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Complaint by federal agency says Facebook’s ad platform is discriminatory

2018-08-21T03:04:18+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook says it's been improving ad practices since an investigative report suggested the network was breaking laws for discriminatory housing ads. Now, HUD has filed an official complaint, saying the changes haven't been enough. The post Complaint by federal agency says Facebook’s ad platform is discriminatory appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: [...]

Airport’s low-tech solution to digital chaos involves the humble whiteboard

2018-08-21T03:04:16+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

A U.K. airport has suffered a major computer error, caused by data connection problems, which has stopped flight boards from showing crucial passenger information. The solution is wonderfully low-tech. The post Airport’s low-tech solution to digital chaos involves the humble whiteboard appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Andy BoxallPowered by WPeMatico

Department of Justice asks judge to force Facebook to decrypt Messenger

2018-08-20T03:04:24+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The Department of Justice and Facebook are embroiled in a legal dispute over the future of Messenger's privacy policies. The government is demanding it decrypt Messaenger to allow for wiretapping of criminal suspects. Facebook is refusing to do so citing fears that such a move could be easily abused. The post Department of Justice asks [...]

New deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live

2018-08-15T03:04:15+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook now owns a company that specializes in creating interactive live video experiences with polls, viewer comments, and more. Vidpresso says the change will help it bring the interactive tools to more users. The post New deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to [...]

Instagram hackers are changing account info into Russian email addresses

2018-08-15T03:04:14+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Have you logged in to your Instagram lately? A hack circulating this month has Instagram users locked out of their accounts because a hacker changed all the profile data, according to a report. The post Instagram hackers are changing account info into Russian email addresses appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Hillary [...]

The Nixplay Iris might just make digital picture frames cool again

2018-08-15T03:04:13+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The digital picture frame's popularity has fizzled because of time-consuming updates and low quality -- but can a Wi-Fi connected frame change that? The Nixplay Iris is an 8-inch smart digital picture frame that wireless updates photos. The post The Nixplay Iris might just make digital picture frames cool again appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

Kids can now initiate a friend request on Messenger Kids by using a password

2018-08-15T03:04:12+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook's messaging app for the under-13 crowd required parents, not kids, to initiate the process of adding a friend. Now kids can start the process by using a unique passphrase -- a feature that still requires parental approval. The post Kids can now initiate a friend request on Messenger Kids by using a password appeared [...]