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Is Instagram Making Your Photos and Messages Public? (Hint: No.)

US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was among the public figures who re-posted a fake message warning about a purported privacy policy change at Instagram. It was a hoax in 2012 and it's still fake in 2019.

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Data Security

Cathay Pacific Records Passengers During Flights

Any use of the in-flight entertainment system is logged and CCTV cameras on board each flight record your activity for security purposes.
News and Trends

After Shootings, Cloudflare Pulls Plug on 8chan

'We draw the line at platforms that have demonstrated they directly inspire tragic events and are lawless by design. 8chan has crossed that line,' says Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince.
Apple

Apple Is Ramping Up R&D to Find Its Next Big Product

Amid stagnant growth and declining profits, Apple is pouring money into research and development.
Streaming

Face Filter Glitch Reveals 'Young' Vlogger Is Decades Older

A popular Chinese streamer who used a beauty filter to look younger is revealed to be a 58-year-old woman during a live session.
Technology

Facebook Experiments With Mind-Reading Tech to Control VR

It involves using infrared light to measure brain activity to translate thoughts into computer commands.
Wearable Tech

Contact Lens Prototype Zooms in When You Blink Twice

The soft biometric lens changes its focal length by tracking specific eye movements and reacting.
Sony

PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 100 Million Mark

Sony made the announcement as part of its latest earnings, making the PS4 the fastest game console to reach the milestone.
Gaming

16-Year-Old Wins First Ever Fortnite World Cup and $3M

Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf is officially the best player in the world.
Netflix

Netflix Lost 123,000 U.S. Subscribers After Price Hike

It's also facing new competition in the video streaming space later this year from Disney and Apple.
Technology

Oakland, California Bans Facial Recognition

Oakland follows San Francisco and Somerville, Massachusetts in banning the facial recognition technology because of possible misuse.