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Fortnite teen hackers ‘earning thousands of pounds a week’
Thieves sell hijacked accounts with in-demand skins online after locking out original owners.Read more.
YouTuber’s glitter bomb tricks parcel thieves
A former Nasa engineer spent six months building a disguised glitter bomb to surprise thieves stealing parcels from his doorstep.Read more.
Russia ‘meddled in all big social media’ around US election
YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter were targeted in the 2016 US election, a report says.Read more.
Amnesty Report: Twitter Abuse Toward Women Is Rampant
Frustrated by Twitter's silence on abuse against women, Amnesty International crowdsourced its own data and found that the platform wasRead more.
New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos
Photos of up to 6.8 million Facebook users, including ones they never posted, could be accessed.Read more.
At a New York Privacy Pop-Up, Facebook Sells Itself
The one-day pop-up kiosk is meant to show that Facebook takes users’ privacy concerns seriously. It also was an opportunityRead more.
Half of UK homes could get faster broadband
New research suggests that people have not taken up faster services, even though they are available.Read more.
Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads
The woman says if companies were able to spot she had been pregnant, they should also have realised she wasRead more.
Google chief denies political bias claims
US lawmakers accused firm of "programming" bias against conservative views into its algorithms.Read more.
Amazon’s Holiday Toy Catalog Is Advertising Parents Actually Want
And some people are mad they didn't get one.Read more.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey criticised for ‘tone deaf’ Myanmar tweets
Jack Dorsey is accused of ignoring the persecution of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.Read more.