Right to see Donald Trump's tweets gets judge's backing – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:55 A New York judge has ruled that Donald Trump’s Twitter feed is a ‘public forum’ and anyone blocked from the account has had their first amendment rights violated. The case was brought forward by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia Läs mer…

Last-minute frenzy of GDPR emails unleashes ‘torrent’ of spam – and memes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inboxes around the world are clogging up as deadline for companies to comply with new regulations nears A last-minute flurry of emails from companies trying to retain customers ahead of the deadline for Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has prompted a slew Läs mer…

Donald Trump cannot block anyone on Twitter, court rules

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump A New York judge rules @realDonaldTrump is a presidential, not personal, account and blocking violates the first amendment Donald Trump’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter account. Photograph: Reuters A district court in New York has ruled that Donald Trump can not block people on Twitter, Läs mer…

How the E.U.’s New Online Privacy Law Could Benefit Users Everywhere

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s not just you. Over the past several weeks, many people have been bombarded with emails about data privacy from major corporations such as Twitter and Facebook. There’s a reason all these businesses are updating their privacy policies–and, though you may be tempted to Läs mer…

Donald Trump shuns iPhone security because it’s ‘inconvenient’, reports say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US president reportedly resisted White House security checks for Twitter phone for ‘as long as five months’ Donald Trump is reportedly shunning security advice by using at least two iPhones, refusing to allow some of them to be screened for hacking attempts because it Läs mer…

Twitter Bots May Have Boosted Donald Trump’s Votes by 3.23%, Researchers Say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter bots may have altered the outcome of two of the world’s most consequential elections in recent years, according to an economic study. Automated tweeting played a small but potentially decisive role in the 2016 Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s presidential victory, the National Läs mer…

UK government plans new legislation to tame internet's 'wild west'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Internet safety New laws will make Britain ‘safest place in the world’ to be online, culture secretary says A new code of practice to tackle bullying, intimidating or humiliating online content could be included in new legislation. Photograph: PA New laws will be introduced Läs mer…

Yanny or Laurel? Sound 'illusion' sets off ear-splitting arguments

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Audio clip features voice repeating one word – but which one do you hear? • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon The voice seems to be saying one word – but whether that word is ‘Yanny’ Läs mer…

Twitter announces global change to algorithm in effort to tackle harassment

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter The system will use behavioral signals – how users react to a tweet – to assess if an account is adding to or detracting from conversations Twitter found that less than 1% of accounts made up the majority of abuse reports and that Läs mer…

Klout is dead – how will people continuously rank themselves online now?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Pass notes The app that analysed and scored users’ online followings has closed after 10 years – to make way for a tool that may cheapen social media even further Klout users were given a score between 1 and 100 to reflect their Läs mer…

Social media copies gambling methods 'to create psychological cravings'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Methods activate ‘same brain mechanisms as cocaine’ and leads to users experiencing ‘phantom’ notification buzzing, experts warn ‘They are trying to grab users’ attentions,’ said Dr Mark Griffiths of the International Gaming Research Unit, ‘to make social media users create a routine and Läs mer…

With Millions of Anti-Semitic Tweets a Year, Twitter Is a ‘Toxic Environment’ for Jews, Says New Study

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the social media platform, according to a report Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the data showed many used Twitter as Läs mer…

Twitter Users Sent 4.2 Million Anti-Semitic Tweets Last Year, Anti-Defamation League Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the social media platform, according to a report Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the data showed many used Twitter as Läs mer…

Twitter Suggests All of Its 336 Million Users Change Their Passwords After Leaving Them Unprotected

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter recommended on Thursday that all of its 336 million users change their passwords after it discovered a bug that internally stored the passwords in an unprotected manner. Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s chief technology officer, said in a blog post that Twitter has fixed the Läs mer…

Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Company says it has fixed the internal glitch and has seen ‘no indication of breach or misuse’ but recommends precautionary steps Twitter has apologized for a bug which stored passwords in plain text in an internal system. Photograph: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter Läs mer…