Friday, July 10, 2020

Silicon Valley can fight systemic racism by supporting Black-owned businesses – TechCrunch

As the United States sees its second week of large-scale protests against police brutality, it’s painfully clear that the country’s racial divide requires significant short- and long-term action. But most...

Should You Worry About Your Personal Data?

The GIF-making brand, Giphy, has been acquired by Facebook for a reported $400 million. It joins a portfolio that already boasts Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus. This isn’t a huge surprise:...

The 10 Best Tools for Better Facebook Profile Pictures and Cover Photos

Since it’s the biggest social network in the world, Facebook plays a big part in introducing you to people on the internet. And first impressions count.Quick LinksAdvertisement ...

First major GDPR decisions looming on Twitter and Facebook – TechCrunch

The lead data regulator for much of big tech in Europe is moving inexorably towards issuing its first major cross-border GDPR decision — saying today it’s submitted a draft decision...

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication on Your Social Accounts

With the increasing popularity of social media platforms, security is of paramount importance. While choosing a strong password helps, 2FA improves your security further. Advertisement ...

Facebook to acquire Giphy in a deal reportedly worth $400 million – TechCrunch

Facebook will acquire Giphy, the web-based animated gif search engine and platform provider, Facebook confirmed today, in a deal worth around $400 million, according to a report by Axios. Facebook...

How to Host a Facebook Watch Party to Watch Videos Together

A Facebook Watch Party is a great way to watch Facebook videos with friends. The Watch Party happens in real time, so that everyone sees the same thing and can...

Facebook users are buying and selling pangolin parts, even though it’s illegal – TechCrunch

In spite of their protected status under international laws, pangolins remain one of the most trafficked animals in the world — and at least some of that trade is taking...

Open, Closed, and Secret Groups Explained

One of the more interesting aspects of Facebook is the ability to create and join groups. There are groups for everything on the social network, including groups for dating, groups...

Facebook launches drop-in video chat Rooms to rival Houseparty – TechCrunch

Facebook is co-opting some of the top video chat innovations like Zoom’s gallery view for large groups and Houseparty’s spontaneous hangouts for a new feature called Rooms. It could...

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