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After Facebook, Now Twitter is Caught Abusing Phone Number For Ads

Thanatophobia, or fear of death, is a relatively complicated phobia. Similarly, fear of losing your digital accounts to hacklers or scammers is equally terrifying for many, if not most, people. And many tech majors is not shying away...

Apple Strictly Warns Users Against Camera Covers!

Apple users must not cover MacBook camera! It all started a few years back when Mark Zuckerberg was spotted covering his laptop camera for security reasons. Users were quick to speculate the reasons...

Google Chrome Extensions Found Spying On Users: A Serious Privacy Threat Uncovered!

Google Chrome, the dominant partaker which accounts for two-thirds of the web browser industry, has now detected a severe threat of spying on the user data by some of its approved and listed extensions.

Zoom iOS App Caught Sharing User Data With Facebook! Are You Using It?

With the growing number of people worldwide now trying to adapt to the ‘work-from-home’ situation amid the Covid-19 outbreak, Zoom which is a popular video conferencing app and facilitates smoother remote work witnessed a huge spike in...

The New WhatsApp Feature Is Destructing, But Equally Exciting!

The developers of WhatsApp have started working on a new feature that will improve its privacy features, albeit an interesting addition. We depend upon the messengers like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat for our...

New Tool Is Helping Facebook Crack Down On Fake Accounts Rapidly!

The social media behemoth, Facebook is finally letting the world take a peek behind their closed doors when it comes to how they are operating. Recently, the company has opened up about how they are combatting the...

Facebook Dodged Yet Another Privacy Scandal – Bug that Activates Camera Secretly!

The year 2019 has witnessed the tech giant Facebook squirm and squeal under the public microscope since it’s alleged involvement with the now infamous Cambridge Analytica in regards to data theft and privacy violations. The whole event...

Facebook Is Accused Of Misusing Users’ Personal Data To Crush Competitors!

Facebook’s extensive history of antitrust allegations has culminated in a leaked trove of 7,000+ documents substantiating the most previous allegation. These documents were leaked by an anonymous source to investigative reporter Daniel Campbell, who...

After Facebook, Twitter is Caught Using Personal Information Of Its Users For Ad Targeting!

Twitter has disclosed that it unknowingly used user credentials like phone numbers and e-mails for targeted advertising. The statement was made in an official blog-post released on Tuesday, 8 October.  The social media site...

When the Personal Data of All Citizens of a Country Got Leaked

How would you react if you are told that sensitive personal information of all the citizens of a country could be leaked? Shocking, isn't it? vpnMentor recently released an alarming report revealing that the personal data of...
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Can Twitter’s New Feature Really Make You Feel Safe?

Twitter has been on what seems like a campaign to make the site a place for more...
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TikTok Acquisition: Not A Cake Walk for Microsoft

After President Trump announced an order banning US companies' transactions with Chinese businesses, which is set to come into effect 45 days...

Can ‘Made In India’ Twitter Alternative Replicate Twitter’s Success?

The popular microblogging platform Twitter has a new Indian clone and it is all set to capture the non-English users in the...

Worldwide Traditional PC Shipments by Quarter

The above graph represents the worldwide traditional PC shipments by quarter,...

TikTok Stars Are Fighting an Uphill Battle

2020 has proven to be a difficult year for many Chinese-origin apps, including the wildly popular short video app, TikTok. Many Chinese...