Gryphn, the Android app for secure text messaging, just added features similar to Snapchat. You can now send pictures that disappear after 15 seconds and cannot be downloaded or captured via screenshot. This only works when the recipient has the Gryphn app.
The human body is built to endure a lot, but the negative effects of technology could be too much for some unhealthy people to endure. Take a look at our in-depth analysis of exactly how bad technology is for your body and what you can do to prevent any long term damage.
Video-sharing app TikTok is under fire in the UK for its 'exploitative' digital gift system that has seen children rack up huge bills during stars' live streams. On top of this, the UK's privacy watchdog has promised to investigate TikTok's "completely open" messaging system.
Twitter has often found itself under attack for the way it handles provocative tweets from high profile accounts, and now, in a post on the company's blog, it's vowing to do something about it. The company will begin flagging 'abusive' posts from verified government officials.
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