Social media platforms secure Afghan users’ accounts amid Taliban takeover

Social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, have said they will start to take steps to protect users in Afghanistan from being targeted by the Taliban.  After the rapid takeover of... Read more »

Amazon agrees to pay for injury or damages caused by third-party products

Over the last few years, the number of products being sold by third-party sellers on Amazon has been rising. In fact, over 50% of the products are sold by third parties.  However,... Read more »

Robinhood app fined $70 million for giving ‘false or misleading information’

The Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has just fined the trading app Robinhood $70 million, which is the largest penalty ever imposed by the organization.  According to a statement from FINRA, Robinhood has... Read more »

Pinterest bans all weight loss-related ads 

In recent years, there has been growing concern over the effects of social media on mental health, and especially on body image and self-esteem.  One study found that 87% of women and 65%... Read more »

How to recognize and deal with delivery text scams 

In the last year, online sales grew by 27.6% globally compared to the previous year. If you’ve been ordering more products online, you’ve probably had parcel delivery text messages.  However, this has... Read more »

Apple employees start a campaign against the new on-site working plan 

According to a report released by The Verge, employees at Apple have started a campaign against the plans for a widespread return to this office in the coming months.  This follows a... Read more »

G7 countries reach a deal to tax tech giants 

On Saturday, the G7 group of economies announced a deal that would force large multinational companies to pay more tax. The leaders agreed to the deal in the hope that it would... Read more »

Facebook and Instagram add the option to hide like counts 

In an announcement, Facebook has now said that it will give users the option to hide the number of likes they get on both their Facebook and Instagram accounts.  The company says... Read more »

How to avoid cryptocurrency scams 

Cryptocurrency is a new type of digital currency that’s gained the interest of investors in recent years. Some examples include bitcoin and Ethereum, which can be used as a payment method. However,... Read more »

Is Apple doing enough to protect consumers from scams on App Store? 

Apple’s App Store is currently worth approximately $64 billion a year. But, it’s still failing to catch the majority of scams that are in circulation on the platform.  Because of these failings,... Read more »