Meta moderation panel receives appeals

Meta and Social media

Meta moderation panel receives a appeals The owner of Facebook a Meta moderation panel receives a million appeals against removed posts. Instagram set up the oversight board as an independent body to give users the chance to challenge the company’s often contentious decisions about social media posts. For those updating statuses or posting pictures still on Facebook, you would know posts that include violence, hate speech, or bullying will be taken down But what if Meta gets it wrong? and the content you post isn’t harmful in any way? Meta’s…

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Safaricom and Visa launch M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual Card

Safaricom and Visa launch M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual Card Safaricom has entered an agreement with Visa to form M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa Virtual card which will see the mobile phone-based money transfer service transact in 200 countries. This will allow customers to transact up to Sh150,000 ($1,28370) per payment and Sh300,000 ($2,567.3) per day. The deal is expected to shore Safaricom’s earnings from the mobile money services at a time M-Pesa revenues have been growing steadily. “By partnering with Visa to provide the M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa virtual card, we are…

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Researchers Devise iPhone Malware that Runs even when Device is turned off

Researchers Devise iPhone Malware that Runs even when Device is turned off Research is largely theoretical but exposes an overlooked security issue When you turn off an iPhone, it doesn’t fully power down. Chips inside the device continue to run in a low-power mode that makes it possible to locate lost or stolen devices using the Find My feature or use credit cards and car keys after the battery dies. Now researchers have devised a way to abuse this always-on mechanism to run malware that remains active even when an…

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WhatsApp hide chats upgraded feature

WhatsApp hide chats upgraded feature: WhatsApp has upgraded the hide chat feature. This was a long awaited changed that will keep messages hidden. Almost all WhatsApp users have been in a situation where they have looked to hide some of their chats, yet it is not always as straight forward as it seems. Until now, WhatsApp would allow you to hide certain conversations but they would reappear whenever a new message would arrive, pushing them right back to the top of the list of messages which defeated the purpose of…

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WhatsApp’s new privacy terms

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WhatsApp’s new privacy terms WhatsApp has long prided itself on its commitment to security and privacy, with encrypted conversations and other important technologies integrated into the app. The announcement that WhatsApp will be getting new rules – and forcing users to agree to them – has spread fear among the people who rely on the messaging app to stay in touch with friends and family. But the new announcement has sparked fears of the exact opposite: that people’s information is not being kept secret but instead shared with Facebook. But…

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Installation of Huawei 5G banned in the U.K.

  United Kingdom on Monday detailed plans to phase out Huawei from its 5G networks. Come September 2021 carriers installing the Chinese firm’s gear will have to stop. The U.K. government decided to ban 5G equipment from Huawei over the summer. Reversing course after heightened pressure from the United States. Westminster had initially allowed Huawei a limited role in the U. K’s 5G deployment. Washington has imposed devastating sanctions on Huawei. It is claiming that the Shenzhen-based company could enable the government in Beijing to spy on sensitive communications. For…

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TECNO new innovations to meet Africans needs

  For the past 15 years, many aspects contributed to Africa’s rapid economic growth. Mobile phones were critical in leading to this growth. Transsion, a Chinese-led group that started in Africa and focuses on emerging markets outside of China. Its brands, such as TECNO, are household names on the continent, where it is today the single biggest smartphone seller. Transsion’s vice-president, Stephen Ha, puts this down to designing phones specifically for the needs of the African consumers. In 2008, it made a strategic decision to focus exclusively on Africa, before…

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TikTok granted a 7-Day deadline extension

TikTok granted a 7-Day deadline extension The Trump administration has given Byte Dance, TikTok’s owner another week to complete a sale of its popular video-sharing app. This is in regards to resolving U.S. national security concerns raised earlier in the year. The deadline extension The new extended deadline is Dec. 4. The popular app fate was caught up for months in U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on Chinese technology companies. The app has more than 100 million downloads in the United States. The administration claims that American’s private data was…

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Google Photos Free Uploads Ending On 1st June 2021.

Google Photos Free Uploads Ending On 1st June 2021. Google Photos has been among the must-have apps for every smartphone user for the last five years. The app gave its users a free cloud storage platform for their images. Users would just allow it to back up images from the device camera roll or any other folder automatically. Unfortunately, this is coming to an end. As of 1st June 2021, Google will start charging users for additional storage once the 15 GB storage has been exhausted. The development is based…

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Zain ranked best Telecom employer in region by Forbes’ World’s Employers list for 2020

Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator operating across the Middle East and Africa is proud to announce its categorization as the region’s highest ranked telecom group and only company from Kuwait in Forbes magazine’s The World’s Best Employers list for 2020. The list also saw Zain ranked fourth best employer across all industries in the Middle East. First published in 1917, the world-renowned American business magazine, Forbes, is one of the most reputable and respected names in business publishing globally, and Zain’s inclusion in its list of best employers…

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