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Cybersecurity startup SpiderSilk raises $2.25M to help prevent data breaches

Dubai-based cybersecurity startup SpiderSilk has raised $2.25 million in a pre-Series A round, led by venture firms Global Ventures and STV. In the past two years, SpiderSilk has discovered some of the biggest data breaches: Blind, the allegedly anonymous social network that exposed private complaints by Silicon Valley employees; a lab leaked highly sensitive Samsung ...

Parler reportedly removed posts by Trump affiliate Lin Wood calling for execution of VP Mike Pence

It seems that even the “free speech” social network Parler has its limits. The social network that has attracted scores of conservative commentators because of its commitment to free speech has taken down several posts from Trump affiliate Lin Wood, according to a report in Mediaite. In one of the posts removed from the social ...

Parler jumps to No. 1 on App Store after Facebook and Twitter bans

Users are surging on small, conservative, social media platforms after President Donald Trump’s ban from the world’s largest social networks, even as those platforms are seeing access throttled by the app marketplaces of tech’s biggest players. The social network, Parler, a network that mimics Twitter, is now the number one app in Apple’s app store ...

Thanks to a bug, Twitter Fleets didn’t actually expire after 24 hours

11.22.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

On Nov. 17, Twitter ripped off the Stories feature that Snapchat popularized and Instagram popularized even further. Twitter's version is called Fleets and unfortunately, it didn't take long for people to find a way to subvert the 24-hour expiration ... ...

What is MeWe? Everything you need to know about the social network competing with Parler.

11.11.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Now that you know everything about Parler, the conservative social network that’s currently the number one free app in the App Store, there’s yet another social network popular with Trump supporters that you may want to know about. It's c... ...

Twitter is testing a new ‘Quotes’ counter

08.09.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter might make it easier for users to view quote retweets.  The social network confirmed to The Verge over the weekend that it's testing a new feature. For some people, quote retweets now appear as "Quotes" under tweets, with their own count... ...

Google launched a Pinterest competitor called Keen

06.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the eternal quest to make sure all its bases are covered, Google is taking on Pinterest. The search engine giant quietly launched Keen on Thursday. Google is billing Keen (available on the web and on Android) as a way to "share your passions" with... ...

Facebook won’t ban political ads, prefers to keep ******** democracy

It’s 2020 — a key election year in the US — and Facebook is doubling down on its policy of letting people pay it to **** around with democracy. Despite trenchant criticism — including from US lawmakers accusing Facebook’s CEO to his face of damaging American democracy — the company is digging in, announcing as ...

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified media

Facebook wants to be the arbiter of truth after all. At least when it comes to intentionally misleading deepfakes and heavily manipulated and/or synthesized media content, such as AI-generated photorealistic human faces that look like real people but aren’t. In a policy update announced late yesterday, the social network’s VP of global policy management, Monika ...

Is Facebook dead to Gen Z?

Olivia Moore Contributor Share on Twitter Olivia Moore is a venture investor at CRV and co-founded Cardinal Ventures alongside her sister, Justine. More posts by this contributor After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting What VidCon means for the future of social media platforms Justine Moore Contributor Share on Twitter Justine ...