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Zoom Removes Code That Sends Data to Facebook
With the rise in popularity of the Zoom video conferencing app, it has been discovered that the app has been secretly sending user data to Facebook without the user’s consent. For those who are uncomfortable with this, the good news is that following Motherboard’s report, the company has since removed the offending code.

Zoom’s iOS App Found To Be Sending Data To Facebook
If you don’t have a Facebook account and think that you’re safe from Facebook keeping information on you, think again, especially if you use Zoom’s iOS app. This is because according to a report from Motherboard, they have discovered that the iOS version of Zoom is sending data to Facebook, even if the user does not own a Facebook account to begin with.

How To Clear Facebook History
Trying to keep your Facebook activities as private as possible? Want to learn how to clear your Facebook history? If you do, then be sure to check out our guide as we show you tips and tricks and how to clear your Facebook history.

WhatsApp And WHO Team Up To Fight Coronavirus Misinformation
Messengers like WhatsApp make for a great tool to help send messages and keep in communication with loved ones. Unfortunately, due to the ease of use, a lot of misinformation can be knowingly and unknowingly shared through the platform. With the world facing a crisis with the coronavirus outbreak, getting accurate information is more important than ever.

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US Government Wants To Use Location Data To Track And Understand The Coronavirus
When a person with an infectious disease is identified, one of the things that health officials need to do is try and determine where that person has been, where they might have caught the disease, and who they might have come into contact with. This will allow them to prevent further spread of the disease.

Firefox Has A Built-In Container That Stops Facebook From Tracking You
The vast majority of us use Facebook on a daily basis despite the fact that we know that the platform tracks us. However, if you do like to use Facebook but would rather it not track your activities across the web, then you might want to check out the latest version of Mozilla’s Firefox browser.

Facebook Testing Cross-Platform Stories Sharing To Instagram
Facebook and Instagram both have the Stories feature, and for a while now, users on Instagram who post Stories have the option to also share it onto Facebook. However, for whatever odd reason, the reverse isn’t possible. This means that if you post Stories onto Facebook, you can’t share it onto Instagram.

Facebook Is Going After Deceptive Domain Names
One of the ways phishing scams work is that it attempts to trick the user into thinking that an email or a website belongs to the person or organization that they are trying to impersonate. For example.recently there was a report of how a Shark Tank host got scammed out of $400,000 due to an email that was made to seem like it came from her secretary, except that it […]

Facebook Is Finally Rolling Out Messenger For Mac
Back in 2019, Facebook announced their plans to release a Messenger desktop client for Mac computers. The goal was to release it by the end of the year, but that clearly did not happen. However, the good news for those looking for a native desktop experience is that it looks like it is finally happening.

Facebook Will Run Free Ads To Counter Coronavirus Misinformation
Just last week, Facebook started to crack down on ads that were spreading false information about the cure for the coronavirus (there is none, the closest thing we’ve got is a vaccine which has been sent for human trials). Now it looks like Facebook will be taking things one step further by running free ads for the WHO to help counter this misinformation.

Facebook Messenger For iOS Is Now Smaller And Faster Than Ever
A lot of times, apps are typically designed with a main function in mind. However, over the years, developers tend to add to it where they increase the number of features to it. While sometimes it can be a good thing, other times it can detract from the app’s main purpose and bog it down with unwanted features.

Facebook Messenger Redesign Simplifies The App
Over the years, apps get updated with new features and UI changes and improvements. However, this isn’t always necessarily for the better because what was once a simple app can eventually get too bloated for its intended purpose. Thankfully, Facebook is looking to trim the fat on its Messenger app.

Facebook Cancels Its F8 Conference Over Coronavirus Concerns
It seems that this year a lot of major events could be in trouble due to the coronavirus outbreak. For example, Sony pulled out of PAX East, MWC 2020 was cancelled, and more recently, an Olympics official has hinted that there is a chance that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games could potentially be cancelled if things do not improve.

Facebook Cracks Down On Ads Claiming To Cure The Coronavirus
At the moment there is no known cure for the coronavirus. While there have been some methods that have been used that seem to show some promise, there is no official cure just yet. The best progress we’ve seen so far is a vaccine that has been sent for human trials, although whether or not it will be approved or work remains to be seen.