A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees

Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram passwords weren't properly encrypted and could be viewed by employees, the company said Thursday. The network estimates millions of users were affected. The post A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Bug, Facebook Facebook Lite, Facebook password

Vaccine misinformation flourishes on Facebook and Instagram despite promised crackdown

Misinformation about vaccines continues to thrive on Facebook and Instagram weeks after the companies vowed to reduce its distribution on their platforms.
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Vaccine misinformation still thrives on Facebook and Instagram

Misinformation about vaccines continues to thrive on Facebook and Instagram weeks after the companies vowed to reduce its distribution on their platforms.
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Vaccine misinformation flourishes on Facebook and Instagram weeks after promised crackdown

Misinformation about vaccines continues to thrive on Facebook and Instagram weeks after the companies vowed to reduce its distribution on their platforms.
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Admitted Meme Thief FuckJerry Sued for Allegedly Stealing a Meme

There’s a lot of reasons why you might have heard about FuckJerry. In addition to being a popular Instagram account, it’s also come under fire for playing a big hand in promoting the ill-fated Fyre Festival via owner Elliot Tebele’s social media agency Jerry Media. It’s also notorious for building its success by…Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Memes, Elliot Tebele, Fyre Festival, FuckJerry

7 Hacks To Consider Being A Master On Instagram

Did you know that in a day a person spends 1.72 hours a day on social media platforms? With this information, one would be able to make proper use of your Instagram and engagement through brand awareness, boosting sales using informative channels. Instagram having being adored by the hearts of many could be the breakthrough you have been looking for all those years. With over 700 million monthly users, Instagram is an untapped source of opportunities. Here are some tips that can help one find t...
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Pearl District is a New American culinary gem in Sherman Oaks

At one time, the large space at 14015 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks was home to a casual eatery called Café Cordiale. Then, it was taken over by the folks from the nearby Boneyard Bistro, and turned into a more elegant spot called SOCA. Which after a year and a half was replaced by a Mexican concept called Boneyard Cantina. Which you may have missed if you blinked; it didn’t last very long at all. Now, the space is a branch of the very popular Westlake Village New American called Pearl District....
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Followups and Updates: The Eloquence of Coincidence (OT)

• Yesterday's post made me realize that I am not giving my current food experiment a decent chance. I am cheating too much, so I don't get to find out if the WFPB plan actually makes you feel better. Thanks to John Gillooly for asking the question. I really need to redouble my commitment so that I get good data on it, with my statistically insignificant but personally very significant experimental sample of one. One commenter said he eats nothing but meat and has never felt better. I should poin...
Tags: Photography, Followups, Boeing, Steven Pinker, Off-topic Posts, Michael Johnston, Don, Michael C Johnston, Pete, Keto, Kim Williams, WFPB, Boeing MAX, JOHN GILLOOLY, Blot, University of Sydney Original

Facebook stored millions of passwords as plain text

"Change your Facebook password right now" is the instructive title of a news story at Wired today, sourced to a report at Krebs on Security. Lily Hay Newman: On Thursday, following a report by Krebs on Security, Facebook acknowledged a bug in its password management systems that caused hundreds of millions of user passwords for Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram to be stored as plaintext in an internal platform. This means that thousands of Facebook employees could have searched for and foun...
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Instagram, Privacy, Krebs, Lily Hay Newman, Security Facebook, Facebook Facebook Lite

Facebook Mistakenly Stored Millions of Users' Passwords in Plaintext

Holy moly, Facebook is again at the center of a new privacy controversy after revealing today that its platform mistakenly kept a copy of passwords for "hundreds of millions" users in plaintext. What's more? Not just Facebook, Instagram users are also affected by the latest security incident. So, if you are one of the affected users, your Facebook or Instagram password was readable to some of [Author: [email protected] (Mohit Kumar)]
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Facebook left millions of passwords readable, in plain text, by employees

By Barbara Ortutay and Frank Bajak, The Associated Press Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company said Thursday, an acknowledgment it offered after a security researcher posted about the issue online. By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices. Those call for organizations and websites to save passwords in a scrambled form that makes it almost impossible to recover the original text. “The...
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How To Take Responsibility For Archiving Your Music, Data

Recent news that the down on its luck social network Myspace fried a dozen years of media due to a server error should have artists and professionals alike scrambling to make sure they have a multitude of backups for their precious data. _______________________ Guest post by James Shotwell of  Haulix Artists and professionals alike need to back up their data. They should also have backups of their backs, and maybe even backups of those backups. News broke this week that MySpace,...
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Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski isn’t ashamed of how he met his boyfriend, says “It’s the 2019 way!”

Antoni Porowski from Queer Eye and Trace Lehnhoff from Flipping Out have been dating since last summer.
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Celebrating Purim in Manchester – in pictures

Orthodox Jewish children in fancy dress and adults take to the streets of Broughton in Greater Manchester to celebrate the annual feast of Purim, celebrated by Jewish communities around the world with parades and costume parties. Purim commemorates the defeat of Haman, the adviser to the Persian king, and his plot to massacre the Jewish people, 2,500 years ago, as recorded in the biblical book of Esther. Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Religion, UK News, Culture, Judaism, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Festivals, Broughton, Haman

This song is a hilarious ode to Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Gear Acquisition Syndrome (or G.A.S.) is real, and we know it, right? No matter if you’re trying to fight yours or you have embraced it, Taylor Jackson now has a fun song for all the gear maniacs out there. Try not having it stuck in your head! Apparently, Taylor has embraced his love for cameras, […] The post This song is a hilarious ode to Gear Acquisition Syndrome appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Music, Inspiration, Gas, Humor, Taylor, Taylor Jackson, Gear Acquisition Syndrome

