Category : Applications

Instagram wants to warn users when there are bugs

Instagram wants to warn users when there are bugs

A week after social networks have had a "blackout" for more than six hours, and after there have been some difficulties in accessing them a little around the world, Instagram announced that it is in the testing phase of a new feature that alerts when the platform is with technical problems. It is expected

Facebook apps are the most used for Fake News

Facebook apps are the most used for Fake News

Worldwide, the preferred means for the distribution of disinformation on COVID-19 was WhatsApp, followed by Facebook and Twitter, with the online press and Instagram rounding out the top five, the same happening in the case of Portugal. Highlight for Telegram that also came to play a key role in the distribution

HBO Max arrives in Europe at the end of October

HBO Max arrives in Europe at the end of October

Netflix continues to lead the streaming market, but competitors have been making good bets and positioning themselves to be strong competition. If Disney Plus has already shown that it is a competitor to match, now HBO will bet hard, expanding its streaming service HBO Max to other countries.

Zoom agrees to pay 71.5 ME for privacy breach

Zoom agrees to pay 71.5 ME for privacy breach

Zoom Video Communications has reached an out-of-court settlement with a group of plaintiffs who accused it of violating their right to privacy. At stake is a compensation of 71.5 million euros. According to Efe, the class action, filed last year, accuses Zoom, owner of one of the most popular video

Meet five apps of the week

Meet five apps of the week

We share five useful apps with you. Purrfect Tale Price: Free to play Purrfect Tale is a cute game of life. Players start the game as a student who adopts a cat. The cat turns out to be a boy and will have to build a life with him. The game is presented in a series of interactive squares. You should

Spotify Blend, the tool that lets you create collaborative playlists with friends

Spotify Blend, the tool that lets you create collaborative playlists with friends

Spotify is increasingly looking to offer personalized services, and last July announced a new feature called Blend that gives users the ability to create playlists with friends and family with songs that would meet everyone's personal taste. The feature, which allows two people to combine the songs

YouTube Music reaches 50 million subscribers

YouTube Music reaches 50 million subscribers

YouTube has announced that it has more than 50 million paid subscribers to its music service, a major milestone for Google's video site, which has long been criticized by record labels and Hollywood studios for offering its works for free. This 50 million figure includes people who

Instagram wants to know the date of birth of users

Instagram wants to know the date of birth of users

Since 2019, Instagram has been asking for information about the date of birth of new users, and in order to protect minors, the social network will require to know the age of all its users. "This information allows us to create new safety features for young people and helps ensure that we provide

WhatsApp violated EU privacy rules and was fined €225 million

WhatsApp violated EU privacy rules and was fined €225 million

WhatsApp has been fined a record 225 million euros ($267 million) by Ireland's data regulator for violating EU data privacy rules. Ireland's Data Protection Commission said today in an announcement that WhatsApp did not inform European Union citizens enough

Amazon may come to compete with Spotify and Clubhouse

Amazon may come to compete with Spotify and Clubhouse

That's how Amazon may now move into a music-focused live-audio service, and the service may come to compete more with Spotify than Clubhouse. Amazon may then be the next to enter the live-audio movement, though its participation may not be

Not all "tweets" are free anymore. Twitter creators have already started charging for Super Follow

Not all "tweets" are free anymore. Twitter creators have already started charging for Super Follow

The social network Twitter is finally rolling out the feature called "Super Follows". This is a new subscription feature that allows creators to charge their followers for exclusive content. Starting September 1, the company will make the feature available to a "small group" of creators, with plans to expand

Vulnerability in WhatsApp can lead to Theft of Information from millions of users

Vulnerability in WhatsApp can lead to Theft of Information from millions of users

Check Point has reported a security vulnerability present in the instant messaging application, WhatsApp. If successfully exploited, more than 2 billion users would have the security of their data compromised, with attackers being able to access sensitive information present in the memory of WhatsApp. Check Point immediately communicated their findings to the

Zoom surpasses $1 billion in sales

Zoom surpasses $1 billion in sales

Zoom's second quarter financial results beat all market estimates, the company reported that it had quarterly revenue of more than $1 billion for the first time in the company's history. Video conferencing reached this revenue milestone just five quarters after achieving an annual run rate of one billion