Pressured by law enforcement and advocacy groups, Facebook, one of the world’s largest marketplaces for guns, has moved to regulate gun sales on its site, as well as on its Instagram app, in an effort to shield minors from gun advertisements.
While the Internet helps Uganda’s gay activists organize, it also allows their attackers to identify and target them in a country where homophobic sentiment is widespread.
About 44% of cell owners have slept with their phone next to their bed, reveals a study by Pew Research. And younger cell owners are more likely to say they get complaints about spending too much time with their phone. Others are loud and annoying when using their cell phones in public. Are you one of those?
Some websites already have killed their comments sections because of uncivil behavior or inappropriate comments. Now more websites are restructuring their comments sections to revive civility and hold unruly individuals accountable.
Newsweek magazine reports Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto is “a 64-year-old Japanese-American man whose name really is Satoshi Nakamoto,” who is living in California, USA.
As the bitcoin saga continues to unfold, Canadian police have begun probing online bitcoin bank Flexcoin, which closed this week, saying it lost about $600,000 in digital currency to a hacker.