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theguardian.com — Faulty server migration blamed for mass deletion of songs, photos and video. Myspace, the once mighty social network, has lost every single piece of content uploaded to its site before 2016, including millions of songs, photos and videos with no other home on the internet. The company is blaming a…
19.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
nbcnews.com — YouTube will no longer recommend videos "claiming the earth is flat, or making blatantly false claims about historic events like 9/11."   Full Article >>
11.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
engadget.com — Old habits die hard, but they do eventually have to die. Microsoft knows there are still plenty of businesses and organizations out there using Internet Explorer because the outdated browser supports legacy web apps, but the company is asking people to finally let go of their old ways and to embrace…
09.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
pcworld.com — Over 1,160,253,228 combinations of email addresses and passwords have been published online in one of the largest data breaches ever. Check to see if your data has been slurped up. The collective list of 773 million email addresses from several sources, published to the cloud storage service MEGA, …
18.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
thenextweb.com — Did you #DeleteFacebook in 2018? Caring about our online privacy might be popular right now, but on a wider level, it’s not as easy as we think to escape the hole we’ve dug ourselves into. Don’t believe that this is more of a trend than a turning point? Just look at the difference between hype and …
02.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
theverge.com — What to make of the New York Times’ latest story about Facebook’s broad data-sharing agreements? The story, which draws on internal documents describing the company’s partnerships, reports on previously undisclosed aspects of business partnerships with companies including Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, S…
19.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
techcrunch.com — Reset the “days since the last Facebook privacy scandal” counter, as Facebook has just revealed a Photo API bug gave app developers too much access to the photos of up to 5.6 million users. The bug allowed apps users had approved to pull their timeline photos to also receive their Facebook Stories,…
15.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
engadget.com — Chinese internet giant Alibaba is fond of crowing about its online shopping records, and that's truer than ever this year. The company's annual Global Shopping Festival, aka Singles Day, broke last year's record by selling $30.8 billion in goods across 230 countries over the space of 24 hours, a hef…
12.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.com — Hackers appear to have compromised and published private messages from at least 81,000 Facebook users' accounts. The perpetrators told the BBC Russian Service that they had details from a total of 120 million accounts, which they were attempting to sell, although there are reasons to be sceptical a…
02.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
gizmodo.com — The World Wide Web is officially old enough for us judge what it’s produced. That’s right, it’s time for the world to start building a canon of the most significant websites of all time, and the Gizmodo staff has opinions. What does a spot on this list mean? It certainly doesn’t mean “best.” A numb…
20.10.2018 0 comments From Alex