Facebook changes Live-Streaming rules following Christchurch Terror Attacks

Facebook Live one Strike Policy

Facebook has announced making changes to its rules on its live-streaming feature, following the New Zealand terror attacks. This announcement comes after the shootings of two Christchurch mosques in March, which was broadcasted live on the platform by the lone gunman.… Continue Reading

WhatsApp discovers surveillance “Hack Attack”, blames it on Israeli firm

WhatsApp hack Attack

WhatsApp has recently been targeted by hackers, whom were able to install surveillance software on phones and other devices. WhatsApp are now pointing fingers at an Israeli based firm, after confirming that an advanced hacking group had developed a tool… Continue Reading

UK to allow Chinese firm ‘Huawei’ to help build 5G Network, despite security warnings

Huawei 5G Network UK

The UK government has approved the supply of equipment by Chinese firm Huawei for the country’s new 5G data, despite warnings of risks posed to national security. While there isn’t any formal confirmation, The Daily Telegraph reported Huawei will build “non-core”… Continue Reading

IBM accused of using Flickr photos for Facial-Recognition project without Consent

IBM condemned for facial recognition on Flickr

Technology company IBM has been accused of using photos from Flickr for a facial-recognition project without the full consent of the people in the images. It was reported that the company collected nearly one million photos from a dataset of Flickr… Continue Reading

Investigative Journalist’s Whistleblower Exposes Facebook’s “Deboosting” Code on Conservative Media

Investigative journalist James O’Keefe of Project Veritas, has given us bombshell report from a former Facebook employee turned whistleblower, who has now blown the lid of a programming code called ‘Deboosting’ which is actively used against conservative media outlets, in… Continue Reading

Facebook Moderators turn to Sex and Drugs to cope with Traumatic Content

Facebookmoderator susing drugs and having sex at work

People post on Facebook all the time – photos, videos, statuses and so on. However, do we find ourselves ever thinking about those who actually have to check this content that gets uploaded every day? Sure, your neighbour may have… Continue Reading

Why the New ‘Tiny Penis’ Hand Gesture Emoji is Damaging and Sexist towards Men

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It’s about time we acknowledge the blatant and out of control sexism towards men in 2019. From being accused of ‘toxic musicality’ while attempting to shave, to being put in dangerously biased unsafe environments where false rape accusations are as… Continue Reading