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Facebook feeds flooded with celebrity spam

On Downdetector, an outage tracking website, users posted reports of problems between 07:00 and 09:00 BST. Many reacted to the glitch with memes mocking Facebook. Meta, Facebook’s parent company, apologised “for any inconvenience” and said the issue was resolved. A…

Twitter whistleblower raises security concerns

Peiter Zatko also claimed that Twitter underestimated how many fake and spam accounts are on its platform. The accusations could affect a legal battle between Twitter and billionaire Elon Musk, who is trying to cancel his $44bn (£37bn) deal to…

Gamers face price rise on PS5 but not Switch

PS5s will cost an extra £30 in the UK, with EU consoles going up by €50 (£42) and Canadian consoles by CAD $20 (£13). Sony is increasing its console prices because of inflation, it says, but Nintendo says that despite…

Start-up denies using tech to turn call center accents ‘white’

A Silicon Valley start-up has developed technology that can change the accents of call centre workers in real time. The company, Sanas, has told the BBC that its technology could overcome accent-based prejudice and reduce racist abuse faced by staff….

Nato investigates hacker sale of missile firm data

Nato is assessing the impact of a data breach of classified military documents being sold by a hacker group online. The data includes blueprints of weapons being used by Nato allies in the Ukraine war. Criminal hackers are selling the…

Twitter and Meta take down pro-US propaganda campaign

Twitter and Meta have removed from their platforms an online propaganda campaign aimed at promoting US interests abroad, researchers say. This is the first major covert pro-US propaganda operation taken down by the tech giants, says a report by social media analytics firm Graphika…

Instagram says precise location is never shared

Instagram says viral claims suggesting location tags on content can reveal users’ exact locations are false. Viral posts and videos have said a “precise location” toggle in app location settings on iOS and Android devices could share someone’s exact location…

What is Personality database and personality database test

The Personality Database is a user-driven forum for discussing fictitious and real-life personality types Personality Database. The Personality Database is a user-driven forum for discussing fictitious and real-life personality types. It is run by a multinational team  Objective Personality Database Ryan W….