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Facebook Bans ICO And Cryptocurrency Ads

01/30/2018, It’s difficult not to be bombarded by ICO and cryptocurrency ads on Facebook these days, particularly if you’ve ever interacted with a page or post related to these interests. Some of these ads are frequently associated with misleading or...

Firefox Starts Testing ‘Sponsored Stories’ In Browser Tabs

01/29/2018, Mozilla will soon start displaying the “occasional sponsored story” in the beta version of Firefox in a bid to reinvent the current model of web advertising. The sponsored story ads will be displayed via Pocket for Firefox, an in-browser tool...

Even YouTube Served Ads That Hijacked CPUs To Mine Cryptocurrency

01/28/2018, The use of cryptocurrency mining scripts is increasing, they enable website owners to mine digital currencies by effectively hijacking an unsuspecting visitor’s CPU resources. Popular websites like The Pirate Bay have resorted to this method in...


ESPN’s First Take Show Adapted For Facebook

01/25/2018, Facebook is working hard to add exclusive media content to its Watch tab but it hasn’t been able to win over the big broadcasters completely just yet. It has scored a touchdown today, so to speak, as ESPN has announced that it’s adapting its...

Google Offers Users More Control Over Online Ads

01/25/2018, You can’t escape ads online because they’re often the primary source of revenue for publishers and content creators. Google runs one of the largest ad businesses online and it routinely improves the controls that users have over their online...

Reddit Two-Factor Authentication Available To All

01/25/2018, Reddit two-factor authentication is now being rolled out to all users. The site has been testing this additional layer of security with moderators, beta users, and third-party app developers for months. All Reddit users can finally protect their accounts...

Facebook Acquires Company That Verifies Government IDs

01/24/2018, Facebook acquires smaller companies from time to time and normally, its intentions for the acquisition become clear soon after the fact. However, the company’s latest acquisition of Confirm has got people wondering about why Facebook decided to buy...

India Looking To Tax Cryptocurrency Investors

01/22/2018, There are a lot of people dealing in cryptocurrencies in India and after the government found it that $3.5 billion worth of transactions were conducted over a 17 month period, it has unleashed the tax man. The country’s income tax department has...

Facebook Lets Users Upload Stories From Desktop

01/21/2018, Facebook’s Snapchat Stories clones have proven to be quite popular on Instagram and WhatsApp. It has relentlessly pursued this feature and has even added it to Facebook proper. Even though the feature may not have received as much traction as the...

Tide Pod Challenge Videos Being Pulled By YouTube

01/18/2018, We often see an odd kind of challenge trending on YouTube and it feels like within days anyone and everyone on YouTube uploads a video taking part in the said challenge to provide content for their audiences. Previous examples include the cinnamon...

Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

01/16/2018, Airbnb is a great service for finding holiday rentals across the globe. It previously required travelers to pay the full amount for the booking upfront with refund conditions varying from host to host. This made it difficult for those managing a budget to...

YouTube’s AI Is What Drags You Down The Rabbit Hole

01/14/2018, Do you ever start watching videos on YouTube and come to a sudden realization a couple of hours later that you started off watching music videos and now you’re looking at someone trying to ingest a spoonful of cinnamon? We’ve all gone down...