UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has actually released a brand-new joint report and stat-fest on Internet mindsets and use with the nationwide information defense guard dog, the ICO a quantitative research study to be released each year which they’re calling the Online Nation report . The brand-new structure mean the instructions of travel for online policy […]

Security News This Week: Snapchat Employees Reportedly Spied on Private Snaps

The Memorial Day weekend starts on an alarming note for constitutional defenses. On Thursday, the United States federal government prosecuted WikiLeaks creator Julian Assange for breaching the Espionage Act. This is the very first time in contemporary history that the United States has actually charged the publisher of delicate products instead of the individual who […]

More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

Brud , the business behind the virtual star Lil Miquela , is now worth a minimum of $125 million thanks to a brand-new round of funding the business is presently closing. Brand-new venture-backed business like the superstealthy Shadows, SuperPlastic and Toonstar are all establishing virtual characters that will introduce through social media channels like Snap […]

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels to interrogate the human impacts of technologies that derive their power and persuasiveness from our data. The eponymous social network has been at the center of a privacy storm this year. And […]

Snapchat lets you take a photo of an object to buy it on Amazon

See, snap, sale. In an unusual collaboration for Amazon, the commerce giant will assist Snapchat obstacle Instagram and Pinterest for social shopping supremacy. Today Snapchat revealed it’s gradually presenting a brand-new visual item search function, validating TechCrunch’s July scoop about this job, codenamed “Eagle.” Users can utilize Snapchat’s video camera to scan a physical things […]