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Twitter removes loads of accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones
Oct23

Twitter removes loads of accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones

Not done with blocking and suspending Alex Jones and Infowars from using its microblogging platforms, Twitter is again wielding the big stick. The social media behemoth has removed tons of accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones, CNN reports. A Twitter spokesperson told the cable news giant that it has permanently suspended 18 accounts that have a thing or two to do with Infowars and Alex Jones. Recall that those two accounts...

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Pinterest is making shopping easier with product recommendations
Oct22

Pinterest is making shopping easier with product recommendations

Pinterest is one of very few social networking websites to debut ecommerce on its platform—and the story so far has been one of success. The company is stepping up on efforts aimed at making buying products via its platform easier by launching a new product called Product Pin. Product Pin system according to Engadget, will make the platform a more attractive place to shop—a shopper’s delight when it comes to shopping online. A new...

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How to know if the recent Facebook breach affected your account
Oct12

How to know if the recent Facebook breach affected your account

  Facebook shared Friday how hackers exploited a vulnerability in their system and obtained access tokens to harvest millions of phone numbers and email addresses. Hackers used their own network of 400,000 accounts to access 30 million Facebook users (20 million less than the original findings). Facebook uses access tokens so its users can log into their accounts without retyping their passwords every time. The company said the...

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Instagram is testing ‘tapping’—a better way of scrolling through post
Oct12

Instagram is testing ‘tapping’—a better way of scrolling through post

A new, faster, and better way to help you fast forward through post is being tested by Instagram. ‘Tapping,’ instead of scrolling through post will allow you tap through post the same way you tap through stories. A Twitter user Suprateek Bose posted the screenshot of the new feature being tested by Instagram on his Twitter page. The test, which has also now been confirmed to TechCrunch by Instagram, could actually change the way you...

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Instagram’s third-party authentication support is now officially live
Oct10

Instagram’s third-party authentication support is now officially live

Instagram has now taken its drive to ensure its platform is safe for everyone to a new height. The picture sharing app has rolled out third-party authentication support. The launch becomes inevitable considering how unsafe SMS verification is at the moment—the process of accessing your account via SMS is no longer as effective or safe as it used to be. Third-party authentication has been in the offing for a while, and the fact that it...

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Instagram is reportedly planning to share your location history with Facebook
Oct05

Instagram is reportedly planning to share your location history with Facebook

There are fears; genuinely too that Instagram could soon start sharing your location history with its parent company Facebook. The worrisome story if true according to TechCrunch, could send shivers down the spine of millions of Instagram users who would now be anxious to know how safe their data is with the picture-sharing app. This piece of information is coming barely a week after Instagram’s co-founders resigned from the company...

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