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Facebook users can now mix Messenger and Instagram friends in group chats

On Thursday, Facebook Messenger announced a slew of new products and services, including the ability to host cross-app group chats between their platform and Instagram.  This feature expands on the cross-app messaging capability between Messenger and Instagram that Facebook introduced last year on this date, and will allow users to start group chats with Instagram…

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Guide users

User’s Guide to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 approaches in just three days. Here’s your how-to guide for everything you can expect at Disrupt. Although the main show kicks off on Tuesday the 21st, there’ll be some sneak peeks and extras going down on Monday. Make sure to log in to Hopin by noon on Monday to catch it all,…

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Twitch users

Twitch sues users over alleged “hate raids” against streamers

Always love, hate will get you every time — Lawsuit accuses anonymous users of “targeting black and LGBTQIA+ streamers.” Cecelia D’Anastasio, wired.com – Sep 11, 2021 4:10 pm UTC MikkelWilliam | Getty ImagesSince early August, Twitch has been wrestling with an epidemic of harassment, known as “hate raids,” against marginalized streamers. These attacks spam streamers’ chats…

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Twitch users

Twitch Sues Users Over Alleged ‘Hate Raids’ Against Streamers

Since early August, Twitch has been wrestling with an epidemic of harassment against marginalized streamers known as “hate raids.” These attacks spam streamers’ chats with hateful and bigoted language, amplified dozens of times a minute by bots. On Thursday, after a month trying and failing to combat the tactic, Twitch resorted to the legal system,…

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Twitter users

Twitter might let users archive tweets and remove followers, report says

Twitter says it wants to empower users when it comes to privacy. Sarah Tew/CNET Twitter is working on a slate of privacy tools aimed at helping users manage their interactions on the platform, according to a Thursday report from Bloomberg.The tools could include the ability to leave a conversation, hide likes, remove followers and archive…

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iPhone users

Hey iPhone users: Stop ‘Liking’ everything

That “Like” feature? No one likes it in group text chats, OK? Brad Chacos/IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Hey iPhone users, I know your world view is pretty much centered on blue bubbles, but do you think you could stop Liking everything…

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TikTok users

TikTok will let users shop within app through Shopify partnership

The move alowing users to shop within the TikTok represents a challenge to Facebook and Instagram, which let their users to do the same. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images TikTok users will soon be able to buy products directly within the app through a partnership with e-commerce firm Shopify, the companies said.  Businesses on TikTok…

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Cricket users

Cricket Users Can Get Free HBO Max, But There’s a Catch

News @yeah_books Aug 19, 2021, 3:06 pm EDT | 1 min read rafapress/Shutterstock.comIf you have a phone plan through Cricket Wireless, you’re getting a special treat: free HBO Max. Of course, the offer isn’t without a few catches and sacrifices; the most noteworthy of which is that it’s only the ad-supported tier. To be eligible,…

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manage users

Manage Your IAM Users Properly Using Groups

Updated Sep 8, 2020, 1:53 pm EDT | 3 min read IAM allows you to give out managed access of your AWS resources to your employees, AWS services, and programs running on remote servers. IAM groups is a useful organization tool that allows you to define permissions for multiple users at once. IAM’s Organizational Tools…

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FB users buying Oculus VR headsets to get customer service prioritization

After her Facebook account was hacked, Angela McNamara struggled to get help from the social network. Using its automated process to recover her account failed to work for her, says McNamara, here at her home Monday in Hamilton, Ontario. Jalani Morgan for NPR hide caption toggle caption Jalani Morgan for NPR After her Facebook account…