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Horseshoe Theory, Now on the Blockchain

Republicans whining about how social media moderators are violating their inalienable right to lucrative follower counts have found an ally in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Pinterest, Supreme Court, Social Media, David Cameron, Snapchat, Software, Nick Clegg, Computing, Donald Trump, Twitch, Operating Systems


How to Edit Videos in Android's Google Photos App

Android users can finally access Google Photos’ upgraded video editor and its more than 30 new editing tools. The new features were announced back in February and launched first on iOS, and they’re rolling out for Android users starting today.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Photos, Operating Systems, Web Applications, Snapseed, Microsoft Photos, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Draftinstasize


How to Spot a Clubhouse Download That Is Actually Malware

Thanks to Clubhouse, and every service now making a clone/competitor to Clubhouse, it might feel a little lonely to be a person who isn’t allowed to hang out where all the growth marketers cool kids are hanging out.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Malware, Cybercrime, Software, Security Breaches, Computing, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Computer Programming, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet


Cybercriminals Bought Facebook Ads for a Fake Clubhouse App That Was Riddled With Malware

Cybercriminals have been pushing Facebook users to download a Clubhouse app “for PC,” something that doesn’t exist. The app is actually a trojan designed to inject malware into your computer. The popular new invite-only chat app is only available on iPhone but worldwide interest in the platform has risen and users are…
Tags: Iphone, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Malware, Ransomware, Cybercrime, Software, Security Breaches, Computing, Operating Systems, ESET, Computer Programming, Lukas Stefanko, the Facebook


Facebook Is Officially Beta Testing Hotline, a Clubhouse-Inspired Audio Q&A Feature

Facebook on Wednesday ran its first public beta test of Hotline — a web-based Q&A platform that seems like it was dreamed up as the platform’s answer to the current voice chat app craze. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Social Media, Software, Digital Media, Computing, Freeware, Livestreaming, Clubhouse, Hotline, Mobile Applications, Nick Huber, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Eric Hazzard


Clubhouse Reportedly Thinks It's Worth $4 Billion Now

Clubhouse, which led a round of investment in January at a reported valuation of around $1 billion, now believes it is worth four times that, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Social Media, Linkedin, Bloomberg, Software, Computing, Andreessen Horowitz, Freeware, Bloomberg LP, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Business Finance, Bytedance, Universal Windows Platform Apps


Facebook Sure Seems Desperate To Pass This Latest Data Breach Off As Old News For Some Reason

In the aftermath of bombshell reports of a massive data breach that may have compromised the personal information of as many as 533 million users, Facebook has committed absolutely to trying to spin the leak as old news, no big deal, definitely nothing to see here, no need to even think about this too much at all,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Data Breach, Software, Computing, Data Protection, Operating Systems, General Data Protection Regulation, Mike Clark, Internet Privacy, Andy Stone, Liz Bourgeois, Universal Windows Platform Apps


Hacker Publishes Phone Numbers and Other Data of 533 Million Facebook Users for Free

If you have a Facebook account, you should probably be keeping your guard up in the near future. A new report states that a hacker has posted the private information, including phone numbers, birthdays, and locations, of more than 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries online for free. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Social Media, Software, Computing, Telegram, Operating Systems, Data Breaches, Internet Privacy, Cambridge Analytica, Liz Bourgeois, Hudson Rock, Alon Gal, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet


How to Download Your Samsung Cloud Data Before It Disappears

The Samsung Cloud storage service is on its way out. The shutdown is happening in phases depending on where you live—but one of the first deadlines has already passed for the U.S., Australia, UK, and most of Europe, aka “Group 1". Group 1 users had until Wednesday, March 31 to directly sync their Samsung Cloud data…Read more...
Tags: Google, Europe, Technology, Microsoft, Cloud Storage, Samsung, Best Buy, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Icloud, Samsung Electronics, Microsoft OneDrive, Samsung Cloud, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Videotelephony


Amazon Intended Its Army of Paid Twitter Sycophants to Be 'Authentic,' Have a 'Great Sense of Humor'

