Recent Facebook Hack Wasn’t For Influencing Voters

Facebook recently disclosed a hack in which unauthorized persons had managed to access 30 million accounts. The initial reports suggested that these hackers could be working for a foreign state to influence voters ahead of the midterm elections in the United States. According to a new report, the hackers only wanted to sell deceptive ads using the accounts that they had accessed. Their motive wasn’t influencing voters on Facebook.


Facebook News Feed Will Downrank Sites With Stolen Content

Facebook regularly makes changes to the News Feed so that it only surfaces content that’s relevant to the user and what they’re interested in seeing. It also makes changes to ensure that low-quality content and spam doesn’t surface in News Feed. The company has now said that News Feed will automatically downrank posts from sites that have stolen content.


Google Releases Chrome 70 To Undo Controversial Change

Google is rolling out the latest version of its popular internet browser today. Chrome 70 undos a controversial login change that came with the previous version. Chrome’s latest version is now out for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Some of the controversial changes have been reversed with this version.


Facebook To Ban Voting Misinformation Ahead Of U.S. Midterm Elections

Facebook obviously does not want a repeat of what happened during the U.S. presidential elections. It has been taking steps in the run-up to the U.S. midterm elections to ensure that the spread of misinformation on its platform can be prevented. The company has said that it’s going to ban all misinformation related to voting ahead of the upcoming elections.


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Facebook Removes Hundreds Of Accounts For ‘Sensational’ Political Content

Facebook has been taking extra care to ensure that its platform, which is the world’s largest social network, isn’t used for spreading misinformation. The platform’s role in the misinformation campaign during the previous U.S. elections has been called into question. Countries across the globe have also looked into how the platform could be used to undermine their democracies as well. To show that it’s serious about tackling these issues, Facebook […]


How To Fix Error Loading Player: No playable Source found

‘Error loading player: No playable source found‘ – you usually end up encountering this issue if the browser you happen to use does not allow Flash to run or maybe you need to re-install Flash manually for the browsers you want to use. In this article, we will talk about 3 simple solutions that will help you resolve the issue.


How to fix ‘JavaScript Void 0’ error on Windows 10

At some point in time, while using your browser to access a web page,  you might have encountered the error “JavScript Void 0”. You should note that Java and JavaScript aren’t the same. So, installing Java on your system will not help fix the problem.


Google Reportedly Hid Massive Data Breach From Users

Private data from hundreds of thousands of Google+ users was reportedly exposed and it’s said that Google decided to hide the breach from those who were affected by it. The Wall Street Journal reports citing sources close to the matter that Google chose to not disclose the breach because it feared increased regulatory scrutiny. The report adds that Google discovered and patched the issue earlier this year in March.


Facebook Increases Grace Period For Account Deletion To 30 Days

There are two things you can do if you want to stop using Facebook. You can deactivate your account so it remains in cold storage, so to speak, until you decide if you want to use it again. You can also delete it permanently. If you decide to go with the second option, Facebook gives you a grace period to reconsider and log into the account again before the clock […]


Facebook Adds New Tools To Address Harassment And Bullying

Facebook is the world’s largest social network and as you can expect from a network of this scale, there are harassment and bullying issues that need to be addressed. Facebook continues to add new tools so that users can protect themselves from bad behavior online. It’s introducing a couple of new tools for this very purpose today.


Facebook Logins Being Sold On The Dark Web For $2

A new research report has revealed that Facebook logins are being sold by hackers on the dark web for just $2.60. The report came hours after it was revealed that a significant data breach had left at least 50 million Facebook accounts compromised. It won’t be surprising for many to hear that online credentials are sold on the dark web but it may be troubling that these stolen logins go […]


Google’s Safari Deal Reportedly Costs $9 Billion

Search engine providers have a history of paying substantial sums of money to popular web browsers just so they can be the default search engine on them. Yahoo’s $300 million deal made it the default search engine on Mozilla’s Firefox but it was later outbid by Google. Safari, even though it’s only for Apple’s devices, is a widely used browser given the sheer number of products Apple has shipped. Google […]


Take A Street View Tour Of Google’s First Garage Office

Google the company may have been incorporated on September 4th, 1998 but the company likes to celebrate its birthday on September 27th. It has done just that over the past decade. It’s September 27th today which means that Google is now 20 years old. To celebrate the milestone, it has put together a Street View virtual tour of the first garage office of the company that was set up back […]


Facebook And Messenger Stories Cross 300 Million Daily Users Combined

Facebook may have ripped off the Stories feature for its products from Snapchat but its users have really embraced it. The Stories feature can be found in its products like the world’s largest social media network, Instagram, and even WhatsApp. The company revealed at a press event today that Stories on Facebook proper and Facebook Messenger now boast more than 300 million daily active users combined.