LinkedIn stopped and removed a bunch of fake accounts this year, but the bigger story here is that LinkedIn is still a thing. LinkedIn is notoriously used by crazed “activists” to dox people they don’t like and get them fired from their jobs for tweets they sent ten years ago.Continue reading “LinkedIn blocked 21.6M Fake Accounts In First Half of The Year, In Other News LinkedIn Is Still A Thing”
The block and mute button are wonderful tools for grown adults on the internet who understand individual responsibility. When someone makes meanie pants statements or starts “trolling” you the solution is real simple: block and mute.
Boom, problem solved.
YouTube is killing their DM system. They don’t want you communicating in “private” on their platform anymore. In fact, in an ideal world they don’t want you exchanging messages at all. They want you passively consuming videos and ads, all day long. Like a good consumer data slave. RIP YouTube messages.Continue reading “YouTube killing built-in ‘Messages’ feature next month”
Good news everyone. Big Tech is putting a stop to Kazakhstan spying! Bad news everyone. Big Tech isn’t putting a stop to their own spying on your inbox, web traffic, purchasing history, and more. Borat isn’t very happy and you shouldn’t be either.Continue reading “Google, Apple, And Mozilla Block Kazakh Surveillance System, But Continue To Use Their Own On You”