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Instagram ousting fake followers from accounts

Instagram on Monday said it is booting fake followers, likes, and comments generated by applications tailored to make accounts appear more popular than they actually are.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hang onto your magical tridents, the final Aquaman trailer is here

But if you're skeptical about the film, there's not much here to change your mind.

6 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Facebook launches £4.5 million fund to support UK journalists and fight fake news

Facebook has a new plan to fight the spread of fake news on its platform, and it's a particularly ambitious one. The company announced in a blog post that it wants to "do more to support" local ...

13 hours ago from Techspot

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We have to admit when the free market is not working’

Apple CEO Tim Cook used his time on HBO to distance himself from tech giants like Google and Facebook.

17 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Airbnb removes listings in disputed West Banks settlements - CNET

The move is welcomed by Palestine but irks Israel.

2 hours ago from CNET

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Amazon Alexa now lets you listen to paid Pandora Premium accounts - CNET

Previously, Alexa only supported the free version with ads.

16 hours ago from CNET

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Twitter CEO criticised for upsetting Hindu nationals during India visit

Jack Dorsey accused of hate speech after posing with sign opposing country’s caste systemTwitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, has upset Hindu nationalists in India by posing for a picture ...

14 minutes ago from Guardian.co.uk

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Twitter tweaks profiles in iOS app to emphasize names and bios

If you've glanced at your Twitter profile lately and noticed your follower number has shrunk (in terms of text size, at least), you're probably not just seeing things. That's ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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YouTube quietly rolls out 100 movies you can watch for FREE (as long as you don't mind watching ads)

The streaming giant quietly added a batch of about 100, feature-length films to its website that don't require a subscription to enjoy. The catch is that users have to sit through a few advertisements.

15 hours ago from Daily Mail

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A leading cable company discriminated against a black TV network, U.S. appeals court says

Charter defended itself against the racial bias lawsuit by citing the First Amendment. It didn’t work.

11 hours ago from The Washington Post

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