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What If Clubhouse, But With State Censorship, TikTok Owner ByteDance Ponders

China’s ByteDance, is planning on launching its own version of audio chat app Clubhouse for the Chinese market, Reuters reported on Thursday.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, China, Software, Computing, Freeware, Internet Culture, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Tencent Holdings, Reuters, South China Morning Post, Mobile Applications, Bytedance, Tiktok


What Parents Need to Know About Discord

If you—or your teenager—are into gaming, you’ve likely at least heard of Discord, even if you haven’t used it yourself. It’s one more way for teenagers to connect with their friends and chat about gaming or other topics via private or public servers, individual messages, or group chats. But, as with any social network…Read more...
Tags: Instant Messaging, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Freeware, Internet Privacy, Internet Relay Chat, Instant Messaging Clients, Discord, Alt Tech, Proprietary Software, Social Networking Services, Technology Internet, Draftshiey Discord


What I Hear on Clubhouse: For Black People, Will Silicon Valley’s Hot New Thing Be More Terrordome Than Mecca?

What happens when everyone is an “expert?” How to navigate a world where everyone’s “insights,” no matter how dubious, are cloaked in corporate-speak, strenuously hyped by like-minded cohorts, then injected straight into your brain via a mechanism intentionally designed to push your emotional buttons? And how much do…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Social Media, Software, Social Issues, Computing, Freeware, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Playstation Home, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Social Networking Services, Black People Will Silicon Valley


Clubhouse Promises to Get Its Security Under Control (Again)

Clubhouse—the invitation-only audio app best known for courting everyone from Elon Musk to Mark Zuckerberg—has promised to implement new safeguards after suffering its second high-profile security snafu this month. Read more...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Science, Privacy, Articles, Social Media, Software, Computing, Freeware, Internet Culture, Clubhouse, Internet Privacy, Mobile Applications, Information Security, Social Networking Services, Technology Internet


TikTok Slammed in Europe Over 'Hidden Advertising' to Kids

The European consumer advocacy group BEUC filed a complaint against TikTok on Tuesday, including allegations the Chinese-based social media platform isn’t been transparent about why it needs to collect some data on users. The complaint also claims TikTok is deploying “hidden advertising” aimed at children, according…Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, Software, Internet Culture, Mobile Applications, Video Software, Music Software, Bytedance, BEUC, Tiktok, Companies Of China, Application Software, Social Networking Services, Tiktok V Trump, TikTok Slammed in Europe Over Hidden Advertising




Twitter Reportedly Looking to Turn TweetDeck Into TweetDeck+

Under increased pressure from investors to break out of its sluggish growth, Twitter is reportedly getting serious about offering a subscription product in order to create a new revenue stream. Advertising will remain the social network’s bread and butter for the foreseeable future, but according to Bloomberg, we…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Social Media, Bloomberg, Software, Bloomberg LP, Operating Systems, World Wide Web, Real Time Web, Text Messaging, Tweetdeck, Paywall, Business Finance, South of Market San Francisco, Social Networking Services


WhatsApp Is Now Using Its Version of Stories to Convince Users It’s Committed to Their Privacy

As many of you probably already know, WhatsApp’s announcement on the changes to its privacy policy confused and angered a lot of people, who were given the impression that the messaging app would begin sharing their personal data with its parent company, Facebook. Since then, WhatsApp has been running up and down…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Labor, Social Media, Whatsapp, Software, Computing, Signal, Operating Systems, Messaging Apps, Human Interest, Facebook Since, Communication Software, Instant Messaging Clients, Cross Platform Software, Technology_internet