Signal wanted to run Instagram ads to show how user data is collected and sold, promptly gets banned by Facebook

Signal, the encrypted messaging app that recently exploded in popularity, attempted to run an Instagram ad campaign to show users how the social media platform targets and sells their personal information using its own ad tools. Not so fast, said Facebook, which then proceeded to shut down Signal’s advertising account. User privacy and social media […]

Dogecoin is now the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap

Dogecoin, the red-hot cryptocurrency that started life as more of a joke than anything else, is now the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap following an impressive run over the last month. The virtual currency, which utilizes the face of a Shiba Inu hunting dog from the “Doge” meme as its logo, […]

WhatsApp New Privacy Terms

Last week, WhatsApp published a blog post explaining that users will eventually have to accept its controversial privacy terms to continue using its service. The platform has now detailed the consequences of not accepting the changes by the May 15 deadline. In an FAQ published on its website, WhatsApp notes that users will risk losing […]

MACHINE LEARNING (ML)

Machine learning is an application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed. It focuses on the development of computer programs that can access data and use it learn for themselves. It is the science of getting computers to learn and act like […]