International Technology

Twitter to ban all political ads from November

Twitter said on October 30 that it would stop all political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive Jack Dorsey said in a tweet that the company took the action to head off potential problems from “machine learning-based optimization of messaging and micro-targeting, unchecked […]

International Technology

Hacking of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account highlights dangers of ‘SIM swap’ fraud

Even with considerable security precautions in place, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey became the victim of an embarrassing compromise when attackers took control of his account on the platform by hijacking his phone number. Mr. Dorsey became the latest target of so-called “SIM swap” fraud which enables a fraudster to trick a mobile carrier into […]

International Technology

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues ‘Tag Suggestions’

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to discontinue a related feature called ‘Tag Suggestions’. Face recognition, which was available to some Facebook users since December 2017, notifies an account holder if their profile photo is used by […]

Cricket Technology

‘Australia: Great Sporting Land’ by Google Arts & Culture offers a collection of memories and stories

Google Arts & Culture (GAC) has launched ‘Australia: Great Sporting Land’, an immersive online exhibit that invites fans to explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped Australia’s sporting culture and the stories behind some of the most popular games. The digital exhibit, which is the result of three years of research, offers content […]