British hacker pleads guilty to attack on Twitter

US: British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Attack on Twitter

SECURITY: He had notably hacked the Twitter accounts of personalities such as Joe Biden, Bill Gates or Elon Musk He pleaded guilty. A British hacker admitted Tuesday, before American justice, his responsibility in a series of cyberattacks, the most spectacular of which had targeted, in 2020, the Twitter accounts of personalities like Joe Biden, Bill Gates or Elon Musk. Joseph O’Connor, 23, […]

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TikTok is getting tougher on AI created images

TikTok Takes Steps to Frame AI-generated Images

DEEPFAKE: “AI can make it harder to distinguish between fact and fiction, which carries both societal and individual risks,” the company said. TikTok officials recently announced their intention to regulate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) on the social network. Among the measures taken is the prohibition since Tuesday of images showing private persons generated by an AI such […]

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The French Minister of Digital receives TikTok on Friday

The French Minister of Digital Receives TikTok on Friday

VIDEO: The Chinese giant, TikTok faces strong criticism in the Czech Republic and the United States TikTok will be received by the Minister Delegate for Digital Jean-Noël Barrot on Friday. The latter will discuss with Erich Andersen, general counsel of ByteDance, parent company of TikTok. On the program: “the company’s roadmap and commitments” as well as a “precise […]

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TikTok follows Netflix in "time spent" on platforms

United States: TikTok Follows Netflix in “Time Spent” on Platforms

GREAT SHAPE: The Chinese platform, TikTok had already surpassed YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Beijing and Washington do not only clash with a “spy” balloon. The competition between the two powers is also played out at the platform level, and China, thanks to TikTok, is winning. After surpassing YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook in “time spent” by American adults on each platform, the platform, which […]

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Facebook and Instagram delete accounts because of Meta Verified

Facebook and Instagram: Google Searches to Delete Your Account have Literally Exploded

NOT HAPPY: It is unknown how many internet users actually deactivated or deleted their Facebook and Instagram accounts after the announcement Definitely, paying for your social networks is not a fashionable idea. Since the announcement on February 19 of the arrival of a paid subscription on Facebook and Instagram, Internet users have made their dissatisfaction known. On Google Trends, […]

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Mark Zuckerberg launches a paid subscription to authenticate his account on Instagram and Facebook

Meta: Mark Zuckerberg Launches a Paid Subscription to Authenticate Your Account on Instagram and Facebook

OPTION: The slogan of the Facebook social network launched in 2004 has long been “It’s free and it always will be” In a typical overstatement of capitalism, Mark Zuckerberg responds to Elon Musk. The boss of Meta (Facebook, Instagram) announced on Sunday the launch of a paid subscription starting at $11.99 per month to authenticate his account on […]

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Could watching videos on TikTok become a paid service?

TikTok: Watching Videos Could Soon Become Paid

PAYWALL: A one-dollar digital toll could be imposed to access certain high-value content on TikTok Will TikTok become paid? According to the American site The Information, the Chinese social network would indeed consider establishing a paywall to allow content creators to increase their remuneration. In other words, it would be a digital toll through which some Internet users will have to pass […]

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In Lyon, A third suspect arrested in the murder case broadcast on TikTok

Lyon: A Third Suspect Arrested in the Murder Case Broadcast on TikTok

INVESTIGATION: The Lyon public prosecutor’s office indicated that a third suspect had been arrested in the case of the murder filmed for TikTok. The two men suspected of being the attackers were already indicted last week It would be the holder of the TikTok account on which the images were broadcast, according to Le Progrès. A third suspect was arrested and […]

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Starlink, SpaceX's internet network, launched in beta in October 2020.

Starlink: SpaceX’s Internet Service has Already Received 500,000 Pre-Orders

SATELLITES: SpaceX recently received approval to place its Starlink satellites in very low orbit, 540 km from Earth Available in beta since October 2020, Starlink already has 10,000 test users. The Internet access service would even count more than 500,000 pre-orders according to the latest information from SpaceX, reports  L’Usine Digitale. On Tuesday, a Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 additional […]

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Facebook blocks Nicolas Maduro's account for disinformation on Covid-19

Facebook Blocks Nicolas Maduro’s Account for Disinformation on Covid-19

VENEZUELA: The Venezuelan head of state, Nicolas Maduro is accused of promoting the drug Carvativir Facebook announced on Saturday that it had “blocked” Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s account for 30 days after the latter’s “repeated violations” of the American company’s policy on disinformation linked to Covid-19. “Due to repeated violations of our regulations, we blocked the page for 30 days during which […]

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