Telegram Adds Auto-Delete Option To All Messages, Home Screen Widgets, And Expiring Invite Links
Cloud-based instant messaging and voice-over IP service Telegram is updating its app with a bunch of new features. That includes an auto-delete timer for messages in any chat, flexible invite links, and faster access to chats with home screen widgets. Also, groups can now have unlimited members.
YouTube To Launch Parental Control Features For Teens To Join Its Main Site
YouTube will offer three safety settings, depending on a child’s age and parents’ discretion. The first tier is called Explore and will feature videos suitable for ages nine and up. Explore More includes a broader swath of videos appropriate for ages 13 and up. The final tier, called Most of YouTube, will include almost all videos on the platform except for age-restricted content.
Twitter Removes 373 Accounts For Violating ‘Platform Manipulation Policies’
The microblogging site Twitter said on Tuesday it had taken down 373 accounts which it said had ties to Russia, Iran and Armenia and had breached its platform manipulation policies.
Netflix Will Now Automatically Download Series Or Movies On Your Mobile Device Based On Your Taste
Netflix introduced Smart Downloads features 3 years ago, so you can find the next episode of your favorite show – even when you’re on the go. Now, the company is rolling a new features that automatically download anything Netflix thinks you might want to watch.
A New Malware ‘Silver Sparrow’ Found On 30,000 Macs
Security researchers at Malwarebytes and Red Canary discovered a mysterious piece of malware hiding on nearly 30,000 Macs, one designed to deliver an as-yet-unknown payload, and with a self-destruction mechanism that might remove any trace that it ever existed. They’re calling it Silver Sparrow.
What Does My ISP See When I Am Connected To VPN?
Your ISP sees your VPN connection because they can recognize an unfamiliar IP address. However, they cannot see anything specific about your online activity. This includes your search and download history, as well as the websites you visit.
Bitcoin Hits $1 Trillion Market Value For The First Time
The price of bitcoin crossed another major milestone Friday, as the cryptocurrency’s market value surpassed $1 trillion, according to Coindesk..
PewDiePie’s “Coco” Music Video Has Been Taken Down From YouTube
The video was premiered on YouTube on 14 February 2021. Just four days after upload, on 18 February, YouTube removed the music video for having “violated the Terms of Service”.
Facebook Is Restricting Australian From Sharing Or Viewing News Links On The Platform
Australian users of the social network will no longer be able to access any news posts, whether it’s from the country or international, and Australian news publishers will no longer be allowed to post on their Pages.
Social Media App Parler Is Back Online After A Month Of Downtime
The company announced in a press release that the site is now accessible for users with existing accounts and will accept new signups starting next week.
What Is Doxxing And How Can You Prevent It?
The term “doxxing” originates from the word “documents.” 1990s hacker culture shortened the term to “docs” and then “dox,” with “dropping dox” referring to collecting personal documents or information, such as a person’s physical address, and then publishing them online.
Facebook Is Building Smartwatch With Health Features
Social media giant Facebook is building a smartwatch that will let users send messages and also offer health and fitness features
Alexa Can Now Greet People From Your Ring Doorbell Pro
Amazon is announcing that it’s adding Alexa to its Ring Video Doorbell Pro, giving it the ability to talk to people when they come to your house. The feature is called Alexa Greetings, and requires that you have a Ring Protect subscription, which starts at $3 a month.
How Many Megapixels Is The Human Eye?
According to scientist and photographer Dr. Roger Clark, the resolution of the human eye is 576 megapixels i.e. 90 degrees *60 arc-minutes*1/0.3*60*1/0.3= 324,000,000 pixels (324 megapixels).120*120*60/ (0.3*0.3) = 576 megapixels.
Barcode Scanner App On Google Play Infects 10 Million Users
Tech giant Google has removed a popular Android barcode scanner app with over 10 million installs from the Play Store after researchers found that it turned malicious following a December 2020 update.
Ziggy Ransomware Shuts Down And Releases Victims’ Decryption Keys
The Ziggy ransomware group has shut down and released a decryption key amid concern that it may be targeted by law enforcement.
PayPal Says U.S. Consumer Watchdog Investigating Payment App Venmo
PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was cooperating with the U.S. consumer watchdog regarding a civil investigation demand relating to its app Venmo’s alleged unauthorized fund transfers and collections processes.
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