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Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.
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In Iran, some take off their hijabs as hard-liners push back

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

TEHRAN, Iran - The simple act of walking has become a display of defiance for a young Iranian woman who often moves in Tehran's streets without a compulsory headscarf, or...
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Twitter Suffers Widespread Hour-Long Outage on Mobile Apps, Web

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

UPDATED: Twitter users worldwide were unable to access the social-networking site for about an hour Thursday, with an outage that affected both mobile and web platforms. On the...
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Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots

Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

San Francisco-based startup Inference Solutions teamed up with Pizza Hut Australia to deploy intelligent call center agents.
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The people behind Facebook's ad machine, LaCroix fizzles, Brat hunts for brand deals

The people behind Facebook's ad machine, LaCroix fizzles, Brat hunts for brand deals

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to another edition of the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter. If you got this forwarded, you can sign up for your own here . Here's what you might've missed over...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Here is what you need to know. 1. Facebook apps experienced outages. Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram experienced outages on Wednesday, affecting users in the...
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The big Facebook outage offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the social network's AI 'sees' your photos and interprets them for blind users

The big Facebook outage offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the social network's AI 'sees' your photos and interprets them for blind users

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

An image outage on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp shows how Facebook's AI automatically tags your photos behind the scenes. The tags sparked anger and amusement on Twitter...
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Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms

12 days ago   |   NBC News

More than 7,500 and 1,600 users reported issues with Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.
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Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp experiencing reported outages

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp experiencing reported outages

12 days ago   |   KOAT

"We're aware that some people are having trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our apps," Facebook said in a tweet.
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Twitter DMs Down, Not Working? Direct Messaging Issues Reported Amid WhatsApp, Facebook & Instagram Outages

12 days ago   |   Newsweek

The problems prompted users to express their frustrations by sharing memes, photos and videos in tweets.
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Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms, study shows

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Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on state charges

A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been... Read more ...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by vehicle

Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, considered one of the greatest lightweight boxers of all time, died Sunday after he was hit by a vehicle in Virginia, police said. Read more ...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken'...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken' countries where they came from

"Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," President Donald Trump said in a tweet. Read more ...

Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

Lynch will take on the iconic codename after Daniel Craig's character retires in the next James Bond movie. Read more ...

Fans are convinced Beyoncé greeted Meghan Markle with 'my princess' at the...

Fans are convinced Beyoncé greeted Meghan Markle with 'my princess' at the 'Lion King' premiere

Beyoncé and Meghan Markle interacted at the London premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" on Sunday. In a viral video posted by Daily Mail royal correspondent Rebecca English... Read more ...

76ers sign Ben Simmons to max five-year extension, agent says

76ers sign Ben Simmons to max five-year extension, agent says

The deal is worth a reported $170 million, according to Simmons' agent. He was heading into the final year of his rookie contract. Read more ...

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

Four adventurous children, between the ages of 10 and 14, packed the family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip. Read more ...

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in... Read more ...

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore was arrested for punching a woman unconscious and stepping on her neck amid a violent domestic dispute, according to reports. “New York... Read more ...