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Thousands of Rogers wireless service users report outage

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Rogers Communications retail store in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie April 19, 2021 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc’s customers using wireless voice and data services faced intermittent interruptions for several hours, the Canadian cellular and cable operator said in response to complaints on social […]

Instagram launches test where users can choose to see likes

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 15, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Instagram is launching a small global test on Wednesday where users can choose whether to hide like counts on their […]

Amazon’s Twitch Bans Users Based on Undisclosed ‘Hate Group’ List

Amazon’s live stream video site Twitch will ban from its platform any user whom it considers a member of a “hate group.” The company wouldn’t say what groups it considers as such. The company announced on April 7 that it will start banning users for “serious offenses that pose a substantial safety risk to the […]

Facebook does not plan to notify half-billion users affected by data leak

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo and binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration April 8, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Facebook Inc did not notify the more than 530 million users whose details were obtained through the misuse of a feature before 2019 and recently made public […]

Exclusive: Software vendors would have to disclose breaches to U.S. government users under new order: draft

FILE PHOTO: The SolarWinds logo is seen outside its headquarters in Austin, Texas, U.S., December 18, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores/File Photo/File Photo March 26, 2021 By Joseph Menn, Christopher Bing and Nandita Bose SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A planned Biden administration executive order will require many software vendors to notify their federal government customers when the […]

Twitter explores ‘undo send’ feature for paying users

FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid March 5, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Twitter Inc is testing an “undo send” function that would give users a short time to withdraw […]

Facebook Oversight Board to hear President Trump’s appeal to ban, allow users to make comments on case

 (VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 8:15 AM PT – Saturday, February 26, 2021 President Trump could be making a return to Facebook. Earlier this week, Facebook Oversight Board Helle Thorning-Schmidt reported the tech giant had agreed to conduct an independent review of the ban. Schmidt said the review will give thousands of Facebook users […]

Facebook restricts publishers, users in Australia from sharing news content

FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen in front of a stock chart in this illustration taken November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration February 17, 2021 By Sheila Dang (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will block news content from being read and shared in its news feed in Australia, drawing a line in the sand against […]

Twitter will explore letting users receive payments from followers

FILE PHOTO: People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration February 11, 2021 By Sheila Dang (Reuters) – Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said Wednesday the company is exploring allowing its users to receive tips, or digital […]

Clubhouse app blocked in China, added to ‘Great Firewall’: users, activists

The social audio app Clubhouse is pictured near a star on the Chinese flag in this illustration picture taken February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Florence Lo February 9, 2021 By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Access to U.S. audio app Clubhouse was blocked in China on Monday, users and an anti-censorship watchdog said, ending a brief window […]