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Your headphones can be hacked into and used to eavesdrop

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Remember when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told us all that we should cover our webcams and microphones? Everyone said that he was just paranoid. Well, we should all think twice. Apparently, apart from the video and audio hacking, our headphones can also be messed with. Not nice! An interesting and scary study Researchers at Israel’s Ben Gurion University recently discovered ...

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Disney rumored to buy Twitter. Will it work?

Twitter

This is indeed an unlikely pair. An entertainment giant and a popular social platform. It is strange, but it may not be the strangest thing to ever happen. On Monday, Bloomberg reported that Disney is thinking about buying Twitter. They are joining a growing list of companies like Microsoft Corp. or Google Inc. This is indeed an old and long ...

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Facebook has apologized for Censoring Palestinian Journalists

Facebook

Facebook has reportedly apologized for disabling the accounts of some Palestinian journalists. The company says that people reported the accounts for violating the Facebook community standards. Some people think that the incident has to do with Israel’s campaign against online violence. Four editors and three executives had their accounts suspended on Friday. The journalists did not receive any information regarding ...

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LinkedIn is making serious Changes. Will this make it your new favorite Social Network?

LinkedIn

Today, LinkedIn revealed a complete makeover of their famous social platform. This is the first step on the path to becoming THE social platform. The changes include a complete redesign of the desktop, an expansion of the messaging feature and even a trending news feed. All of these changes come right after Microsoft has bought LinkedIn. A change of direction? ...

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Bumble Will Find You a Job on BumbleBizz

Bumble Will Find You a Job on BumbleBizz

Bumble will find you a job on BumbleBizz because it grew tired of playing Cupid. The popular dating app is set on finding its users a job to pay for those dinner dates. Puppy love doesn’t last forever, so it’s time to set foot in the real world and also make some money to support our significant other, we gather. ...

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Apple Rolls Out New Emoji for iOS 10

Apple Rolls Out New Emoji for iOS 10

Apple rolls out new emoji for iOS 10, and there’s more. The new smileys were first announced in June, at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Along with new packs of emoji, the new operating system will allow developers to create animated smileys for the iMessenger app thanks to Messages API. iOS users are now pampered with more than the usual third-party ...

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Snapchat’s Popularity Wins Over Twitter

"Snapchat’s Popularity Wins Over Twitter"

Snapchat’s popularity Wins over Twitter, according to a recent news published by Bloomberg. Although Snapchat was developed years after Twitter, it seems that the younger “brother” is more popular. Some will relate to this, we bet. But let’s look at some figures. Snapchat Inc. has about 150 million users. The number of individuals using this social network is increasing by ...

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Facebook Messenger Opens Its Emoji Treasure Chest

"Facebook Messenger Opens Its Emoji Treasure Chest Facebook messenger opens its emoji treasure chest and reveals brand new 1,500 emojis to bring your texting game to a new level. The recently added batch includes more than 100 emoticons that better reflect gender and skin tone diversity. Whether you’re using it on your Android or iOS devices or on a computer, you’ll get the same quality. Emojis are smileys that exist in different genres, facial expressions, objects, animals and even weather. They were developed in Japan in the late ‘90s to work on mobile phones but have since become popular worldwide. Tony Leach, Facebook Messenger product manager, is quite excited about the new pictographs. "Emojis are one of the most important ways we communicate emotion to each other," says Leach. Leach also states that one out of ten messages on Facebook Messenger include emojis. With the new diverse emojis, users can now pick the skin color they want, and it will be their default. Android and iOS users were already able to do this. However, Leach states that it will be a first for all Web, iOS and Android customers to have the possibility to set the color of the skin tone on that many emojis. Six skin tones are available. The new female emojis are a jogger, pedestrian, police officer, surfer, and swimmer. Facebook messenger opens its emoji treasure chest next week, so be ready to try them all. With the help of a brand new emoji picker, users can find them more easily. You just have to tap the emoji icon placed at the left of Messenger composer. Messenger’s popularity is on a rise, hitting about 900,000 users in April this year. With its continuing gained success, it’s no wonder new exciting things are in store to keep the users happy. According to Emogi, an emotional marketing service, nine out of ten online people use emojis. Most users are women, making up 78 percent of the overall emoji consumers. Because of this high demand, Unicode Consortium has begun to release more colorful character. By default, these pictographs were white and male. In recent years, however, after pressure to provide more diversity, emojis have become more representative of the world we live in. It’s not all about the guys anymore. And did we tell you about the redhead emoji"

Facebook messenger opens its emoji treasure chest and reveals brand new 1,500 emojis to bring your texting game to a new level. The recently added batch includes more than 100 emoticons that better reflect gender and skin tone diversity. Whether you’re using it on your Android or iOS devices or on a computer, you’ll get the same quality. Emojis are ...

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Facebook Releases a New Donation Option

facebook donation option

Facebook is launching a new version of its charitable donation option with financial transactions that will be made straight on the social platform’s site, according to the organization’s professionals. The company also presented a new device that it has called “fundraisers”, a type of modular expansion of a team’s Facebook page that it can contain conversations about a specific cause, show ...

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