Google Tracks Your Credit Card Purchases

Mastercard sells your credit card purchase information to Google. Google and Mastercard struck a secret deal worth around $10m; where Google gets access to the shopping data of Mastercard customers,... Read more »

Twitter Could Soon Say Who To Unfollow

There have been sightings of Twitter recommending user accounts to UNFOLLOW. Twitter is now suggesting accounts to UNFOLLOW! h/t @medavep who got told to unfollow me! pic.twitter.com/PNaY7aQ9i0— Matt Navarra... Read more »

US Gov Forcing Facebook to Allow It To Wiretap Messenger Conversations

Numerous reports over the last few days show that the US Department of Justice (DoJ) is aiming to pressure a judge into forcing Facebook to decrypt the messages of... Read more »

Instagram Account Takeover Hack

Reports of a new curious hack that takes over Instagram accounts are repeatedly circling. There are numerous reports of hacks on Reddit, and a Google Trends search shows a spike... Read more »

Friend or Foe

Friends can be worse than enemies.  Do you have a friend who is always on their phone, tweeting this, insta that, whatsapp groups with mutual friends, facebooking selfies, IM’ing... Read more »

Spy Hacked UK Woman’s Tinder Acct To Get Fighter Jet Secrets

A spy posed as the woman to sweet talk an RAF servicemen into revealing highly sensitive details about the F-35 Lightning II fighters. The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed the account had... Read more »

France Bans Mobile Phones In Schools

The French government has passed a law banning the use of mobiles by children under the age of 15 in schools. The ban includes all personal mobile devices (phones, tablets,... Read more »

“Child-Lifting” Rumours On WhatsApp Lead To Mob Murders In India

The last few months has seen a trend of mob rule, lynchings, assaults and murders in the rural areas of India fuelled by false accusations, rumours and “fake news”... Read more »

Tax For Using Social Media in Uganda

The govt of Uganda has imposed a tax on the public to use social media sites, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn: The tax was proposed by long-time leader Yoweri... Read more »

Facebook Unblocked Your Blocked Contacts !

On Monday, Facebook revealed that a bug had affected the privacy settings of 800,000 users. The bug allowed users who’d been blocked on Facebook and Messenger to become unblocked... Read more »