Privacy abusing app “Like Patrol” banned from the Apple app store.

Like Patrol

A very controversial Instagram app called Like Patrol has been banned from Apple’s App store. The app let users monitor what posts someone else liked or commented on allowing them to snoop…

Facebook secretly turns on your iPhone camera

It’s another day, and another massive privacy violation by Facebook. Apparently, while using the Facebook for iPhone the app can actively use your camera without your knowledge while scrolling through your feed. User Joshua Maddox first released his findings via…

YouTube reinstates banned Markiplier fans

YouTube isn’t known for their unbias moderation policies, but in addition to that their algorithm is frequently making mistakes that hurt their creators and viewers. This time, YouTube’s algorithm screwed up in a big way by banning thousands of fans…

5 Best Outdoor Adventure Channels on YouTube

Ever since the TV show Survivorman first aired there has been a demand for bushcraft/survivalist/outdoors content on television and with most types of programming, you can now find similar content on YouTube. Some of the YouTuber’s creating outdoor attempt to…

Twitter is adding a Topics feature

Twitter Topics

Twitter recently announced their new “Topics” feature that they will be rolling out worldwide on November 13th. This will allow you to follow specific topics along with individual accounts. To start, they’ll have 300+ topics to choose from such as…

Mozilla is Making Firefox Notifications Less Intrusive

Beginning with version 72 of Firefox, Mozilla will be modifying how the browser handles notification requests. In the new version desktop notifications will now appear as an icon in the URL bar that users have to click to see the…

Major security flaw found in Mac / Linux “sudo” command

A new security flaw was recently discovered and patched for the well known “sudo” terminal program available on Mac, Linux & other Unix based systems. “Sudo” allows a regular (not administrator) account to run commands as the root / administrator…

Oculus Link Will Work With SteamVR According to Facebook

Facebook recently revealed at Oculus Connect 6 that most games designed for StreamVR will be playable using Oculus Link on the Oculus Quest when it’s released in November. Games like Beat Saber, Elder Scrolls Skyrim, & Fallout 4 will be…

Facebook Is Making Its Own VR World

After purchasing Oculus, Facebook has been trying to increase the popularity of the platform. In its latest attempt to entice you into the world of VR, they’re creating an immersive environment called Horizon. The app will be similar to VRChat…

Tech Companies Snitching To The FTC About Facebook’s Corrupt Practices

Facebook isn’t known for being a very magnanimous company due to their massive privacy violations. Now they are feeling the heat from their anti-competitive & monopolistic practices. Recently, the Wall Street Journal revealed information from their sources indicating that Facebook’s…

Twitter is rolling out a new “hide replies” feature

Twitter recently announced a new feature allowing users to hide replies. They’ve been testing it in Canada but have decided to start rolling it out in both the US and Japanese markets. February was the first announcement of the new…

Facebook Dealing With More Privacy Concerns Over Their Portal TV Device

Last year Facebook introduced Portal; a video chat device that works with Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & Alexa. During the product launch people were loudly voicing their concerns over privacy due to Facebook’s poor history. Now, Facebook wants to go a…

Major Security Flaw Found in LastPass

LastPass, the most well known password manager recently released a big fix that prevents malicious websites from stealing passwords previously entered using their browser extension. Google Project Zero’s Tavis Ormandy found the flaw and revealed it to the company behind…

Facebook Worried About New iOS Privacy Feature

In the coming weeks Apple plans to release an iOS update for iPhone that will alert users to apps collecting location data in the background. However, likely because of Facebooks negative privacy reputation they decided to head off potential revelations…

How to create a new Twitter account after you’re suspended

Twitter along with other social media outlets have become oppressively strict over the past several years. They don’t follow their own TOS and make decisions based on the whims of the particular support person who sees the report against you.…

Facebook under Investigation for Antitrust Violations

Several states are looking into Facebook for possible antitrust law violations, according to the New York attorney general. Letitia James, the New York attorney general is leading the investigation. The other states involved include Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Ohio, Iowa, North…