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Twitter will suggest that its users read the articles before sharing them

If a user shares a press article without having opened it, the social network will then display a warning message. After banning political ads and reprimanding Donald Trump, Twitter now wants to encourage its users to think carefully before retweeting content. “Sharing an article can spark a conversation, so you might want to read it …

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At the request of the Chinese government, Zoom deletes accounts wishing to commemorate Tiananmen

At the request of the Chinese government, the American company suspended the accounts of activists in the United States and Hong Kong. The videoconferencing service has been the subject of many criticisms. Zoom bows to the will of the Chinese government. On Wednesday and Thursday, human rights activists in the United States and Hong Kong …

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the after Covid-19 is taking shape for Paris airports

After the crisis, the health aspect will continue to be a major concern for the ADP group, which operates the airports of Paris and its region. Technologies to regulate flows and facial recognition should develop. With the approach of summer and the reopening of the internal borders of the European Union which could take place …

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A company boasts of having invented an algorithm to detect female orgasms

A Cypriot company claims to have created an algorithm capable of detecting, thanks to heart rate, “the authenticity of a female orgasm”. The product, aimed at businesses, was mocked on Twitter. “We are one step ahead of others in creating a product that can detect an authentic female orgasm,” boasts the company Relida Limited, based …

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Instagram unveils the secrets of its News Feed algorithm

During a question and answer session, Instagram gave some details about the algorithm of its news feed. The social network affirms that a “verified” profile will not be more favored than another, and recalls the importance of the engagement rate. How Instagram’s News Feed works is a closely guarded secret. So much so that even …

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The StopCovid application turns out to be more greedy in personal data than expected

Supposed to be limited to the identifiers of people crossed within a meter for fifteen minutes, the French digital tracking application collects data from all smartphone holders crossed around, according to a cryptography researcher. StopCovid was already widely criticized, in particular for its lack of effectiveness and for its lower than expected number of activations …

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Facebook will allow you to disable the appearance of political ads

Ahead of the US presidential elections, Mark Zuckerberg said that users of his social network could choose to no longer be targeted by political advertisements, without specifying when this option would be made available. Facebook further clarifies its position on political ads. In an editorial published by USA TodayMark Zuckerberg, CEO of the American company, …

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German digital tracing app already downloaded 6.4 million times

In less than 24 hours, the German equivalent of StopCovid has become one of the most downloaded applications in the country. Germany is entering the race for digital tracing applications late but strongly. Its own application, launched on June 16, was downloaded 6.4 million times, said the Federal Ministry of Health, without specifying the number …

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Nintendo reprimands those who use the game to make money

Players are selling highly sought-after characters for up to 70 euros. Which is against Nintendo’s monetization policies. Some do not hesitate to useAnimal Crossing to make money, reports the specialized media Kotaku. In Nintendo’s game, you have to take care of an island where characters live. The player has the possibility of making them leave …

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