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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

YouTube Concerned About Its Part-Time Moderators’ Mental Health

YouTube user watching YouTube videos

On Tuesday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said the platform will only allow part-time moderators to watch disturbing content for four hours as the content could severely damage their mental health. Wojcicki also mentioned “wellness benefits” for those moderators but she didn’t offer more details. The announcement was made during the South by Southwest Interactive talk in Texas earlier this week. ...

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YouTube Has a Temporary Fix for Conspiracy Theory Videos

The Apollo 11 mission

YouTube announced a quick fix for conspiracy theory videos on the platform, which should solve the problem at least temporarily: adding Wikipedia links to debunk the theories, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said Tuesday. If there is an important news event, we want to be delivering the right information, Wojcicki told the audience. She underlined that YouTube is not a news ...

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China to Tighten Communist Party’s Grip on the Media

President of China Xi Jinping.

China plans to abolish the regulatory body that is in charge of the nation’s press, TV, Radio, and film industry – the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT). SAPPRFT will be replaced by a cabinet-level radio and television administration which responds directly to the State Council, documents released this week show. The plan will be debated ...

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Twitter Resumes Crackdown on Tweetdecking

Twitter website on desktop computer

On Friday, Twitter continued its crusade against tweetdecking, a practice to copy-paste tweets that are not yours just for popularity, suspending several accounts that routinely steal tweets. Those accounts include Common White Girl/@commonwhitegiri, @SoDamnTrue, @finah, Girl Code/@reiatabie, @teenagernotes, @memeprovider. Some of these accounts were so popular that they had millions of fans. However, Twitter thinks that manufactured virality through theft ...

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Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 Worthy of Your Cash?

Samsung Galaxy S8

So, what makes the Samsung Galaxy S9 special? Is it worthy of your cash? Well, the centerpiece of the latest flagship phone is a better camera equipped with dual aperture for snaps in lower light and slow motion. The handset also includes a mix of Animoji and Bitmoji, i.e. AI-based personalized avatars, which makes it enticing. However, the looks haven’t ...

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Twitter Wants All Users to Undergo the Verification Process

Twitter app on smartphone

Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey unveiled Thursday that all Twitter users should undergo the verification process and get the blue checkmark. The move was sparked by a need to make the platform a place where it is safer to breathe and help users keep distance from bots and false stories. The intention is to open verification to everyone, the CEO ...

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Android P Is Almost Here! See What’s New

Android P on a developer's smartphone

On Wednesday, Google gave a preview to its new operating system for mobile devices, the much-anticipated Android P. The new OS is not finalized yet, but developers had asked for a preview. And their wish has been granted. So, what’s new? Google developers unveiled that Android P will come with a more secure access to your smartphone’s microphone, camera, and ...

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Oculus Rift Facing Global Outage Because of Software Error

Man wearing the Oculus Rift headset

The virtual reality (VR) headsets from Oculus Rift have recently faced an outage globally because of a software error that prevented them from connecting to the ‘Oculus Runtime Service.’ It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the glitch, but many users reported the problem on the Oculus Rift forums. Most users said they saw the “Oculus Runtime Service” error when they ...

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