TikTok: Facebook and Instagram are in panic mode | life & knowledge

TikTok is growing… and growing…. and growing. The network of the Chinese company ByteDance is extremely successful despite serious data protection concerns and is putting pressure on other social media. In his column, BILD am SONNTAG tech freak Martin Eisenlauer explains the success of TikTok – and the danger for the Meta Platforms, the parent […]

Wasted time? When continuing education courses lead to nothing

Stand date: July 16, 2022. Authors: Heike Zeigler Bild: DPA | Flashpic | Jens Krick Two women from Bremen want to start a new career with the help of the job center. After 16 months they go back to school – for free. What went wrong? A lot of money flows into the further education […]

Biden meetings with Saudi king will include Crown Prince Mohammed, says White House

WASHINGTON, July 7 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will hold bilateral talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his leadership team, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, when he visits the Middle East next week, a White House spokesman said on Thursday. The U.S. president’s sensitive trip will test his ability to reset […]

WhatsApp already allows you to hide statuses and profile picture

WhatsApp announced that it is implementing the ability for users to select who from their contact list can see their profile picture, and the time they were last connected. Before of the official launch, the new privacy settings was available to select users as part of a limited beta release. To date, users had three […]

Seven up as Indonesia book last spot at Asian Cup finals

HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Indonesia humbled Nepal 7-0 and Jordan beat former champions Kuwait 3-0 to round out the field for next year’s expanded 24-team Asian Cup finals in the final night of qualifying action on Tuesday. The final matches of the round in Kuwait City saw Jordan advance as Group A winners […]

Dashcams in traffic in Baden-Württemberg: This is how Interior Minister Strobl wants to control traffic offenders – Baden-Württemberg

Those who do not form a rescue lane must expect increased penalties. The police are increasing the control pressure on the Baden-Württemberg autobahns. Motorists who do not form an emergency lane will only have a bad excuse in the future. “The chance of being caught is increasing,” said Baden-Württemberg’s Interior Minister Thomas Strobl (CDU) on […]

WhatsApp Beta UWP Gets Two Useful New Features On Windows 11 Skills Point |

WhatsApp Beta UWP gets two useful new features on Windows 11 Last year, Facebook introduced the Desktop application WhatsApp beta UWP on Windows 11 and Windows 10. Along with a new look, WhatsApp beta UWP comes with a range of exciting new features. A new update for the beta is now available in the Microsoft […]

Facebook group wants to provide better information on data protection

Menlo Park (dpa) – The Facebook group Meta promises its users better information about how their data is used. The data policy has been reworded for this, as Meta announced on Thursday. “But this updated policy doesn’t change how Meta collects, uses, or shares data,” the company said. Among other things, however, the facts should […]

US Fines Twitter $150 Million for Sensitive Data Breach

Twitter will have a periodic evaluation of its privacy program by an independent consultant, according to the settlement of the lawsuit. Photo: Bloomberg Agency The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice accused Twitter of taking phone numbers and email addresses provided by users to increase the security of their account and letting […]

How to securely erase smartphone data

Berlin (dpa/tmn) – If you part with a smartphone or tablet that you no longer need, you should first pay attention to the topic of data protection. To ensure that no one else can view or restore data, it is important to erase all data from the device before you finally hand it over. Stiftung […]