Blizzard has just shared the news that Overwatch has reached "35 million players and counting" this week. While the new milestone is impressive, let's make sure we break it down a bit. This isn't accounting for active or concurrent users, nor is it highlighting just one platform. Show More Summary
McAfee Mobile Research recently found an active phishing campaign targeting iOS users via SMS messages. The message tells users that their Apple accounts have been temporarily locked to trick them into accessing a phishing site and steal the real Apple credentials. Show More Summary
Twitter has "temporarily limited" the account of actress Rose McGowan for alleged rule violations, and her supporters are livid. The "Charmed" star has been active on Twitter denouncing Harvey Weinstein and everyone who knew about his...Show More Summary
Actress Rose McGowan, who was cited in the New York Times bombshell exposé that revealed sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and who has been a vocal presence in the ensuing storm, says her Twitter activity has been suspended. Show More Summary
Lionsgate has appointed Publicis Groupe's Starcom USA as its United States media agency of record, tasked with handling all media strategy and activation related to promoting its films and other entertainment properties. It's unclear whether the assignment will include Starz, which Lionsgate acquired for $4.4 billion last December. Show More Summary
The following accounts contain descriptions of strange activity in which women are involved:She Didn't Look Human“I went up to Spencer Field, Tennessee, before I was aware of Dennis Martin's disappearance. Knowing I was going to a very isolated area to do some metal detecting, I brought a.357 Mag and an AR-15 with me. Show More Summary
Windows Phone, or Windows Mobile if you prefer, is well and truly dead. Microsoft executive Joe Belfiore recently shared the news through his personal Twitter account. Microsoft is no longer actively developing new features or hardware for the platform, which has been retired. Here's how the news (finally!) came to light.
Post by Kayla Boyd. Since reports broke that 20-year-old Kylie Jenner is pregnant, she has been noticably less active on her Instagram account. However, yesterday she finally posted what seems to be a recent photo (she's been posting a lot of throwbacks latley) and, of course, it got people speculating.
@tammy: Bless. Come on, folks. This is 2017. You can not leave your social accounts dormant between campaigns. Keep your voters engaged and active. https://t.co/cD3w3jRmFQ — Tammy Gordon (@tammy) October 9, 2017
This weekend, we learned that Discus -- the commenting system we once used here on Boing Boing -- suffered a breach in 2012 in which 17.5m user accounts (email addresses, signup names, account activity dates and some unsalted, weakly encrypted passwords) were stolen. (more…)
Orange County prosecutors are investigating a bankrupt drug-rehab nonprofit after an audit found $354,000 in public payments to the organization could not be accounted for or were spent erringly, including a large sum that improperly went to a retirement account benefitting only the organization’s CEO, according to county records.
2017 isn’t a good look for Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg’s “tour America” routine has drawn mocking, eye-rolling, and speculation he’s making a run for President. That wouldn’t be so bad if the FBI weren’t actively investigating Facebook’s role in the last Presidential election. Show More Summary
Twitter informed US congressional investigators on Thursday that it found 201 fake accounts linked to the same Russian actors previously disclosed by Facebook. The company revealed the existence of the accounts in a blog post just hours...Show More Summary
In a blog post today about its twice yearly Transparency Report, Twitter outlined some numbers regarding its actions against accounts linked to terrorism. Those include accounts that "actively incite or promote violence associated with...Show More Summary
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If you follow Kevin Durant on Twitter, then you would know how active he has been over the years and especially after he won the NBA Championship this past season. Apparently, the Golden State Warriors star has a secret Twitter account that he uses to reply to certain people, while talking about himself in third person. […]
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Someone on Ted Cruz‘s personal Twitter account “liked” a video that was sexual in nature last night, and news of the social media activity spread quickly. “There are a number of people on the team who have access on the account. It appears that someone inadvertently hit the ‘like’ button. When we discovered the post, [...]
Roku, a connected TV device and platform, has more than 15 million monthly active accounts. Starting today, viewers will have access to even more free content. Now that it can provide advertisers with audience guarantees, licensing popular content for its own channel is the company's next step in monetization and user growth. "We're always looking...