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WhatsApp launches money transfers between users

The function of money transfers between users, over which WhatsApp worked since the beginning of 2017, has finally reached the testing stage. As a "test site" for its break-in, Facebook's messenger chose India. Screenshots confirming the existence of a new function of transferring money to...

Jim Carrey deleted his page on Facebook because of “Russian interference”

UNITED STATES - American actor Jim Carrey said on Tuesday that he removed his page on Facebook because of "Russian interference" in the election. "I drop my Facebook shares and delete my page, because Facebook made a profit from Russian interference in our elections, and...

How do fake news spread through social networks?

UNITED STATES - Le Monde's "Decoding" team has verified more than 100 highly suspicious and widely disseminated information on social networks, especially Facebook, and the team has tried to identify the motives of their owners. The team monitored 131 pages of gross misinformation, broadcasting at...

Facebook against bitcoin: social network banned advertising ICO and crypto currency

UNITED STATES - Following the states for the restriction of crypto-currencies, Internet companies undertook. Facebook banned advertising crypto currency, because the market is flooded with scammers. Literally at night, the crypto community was agitated by the shocking news - Facebook sharply updated the rules of...

Users complained about crashes on Facebook and Instagram

UNITED STATES - Users of social networks on Thursday report failures in Facebook and Instagram, according to the portal Down Detector. Facebook users say that they can not log into the social network, leave comments or put up likes. Failures are observed in the US...

Iran lifts ban on implementation of Telegram after protests recede

Iran on Saturday lifted restrictions on Telegram's application, which was blocked by authorities when security forces tried to contain the biggest protests of its kind in the country since 2009, the official IRNA news agency reported. "A source familiar with the termination of the restrictions...

Facebook’s decision to limit advertising will not pose real financial risks

Facebook's decision to limit corporate and media advertising on subscribers' pages follows months of controversy over the social Web site, which could lose revenue in the short term, but it would be in the long-term interest. Mark Zuckerberg, director general of the site, said in...

Iran has unlocked access to Telegram’s messenger

Tehran decided to remove the lock from the telegram messenger Telegram and the Instagram service. This is reported by the agency Fars. Recall that the messenger and social network were blocked on the initiative of the Supreme Council on National Security of Iran on December...

Iranian Minister threatened with complete blocking of Telegram

The Minister of Information and Communication Technologies of Iran Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi threatened to completely block the messenger Telegram. As reported on Wednesday agency IRNA , the politician called the messenger administration to block the "terrorist channels". "If the Telegram management does not respect the...

Hackers have learned to steal passwords through advertising on the Internet

Researchers from Princeton University found that stealing passwords and confidential information of users can be through advertising on the Web. A special script can steal data contained in the browser, reports TechRadar. The virus "peeks" for the user and collects data about passwords stored in...

WhatsApp is off in many locations worldwide

Users of different countries reported a malfunction in the Whatsapp messenger. This writes Daily Mirror. Many have had trouble sending messages via the application. A similar problem faced residents of Great Britain, Barbados, India, Panama, South Africa, Spain and Qatar. One of their users wrote: "...

Facebook suspected of working for the US government

The social network Facebook works in favor of the US government when it comes to removing "unwanted" accounts, the Glent Greenwald columnist says. The journalist notes that the cooperation of the social network with the US authorities became apparent after the blockade of the account...

Facebook banned developers from using social network data for surveillance

The Facebook company has forbidden developers to use a massive amount of data collected by the social network for observation. Facebook noted that users should feel safe. Therefore, an item added to the rules, which indicates the inadmissibility of using data to collect information about...

Telegram caught in censorship

The telegram has blocked two Iranian channels. This was reported by Twitter user Nariman Namazov. As noted, the channel was blocked amadnews, numbering about 1.3 million subscribers, for allegedly "instructions to the Molotov cocktail." Later, Telegram also blocked the reserve channel amadnews1, which after blocking...

Delete your Facebook account if you write this script in 2017

New Year's solutions are a great opportunity to review yourself, evaluate their behavior and lifestyle in general, and we find those who are preparing a list of their goals in the New Year, among which we may find our personal pages on Facebook. Indy100 said...

Germany suspected Facebook of abuse of data collection

The Federal Cartel Office of Germany suspected Facebook’s social network of abuse of its position to collect and process user data, Deutsche Welle reports. According to the head of the department Andreas Mundt, the primary problem is collecting data outside the social network and linking...

Facebook: social network is harmful

Analysts at Facebook have come to the conclusion that viewing news in a social network can harm a person's mental health. This is reported in the company's blog. The article by David Ginsberg and Moira Burke concludes that the passive scrolling of the news tape...

YouTube named the most popular video of the year

Video hosting YouTube named the most popular music videos of the year. The leader was the clip for the song Despacito by Luis Fonsi with the participation of vocalist Daddy Yankee. The video became the most popular not only in 2017, but also for all...

Facebook launched a messenger for children

Facebook Company presented a new application, which was called Messenger Kids. It will allow children and teenagers to exchange messages and video calls without registering an account. While the new messenger will be available only in the US and only owners of gadgets on the iOS...

Google and Facebook will gain control over 84% of the global digital advertising market

Google and Facebook will receive 84% of the money spent on digital advertising in the world (excluding China) in 2017, according to a report of the GroupM agency, owned by the advertising group WPP. According to the forecast of the agency, in 2018, global advertising...

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