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Twitter Fixed ‘Bug’ That Enables Advertisers To Reach Racists
Twitter has fixed a "bug" on its platform that allowed advertisers to target "Jew haters" and others with racial epithets and terms like "Nazi", the microblogging site announced. According to a report by The Daily Beast on Friday, Twitter ads returned 26.3 million users who may respond to the ter..
Gmail For Android Now Gets Archiving Interface Tweak
An update to Gmail app for Android devices is being rolled out that brings some minor but visually distinct changes to the service. Swiping to archive an email is now presented in a different way, giving users access to an undo button located at the bottom of the screen. This placement makes it e..
Google To Launch Second-Gen Pixel Phones On October 4
Google's second-generation Pixel phones would be officially unveiled on October 4, the company has revealed. A new video and website launched by Google asks smartphone owners to "stay tuned for more on October 4." "This date lines up with last year's announcement of the original Pixel devices ..
Google To Add Video Reviews To Maps
Google is testing video reviews with its "Local Guides" programme that would allow users (who are part of the programme) to shoot 10-second videos right from Maps or upload 30-second video clips from their camera. To upload video reviews to Maps, the user has to look for and select a place in Map..
Facebook Allowed Advertisers To Reach ‘Jew Haters’
After courting controversy for enabling Russia-controlled accounts to buy ads before the 2016 US presidential election, it has now come to light that the social network also enabled advertisers to reach "Jew haters" until this week. Facebook enabled advertisers to direct their pitches to the news..
Now Get BookMyShow Ticket Confirmation On WhatsApp
Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow on Thursday joined hands with the WhatsApp business pilot programme. As part of this test, the ticket booking platform has made WhatsApp a default ticket confirmation channel for all its users. According to BookMyShow, the company is the first In..
Google Sued For Discrimination Against Women At Workplace
Three former Google employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against the tech giant accusing it of discriminating against women when it came to pay and promotions. According to a report in Fortune late Thursday, the three former employees who served as the software engineer, communications spe..
Google Likely To Launch Payment App ‘Tez’ In India
Joining the digital payment bandwagon in India, Google is reportedly launching a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called "Tez" as early as next week. According to The-Ken.com, on September 18, "Google, Alphabet Inc's subsidiary, will make an entry into India's fast g..
Twitter Sleuths Help Reunite Father, Daughter
What can be termed as a strange fate, a young woman was reunited with the father she had never met, with the help of Twitter. Dlamini-Nkosi from Midrand South Africa on September 3 posted her father's photograph on her Twitter timeline, saying she was looking for him, Times Live reported on Tuesd..
Twitter Testing Feature To Let You Tweetstorm With Ease
Micro-blogging website Twitter is reportedly testing a feature that will simplify the way users post "tweetstorms" -- a series of related tweets posted by a user in quick succession. According to a report on Engadget on Monday, A user has discovered a hidden, experimental "tweetstorm" feature in ..