How To Integrate Social Media With eCommerce in 2019

Both eCommerce and social media have enjoyed meteoric rises in the last few years. Facebook and Instagram have over a billion active users each month, while the eCommerce sector is positively booming. But while... The post How To Integrate... [This is a content summary, continue reading on our website!]
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Barcelona vs Manchester United: Clubs embroiled in ticket price battle

Elite clubs battle over ticket prices Barcelona and Manchester United are currently in the middle of an interesting ticket price battle ahead of their Champions League clash. The two European heavyweights are set to go head to head in the quarterfinals of the Champions League very soon. While the game is very hotly anticipated, everyone is now talking about it for less positive reasons. That is because it was announced this week that Barcelona would charge Man United’s away fans £102 per ticket...
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Facebook employees had unfettered access to hundreds of millions of users' unencrypted passwords for years (FB)

Facebook employees had access to hundreds of millions of users' passwords — for years. Users' passwords were being stored in an unencrypted format, and reportedly were accessible by 20,000 workers at the company. Facebook says it hasn't found any evidence of misuse of the data. It's the latest privacy scandal to hit the besieged tech firm. Facebook stored hundreds of millions of users' passwords in a format easily readable by its employees for years, in the latest security scandal to hit the ...
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I got $5,000 worth of gear stolen from me through Fat Llama

As mentioned previously on this site, I use the Fat Llama website to loan out some of my photography gear when not in use, and I’ve been very happy with the extra beer money… well up until last week that is, as my camera kit was stolen! Let’s rewind a bit and go through exactly what happened, […] The post I got $5,000 worth of gear stolen from me through Fat Llama appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Scam, Stolen Camera, Photography Scam, Stolen Gear, Fat Llama, Keith Donegan

March 2019 Notebooking

My mind is always so full of ideas. Too full. Exploding. I am constantly inspired by other homeschoolers online and on Instagram, and I want to do all the good and beautiful things I see. Notebooking is one of those things that I see and want to do myself, but developing new habits is hard! […]
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The Art of the Personal Project: Cade Martin

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this thread, I’ll include a link to each personal project with the artist statement so you can see more of the project. Please note: This thread is not affiliated with any company; I’m just featuring projects that I find.  Please DO NOT send me your work.  I do n...
Tags: Photography, Personal Project, APE, Suzanne Sease, The Martin Agency, Kaplan Thaler Capital One Best, Cade Martin, Heather Elder, Sugar Digital, Clarksdale Mississippi Juke Joint Festival

New Bad Boys for Life Set Photos Show Off A Motorcycle Chase

New Bad Boys for Life set photos show off a motorcycle chase Production on the long-awaited third installment of the Bad Boys series, Bad Boys for Life, is still underway. Instagram user @_stoune_2 (via Comic Book) posted a handful of shots to social media, which shows stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence engaged in a high-speed motorcycle chase. While Lawrence appears to be relegated to the sidecar, he does get a mounted machine gun. You can check out the post below! P...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Michael Bay, Miami, Will Smith, Doug Belgrad, Howard, Mike, Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Mike Lowery, Armando, Alexander Ludwig, ComingSoon

This photographer shot his own wet plate passport photos

I love seeing the wet plate experiments of Austrian photographer Markus Hofstätter. He’s so prolific with them that when he decides to do something interesting it ends up being very interesting. Lately, he’s been trying to apply wet plate techniques to types of photography you wouldn’t normally associate with the medium. He has a couple of very […] The post This photographer shot his own wet plate passport photos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Polaroid, Passport, Wet Plate, Markus Hofstätter, Collodion, Polaroid MiniPortrait

Facebook admits it stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of account passwords in plaintext

Flip the “days since last Facebook security incident” back to zero. Facebook confirmed Thursday in a blog post, prompted by a report by cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs, that it stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. The discovery was made in January, said Facebook’s Pedro Canahuati, as part of a routine security review. None of the passwords were visible to anyone outside Facebook, he said. Facebook admitted the security lapse months later, after Krebs s...
Tags: Security, Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Cryptography, Password, Computing, Brian Krebs, Photo Sharing, Operating Systems, Krebs, Pedro Canahuati

A Step By Step Guide To Your First Flash Photograph

One of the first things you did when you bought your first serious camera was to pop up its internal flash and take an indoor shot. That may well have lead to your first serious disappointment in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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A street in Paris wants to ban Instagrammers so the residents can get some peace

Rue Crémieux is a picturesque street in Paris, with lovely colorful facades and old houses. And just like Notting Hill: it has become swarmed by Instagrammers and the residents have had enough. They want their peace back, so they are asking the city government to ban photo and video shoots on weekends and evenings. According […] The post A street in Paris wants to ban Instagrammers so the residents can get some peace appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, France, Paris, Ban, Tourists, Influencers, Notting Hill, Photography Ban, rue Cremieux

Insta-gram: Teen accused of using platform to advertise weed

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teen who went by “itslilhotgirl” on Instagram is accused of using the social media platform to sell marijuana. Citing a Durham County Sheriff’s Office warrant, The Herald-Sun reports 18-year-old Hannah Lyne Peters posed online with what appeared to be a pound of marijuana and a pink-and-black semi-automatic rifle […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Nation, North Carolina, Durham, N C AP, Herald Sun, Durham County Sheriff s Office, Hannah Lyne Peters

Google’s First AI-Powered Doodle Lets You Harmonize Like Johann Sebastian Bach

Now you can harmonize like Johann Sebastian Bach thanks to Google’s first ever AI-driven Doodle. To celebrate the German composer’s March 21, 1685 birthday, Doodle lets users compose a melody in Bach’s style. The interactive Doodle is the product of collaboration between Google’s Magenta – which helps people make their own music and art through…
Tags: Google, Photography, Music, News, Uncategorized, Doodle, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, Onetime

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