Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Twitter’s mobile-inspired dark mode desktop makeover isn’t just about looks

Twitter.com may have a new look, but it's one that already feels familiar. The new design for Twitter's desktop version borrows heavily from the platform's mobile apps, with a sleeker look, a new...

Facebook Tells Congress How It Plans to Regulate Libra

Facebook says it won’t roll out its Libra cryptocurrency until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns” – though it added that regulation of the currency itself would largely happen in Switzerland, not the...

Want a Green Thumb? Turn a Plant Into a Pet With the Lua Smart...

If your friends and family know you as Johnny Black-thumb, you might not be the best person to grow plants. They aren’t the easiest things to keep alive, after all — but the...

The FTC will hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine over privacy violations

Facebook has agreed to a $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its numerous “privacy missteps." Once it goes through, this would be the largest FTC fine for a major...

YouTube offers creators more ways to boost their bank balance

Whether you're a top YouTuber or just breaking into the game, the video-streaming site has some new features designed to help you please your fans and increase your bank balance. READ SOURCE

President Trump Attacks Facebook’s Libra, Says It Has ‘Little Standing’

Alex Wong / Getty ImagesPresident Trump attacked Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency on Thursday, claiming it will have “little standing or dependability” and that Facebook would need to seek a banking charter if it...

How to opt out of targeted ads on Facebook

Facebook tracks just about everything you do, from what pages you like to what political affiliation you may have. It even tries to guess what race you are. All of this is done...

Facebook now allows you to opt out of those ads that target your tastes

Tired of seeing Facebook ads that aren’t relevant to you? Now you can not only opt out of ads from that company, but you can also see why the ad was shown to...