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Twitter warned of phone country code leak two years ago - but did nothing, security researcher says

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

A security researcher found a bug in Twitter's support form two years ago that exposed the country codes of phone numbers attached to user's accounts. At the time, his bug...
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Tumblr's ban on porn starts today - CNET

21 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

The microblogging service says it hasn't been an easy transition.
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Tumblr back on iOS App Store, days ahead of upcoming adult content ban

Tumblr back on iOS App Store, days ahead of upcoming adult content ban

3 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Anyone with an iPhone or iPad can once again download U.S. microblogging portal Tumblr's iOS app. According to a December 14th, 2018 Engadget post, corroborated by MobileSyrup...
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Tumblr is back in the iOS App Store with revisions to guidelines banning 'certain' content

Tumblr is back in the iOS App Store with revisions to guidelines banning 'certain' content

4 days ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

Since its 2007 inception, microblogging and social networking platform Tumblr has gone through several major changes in management, each with a new strategy and set of rules...
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Twitter says governments are ramping up their demands for user data

5 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Twitter says the number of government demands for data on its users has shot up in the past year. In its latest transparency report out Thursday, the social media giant said it...
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Sexual subcultures are collateral damage in Tumblr's ban on adult content

11 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

The social networking and microblogging site Tumblr announced on Monday that from December 17 it will no longer host adult content on its platform. The Washington Post reported...
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How Tumblr went from being the most porn-friendly social media site to banning porn

How Tumblr went from being the most porn-friendly social media site to banning porn

13 days ago   |   The Verge

About a decade ago, I met up with Tumblr founder David Karp at a SoHo coffee shop. I was a writer for Gawker Media's porn blog, Fleshbot, and Karp was overseeing the relatively...
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Tumblr's Porn Ban Reveals Who Controls What We See Online

13 days ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

The visual microblogging service banned porn two weeks after Apple deleted its app from the App Store, amid a new federal sex trafficking law.
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Tumblr announces "adult content" ban that starts in two weeks

Tumblr announces "adult content" ban that starts in two weeks

14 days ago   |   Phone Arena

Tumblr, the microblogging and social media site/app owned by Verizon's Oath, Inc. announced today that it will no longer allow any adult content to be on the site/app. This...
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Tumblr to ban all adult content

14 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   9 articles

Microblogging site says move reflects responsibilities to different age groups Tumblr will ban all pornography from its service this month, in a move that will alter how the...
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AT&T's 5G network goes live in 12 US cities - but you can't use it yet

AT&T's 5G network goes live in 12 US cities - but you can't use it yet

AT&T says its 5G network went live in parts of 12 cities this morning, making it the first wireless carrier to launch a mobile network based on the 5G standard. A small number... Read more ...

Uber's new Jump e-bikes are easier to charge and harder to vandalize

Uber's new Jump e-bikes are easier to charge and harder to vandalize

Jump, the bike and scooter rental company owned by Uber, is getting a facelift. On Tuesday, the bike-share company unveiled the next generation of its electric-powered bikes... Read more ...

Xbox One Game Deals On Xbox Live This Week

Xbox One Game Deals On Xbox Live This Week

It's the last week before Christmas, so you might think video game sellers would be pulling out all the stops to get your last-minute holiday spending. That's the case with... Read more ...

Byte's creator culture will make or break Vine 2

Byte's creator culture will make or break Vine 2

Vine's spiritual successor is slated to launch in 2019, yet it already faces two immense and conflicting expectations: that it will be a launching pad for another era of huge... Read more ...

Next-gen Xbox release leak tips codenames and more

Next-gen Xbox release leak tips codenames and more

Over the summer, Microsoft confirmed that it's already at work on next-generation Xbox hardware. Though these new consoles are likely still some time off, we're potentially... Read more ...

Lenovo just announced an Android phone with 12GB of RAM

Lenovo just announced an Android phone with 12GB of RAM

It also features a slider design and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855. Although Lenovo is associated pretty much exclusively with computers here in the U.S., the company's also... Read more ...

Microsoft makes Windows 10 October 2018 Update available for everyone

Microsoft makes Windows 10 October 2018 Update available for everyone

Microsoft says the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is officially available for everyone. The company halted the update after reports of file deletion following the initial... Read more ...

Discounts On PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Gift Cards

Discounts On PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Gift Cards

While sales on individual games are always nice, a sale on digital currency is even better. That's because you can use it to buy any game you want, effectively creating your... Read more ...

How to watch four rocket launches on a banner day for the space industry

How to watch four rocket launches on a banner day for the space industry

The space industry is rocketing through the last few weeks of 2018 - today, there are four rockets slated to launch from locations all over the Western Hemisphere. Thanks to... Read more ...

The best web hosting services for 2019

The best web hosting services for 2019

Web hosting might not be the most exciting part of running a successful creative business. But if you want to win new work and clients, it's essential that you have a robust... Read more ...