After banning hate speech and fake news, Facebook is now removing posts that financially trick people

Facebook is now deleting posts that are financially tricking people. Two weeks ago, Facebook announced it's banning posts that are inciting, hateful and fake news. “We do not, for example, allow content that could physically or financially endanger people, that intimidates people through hateful language, or that aims to profit by

France bans smartphones and tablets in schools

The French parliament voted to ban smartphones and tablets from schools. France already restrained students from using smartphones and personal tablets during instruction hours since 2010, but the new ban prohibits students aged 3 to 15 from even bringing their devices to school, according to Mashable. And for those 15 years and

Get ready, Twitter will suspend abusive accounts beginning next month

Twitter will suspend accounts abusive accounts beginning next month, the company has announced. The company said it will also suspend accounts that repeatedly trolls during live broadcasts. From August 10, Twitter will “review and suspend” repeatedly abusive accounts. This comes after Twitter removed millions of malicious apps and questionable accounts. The company said

How to download YouTube videos for free

Is it legal to download YouTube videos? Unfortunately, using third-party apps to download YouTube videos is against Youtube’s terms of service – which state that you are only able to stream videos directly from its servers. Downloading YouTube videos also opens you up to potential copyright infringement unless you have permission

Uber hits 10 billion rides in 8 years

Uber has just hit 10 billion rides since 2010 when the app was first launched. The number includes Uber Eat deliveries. The road to 10 billion rides hasn’t been easy for the San Francisco-based company. The taxi-hailing company faced several scandals, one of which led to the #DeleteUber movement. The company

Kenya issues international call scam warning

Kenya's communications regulator has issued an alert about "the resurgence of a missed international call scam". The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) said it received reports about the resurgence of ''Wangiri, an international call scam". It said the scam was first reported in the country in January 2018, which involves victims receiving

Want to invest in Bitcoin? Here’s what you need to know

Bitcoin – a virtual banking currency of the internet – has existed for several years now and many people have questions about them. Here's a quick explanation. The basics for a new user As a new user, you can get stsrted with Bitcoin without understanding the technical details. Once you have installed a Bitcoin wallet

Iran launches app with ‘death to America’ emoji

After banning the popular encrypted messaging service Telegram, Iran launched its own domestic messaging app, Soroush, which features emojis stating “death to America” and in favor of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.  Soroush includes several stickers of a chador-wearing women holding placards wishing death to Israel, the United States, and Freemasons. Other emojis include a woman posing with

Why you shouldn’t charge your phone overnight

For many people, the last thing they do before bed is charge their phones by their bedsides overnight. If you are one of them, you might be damaging your phone's battery. Your phone battery won't last the entire day and you've made a routine out of charging up your phone

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