Major Instagram App Bug Could’ve Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone – Tempemail

Ever wonder how hackers can hack your smartphone remotely? In a report shared with The Hacker News today, Check Point researchers disclosed details about a critical vulnerability in Instagram’s Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device just by sending victims a specially crafted image. Continue Reading

Instagram at 10: how sharing photos has entertained us, upset us – and changed our sense of self | Instagram- Tempemail

The most-downloaded app of 2010 made the photographs you took on your phone look way cooler. Vintage-effect filters, artful vignettes and a square-frame layout gave your ordinary snaps a pleasingly nostalgic Polaroid appeal. But 10 years later, barely anyone remembers Hipstamatic. It was a different photo-sharing app, which launched snapping Continue Reading

Instagram Founder could become New TikTok CEO – Tempemail

Sourced from Cosmico TikTok is reportedly talking to founder and former CEO of Instagram, Kevin Systrom. This comes after Kevin Mayer resigned from his position as TikTok CEO amidst contention between the video-sharing platform and the Trump administration. If Systrom were to take up this position, he would be in Continue Reading

Kim Kardashian criticises social media platforms for spreading hate | Life and style- Tempemail

Kim Kardashian West criticised Instagram and Facebook for allowing the “spreading of hate” and said she would freeze her social media accounts on the platforms. She added that inaccurate social media posts have “a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy”, and urged others to also suspend their Continue Reading

Are Love Island stars really the best people to advise us on test and trace? | UK news- Tempemail

Name: Chris Hughes. Age: 27. Appearance: Trustworthy, sensible, reliable – this is the man advising you on the government’s test-and-trace scheme after all. Oh, I thought you meant a different Chris Hughes – the terrible rapper from Love Island 2017 who shaved his best mate’s initials into his pubic hair. Continue Reading

Philip N Howard: ‘Social media need a radical rebuild’ | Life and style- Tempemail

Social media doesn’t have to bring us only junk news and misinformation about coronavirus. Unfortunately, big platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter aren’t designed to promote healthy debate, find consensus, or solve problems. To have that kind of social media would require a radical rebuild. And the underlying principle Continue Reading

Instagram Accused of Collecting Users Private Biometric Data – Tempemail

Image sourced from Time Facebook-owned Instagram is being sued over allegations that it “illegally harvests the biometric data of users”, according to Bloomberg. “In [a] new lawsuit, filed Monday in state court in Redwood City, California, the company is accused of collecting, storing and profiting from the biometric data of Continue Reading