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 Skype Gets New 911 Calling Feature In The U.S.

Recently, Skype announced a change to its 911 calling feature.  Previously the feature was only useable in the UK, Finland, Denmark, and Australia. Now, the company has unlocked it for the United ...

More Scammers Are Using Social Media To Target Victims

An increasing number of scammers are using social media to target victims and relying on social engineering tricks to convince people to part with their personal information or money.  The problem has ...

High Profile Instagram Accounts Being Held For Ransom By Hackers

Hackers have recently hit upon a new money-making scheme.  Some groups have started breaking into Instagram accounts belonging to people with high numbers of followers. They are then holding those accounts hostage ...

WhatsApp Now Provides Disappearing Messages Feature To Improve Security

Whatsapp has had a tough year from a security standpoint and has suffered losses in the size of its user base as a result. To their credit, the company has been working ...

Twitter Increasing Privacy With Stricter Picture And Media Sharing

Recently Twitter's CEO stepped down. Since then, the company has been gearing up to make some changes that many of the industry's insiders regard as long overdue. The first of these changes ...

YouTube Will Start Hiding Dislike Counts From Public

Some months back YouTube announced that it would begin experimenting with the notion of hiding the number of down votes or dislikes that displayed content receives. At present for most of the ...

Twitter Will No Longer Auto-Crop Photos On The Web

Twitter hasn't had a very good relationship with auto-cropping. Images just haven't historically displayed very well on the platform. Fortunately that is soon changing. The company recently announced that it is dropping ...

Twitter Rolls Out New Paid Plan Called Twitter Blue

One of the things that has allowed social media platforms to grow so quickly and utterly dominate the internet is the fact that they're free to use. They're not completely free however ...

Facebook Will End Facial Recognition Program

Facebook has seen no end of trouble lately and has been called before Congress multiple times over the past year to explain themselves and their policies. This is all happening as the ...

Links In Stories Now Available For All Instagram Users

If you're not an Instagram user you may not have heard of 'Stories.' They are vertical photos or videos with a duration of no more than fifteen seconds per clip. You can ...

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