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Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are down worldwide, it’s panic online

Users worldwide are not able to access Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp services due to a BGP problems. Users attempting to visit the above services are displaying “DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN.” The mobile applications of the social network giant and its Tor hidden services are also not working. At the time of this writing, it is unclear if the […]

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Copyright scammers turn to phone numbers instead of web links

Copyright scams aren’t new – we’ve written about them many times in recent years. These scammers often target your Facebook or Instagram account, fraudulently claiming that someone has registered a complaint about content that you’ve posted, such as a photo, and telling you that you need to resolve the issue in order to avoid getting locked out of your […]

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Facebook funds research on the impact of social media on elections

Impact of social media on elections Facebook is going to fund academic research on the impact of social media on elections, aimed at preventing manipulation of these platforms. Source: Facebook funds research on the impact of social media on elections  Subscribe in a reader

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Social Media Stalking

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Facebook Account Hack: Spam 80,000 friends

by Sandy Sidhu Social media is hot. 140 characters is the way to communicate these days and it’s not unusual to hear someone say, “I have 3000 friends.” We often hear about the success stories, but what about the unsuccessful ones? Take Jonathan Emile, a Montreal-based hip-hop artist, who has made his living building a […]

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