IT news and analytics

Month: July 2019

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Why Instagram Hides ‘Likes’

Instagram is hiding publicly viewable ‘likes’ from individual posts to ‘remove pressure’ on users. The experiment is being carried out in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand. Its aim is to mitigate concerns about social networks and […]


Google Assistant Is Spying on You

All your chitchats with Google Assistant are recorded after a “wake word” is said, this is not a secret. However, the fact that Google hires contractors for manual review of those recordings wasn’t widely known until the VRT NWS report […]