Experts recorded 46 negative effects of social media

New study raises particular concerns about the impact of “social media” platforms. It is undeniable that “social media” platforms have brought multilevel changes and small and large revolutions in every area of the personal, social and professional life of modern man. The benefits and positive aspects of “social media” are Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The British developer who got 15 years banned from Facebook

A programmer from Great Britain created “Unfollow Everything”, which promoted as the solution to the problem of modern man who spends his whole day on “social media”. Yes, we do it in Greece too! What Louis Barclay created allows users to automatically “unfollow” all friends they have on Facebook and the pages they follow Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: forget the passwords; 2SV is coming; how we will log into our accounts

Google will automatically register 150 million of its users and 2,000,000 YouTube users in the new security service. Until now we have known it as “two-factor authentication” (in short “2FA”). The tech giant has called it “two-step verification (2SV)”. In any case, it is two-factor authentication, i.e. two ways of certification. In case you do not know, in “2FA” (which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Francis Hogen: What complaints about Facebook reached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

A day after her identity was uncovered and a few hours after the blackout of the Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger platforms ended, Francis Hogen’s complaints reached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The complaint states that Facebook misled investors about the size of its audience and hid the steady decline of younger users Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Three common scams on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms. Indeed, with more than a billion active users, it is one of the four most popular social networks in the world. The number of its users, however, makes it more attractive to internet hackers everywhere. Amer Owaida, from international cybersecurity firm “ESET”, analyzes the three most common scams that a simple Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook’s five guilty secrets revealed

From the very first moment of its operation, Facebook gathered negative reviews on various kinds of issues. In recent years, the platform that created the world of social media, has been put under the microscope of various authorities around the world on issues related to its tactics, the security of personal Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Gmail: New filters make it easier to search for old emails

Google is introducing a new feature in “Gmail” for “Android” users, which will allow them to instantly and easily locate their emails, based on the new search filters it added to the app. The new filters that were added appear directly below the search bar. As shown in the screenshot, the new feature allows users to find “emails” based on the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Elon Musk’s satellite internet comes into our lives

Starlink may be Elon Musk’s least impressive project on paper, but it may prove to be the most revolutionary; it doesn’t promise to phase out the internal combustion engine like Tesla, nor make us tourists in space like SpaceX. Starlink wants to make the satellite internet cheap and affordable all over the planet without the need Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Internet: Increased number of internet users arrested or mistreated

The number of countries where internet users were arrested, or mistreated because of their posts, reached a new record between June 2020 and May 2021, according to a report by the US non-governmental organization “Freedom House”. The most characteristic incidents of this period are the internet disruption in Myanmar and Belarus, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft has opened a window to password removal

Microsoft has announced that all users of Windows and other products can now remove all passwords from their Microsoft accounts and, instead, use a special mobile authentication application, or other solution. The US company in March allowed only its business users to use password-free accounts, a system that will now Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram will ask for a birthday date

Instagram will start requiring users to confirm their dates of birth as part of an effort to push for new security measures for young people, the popular social media app said on Monday. Instagram has explored the possibility of creating a version of its app for children under 13, provoking reactions from the political arena, because Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tests begin on the printer that will build houses on the Moon

A 3D printer is heading to the International Space Station that will make extraterrestrial building materials. Man’s return to the Moon is taken for granted since many space agencies are immediately planning manned missions there while manned missions to Mars are also being prepared. The residence initially of astronauts and then Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …