Facebook Changes Its Content Removal Policy For Pages And Groups

Facebook is making a major change to the way it deals with the removal of content from Pages and Groups on the world’s largest social network. It previously removed content that was found in violation of its Community Standards or rated as false by a third-party fact-checking service. The changes have been made to better prevent those who have their Pages removed from using duplicate Pages to spread the same […]


Google Chrome Might Deal Deathblow To Ad Blocker Extensions

There are quite a few ad blocker extensions available for Google Chrome. They allow you to block all sorts of ads on the sites that you visit. It appears that Google is planning to switch things up a bit for its popular Chrome browser which might render many of these ad blocker extensions useless.


Hulu Price Cut To $5.99 Per Month

Not long after Netflix raised prices for all subscribers in the United States, Hulu has decided to cut the price of its base subscription plan. It currently costs $7.99 per month for the ad-supported plan and Hulu has decided to cut its price to $5.99 per month starting February 26th.


Google Adds Strikethrough And Undo/Redo Buttons To Gmail

Google has highlighted a couple of improvements for its email client that will be rolling out in the near future. G Suite Gmail accounts will get buttons for strikethrough as well as undo/redo. These buttons will be available in the compose window.


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PayPal Giving $500 Credit To U.S. Federal Workers Hit By Shutdown

The ongoing government shutdown has affected countless U.S. federal workers as they have not received their paychecks. In order to give them a helping hand while the politicians figure things out, PayPal has announced that it will offer $25 million in interest-free credit to the federal workers. The credit is meant to ease some of the financial pinch that these workers have been facing since the shutdown.


Massive Data Breach Exposes 773 Million Emails And 21 Million Passwords

It’s always a good idea to check Have I Been Pwned, an online service that lets you check if your credentials were compromised in a data breach. Troy Hunt, the researcher who runs this service, broke the news about a massive data breach today. More than 773 million emails and 21 million passwords are included in this list.


YouTube Drops Banhammer On Dangerous Challenges And Pranks

Videos about challenges and pranks tend to do quite well on YouTube. There has always been a debate on where does one cross a line when it comes to content of this sort as there are more than a few instances where people have taken things to far just for fame and fortune on YouTube. In light of the recent Bird Box-inspired challenges being posted on YouTube, the video streaming […]


Facebook To Invest $300 Million In Local News

Facebook has announced that it will be making a major investment to support local news over the next three years. It has set aside $300 million for this purpose. The money will be doled out to different initiatives and organizations with the sole aim of supporting local newsrooms. The initiative is not unlike the one that Google announced late last year.


All Netflix Plans In The U.S. Are Now More Expensive

There’s some bad news today for Netflix subscribers in the United States. The streaming service is raising prices for subscribers in the country across all tiers. There isn’t going to be a cooling off period here as well. The price hike goes in effect immediately which means subscribers will be charged the higher rate when their next billing cycle begins.


Facebook Now Lets Users Share Events To Stories

Facebook has seen considerable success with the Stories feature on Instagram so much so that it has started offering the feature on almost all of its services. However, Stories on Instagram still attract the most amount of users across all of its products. In a bid to improve the usage numbers on Facebook proper, the social network is now allowing users to share Events to Stories.


The Most Liked Picture On Instagram Is Now An Egg

Kylie Jenner’s claim on having the most liked picture on Instagram has been poached by an unlikely contender. It’s not another celebrity that million of people follow. It’s a stock image of a plain egg. That image was uploaded with the sole purpose of taking this title and it has succeeded. The image has over 29 million likes as of this liking.


Hyatt Hotels Launches Its Own Bug Bounty Program

It’s common for tech companies to have a bug bounty program. That allows them to tap into the incredible talents of whitehat hackers who disclose vulnerabilities in their systems in exchange for a reward. Hyatt Hotels isn’t a tech company, it’s a major hospitality chain. However, in light of the recent card-skimming attacks against its properties, the hotel chain has launched its own bug bounty program.


Mark Zuckerberg’s 2019 Challenge Is Public Talks On The Future Of Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made a habit of setting out a “personal challenge” for himself at the start of the new year. He has been doing this for a few years now, at least publicly, and he has now shared what he intends to devote his time to this year. Zuckerberg will be hosting a series of public talks on the future of technology.


Hulu Now Has Over 25 Million Subscribers

Hulu continues to create a space for itself in the crowded video streaming market. The company has announced that it now has more than 25 million subscribers. It’s a significant improvement given that this figure represents a 50 percent increase in subscribers year-over-year. The increase was largely due to the expansion of Hulu’s content library which obviously brought in a lot of new subscribers.