TikTok Fined For Violating Child Privacy

Video sharing app TikTok has received the largest ever fine from a US regulator for violating children’s privacy, resulting in login issues for many of its users.  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged that the Musical.ly app, now owned by TikTok, illegally collected personal information from children under the age of 13. TikTok agreed to pay $5.7 […]

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Yubo – Digital Parenting Safety Tips

Keep your teenager safe: Talk to them– make sure they know how to stay safe online, don’t be embarrassed to talk about inappropriate online content and look out for secretive/reserved behaviour when it comes to their devices Look at the Yubo guidelines– there’s one for users and one for parents as well Remove the location […]

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Yubo – Digital Parenting Safety Tips

Yubo – Keep Your Teenager Safe: Talk to them– make sure they know how to stay safe online, don’t be embarrassed to talk about inappropriate online content and look out for secretive/reserved behaviour when it comes to their devices Look at the Yubo guidelines– there’s one for users and one for parents as well Remove […]

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Yubo – ‘Tinder for Teens’

Keep your child safe online. Yubo, a teen focused app that encourages children to rate, chat and send pics & videos to other users, has attracted a lot of attention from teens and the media. It’s been called Tinder for Teens, because of its ease of interaction with other users based solely on liking a […]

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Snapchat Looking to Make Public Snaps Permanent Forever

It looks like Snapchat is pondering a new angle to attract attention; making public snaps become permanent. Thats right. Snapchat, which rose to prominence primarily as a sexting app (because users could share content with each other fairly anonymously, knowing it would disappear in a few seconds) is now thinking of changing the deletion time […]

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Dailymotion Suffers Attack

Dailymotion announced that some of its users accounts were the target of a credential stuffing attack. Their security team discovered the unauthorized access attempts and stopped them. After the discovery, the French video upload site Dailymotion started logging users out and initiated the password reset procedure. The email to users includes a link that allows them to […]

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Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Message Each Other

Facebook is planning to link Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger together to allow users to message contacts across the three platforms. Facebook is planning to merge all these services together to build a larger collective user-base to rival that of Apple’s iMessage or Google’s messaging services. It’s long been a direction that Zuckerberg has wanted […]

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Instagram Explains “7%” Filter Rumours

You may have seen a ton of “7%” posts around over the last few months, but it has been around January 2018; but instagram notes that its gathered more popularity lately gaining thousands of likes. It was claimed by many Instagram users that the platform only shows followers 7% of users posts and in order […]

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Google Fined €50m For GDPR Breaches

Google has been hit with a 50 million euros (£44m) fine for breaking EU data protection laws. The fine, issued by the France’s data protection office (CNIL), Google guilty “for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalisation.” “Users are not able to fully understand the extent of the processing […]

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Facebook Looking To Buy A Security Company

They say no news is bad news, but Facebook just cannot seem to take a seat lately. Late last year, it recruited British Member of Parliament Nick Clegg as its Head of Global Strategy paying him in the region of over £1million per year; now it has been reported that Facebook are looking to buyout […]

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