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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 5th, 2018
Chrome to Block All Ads on Sites Providing Abusive Experiences Starting December

Chrome to Block All Ads on Sites Providing Abusive Experiences Starting December

The Chrome 71 version will prevent harmful ad experiences

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 2nd, 2018
Twitter Deleted 10,000 Accounts Which Discouraged Voting in November 6 Elections

Twitter Deleted 10,000 Accounts Which Discouraged Voting in November 6 Elections

The misleading tweets were flagged by the Democratic Party

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 31st, 2018
Firefox 64 to Add Enterprise Policy Support for macOS, New Tab Handling Features

Firefox 64 to Add Enterprise Policy Support for macOS, New Tab Handling Features

A public beta version is now available for testing

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 26th, 2018
Facebook Removed 82 Iranian Pages, Groups, Accounts Posing as US or UK citizens

Facebook Removed 82 Iranian Pages, Groups, Accounts Posing as US or UK citizens

Roughly 1 million US, UK users followed the removed accounts

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 25th, 2018
Android Nearby Notifications Discontinued Because of Too Much Spam

Android Nearby Notifications Discontinued Because of Too Much Spam

Developers can still build apps with Proximity Beacons API

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 25th, 2018
Vivaldi 2.1 Adds AV1 Video Codec Support, Puts More Power into Quick Commands

Vivaldi 2.1 Adds AV1 Video Codec Support, Puts More Power into Quick Commands

It's now available for Linux, Windows, and macOS

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
Facebook Unveils Ad Archive Transparency Tool for Political Related Ads

Facebook Unveils Ad Archive Transparency Tool for Political Related Ads

The Ad Archive report is updated on a weekly basis

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
Firefox 63.0 Quantum Adds Enhanced Cross-site Tracking Protection

Firefox 63.0 Quantum Adds Enhanced Cross-site Tracking Protection

Can be configured to block all third-party cookies

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 22nd, 2018
Mozilla Firefox 63.0 "Quantum" Is Now Available for Download, Here's What's New <em>Updated</em>

Mozilla Firefox 63.0 "Quantum" Is Now Available for Download, Here's What's New Updated

You can download it for Linux, Mac, and Windows

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
Google Play Adds Peer-to-Peer Offline Installs, Fights Malware Spread

Google Play Adds Peer-to-Peer Offline Installs, Fights Malware Spread

Apps can be installed while offline, updated when online

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 19th, 2018
Chrome for Linux, Mac, and Windows Now Features Picture-in-Picture by Default

Chrome for Linux, Mac, and Windows Now Features Picture-in-Picture by Default

Lets users watch videos in a floating window

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Facebook Allegedly Hid Inflated Video Ad Metrics of Up to 900 Percent

Facebook Allegedly Hid Inflated Video Ad Metrics of Up to 900 Percent

Video ad metrics issue was known one year before disclosure

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
Facebook Won't Display Ads on Its Portal Devices, Will Use Data for Ad Targeting

Facebook Won't Display Ads on Its Portal Devices, Will Use Data for Ad Targeting

Backpedals on Portal and Portal+ focus on privacy

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 12th, 2018
Twitter Reportedly Under Scrutiny for GDPR Violations, Faces €20 Million Fine

Twitter Reportedly Under Scrutiny for GDPR Violations, Faces €20 Million Fine

Social network refused to provide details on collected data using “disproportionate effort” GDPR exception

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 12th, 2018
Google Receives Letter from GOP Senators Asking for Google+ Cover-up Memo

Google Receives Letter from GOP Senators Asking for Google+ Cover-up Memo

Memo expressed legal execs' fear of "regulatory interest"

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 11th, 2018
Facebook Removes 559 Pages and 251 Accounts for Spam

Facebook Removes 559 Pages and 251 Accounts for Spam

For breaking spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior rules

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 10th, 2018
Alert Center Now Available Across G Suite to Help Detect and Mitigate Threats

Alert Center Now Available Across G Suite to Help Detect and Mitigate Threats

The G Suite alert center provides with security alerts

 
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