What’s up with WhatsApp? Why millions of users are shifting to new platforms – podcast | News- Tempemail

With a user base of 2 billion people, WhatsApp’s dominance has long seemed indisputable. But in recent weeks, millions have suddenly flocked to competitors such as Signal and Telegram. It all began with an ill-phrased notification to WhatsApp users, informing them of modifications to the app’s privacy policy. Freelance journalist Continue Reading

I’m a TV presenter who’s been pilloried on social media. I know the damage it can do | Kirstie Allsopp | Opinion- Tempemail

This is not a piece about Caroline Flack, partly because I never met her and I don’t watch Love Island, though I do know that she was a sister and a twin, and the idea of losing one of my sisters, or trying to explain their death to my children, Continue Reading

Politicians condemn press intrusion after Caroline Flack’s death | Television & radio- Tempemail

Politicians have condemned press intrusion, calling for more regulation of both traditional and social media after the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack. The former Love Island presenter is understood to have taken her own life on Saturday at her home in Islington, London. She had been charged with assaulting Continue Reading

Twitter drops Grindr from ad network over ‘GDPR breaches’ | Technology

Twitter has suspended Grindr from its ad platform after a study claimed the dating app was passing significant amounts of private information to advertisers without explicit consent from users. The study, carried out by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC), found that the online advertising industry was “systematically breaking the law”, Continue Reading