Meta takes down ‘influence operations’ run by China and Russia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Meta takes down ‘influence operations’ run by China and Russia Fake Guardian article among ‘sprawling network’ of bogus sites used to target users in UK, US and EU Facebook’s Läs mer…

Ofcom chair says tech firms must prioritise safety alongside clicks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ofcom chair says tech firms must prioritise safety alongside clicks Michael Grade cites Molly Russell’s death as reminder of urgent need for new era of accountability The death of Läs mer…

‘There’s endless choice, but you’re not listening’: fans quitting Spotify to save their love of music

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘There’s endless choice, but you’re not listening’: fans quitting Spotify to save their love of music Former streaming service subscribers on why they have ditched mod cons for MP3s, Läs mer…

Has streaming made it harder to discover new music?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Has streaming made it harder to discover new music? Services such as Spotify and Apple Music give us access to the entire history of popular songs. But has that Läs mer…

TikTok could face £27m fine for failing to protect children’s privacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok could face £27m fine for failing to protect children’s privacy Investigation finds video-sharing app may have breached UK data protection law between 2018 and 2020 TikTok is facing Läs mer…

How to start your own podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; How to start your own podcast Don’t worry about the equipment … the most important thing is the idea Everyone, they say, has a story to tell, and increasingly Läs mer…

Interest in dangerous ‘NyQuil chicken’ videos surged after US agency warning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interest in dangerous ‘NyQuil chicken’ videos surged after US agency warning TikTok searches soared amid flood of media coverage, raising questions about the response to extreme social media challenges Läs mer…

Best podcasts of the week: The serial cyberstalker who terrorised dozens of women over a decade

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best podcasts of the week: The serial cyberstalker who terrorised dozens of women over a decade In this week’s newsletter: Sirin Kale explores a complex case of online harassment Läs mer…

Whistleblower claims may not free Elon Musk from his Twitter hook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Analysis Whistleblower claims may not free Elon Musk from his Twitter hook Dan Milmo Global technology editor A court in Delaware will decide whether the Tesla chief can back Läs mer…

Dutch town takes Twitter to court over unfounded satanic paedophile claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dutch town takes Twitter to court over unfounded satanic paedophile claims Bodegraven-Reeuwijk has been plagued by a conspiracy theory and wants tweets spreading it removed A small Dutch town Läs mer…

‘Gifs are cringe’: how Giphy’s multimillion-dollar business fell out of fashion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Gifs are cringe’: how Giphy’s multimillion-dollar business fell out of fashion Generational divide threatens future of tech firm as it seeks approval for $400m takeover by Facebook owner Meta Läs mer…

Best podcasts of the week: The true story of Mahmood Mattan, hanged for a murder he didn’t commit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best podcasts of the week: The true story of Mahmood Mattan, hanged for a murder he didn’t commit In this week’s newsletter: The British Somali migrant was wrongfully found Läs mer…

Google faces €25bn lawsuit in UK and EU over digital advertising

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google faces €25bn lawsuit in UK and EU over digital advertising Tech company accused of abusing its power in the ad tech market Google faces a €25bn (£21.6bn) lawsuit Läs mer…

‘So many people tell me they wish they could get out!’ Can we escape the tyranny of WhatsApp groups?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘So many people tell me they wish they could get out!’ Can we escape the tyranny of WhatsApp groups? Group chats were a lifeline during lockdown – but for Läs mer…

Twitter whistleblower: what questions will Peiter Zatko face from lawmakers?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Explainer Twitter whistleblower: what questions will Peiter Zatko face from lawmakers? Whistleblower expected to give damning evidence of data and information security failings Twitter’s former head of security, Peiter Läs mer…

‘Everyone thinks this little old lady is hysterical’: the older TikTok stars with millions of followers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Everyone thinks this little old lady is hysterical’: the older TikTok stars with millions of followers When 92-year-old Lillian’s video went viral, no one could believe it – least Läs mer…

Siberian tiger v bear: even David Attenborough ‘wowed’ by Frozen Planet II

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Siberian tiger v bear: even David Attenborough ‘wowed’ by Frozen Planet II The BBC’s new wildlife series overcame photography challenges with hi-tech equipment and years of patience The tension Läs mer…

‘We can do better’: Snapchat to target millennials after missing goals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘We can do better’: Snapchat to target millennials after missing goals CEO says messaging app needs to focus on thirtysomethings and ‘big five’ countries – Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Spain Läs mer…

Best podcasts of the week: Get inside Björk’s otherworldly head, one album at a time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best podcasts of the week: Get inside Björk’s otherworldly head, one album at a time In this week’s newsletter: The iconic Icelandic singer reveals all about her creative process Läs mer…

Elon Musk fails in bid to delay trial over terminated Twitter deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk fails in bid to delay trial over terminated Twitter deal Case will go ahead next month but his countersuit can be expanded to include whistleblower’s allegations Elon Läs mer…

Netflix to launch cheaper ad-supported subscription tier in November

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Netflix to launch cheaper ad-supported subscription tier in November Streaming platform reportedly brings forward low-cost option initially planned for 2023 to get ahead of similar service with ads from Läs mer…

K-everything: the rise and rise of Korean culture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From music to movies, technology to food, the world has fallen in love with everything South Korean. Ahead of a big London exhibition, Tim Adams visits Seoul in search Läs mer…

‘It’s the way the industry is going’: how YouTube is transforming podcasting

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘It’s the way the industry is going’: how YouTube is transforming podcasting Video podcasts are booming, giving creators access to new audiences. But does this risk ruining what made Läs mer…

OnlyFans profits boom as users spent $4.8bn on platform last year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OnlyFans profits boom as users spent $4.8bn on platform last year Highly profitable company paid out more than $500m to reclusive owner Leonid Radvinsky in last two years OnlyFans Läs mer…

‘Britain’s most racist YouTuber’ has channel terminated

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Britain’s most racist YouTuber’ has channel terminated James Owens used codewords, euphemisms and fake accent to dodge monitors and identification YouTube has closed down a channel used by an Läs mer…

Twitter to allow users to edit tweets after posting

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter trials letting users edit tweets after posting Social media giant says much-requested feature lets users change tweets for up to 30 minutes Twitter is trialing an editing feature Läs mer…

Best podcasts of the week: Meghan Markle’s Archetypes makes its right royal entrance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best podcasts of the week: Meghan Markle’s Archetypes makes its right royal entrance In this week’s newsletter: Close friend Serena Williams joins Markle for the intimate debut of her Läs mer…

Snapchat firm cuts 1,300 staff in face of advertising downturn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Snapchat firm cuts 1,300 staff in face of advertising downturn US firm Snap to focus on its core messaging product as it reports revenue growth well below expectations The Läs mer…