Despite all the ruckus that has been raised over Facebook’s privacy issues to day, Facebook stuck to one of its most ominous features. That has finally changed now as Facebook defaults the privacy of user posts from ‘Public’ to ‘Friends.’
Twitter has made several attempts in the past to be at the center of the digital music scene. Having failed at those attempts, reports now have it that the company is considering the option of buying Soundcloud.
Foursquare has released its new check-in app ‘Swarm’, as declared. The brand new app has been launched on iOS App Store and Google Play to let you check into places and let you know what your friends are doing.
Compared to notable brands and for-profit organizations, non-profits often have a lack-luster online presence. Crowd CMS, a new KickStarter project, aims to change that by creating an open-source and free web platform for the non-profits.
Different people have different life styles. And the way of living this life depends on many things – education, job, salary etc. However, here’s an interesting infographic highlighting the life style of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and an average 30-year-old man.
It would seem that after Facebook’s attempt to acquire Snapchat for a hefty $3 billion didn’t go through, the company has decided to create a Snapchat competitor. Called ‘Slingshot’ the video message app from Facebook may debut soon.
If you have millions of followers on the social media and have just won the top political spot in one of the largest countries on Earth, what do you do? You set up a ‘victory wall’ online so that you can preserve all those congratulatory messages.
We recently reported how an attacker leveraged the servers of anti-DDoS services to launch a massive DDoS attack. This signifies a shift in the DDoS landscape, with the attacks getting more sophisticated. Here’s a bird’s eye view of this particular mode of cyber attack.
A number of Question & Answer services and sites have popped up in recent years. Pinterest apparently seems ready to hit the bandwagon with a new feature of its own which will allow users to ask questions and share answers.
Over the past few years, we have seen DDoS attacks grow from benign tools of angry hackers to sophisticated methods of harming target servers. Now, an attacker was somehow able to exploit anti-DDoS services and use them to launch a DDoS attack with 1.5 billion requests per minute.
One must not tinker with things that one doesn’t adequately understand. This is manifest in the case of a Columbia University Medical Center physician who tinkered with a server, leading to data leaks and an expensive $4.8 million settlement.
Today is Mother’s Day. While most of the people are busy today sharing their love to their mothers, social media giant Facebook also couldn’t resist itself from doing so. Facebook has released a “Happy Mother’s Day” video, captioning it: “Remember the friend who’s been with you from the start.”
Facebook is fast becoming a popular platform for hackers who use blatant scams to lure the users and install malware on their machines. A recent barrage of videos about ghosts or other supernatural phenomenon makes use of this technique to possibly compromise user accounts.
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