• EU Fines Instagram by €405M for Mishandling Teenage Users’ Data Enormous fines the European Union imposes on hi-tech giants for violating its directives are already a norm. Yet the sum of the recent fine Instagram is facing in the EU is quite astonishing: € 405 million. Instagram, of course, disagrees with this and says the sum is inadequate. Yet the... EU Fines Instagram by €405M for Mishandling Teenage Users’ Data
      • Greg Burn
      • Sep 14, 2022
    • Instagram Reels Will Be Easier to Search by Topics Reels, the short video feature that Instagram has introduced in response to TikTok’s success, is now its main growth driver. No wonder Instagram pays much attention to make Reels even more attractive for both creators and viewers. The recent innovation now enables Reels creators to ad topics as they upload... Instagram Reels Will Be Easier to Search by Topics
      • Greg Burn
      • Sep 12, 2022
    • Not Another Lawsuit: The “It’s Complicated” Dance on Fortnite Is No Issue There won’t be another scandalous lawsuit involving Epic Games this time. Though a well-known choreographer Kyle Hanagami wanted to sue Epic for the choreography the developers allegedly stole from him, his lawsuit has been dismissed. Well, Fortniters, you can still do the “It’s Complicated” move as you win. The moves in... Not Another Lawsuit: The “It’s Complicated” Dance on Fortnite Is No Issue
      • Greg Burn
      • Aug 31, 2022
    • Google Search and Maps Now Will Show Abortion Providers Labels As Roe vs. Vade gets overturned, it inevitable affects tech giants, especially the way they deal with private data and recommendations. In the wake of the decision taken by the Supreme Court, Google has to provide better access to abortion resources. Now, both Google Search and Google Maps will clearer... Google Search and Maps Now Will Show Abortion Providers Labels
      • Greg Burn
      • Aug 29, 2022
    • Messenger and Instagram May Get an Improved Encryption We all know how WhatsApp incessantly implements new security-related features. But Meta also takes serious steps to improve security in its other services use for messaging. Now, it’s Instagram and Messenger that get a serious update: now your chats and calls on these services will get a new improved encryption. Despite... Messenger and Instagram May Get an Improved Encryption
      • Greg Burn
      • Aug 21, 2022
    • Expect the Official GTA 6 Announcement This Year We already know that Rockstar does not want to end the GTA series on the highest note it has ever achieved, and there will be life after GTA 5/Online. The plans to release the sixth numbered installment are already confirmed by the developer. But we are still waiting for a... Expect the Official GTA 6 Announcement This Year
      • Samanta Blumberg
      • Aug 20, 2022
    • App Store Today Tab and App Pages Start Showing Ads Apple users have already gotten used to ads showing in the Search tab of the App Store. Now, Apple plans to introduce ads on two more tabs, showing sponsored apps and services there. Get ready to see more ads on both the Today tab and individual app pages. Or to,... App Store Today Tab and App Pages Start Showing Ads
      • Samanta Blumberg
      • Aug 04, 2022
    • Over 4M Xbox Cloud Gaming Users Streaming Fortnite Fortnite is predestined to be a hit on any platform, but its success on Xbox Cloud Gaming is overwhelming. Xbox Cloud Gaming makes it possible to play Fortnite on iPhone and iPad, even despite games by Epic being removed from App Store. And this seems the main reason for the... Over 4M Xbox Cloud Gaming Users Streaming Fortnite
      • Greg Burn
      • Aug 04, 2022
    • Snapchat Starts Introducing NFT Artworks in its AR Experiences Just as NFT enthusiasts look a bit exhausted after the initial boom, larger corporations enter the stage. Though the value of NFT art may be overrated, the technology may be applied elsewhere – like on social media. Snapchat catches the train and articulates its plans to integrate NFT into its... Snapchat Starts Introducing NFT Artworks in its AR Experiences
      • Greg Burn
      • Jul 21, 2022
    • Apple Music Sessions: The Reason to Finally Try Spatial Audio Apple’s investment into music reaches a new level: now, it doesn’t just sell you music experiences via iTunes or Apple Music subscriptions but creates new ones. Apple Music Sessions is the concept that fills its concept of Spatial Audio with new meanings. And if you want to hear what your... Apple Music Sessions: The Reason to Finally Try Spatial Audio
      • Samanta Blumberg
      • Jul 19, 2022
    • WhatsApp Tests Meta-Styled Avatars for Video Calls and More Video calls on WhatsApp are a great feature. But what if you don’t want to expose your real appearance at the moment? Meta gets it covered. Now the company is testing the ability to replace your real face with a Metaverse-styled avatar. But there is more to this feature than... WhatsApp Tests Meta-Styled Avatars for Video Calls and More
      • Greg Burn
      • Jul 06, 2022
    • Apple Maps to Introduce E-Bike-Optimized Routes Though Apple Maps is so far behind some other navigation services, now it introduces more features that make it a more serious competitor. This time, Apple Maps is reportedly testing a new feature: route building optimized for electric bikes. As they become more popular as a means of transportation, Apple... Apple Maps to Introduce E-Bike-Optimized Routes
      • Samanta Blumberg
      • Jul 04, 2022