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Microsoft admitted to listening to users

Recently, confessions about the use of confidential information by large IT companies with a worldwide reputation are increasingly heard. So, Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook admitted to wiretapping. Now it’s Microsoft’s turn: company representatives do not deny that they are listening to information from conversations with Skype Translator and Cortana. However, their interest was exclusively professional: […]

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For some users, VKontakte hid the counter of likes and reposts in the news feed

The social network “VKontakte” deprived some users of the ability to view the number of delivered “likes”. The press service of VKontakte says that it is only about hiding the like counter in the news feed, and not the like and repost buttons themselves. According to the director of growth and research of VKontakte Andrey […]

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For some users, "VKontakte" hidden likes

The social network “VKontakte” deprived some users of the ability to view the number of delivered “likes”. According to the director of growth and research of VKontakte Andrey Zakonov, this innovation is experimental. Under some posts, users turned off “likes” to test how changes would affect user engagement. The attitude to likes has changed over […]

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Scientists: Instagram has a negative effect on the psyche of users.

Researchers from the Royal Society of Public Health of Britain have learned how Instagram affects the psyche of users. As a result, it was found that Instagram is a serious danger to the psyche. It is noted that the study involved 1479 volunteers, whose age ranged from 14 to 24 years. During the study, they […]

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MTS launches new service for Internet users in roaming

Mobile operator MTS launches a new service for using the Internet in roaming. So, for 15 rubles a subscriber can buy a 1 GB Internet package for 7 days. Upon the expiration of the service is deleted automatically. As soon as the provided traffic ends, the user receives an SMS message, which informs about the […]

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Facebook and Google are monitoring porn users

Experts at Cornell University in America decided to conduct a study on the topic: whether Facebook and Google are following users of adult sites, even when they set up incognito mode. And as it turned out, watching, reports the Daily Mail. In the course of the work, experts analyzed about 22,484 websites with adult content. […]

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Why did everyone start to “age” themselves in social networks ?: users were warned about the possible danger of FaceApp

The lately popular FaceApp application, which “ages” individuals, can violate user privacy. About this informed the publication NewYork Post. The source reports, citing experts, that the FaceApp mobile application, which is owned by the Russian company Wireless Lab, may carry a risk of disclosing personal information. According to experts, in the privacy policy, the company […]

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Twitter will force users to the new version of the site

For all users of the social network Twitter there is news – the developers launch an updated version of the site. In particular, we are talking about changing the design that will happen to all users. The update will affect users of personal computers. It is noted that several new tabs will appear. For example, […]

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Google admitted to tapping users

The company acknowledged that Google specialists listen to commands that users give to a voice assistant in the company’s devices. This became known from the information that was made public in a statement issued by the company. Google reported on the negotiations between the users and the Google Assistant service with experts around the world. […]

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Instagram will add new features to protect users from harassment

Now a new feature will be built into Instagram to help protect users from harassment in the network. The head of a large Instagram network, Adam Mosser, claims that this feature is already at the testing stage and will soon be implemented. This feature will require confirmation when posting a comment containing words that may […]

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