Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their software to better spy on users

Facebook’s WhatsApp is in the midst of a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance outfit NSO Group. But before complaining about the company’s methods, Facebook seems to have wanted to use…

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ZmURL customizes Zoom link previews with images & event sites

Sick of sharing those generic Zoom video call invites that all look the same? Wish your Zoom link preview’s headline and image actually described your meeting? Want to protect your…

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Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to stop Zoombombing

Zoom is making some drastic changes to prevent rampant abuse as trolls attack publicly shared video calls. Starting April 5th, it will require passwords to enter calls via Meeting ID,…

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Twitter Updates Explore, Making its Listings More Location-Specific

Twitter has announced a new update for its Explore tab which will make all of the listed tweets in Explore more location-specific. Now more than ever, it’s vital to see…

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Facebook Adds Gift Card Discovery Tool, Service Impact Listings to Help Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Facebook is rolling out some new measures to assist businesses dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 shutdowns, including more specific detail on its $100 million small business grant program,…

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New social media campaign asks who you’re staying home for

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) — Brown County Health officials have launched a new social media campaign in an effort to keep neighbors connected and healthy. The campaign, called “Who are…

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Google SEO 101: The Evolution of Search Result Previews

Google explains the guiding principles behind search result previews that took the results page from 10 blue links to where we are today. This was explained by Phiroze Parakh, software…

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Police reports, social media shamings: Coronavirus has turned some citizens into social distance …

In fact, concern about the highly contagious virus has turned some area residents into social distance vigilantes — cranky and over the top in some cases, justifiably worried in others….

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ASOdesk raises $1M of funding from Embria

ASOdesk last month announced it has raised $1M round of funding from Embria. ASOdesk helps developers to make their mobile apps more discoverable in iOS and Android app stores. Known…

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IRL pivots into virtual event calendar In Remote Life

What do you do if you’re an event discovery startup and suddenly it’s illegal to attend events? You lean into the cultural shift and pivot. Today, $11 million-funded calendar app…

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