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Alcohol monitor drinkaware app slammed for wiping users’ drinks tally

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One of Britain’s leading alcohol charities has been criticised over the relaunch of its popular lifestyle app that wiped the drinking history of its users along with red-flag warnings of harmful consumption. Funded by...

Snapchat outage leaves users unable to send or receive messages

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Snapchat, the messaging app that has been engaged in a battle with its rival TikTok, went down for tens of thousands of users on Wednesday. Difficulties with accessing the Snapchat app, as well as sending or receivin...

‘I might delete it’: Facebook’s problem with younger users

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Oliver Coughlan embodies Facebook’s problems with teen and young adult audiences – a growing number of them do not like it. The 23-year-old says he stopped using Facebook regularly three years ago and he is considerin...

‘It was scary at first’: social media users on the Facebook outage

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Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram experienced an outage that left users around the world unable to access the social media platforms for nearly six hours on Monday and Tuesday. The outage was one of the worst Facebook ...

Scotland proposes warnings for some class A drug users

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Individuals caught in possession of class A drugs in Scotland could be issued with a police warning rather than facing prosecution, in a significant policy shift announced by the country’s new lord advocate as a direc...

Facebook oversight board to review system that exempts elite users

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Facebook’s semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company’s “XCheck” system, an internal program that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules. The decision follows an investigat...

Facebook: some high-profile users ‘allowed to break platform’s rules’

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Facebook gives high-profile users special treatment, which includes immunity from its rules for some, and allowed Brazilian footballer Neymar to post nude pictures of a woman who had accused him of rape, according to ...

Twitter trials ‘soft block’ feature to let users remove followers

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Twitter is trialling a feature that allows users to shrug off unwanted followers without officially blocking them. It provides a less stark alternative to hitting the “block” button – a move that is often publicised a...

Twitter trials anti-troll tool that automatically blocks abusive users

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Twitter is trialling an anti-troll feature that will automatically block accounts sending abuse to users. Once Twitter’s new “safety mode” is activated by a user, it will temporarily block accounts for seven days if t...

Apple agrees to let iPhone apps email users about payment options

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Apple has conceded ground in the battle over app payments, agreeing to allow app developers to email users about alternative ways to pay other than the in-app payment system where the tech giant takes a cut of every p...

Twitter to allow Australian users to flag potential misinformation during month-long trial

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Australian Twitter users will be allowed to report potentially misleading content as part of a new experiment in monitoring misinformation on the platform. Twitter users from Wednesday will be able to flag tweets that...

Twitter users banned after racist abuse of England players still posting online

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Twitter users banned after the torrent of racist abuse directed at England’s footballers are still posting on the platform, the Guardian has learned. Fifty-six persistently abusive Twitter users had their accounts per...

Downing Street Covid briefings excluded deaf BSL users, judge finds

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Downing Street’s failure to provide British Sign Language interpreters during live Covid briefings was discriminatory and breached equality legislation, a high court judge has ruled. Kate Rowley, from Leeds, who is pr...

Letting users bypass App Store would be security risk, says Apple

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Allowing users to bypass the App Store would lead to a wave of damaging malware on iPhones and iPads, Apple has warned, as the company faces the prospect of sweeping regulatory action on both sides of the Atlantic. Op...

A User’s Guide to Melancholy by Mary Ann Lund review – senses of humour

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Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy is, as a brief preamble to this book puts it, “perhaps the largest, strangest and most unwieldy self-help book ever written”. I am not sure there is any “perhaps” about it. I ...

US regulators warn Peloton users to stop using treadmill after child death

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Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly 40 others were injured. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said ...

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