A new update on the ride-sharing app Uber has some users upset and creeped out.
BuzzFeed News reported that a number of Uber users are not comfortable with the app’s update in which it announced that it will collect users’ location data for up to five minutes after they arrive at their destinations..
NPR reported that users became aware of the update via a prompt to accept the change through a pop-up notification on their phones.
The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time, and it isn’t weird to sometimes feel like you want to leave — there’s wasn’t an easy way out, until now.
Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, which offers a way to wipe your entire existence off the internet in a few clicks.
Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Monday announced measures aimed at halting the spread of “fake news” on the internet by targeting how some purveyors of phony content make money: advertising.
Google said it is working on a policy change to prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network, while Facebook updated its advertising policies to spell out that its ban on deceptive and misleading content applies to fake news.
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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Google, Facebook move to restrict ads on fake news sites
If you head to Google to learn the final results of the presidential election, the search engine helpfully walks through the final electoral vote tallies and number of seats won by each party in the House and Senate. Under that, Google lists some related news articles. At the top this morning, with an accompanying photo: a story arguing that Donald Trump won both the popular and electoral votes.
That’s not true.
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Time For Truth: (The Washington Post) – Google’s top news link for ‘final election results’ goes to a fake news site with false numbers
An armed anarchist group in Greece is calling for “attacks and clashes” during next week’s visit by U.S. President Barack Obama.
The Conspiracy Cells of Fire group is urging anarchists to “spoil the party … and sabotage” the Nov. 15-16 visit to Athens.
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Time For Truth: (Yahoo News) – Greek nihilist group urges attacks to sabotage Obama visit