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Ariana Grande sued for posting photos of herself

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According to TMZ, Grande is being sued by photographer Robert Barbera. Barbera claims the “7 rings” songstress posted his photos of her on Instagram without permission.  Read more…

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Ariana Grande sued for posting photos of herself

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According to TMZ, Grande is being sued by photographer Robert Barbera. Barbera claims the “7 rings” songstress posted his photos of her on Instagram without permission.  Read more…

More about Instagram, Mashable Video, Ariana Grande, Sued, and Paparazzi

Ariana Grande sued for posting photos of herself

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According to TMZ, Grande is being sued by photographer Robert Barbera. Barbera claims the “7 rings” songstress posted his photos of her on Instagram without permission.  Read more…

More about Instagram, Mashable Video, Ariana Grande, Sued, and Paparazzi

Facebook accidentally scraped the email contacts of 1.5 million users

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Facebook has been embroiled in another password-related mess.

As reported by Business Insider, the social media giant inadvertently uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users who had just signed up to the network.

The issue stems from when Facebook asked new users for their email passwords at sign-up, an odd request which was spotted a few weeks ago by a cybersecurity researcher by the name of “e-sushi.” 

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Facebook accidentally scraped the email contacts of 1.5 million users

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Facebook has been embroiled in another password-related mess.

As reported by Business Insider, the social media giant inadvertently uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users who had just signed up to the network.

The issue stems from when Facebook asked new users for their email passwords at sign-up, an odd request which was spotted a few weeks ago by a cybersecurity researcher by the name of “e-sushi.” 

Facebook…

Facebook accidentally scraped the email contacts of 1.5 million users

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Facebook has been embroiled in another password-related mess.

As reported by Business Insider, the social media giant inadvertently uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users who had just signed up to the network.

The issue stems from when Facebook asked new users for their email passwords at sign-up, an odd request which was spotted a few weeks ago by a cybersecurity researcher by the name of “e-sushi.” 

Facebook…

Your social media photos could be training facial recognition AI without your consent

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If your face has ever appeared in a photo on Flickr, it could be currently training facial recognition technology without your permission.

As per a report by NBC News, IBM has been using around one million images from the image-hosting platform to train its facial recognition AI, without the permission of the people in the photos.

In January, IBM revealed its new “Diversity in Faces” dataset

It sure looks like Instagram is about to copy Pinterest’s collections

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Instagram is borrowing yet another idea from Pinterest.

According to Techcrunch, code hidden inside the Instagram for Android app hints that the Facebook-owned photo sharing service is working on a public “Collections” feature. With this feature, users can organize their favorite, saved Instagram posts into groups and share them with others.

Collection owners would even be able to even grant permission for other Instagram users to contribute to their public collections.

The feature was…

Exploring abandoned mansions on YouTube will fulfill the explorer in you

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This post is part of Hard Refresh, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on Twitter.


There’s something about going through someone’s old belongings that is at once fascinating and eerie. However, there’s certainly a fine line between rummaging through postcards at a flea market in Brooklyn and stepping foot into a rotting mansion on Long Island. 

You can cross that line of invasion on YouTube. There, you’ll find the corner…

Exploring abandoned mansions on YouTube will fulfill the explorer in you

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This post is part of Hard Refresh, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on Twitter.


There’s something about going through someone’s old belongings that is at once fascinating and eerie. However, there’s certainly a fine line between rummaging through postcards at a flea market in Brooklyn and stepping foot into a rotting mansion on Long Island. 

You can cross that line of invasion on YouTube. There, you’ll find the corner…