Facebook admits to having listened and transcribed private conversations of users

Facebook Admits to Having Listened and Transcribed Private Conversations of Users

After long denying such a practice, Facebook admits having transcribed sound recordings of conversations – with the authorization of users. One more scandal for Facebook. The Bloomberg agency revealed Tuesday that the social networking giant was using contractors to transcribe audio clips of private conversations of users on Messenger. The goal, as always: to better customize and target its ads […]

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Of the 73% of seniors who connect daily, nearly a third has already abandoned an online administrative approach and nearly half of the population fears to switch to digital.

Administrative Digital Worries, Not Only for Seniors

Many administrative procedures are carried out via the Internet. In 2022, it is expected that they are completely dematerialized. At the risk of aggravating digital exclusion. Today, 80% of the paperwork is still paper-based. But in 2022, all will be done online. This total dematerialization certainly has advantages, but it risks aggravating digital exclusion. In fact, 15% of French people do not […]

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GAFA tax "à la française" in the process of being adopted, the United States launch an investigation

GAFA Tax “à la Française” in the Process of Being Adopted, the United States Launch an Investigation

The “GAFA” tax, on the digital giants, must be definitively adopted by Parliament. At the same time, the United States is launching an investigation into the effects of this tax. The Parliament should adopt definitively Thursday 11th July 2019, for a final Senate vote for right-wing majority, the introduction of a tax on “Gafa”, making France one of the first […]

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The French Ministry of Finance has received more than 11 million euros from Apple. -

Apple Pays More than 11 Million Euros to French Tax Authorities

TAXATION: The taxation of US internet giants, such as Apple is a recurring issue of conflict between these companies and the French State Apple goes to checkout. The group paid 11.94 million euros to the French tax authorities, in addition to another payment of 576 million euros already made public last February, according to information from the Express / Expansion confirmed from […]

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Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram are back to normal after a giant breakdown

Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram: Back to Normal after a Giant Breakdown

A maintenance operation caused a major crash on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. You probably noticed if you were connected in the evening of Wednesday 3rd  July 2019: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and Whatsapp did not work properly, especially for loading photos and videos. Facebook announced Thursday that everything was back in order, after a giant failure that affected […]

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The beach of Parée-Préneau in Saint Hilaire de Riez, Vendée

In 2020, Google’s Enhanced Internet will Enter France by Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

The French web needs more power. In 2020, Google will connect the US and France with a transatlantic cable that will lead to Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Vendée. Dunant project! This is the name of the future transatlantic private cable that will link the US and France, in order to optimize the performance of the French internet. A project led jointly by the […]

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Netflix accounts for nearly a quarter of Internet traffic in France

Netflix Accounts for Nearly a Quarter of Internet Traffic in France

INTERNET: With Netflix, Google, Akamai and Facebook, we even surpass 50% for only four content providers Watching Stranger Things in 4K consumes bytes! Four major content providers – Netflix, Google, Akamai and Facebook – alone account for 53% of French Internet traffic, Netflix is the undisputed champion according to the report on the state of the internet released Thursday by […]

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Facebook launches "Libra", its own virtual currency

Facebook Launches “Libra”, its Own Virtual Currency

Facebook is launching into cryptocurrency with “Libra”, a new means of payment that should particularly benefit the billion people “excluded” from the banking system Facebook will it fly with its 2.7 billion users with cryptocurrencies? In any case, this is his intention with “Libra”, a virtual currency meant to buy goods or send money as easily as an instant […]

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Telegram messenger victim of cyberattack, China suspected

Crisis in Hong Kong: Telegram Messenger Victim of Cyber attack, China Suspected

WEB: The encrypted messenger application, Telegram has been widely used by protesters in Hong Kong in recent days Is Beijing trying to cut the communication channels of protesters in Hong Kong?  The encrypted messenger Telegram was the victim of a major cyber attack that seems to come from China, said Thursday its co-founder on Twitter, making the link […]

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Tinder agrees to share personal data with Russian authorities

Tinder Agrees to Share the Personal Data of its Users with the Russian Authorities

The dating app, Tinder will provide personal data information on users at the request of the authorities and will have to store its data on Russian territory This is the end of the personal data of Tinder users in Russia. Roskomnadzor, the Russian agency that oversees communications, technology and media, wants the app to share information […]

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