China’s growing crackdown on internet media now includes some tight limits on short-form video apps like TikTok. Recently imposed guidelines make app creators responsible for the content their users post, and ask platforms to review every bit of content — no mean feat when TikTok alone has roughly 150 million users in China. There’s a […]
It won’t surprise you to hear that China keeps a tight lid on homegrown social networks, but it’s now doing more to stifle free expression on outside networks, too. The New York Times reported that Chinese law enforcement recently began a crackdown on residents who post criticism of the government on Twitter, even though the […]
Fifty people who use street drugs will be regularly prescribed opioid pills to crush up and inject, as part of a new ‘safe supply’ program coming to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Snap, which was once seen as a viable competitor to Facebook, is struggling after the CEO ignored warnings about a redesign that proved unpopular. With usership and the share price falling, analysts and employees are raising questions about whether his trust-your-gut management instincts can help pull the company through.
International money transfers hit $613 billion this year — here’s what young, tech savvy users value most about them
This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceRemittances, or cross-border peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfers, hit a record high of $ 613 billion globally in 2017, following a […]
Enlarge / Who doesn’t love some new Windows? (credit: Peter Bright / Flickr) The Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, continues to limp out of the door. While the data-loss bug that saw its release entirely halted has been fixed, other blocking issues have restricted its rollout. It has so far only been available […]
In the latest in its long string of 2018 incidents, Facebook let developers access the private photos of millions of users. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c13e362e7946272315fdd1a/master/pass/Security-Facebook_bug-1072681278-w.jpg
A month after Google had already decided to shut down Google+, a new bug made its problems much, much worse. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c0eac8733b7db2d65e1257f/master/pass/google-1056030858.jpg
WIRED writer Emily Dreyfuss joins the Gadget Lab to talk about Tumblr’s porn ban and where active members of that community are headed next. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a99b6b03ea6d47cc8933f33/master/pass/FEATURED-WIRED-Gear-logo.jpg
Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Brace yourself for yet another massive data breach. Quora.com, a site where people ask and answer questions on a range of topics, said hackers breached its computer network and accessed a variety of potentially sensitive personal data for about 100 million users. Compromised information includes cryptographically protected passwords, full […]