi-Million Dollar Push For Original Content

YouTube made an interesting pitch at the Newfront conference in New York, pledging to pour millions of dollars into premium original content. The company already teamed up with high-profile celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, and more.

Internet May 6, 2017

San Bernardino Shooting Victims' Family Members Sue Tech Companies: Here's Why

Families of San Bernardino shooting victims filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook, and Twitter. They accused the tech companies of providing "material support" to the Islamic State to spread its extremist views.

Internet May 5, 2017

Facebook Comments Get Reactions, But Do They Improve Or Kill Communication?

Facebook has started rolling out reactions for comments on both the desktop and mobile versions of the site. Will this move improve communication or hinder it?

Internet May 5, 2017

Facebook Wants To Save You From Violent Posts, Hires 3,000 More People To Fight Against Them

Facebook doesn’t want inappropriate videos on its site, so it’s hiring 3,000 more people to get rid of them quickly. Facebook also wants to work with law enforcement to respond to those who might be in need of help.

Internet May 4, 2017

Whenever WhatsApp Goes Down, The Internet Goes Crazy: Here Are The Reactions This Time Around

WhatsApp went down again, and to no one's surprise, the internet went crazy over it. Here are the reactions some of the users had because of the short outage.

Internet May 4, 2017

Hulu Live TV Streaming Service Offers Dozens Of Channels At Just $40, Available Now On Android And iOS

Hulu finally launched its live TV service in beta, offering more than 50 channels at just $40. Called Hulu with Live TV, the new app is now available for Android and iOS, so here's what you get.

Internet May 3, 2017

Facebook Messenger's Instant Games Now Available Worldwide: Here's How To Play

First introduced in November, Facebook Instant Games is now rolling out for everyone’s enjoyment. Here is a quick guide to enjoy casual games such as ‘Words With Friends’ and ‘Everwing.’

Internet May 3, 2017

T-Mobile Aims To Launch 5G Network Across The US By 2020, Emphasizes It's Not Fake 5G

T-Mobile has now launched a counterattack against AT&T’s 5G Evolution network, announcing plans to build a 'true' 5G network. If it delivers on its word, T-Mobile might roll out the network as soon as 2020.

Internet May 3, 2017

Facebook Refutes Gender Bias Claim Made By Former Engineer, Says Analysis Was Based On An 'Incomplete Data Set'

Facebook is facing questions over its workplace diversity efforts. Two studies have now given light to Facebook’s purported gender bias, which claim female engineers are less likely to have their code accepted than the male engineers.

Internet May 4, 2017

YouTube's New Material Design Look And Dark Mode Now Open To Everyone

YouTube is letting everyone try the site’s new material design refresh, which includes a dark mode. But you might want to hurry up if you wish to try it.

Internet May 2, 2017

Facebook Denies Targeting Emotionally Insecure And Vulnerable Kids, But Admits To The Research

A recent report sparked serious questions regarding Facebook's ethics, revealing research to target emotionally vulnerable users. Facebook now admits to the research, but says it never targeted users based on their emotional state.

Internet May 2, 2017

Twitter Teams Up With Live Nation To Livestream Concerts

Twitter teamed up with Love Nation to live stream videos of music concerts on the app. The first livestreaming event is scheduled for May 13 and will feature Zac Brown Band.

Internet May 3, 2017

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