Launched in 2014, Signal is considered by specialists as one of the most secure messaging applications on the market.

Instant Messaging: Signal Application Boom After New Rules Announced by WhatsApp

PRIVATE LIFE: Secure messaging app, Signal, tops downloads on Apple Store and Google Play platforms in several countries The secure messaging application is booming! Since its competitor WhatsApp warned Thursday that it would share more data with its parent company Facebook, Signal has been at the top of downloads on the Apple Store and Google Play platforms in several countries. […]

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From February 8, it will be mandatory to agree to share your data with other Facebook entities to continue using the WhatsApp service.

New WhatsApp Regulation: “The Facebook Group Seeks to Monetise Messaging”

WhatsApp will require its users to share their data with entities of the Facebook group. Me Merav Griguer, lawyer and teacher at Sciences-Po and Assas, deciphers the main issues of this regulatory change for users Whatsapp messaging usage data will be collected and shared from February 8th by the parent company Facebook. This decision, announced Thursday […]

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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claims the UK and the US ‘want to contaminate other nations’

Twitter Hides Iran Leader’s Post After He Names UK Covid Vaccine ‘Untrustworthy’

Twitter has hidden a post from Iran’s Supreme Leader after he promoted a coronavirus vaccine conspiracy theory, claiming his country could not trust British and American jabs. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed vaccines imported from the UK and the US were ‘completely untrustworthy’ because it was ‘not unlikely’ the countries ‘would want to contaminate other nations’. […]

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Fake doses of the coronavirus Covid-19 vaccine are being sold on the Dark Web

Coronavirus: Doses Sold for More than 1,000 Dollars… The Juicy Business of Fake Vaccines on the Dark Web

CYBER CRIME: Many Dark Web platforms are now selling so-called coronavirus vaccine vials at exorbitant prices Since November, crooks and dealers have been selling fake doses of coronavirus Covid-19 vaccines on the Dark Web. “Transactions are made in bitcoin on platforms, marketplaces (online market), a bit like eBay or Amazon”, explains Gérome Billois, a cybersecurity expert at Wavestone. […]

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Amazon buys Wondery to enter podcast market

Amazon Buys Publisher Wondery to Launch Podcast Market

STREAMING: Amazon has paid more than 300 million dollars for the purchase of Wondery to launch podcast market After weeks of negotiations, that’s it, podcast publisher Wondery has just gone under the Amazon flag. A strategic takeover for Jeff Bezos’ group since the takeover of Wondery will allow Amazon Music, Amazon’s music streaming service, to offer more original podcasts […]

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6 billion for a European broadband Internet

6 Billion for a European High-Speed Internet by Satellite

HIGH-SPEED: European high-speed internet could emerge in the late 2020s with the development of the Internet by Satellite After developing its own satellite positioning system – Galileo – Europe wants to free itself from foreign satellites by setting up its own network in order to guarantee its digital sovereignty. In this way, the European Union could offer high-speed Internet […]

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Adobe Flash Player officially discontinued after years of problems

Adobe Flash Player Officially Discontinued After Years of Problems

Flash Player, software that has declined in popularity since the advent of the internet on mobile phones is officially discontinued by Adobe The internet plug-in designed by Adobe, that was responsible for some of the internet’s best-loved viral animations has officially been discontinued.  On the 1st January the software company, Adobe stopped supporting and updating […]

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Telegram messaging announces launch of paid services in 2021

Telegram Messaging Announces Launch of Paid Services in 2021

MESSAGING: Telegram boss assures us that “all features currently free will remain free” and that the messaging service will remain ad-free Changes, but no revolution? The popular encrypted messaging program, Telegram will launch paid services from 2021 to finance its growth, after the failure of its fundraising and its virtual currency project, its boss announced on Wednesday. “Telegram will start generating […]

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Some iPhones and Anfdroid smartphones not supported by WhatsApp in 2021

WhatsApp: Some iPhones and Android Smartphones will No Longer Support the App in 2021

UPDATE: The iPhone 4 and lower as well as smartphones running Android 4.0.3 and earlier will no longer be able to use all messaging services Some people may have to ask for a new smartphone at Christmas. In 2021, some phones running outdated versions of iOS and Android will no longer be able to access WhatsApp, reports  Phonandroid . The Facebook group’s messaging app has a habit of […]

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With the “Digital Services Act”, the new European legislation will impose on all platforms “the duty to cooperate” to remove hate content.

How Europe is Trying to Fight Online Hatred and Disinformation with its “Digital Services Act”

SOCIAL NETWORKS: With the “Digital Services Act”, the new European legislation will impose on all platforms “the duty to cooperate” to remove hate content The Digital Services Act, which will be presented on December 15 by the European Commission, will for the first time impose “means obligations” on social networks in the moderation of content. The […]

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