Facebook bug disabled block feature for over 800,000 users

A glitch in Facebook’s software allowed hundreds of thousands of individuals who had been blocked to message and view the profiles of those who blocked them, the company said. The bug, which Facebook said popped up on May 29 and was fixed on June 5, affected 800,000 users. The social network has 2.2 billion monthly active users. When a user […]

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Mum shocked after her daughter’s character is ‘gang-raped’ in Roblox

A mother in North Carolina was shocked after she discovered that her seven-year-old daughter’s character had been sexually assaulted while playing Roblox . Amber Peterson’s daughter was playing the popular game when she pointed out the graphic image to her mother. On Facebook , Ms Peterson wrote: “Immediately, I see male private parts… exposed… and I just throw my book […]

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MoviePass Parent Files to Raise $1.2 Billion to Stay Afloat

Helios and Matheson Analytics, the struggling parent company of MoviePass, filed a registration statement with the SEC to raise up to $1.2 billion in equity and debt securities over the next three years. The funding is intended to support the cash-burning operations of MoviePass, as well as the MoviePass Ventures movie investment subsidiary, MoviePass Films and Moviefone, which Helios and […]

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Why Hubert Cecil Booth is being honoured by Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 147th birthday of Hubert Cecil Booth – the inventor of the vacuum cleaner. Until 1901, floor-cleaning technology involved blowing air and pushing away dust and debris. But Booth, who was an engineer based in London, had a different idea – cleaning by suction. And after years of experiments, Booth created the […]

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Most asteroids are just pieces of dead planets

It’s tempting to imagine that the asteroids that litter our solar system have been there from the start, circling the sun for ages while the planets formed, but new research suggests that things simply didn’t play out that way. They weren’t just transient collections of dust and debris that happened to form larger rocks. No, the asteroids we see today […]

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Google Allowed Third Parties To Read Your Gmail Messages, In Yet Another Breach Of User Privacy

Gmail users beware: you may have unwittingly given access to third parties to read your emails. Google at one point reassured their users to “remain confident that Google will keep privacy and security paramount,” according to the Wall Street Journal. Did you believe them? If so, you might be too naive and trusting. In fact, hundreds of outside developers, or […]

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Players Discover Exploit in Newest ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Map

“PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” finally welcomed its new Sanhok map with an official debut  on June 22 for PC users. It’s only been available for a week or so, and players have already found a part of the map that allows for a game-breaking exploit, Kotaku reports. As it turns out, there’s a certain area in the southwest portion of Sanhok that […]

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