Facebook responded to Barr by claiming his proposal would be a “gift to criminals, hackers, and repressive regimes.” Apple’s manager for user privacy said there’s no way to create back doors that “only work for the good guys,” adding, “They will be exploited by nefarious entities as well.” Facebook and Apple Spar With Lawmakers Over […]
Influencers and regular users are reckoning with what Instagram has done to them. Now Instagram wants us to love it again. By Rebecca Jennings I downloaded Instagram in 2012, in the spring before what would be the worst summer of my life and the best autumn I’ve ever had. I remember them both vividly, sulking […]
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) removed 3.2 billion fake accounts between April and September this year, along with millions of posts depicting child abuse and suicide, according to its latest content moderation report released on Wednesday. That more than doubles the number of fake accounts taken down during the same period last year, when 1.55 […]
Lotte Hofmeester from the Netherlands (Utrecht) becomes 20 years old in this film! Subscribe! Thank you we have more than 100.000 subscribers! We welcome comments in the Community tab! Dutch artist & filmmaker Frans Hofmeester has filmed his daughter’s portrait every week from the day she was born for 20 years now. Every week the […]
The news: Governments worldwide are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and spy on citizens, think tank Freedom House has warned in its latest report. It’s the ninth year in a row that global internet freedom has dropped, according to its assessment of 65 countries. A new menace: Disinformation—false information spread deliberately to deceive […]
by Mahendran Moodley – Felicia fruticosa on the Fresnaye Crack scramble up Lion’s Head this evening. | Placed by Rian Fourie on Tussen die stilte van die berge en die gedruis van die see . .
by Kelly Woo A homeless woman in Los Angeles, Calif. has become a social media sensation for beautifully singing opera in a subway station. Local news channels identified the woman as Emily Zamourka, 52, a classically trained violinist who immigrated from Russia 28 years ago. Exorbitant medical bills forced her onto the street, where […]