Sky has just given Sky+ HD users another reason to upgrade to Sky Q

Sky+ is still a hugely popular way of accessing the satellite TV firm’s content with millions of customers still using this platform. However, it may be a good time to consider switching to Sky Q with a big new feature arriving in November. Sky Q already offers a number of improvements over Sky+ including voice […]

Facebook Messenger DOWN – Chat app not working as users struggle to access service

UPDATE: Facebook Messenger is now back online with full service resumed. Facebook Messenger seems to have hit some problems tonight with reports that the hugely popular app is down and not working. It seems the problems began around midnight with users in the UK, Europe and the US reporting problems sending and receiving messages. Down Detector, […]

Emmys 2018: Blue Peter star Konnie Huq drives Twitter users WILD with shock appearance

Stars including Matt Smith, Emilia Clarke, and John Legend donned their finery to make an appearance at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night. And, as viewers took a look at which celebrities were in attendance, some were left delighted after they spotted a very familiar face. Konnie Huq […]

Instagram DOWN – Social network not working as outage hits hundreds of users

Instagram users are facing a night without access to the popular social media app as it appears to be down and not working. Problems seem to have started at around 9.45pm tonight with hundreds of reports across the UK and many parts of Europe. Independent website monitor, Down Detector, is showing a surge of issues with […]

Facebook won’t tell users their ‘trustworthiness’ score as it introduces new ‘rating’

Facebook has begun assigning ‘trust ratings’ to users as part of its attempts to fight ‘fake news’ and help identify ‘malicious actors’ on the platform — but it won’t tell users how well or how poorly they have scored. The company has revealed that it is tracking the behavior of its users and using that […]

Twitch may have exposed some users’ private messages

Some Twitch users’ private messages may have been exposed due to a bug. The streaming platform killed the messages feature in May, and gave users the chance to download an archive of their private communications. However, a glitch in the system meant that “a small percentage of user messages were included in the wrong archives,” […]

Yes, The Big G is following you: Google admits it tracks users when location history is turned off

Google has confirmed that it still tracks users even after they turn off the “Location History” setting on their device. It comes just one day after the practice was revealed by an AP investigation. The clarification is mentioned on a Location History help page, which Google changed on Thursday. The once erroneous wording has now […]

Windows 10 users set to receive brand new Dark Theme – here's how to get it

Dark modes appear to be rising in prominence with Apple making it a headline feature of its new macOS Mojave update and the Outlook email client recently giving users an option to turn the lights off. Windows 10 users already have the option to turn on dark mode, but it has previously excluded File Explorer. […]

Blogger challenges DisinfoLab NGO over Twitter users data abuse in ‘French Russophiles’ study

The NGO behind the infamous ‘Russophiles’ study has denied their research featured French users’ private data. The blogger who posted the data, however, insists they wiped the files that originally included sensitive information. France’s Twittersphere has been on fire since previously unknown EU DisinfoLab, a Brussels-based organization that says its mission is to “fight disinformation […]