Internal Amazon documents show that the company’s widely-derided Twitter “ambassadors” program was intended to be a different sort of laugh riot, according to the Intercept.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Science, Elizabeth Warren, Software, Jeff Bezos, Operating Systems, Bernie Sanders, Breitbart, Aric Toler, Mark Pocan, Internal Amazon, Seth King, Universal Windows Platform Apps, 3d Publishing, Industry Economics


Amazon Says Those Twitter Accounts Are Fake, Which We Can All Agree On

As Amazon employees in Bessemer, Alabama near a ballot count for their union election, Amazon is engaged in another sweep of last-ditch efforts to salvage the company’s reputation as a GREAT workplace and it made another thwarted attempt to micro-monitor the ballot count. All around, it’s a bad look for Amazon, but…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Science, Software, Computing, Jeff Bezos, Operating Systems, Leslie, Robby, HANNAH, Matt Novak, Darla, Bessemer Alabama, Universal Windows Platform Apps, 3d Publishing, Frants


There's Something Fishy About Amazon's Anti-Union Twitter Army

Have you noticed a strange army of Amazon employees on Twitter recently, claiming that Amazon doesn’t engage in union-busting and disputing stories that workers sometimes have to piss in bottles? Many Twitter users are wondering whether the people are even real. And while there’s some evidence these people could be…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Science, Labor, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Bernie Sanders, HANNAH, Darla, Universal Windows Platform Apps, 3d Publishing, Amazon s Anti Union Twitter Army


Donald Trump and Mike Lindell Should Cage Fight Over Whose New Social Media Site Is Actually Real

We’re jumping the gun on Hellfeed’s normally bi-weekly schedule—because dear lord, the last five days were something else. This week’s social media hellscape kicked off with news Donald Trump is investigating opening his own, presumably even more racist social media platform (uh-huh) before drunkenly veering…Read more...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Monopoly, Tesla, Joe Biden, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Hyperloop, Sundar Pichai, Black, Bernie Sanders, Ja Rule, Frank


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Midway through a congressional hearing Thursday in which U.S. lawmakers spent hours interrogating the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, and Google for their role in America’s disinformation crisis, Jack Dorsey seemed fed up.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Articles, America, Software, Jack Dorsey, Nerd Culture, Sundar Pichai, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Misinformation, Twitter Facebook, Public Citizen


Big Tech CEOs Waffle on Banning the 12 Major Anti-Vaxxers at Congressional Hearing

After a report from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) and Anti-Vax Watch found that a huge percentage of misinformation and conspiracy theories about vaccines can be traced back to just a dozen people, the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter told Congress they weren’t sure they would ban them.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Congress, Articles, Software, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Misinformation, Deception, Joseph Mercola, Facebook Google, Robert F Kennedy Jr


Democrats Plan to Come for Big Tech With Swarm of Small Antitrust Bills

The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee panel on antitrust says that legislators are preparing a slate of many smaller pieces of legislation rather than one huge bill in a strategy to defeat the tech industry’s formidable lobbying machine.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Software, Computing, App Store, Apple Inc, House Judiciary Committee, David Cicilline, Big Tech, Section 230, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet


Senate Considering Hauling in Facebook, Twitter CEOs so They Can All Ramble for Hours About Whatever BS Gripe They Have This Time

If you thought last year’s clusterf*ck of a Senate hearing on social media was a good use of everyone’s time, congrats! The Senate is considering calling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and the rest of the gang back together for another hearing, this time before the Judiciary Committee.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Hbo, Isis, Science, Senate, Social Media, Joe Biden, Paypal, Software, Glenn Greenwald, Computing


Amazon's Motion-Tracking Smart Display Is Kinda Creepy, but Damn Is It Useful

Amazon’s new Echo Show 10 will track you as you move across its line of sight, which feels strange at first. That’s just one of the device’s many unique features, and its other abilities make it a handy sous-chef while you’re preparing meals. But its limited app support is a disappointing shortcoming of an otherwise…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Ipad, Echo, Spotify, Science, Siri, Software, Netflix, Pandora, Computing, Operating Systems, Alexa, Mobile App, Virtual Assistant, Fire OS


Social Media Execs Fuel Extremist Violence Globally, Report Finds

Under the pretext of “newsworthiness,” U.S. tech leaders have, for years, aided political leaders in spreading extremist views underpinned by racial animus and all other forms of prejudice, in turn giving rise to an explosion of violence and persecution targeting vulnerable communities worldwide.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Narendra Modi, Articles, Social Media, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Sheryl Sandberg, Rodrigo Duterte, QAnon, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda


