ChimpanZoom? Primates at Czech zoo go wild for video calls | Zoom

Humans might be tiring of video calls, Zoom birthdays and streamed performances, but the chimps at two Czech zoos are just starting to enjoy their new live online link-up. To make up for the lack of interaction with visitors since the attractions closed in December under Covid-19 restrictions, the chimpanzees Continue Reading

Experts Find a Way to Learn What You’re Typing During Video Calls – Tempemail

A new attack framework aims to infer keystrokes typed by a target user at the opposite end of a video conference call by simply leveraging the video feed to correlate observable body movements to the text being typed. The research was undertaken by Mohd Sabra, and Murtuza Jadliwala from the Continue Reading

Eva Mendes takes social media break after daughter calls her out- Tempemail

Eva Mendes has taken a step back from social media after her daughter told her she was spending too much time on her phone. The actress hadn’t posted on Instagram for almost a month when she explained to fans why she was changing her approach to social media. On Saturday, Continue Reading

Yewande Biala calls out fellow Love Island contestant Lucie Donlan for ‘racialised renaming’- Tempemail

Love Island star Yewande Biala has posted a lengthy statement about her experience on series five of the reality show, amid a row over fellow contestant Lucie Donlan’s behaviour. Donlan reportedly made the claim in an Instagram comment that was shared on Reddit and on social media.   The 21-year-old Continue Reading

Trump social media ban sparks calls for action against other populist leaders | Social media- Tempemail

“I do not celebrate or feel pride,” the Twitter boss Jack Dorsey said this week after banishing Donald Trump. But for many around the world the decision brought hope: might similar action soon be taken against other populist provocateurs they accuse of using social media to stir chaos? “I have Continue Reading

Trump claims his social media ban is ‘catastrophic mistake’ and calls big tech ‘horrible’- Tempemail

Donald Trump has claimed that his social media ban is a “catastrophic mistake” and described big tech as “horrible” following his permanent suspension from numerous internet platforms in the wake of the Capitol riots. On Tuesday, before he boarded a helicopter to travel from Alamo, Texas, back to the White Continue Reading

Selena Gomez calls out social media CEOs for ‘failing the American people’ after Capitol riots- Tempemail

Selena Gomez has condemned major social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, accusing them of “failing the American people” in the wake of the storming of the Capitol Building. On Wednesday (6 January), pro-Trump rioters attacked the Capitol Building in Washington DC in a bid to interrupt the Electoral Continue Reading

Donald Trump Twitter ban comes to end amid calls for tougher action | US news- Tempemail

Donald Trump’s brief suspension from Twitter has come to an end, after the outgoing president deleted three tweets the social network says violated its “civic integrity policy”. Trump did not immediately return to the social network as his ban was lifted, at 7am Washington time. Just a few hours earlier, Continue Reading

Margaret Hodge calls for ban on social media anonymity | Online abuse- Tempemail

Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge has said the government must ban online anonymity or make social media directors personally liable for defamatory tweets, as she revealed she received tens of thousands of abusive tweets a month. Hodge accused the government of “deliberately delaying” the online harms bill in order to Continue Reading