• Facebook didn’t mean to send spam texts to two-factor authentication users

    Facebook didn’t mean to send spam texts to two-factor authentication users0

    Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos apologized for spam texts that were incorrectly sent to users who had activated two-factor authentication. The company is working on a fix, and you won’t receive non-security-related text messages if you never signed up for those notifications. Facebook says it was a bug. But calling it a bug is

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  • How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook

    How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook0

    At the core of Facebook’s “well-being” problem is that its business is directly coupled with total time spent on its apps. The more hours you pass on the social network, the more ads you see and click, the more money it earns. That puts its plan to make using Facebook healthier at odds with its

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  • Twitter is killing its Twitter for Mac desktop client

    Twitter is killing its Twitter for Mac desktop client0

    On Friday, Twitter announced that it would abandon its lesser loved Mac app, directing users to Twitter.com instead. The company declared that it will refocus its efforts on “a great Twitter experience that’s consistent across platforms” rather than continuing development for Twitter for Mac, a message that doesn’t sound great for TweetDeck lovers. The Twitter

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