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When searching for a job, at some point you’ll need to contact the company you want to work for. And that may mean you need to message recruiters on LinkedIn. This can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you’re not used to doing it. However, using LinkedIn’s “InMail” service is actually easier than you might
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Amnesty International issued a scathing indictment of the world’s dominant internet corporations, arguing in a new report that Google and Facebook should be forced to abandon what it calls their surveillance-based business model because it is “predicated on human rights abuse.” The London-based global rights group said in the 60-page report published Thursday that the
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Social media giant Facebook, which also owns popular apps Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp, reportedly assesses about 5 lakh reports of revenge porn per month. But this number seems low considering Facebook now has around 2.6 billion monthly active users. Earlier this year, Facebook launched artificial intelligence (AI) tools that could spot revenge porn, also known
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While you can browse Instagram on your desktop or laptop, the website doesn’t offer a way to upload photos to Instagram. Because Instagram is a mobile-focused service, it wants you to upload your photos through the mobile apps. However, there is a workaround which lets you post to Instagram with Chrome. Here’s how it works.
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WhatsApp for Android has received a new beta version that brings the redesigned Facebook footer. The instant messaging app is also said to be in development to bring the anticipated Dark Theme, but it’s not yet visible publicly. Separately, an updated WhatsApp for iPhone version has been reported online that features the Dark Theme. WhatsApp
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Instagram isn’t just about photos and videos. The social network also allows you to communicate with family and friends using Instagram DMs. Instagram DMs are a private chat function primarily accessible through the smartphone app. And here’s everything you need to know about Instagram DMs. How Can I Send and Receive DMs on Instagram? It’s
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Snapchat can be intimidating. The social media platform has a language all of its own, with various Snapchat terms meaning users can struggle to understand what’s going on. Whether you need help getting started with Snapchat or you’re a longtime user who has encountered a new phrase, here are the common Snapchat terms you need
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TikTok, the popular music-video app, is building up its fledgling lobbying operations to counter stepped-up pressure in Washington over its Chinese ownership and wage an escalating battle with Facebook for viewers. The company, which registered its first lobbyist in June, is seeking to add a US policy chief, plans to further expand its internal policy staff
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Twitter is launching a new feature called Topics. As the name suggests, these are topics you can follow in order to see tweets about those subject matters. Which could help you see tweets that interest you and people who share similar interests to you. The Problem With Following People on Twitter Twitter isn’t the easiest
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For a seamless way to message your family and friends, you need the free chat apps available across multiple platforms. Ideally, on both mobile and desktop. So, what free cross-platform chat apps should you download? And what are the best instant messaging apps available today? Keep reading to find out. 1. WhatsApp [embedded content] Despite
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The allegations of spying by former Twitter employees for Saudi Arabia underscore the risks for Silicon Valley firms holding sensitive data which make the platforms ripe for espionage. The two Saudis and one US citizen allegedly worked together to unmask the ownership details behind dissident Twitter accounts on behalf of the Riyadh government and royal
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Twitter found itself isolated this week as other major social media platforms moved to block users from spreading the name of a CIA officer that conservatives contend filed the extraordinary whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump that triggered House impeachment hearings. Facebook said it would block references to the supposed whistleblower’s name under its policy
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Tumblr has launched group chats. Tumblr’s group chats are ephemeral, publicly viewable, and designed to connect people who are passionate about niche interests. And they’re available right now on Tumblr’s mobile apps on Android and iOS. Tumblr hasn’t had a great time of it of late. To the point that many people seem to have
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The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia by accessing the company’s information on dissidents who use the platform, marking the first time federal prosecutors have publicly accused the kingdom of running agents in the United States. One of those implicated in the scheme, according to court papers, is
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WhatsApp is a popular and easy to use messaging program. It has some security features, like the use of end-to-end encryption to keep messages private. However, hacks targeting WhatsApp could compromise the privacy of your messages and contacts. Here are five ways that WhatsApp can be hacked. 1. Remote Code Execution via GIF SONY DSC
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Technology has given internet giants “irresistible power” when they work in concert with governments, whistleblower Ed Snowden told the Web Summit that opened in Lisbon on Monday. “When we see government and corporations working in concert… they become the left and right hands of the same body. What we see is the concentration of power,”
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