Teen Who Hacked Twitter to Within an Inch of its Life Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Graham Ivan Clark — the teenager who masterminded a sprawling Twitter attack last summer that involved hacking the accounts of dozens of high profile users to promote a bitcoin scam — plead guilty in a Florida court on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Cryptography, Software, Kanye West, Bitcoin, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrencies, Michael Bloomberg, Dorsey, Digital Currencies




How Do I Restore Access to a Hacked Facebook Account?

No need to say “quit Facebook” in the comments on this one. For those sticking around on the social service—and there are many of you, it seems, considering the company’s total number of active users ain’t exactly trending down—there’s a lot you can and should do to secure your account. However, if someone breaks…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Social Media, Software, Password, Computing, Oculus, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, S Tech, Password Notification Email, Privacy Concerns Of Facebook


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


Record and Share Your Best Mobile Gaming Clips With GameOn

Despite the rising popularity of mobile gaming, it’s a lot harder to record or stream your smartphone games than your console games. To help bridge that gap, Amazon launched GameOn, a YouTube-like social media platform and video app for mobile gaming. Users can watch and follow content creators in the app, or use it…
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Software, Computing, Clips, Lifehacks, Twitch, Mobile App, Video Editing Software, Gameon, Mario Kart Tour, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Gameon A Youtube Like Social Media Platform


How to Use Twitter 'Spaces' to Make Your Own Clubhouse

Twitter has been innovating through borrowing features from its competition lately. First it was “Fleets,” its own version of Snapchat stories, and now Twitter is taking on burgeoning social media app Clubhouse with its new “Spaces” feature.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Twitter, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Text Messaging, South of Market San Francisco, Google Spaces, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Collaborative Software


Parler Drops One Lawsuit Against Amazon, and Files Another

Alleged domestic terrorist haven/free speech network Parler has bowed out of its antitrust lawsuit against Amazon. For a blessed moment it seemed we might get a break from conservative bitching and moaning about unfairness. No such luck.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Science, Buzzfeed, Linkedin, Software, Computing, Amazon Web Services, Real Time Web, Elaine Chao, Tea Party Patriots, Mobile Applications, Mark Meckler, Rebekah Mercer, Stacey Abrams, Parler


Twitter Launches Five-Strike System to Ban Users Who Spread Covid-19 Lies

Twitter will ban users who spread misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic and covid-19 vaccines under a new five-strike system, according to a new blog post from the social media company. Twitter bans all medical information that’s “demonstrably false or misleading and may lead to significant risk of harm.”Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Articles, Software, Operating Systems, Text Messaging, Misinformation, David Duke, Fake News, QAnon, Pseudohistory, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Covid 19 Pandemic, Covid 19 Misinformation


Instagram Rolls Out New Way to Say Something Stupid in Public

Instagram is expanding its livestreaming offerings with a new feature dubbed Live Rooms, which is just like Instagram Live but with up to three more people haphazardly broadcasting their thoughts into the world simultaneously. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Streaming, Livestreaming, Twitch, Operating Systems, Instagram Live, Video Software, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Internet Broadcasting


Bots Reportedly Helped Fuel GameStonks Hype on Facebook, Twitter, and Other Platforms

The s0-called GameStonks saga had some help from automated bots hyping up “meme” stocks on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, according to an analysis by the cybersecurity firm PiiQ Media reviewed by Reuters.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nokia, Social Media, Software, Computing, Reddit, Share Trading, Gamestop, Steve Huffman, World Wide Web, Reuters, Short Selling, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Business Finance, AMC Entertainment


‘Deep Nostalgia’ Can Turn Old Photos of Your Relatives Into Moving Videos

It’s hard to feel connected to someone who’s gone through a static photo. So a company called MyHeritage who provides automatic AI-powered photo enhancements is now offering a new service that can animate people in old photos creating a short video that looks like it was recorded while they posed and prepped for the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Software, Nostalgia, Microsoft Windows, Shutter, MyHeritage, Microsoft Photos, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Windows Camera, Graphics Software, Image Viewers