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Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts

Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account — and make it harder for thieves … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran

Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram might make it easier to juggle multiple accounts

Instagram is working on a feature that might eventually allow you to log into several accounts at once with just one username and password. Social media researcher Ishan Agarwal told TechCrunch about the existence of a code for a feature … Read the rest of this entry

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Hackers seize dormant Twitter accounts to push terrorist propaganda

As much progress as Twitter has made kicking terrorists off its platform, it still has a long way to go. TechCrunch has learned that ISIS supporters are hijacking long-dormant Twitter accounts to promote their ideology. Security researcher Wauchula… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Recommended Reading: An NBA exec and some mysterious Twitter accounts

The curious case of Bryan Colangelo and the secret Twitter account Ben Detrick, The Ringer Even though he won't admit it, one of the NBA's biggest stars, Kevin Durant, almost certainly used a burner Twitter account to clap back at … Read the rest of this entry

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Reddit names 944 banned Russian propaganda-linked accounts

Reddit chief Steve Huffman admitted last month that the company discovered hundreds of accounts directly linked to the spread of Russian propaganda on the website. As part of its annual transparency report, the social network has named all 944 users… … Read the rest of this entry

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Gmail on iOS trials third-party email accounts

One of the worst things about Gmail for iOS is that unlike its Android counterpart, it doesn't support third-party accounts. If you also use Outlook or other providers for any reason, you'll still have to depend on one of its … Read the rest of this entry

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Link your Blizzard and Bungie accounts in time for ‘Destiny 2’

PC players may be a bit sore about having to wait longer to play Destiny 2 compared to console gamers. However, there is some good news for mouse and keyboard fans: You can now link your Blizzard account to a … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter blocks a slew of Venezuela government accounts

Venezuela has been accused of censoring Twitter as part of its bid to silence dissent, but it's not so happy now that the shoe is on the other foot. The country's leadership says that Twitter has suspended 180 accounts linked … Read the rest of this entry

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Rockstar liquidates cheaters’ ‘GTA Online’ bank accounts

Not long after it launched in October 2013, Grand Theft Auto Online cheaters began artificially creating gobs of in-game money. The plague of illicitly-gained cash proliferated while Rockstar continued releasing its expansions — until today. Players… Engadget RSS Feed

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