Facebook sues two app developers for click injection ad fraud

Facebook has filed lawsuits against two app developers accused of generating fraudulent revenue using the social media giant’s advertising platform. The company announced the legal action in a blog post Tuesday. “The developers made apps available on the Google Play store to infect their users’ phones with malware,” said Jessica Romero, director of platform enforcement […]

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How My Instagram Account Got Hacked

In an article posted today by security researcher Matt Broddy, there’s a very good walkthrough of how on an Instagram user figured out that his profile was hacked and how. It’s definitely worth a read and some sound advice at the end too on how to prevent it happening to you. Read the article here. […]

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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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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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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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Chatspin Finds That Introverts Prefer Random Video Chat Platforms Over Traditional Social Media Outlets

Chatspin, makes the news… Chatspin, a popular random video chat app on mobile and desktop which connects strangers from around the world, has become a favorite networking site for introverts. The nature of the platform – allowing users to meet people randomly for short periods of time – suits the personality of introverted people who […]

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17yr Old Girl Auctioned Off For Marriage On Facebook

With only 7,500 moderators and 2.2 billion users, Facebook must act more responsibly to protect against human rights violations, writes Susannah Birkwood. On 3 November, a 17-year old girl from South Sudan’s Eastern Lakes State got married. Normally, there’d be nothing unusual about that in a country in which a horrifying 52 percent of girls are married […]

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