Facebook May Face Record FTC Fine for Privacy Violations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users. The FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its Läs mer…

We Made a #10YearChallenge Meme for the United States of America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As if we required further evidence that social media exists outside time, space and reality, the latest big meme, #10YearChallenge, or #2008vs2018, has users posting side-by-side photographs of themselves from 10 years ago and the present. Which is to say, in the parlance of Läs mer…

Facebook Just Removed Hundreds of Pages Linked to Russia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations targeting users outside the U.S. The social media company said its latest effort to fight misinformation came after it found Läs mer…

Microsoft Has Pledged $500 Million Toward Seattle’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (SEATTLE) — Microsoft pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region’s widening affordability gap. Most of the money will be aimed at increasing housing options in the Puget Sound region for low- and middle-income workers at Läs mer…

A Fortnite Security Flaw Reportedly Put Millions of Players at Risk of Malware

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (Bloomberg) — A flaw in Epic Games Inc.’s Fortnite put the accounts of millions of users at risk of malicious attack, researchers from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. said in a report Wednesday. The vulnerability in the authentication process allowed hackers to send a Läs mer…

YouTube Is Banning Challenges and Pranks That Could Lead to Harm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The fire challenge. The deodorant challenge. The mannequin challenge. The Tide Pod challenge. Social media is awash with viral content inciting bizarre activity. But when it comes to those that provoke dangerous stunts, YouTube is drawing the line. Starting Wednesday, the video sharing site Läs mer…

U.S. Supermarkets Get Spill-Detecting Robots, With Human Controllers in the Philippines

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (SEEKONK, Mass.) — A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise. But there could be a human watching from behind its cartoonish googly eyes. Läs mer…

‘McJesus’ Sculpture Depicting Ronald McDonald on Cross Outrages Israel’s Arab Christian Community

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HAIFA, Israel) — An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country’s Arab Christian minority. Hundreds of Christians calling for the removal of the sculpture, entitled “McJesus,” demonstrated at the museum in the northern city of Haifa Läs mer…

‘McJesus’ Sculpture Depicting Ronald McDonald on Cross Outrages Israel’s Arab Christian Community

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HAIFA, Israel) — An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country’s Arab Christian minority. Hundreds of Christians calling for the removal of the sculpture, entitled “McJesus,” demonstrated at the museum in the northern city of Haifa Läs mer…

The Joy of This Gymnast’s Floor Routine Is Reverberating Across the Internet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If you’re a talented gymnast vaulting extremely high in the air in your immaculate floor routine, and your spirits are even higher, people notice. So when UCLA shared a video of NCAA champion gymnast Katelyn Ohashi handily earning a perfect 10 score with her Läs mer…

This Picture of An Egg is Now the Most-Liked Post on Instagram

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instagram has a new queen, and it’s an egg. A photo of a perfectly normal, oval-shaped, brown-colored egg has been liked over 26 million times since it was uploaded January 4, dethroning Kylie Jenner’s birth announcement as the app’s most popular post. The Brief Läs mer…

This Picture of An Egg is Now the Most-Liked Post on Instagram

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instagram has a new queen, and it’s an egg. A photo of a perfectly normal, oval-shaped, brown-colored egg has been liked over 26 million times since it was uploaded January 4, dethroning Kylie Jenner’s birth announcement as the app’s most popular post. The Brief Läs mer…

Cathay Pacific Mistakenly Sold First-Class Seats for a Tenth the Price in Another Blunder

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Less than two weeks after saying it had a ticketing error that gave away premium seats at huge discounts, Cathay Pacific has done it again. This time, some visitors to their booking site got lucky on flights from Europe to Hong Kong. The South Läs mer…

An Egg Has Beaten Kylie Jenner’s Record for the Most Liked Photo on Instagram

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An egg won the internet Sunday. In the latest example that internet dominance is as fragile as an eggshell, an egg Instagram overtook Kylie Jenner by posting the most liked Instagram photo ever. The egg racked up more than 18.2 million likes as of Läs mer…

Maroon 5, Travis Scott and Big Boi Will Officially Perform at Super Bowl LIII

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After months of speculation, it’s now official: Maroon 5 will headline the Atlanta, Ga., Super Bowl LIII halftime show on Feb. 3, with rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi also performing. The NFL’s announcement comes after months of reported controversy over a number of Läs mer…