WhatsApp recently introduced new privacy policies for its users, which includes new terms ensuring that the app will share data with Facebook as a condition of use. Although this was postponed at first, WhatsApp will now disable some app functionalities until users accept the new privacy terms.
Facebook begins testing ‘read before your share’ pop-up
Facebook announced today that it’s testing a new way to promote more informed sharing of new articles. With a similar approach to what Twitter did, Facebook will start suggesting the user read an article before sharing it.
44 states want to put Facebook’s ‘Instagram for Kids’ in timeout before it launches
Last month, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, an international coalition of 35 children’s and consumer groups, called on Instagram to stop its plans to create a version of the app for users under the age of 13. Now, dozens of state prosecutors are doing the same.
Apple today released the third beta of iOS 14.6 to developers, which comes with only a few minor changes when compared to the big update that was iOS 14.5. However, Find My app users will note that it’s now possible to use an email address to put AirTag or other Find My Network-compatible item into Lost Mode.
Amazon is seemingly taking action against a handful of technology accessory makers after a data breach exposed a fake reviews scam. As first reported by SafetyDetectives, a myriad of Amazon vendors were found to offer free products in exchange for positive fake reviews. Popular Apple accessory makers such as Aukey have also completely disappeared from Amazon.