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This is how your data is being stolen through social media

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This is how your data is being stolen through social media How often do you share your personal details on social media? You may have shared general details like name, address, age, job, marital relationship. What you may not know is that your seemingly simple personal details are being sold online by hackers at a high price for use in cybercrime. The hacker, who identified himself as Tom Liner last month, did so in the name of fun. In the name of his fun, he hacked the database of 700 million users of LinkedIn around the world and sold it for about five thousand US dollars or five lakh 96 thousand rupees.

There are such fears when revealing the date of birth on social media, how to hide it?

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There are such fears when revealing the date of birth on social media, how to hide it? Happy Birthday to you on social media. That's why we're making our date of the birth public on our social media account. But your date of birth, which is public on social media, can put you at risk for identity theft, fraud, and forgery. There are many ways to take advantage of your identity. There are only three things that scammers can do to steal your identity: name, date of birth, and address. If these three things are obtained, the risk of scammers committing the following criminal activities remains high. You and your family can easily associate with friends. Can cheat in your name. Can access your banking and wallet account. You can open utility accounts like phone, internet, and electricity in your name. You can get medical treatment on your health insurance. They can take advantage of your tax refund. You can get a driving license and ID in your name. In case of arrest, they can writ

Pakistan re-bans TikTok for spreading obscenity

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Pakistan re-bans TikTok for spreading obscenity Pakistan has again banned the video-sharing app TikTok for spreading obscenity in the country. The Pakistani government has decided to ban TikTok, citing unethical and offensive video content. Earlier, Pakistan had banned TikTok for the first time in October last year. Even then, the Pakistani government banned unethical and objectionable video content. But at the time, TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, said it would control such videos. TikTok opened at the same time has now been banned again. Following a directive from a provincial court in Pakistan, the Telecommunications Authority of Pakistan has directed the service provider to ban TikTok. In addition, Pakistani ticket users will no longer be able to use tickets. In the court's decision, TikTok has stated that he has not taken any action on objectionable, immoral, or material. That is why tickets have been banned again.

WhatsApp's downward journey continues, Telegram became the number one app of January

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WhatsApp's downward journey continues, Telegram became the number one app of January With the issuance of new privacy terms and policies, the number of WhatsApp users has been declining. The company's new policy of sharing user data with Facebook has led users to look for alternatives to WhatsApp. Meanwhile, data analysis company Sensor Tower has released a new report. According to this, Telegram has risen to number one in the most downloaded app (non-gaming) in January. According to a report released by Censor Tower in December 2020, Telegram was ranked ninth on the list. However, in a period of one month, Telegram has become the first to surpass all. WhatsApp, which was previously in third place, has dropped two places to fifth. The ticket, which was number one till last month, is number two in January. Similarly, the signal is in third place. Instagram, which was previously in the fourth position, has reached the sixth position this time. According to the study report, Teleg

Don't make such mistakes when posting photos on social media

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Don't make such mistakes when posting photos on social media Nowadays, posting photos on social media is a hobby of almost all users. Some users find it more interesting to upload a photo than to write something. Another truth is that there are more likes and comments when you post a photo than when you write something on social media. But very few users know that many times when uploading a photo on a social network, they are unknowingly making a big mistake. Due to which you have to regret for some time. Today we are telling you about the mistake that can happen when uploading a photo on social media. Do's and don'ts of photo sharing? Every time you upload a photo, keep in mind who is with you in the photo. In the photos you post on social media, people are watching not only you but also the background of your photo and the people around you. Sometimes you even post photos of your food items on social media. So there is no danger from such photos. But such photos reveal t

Not allowed to advertise on social media in Turkey

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Not allowed to advertise on social media in Turkey The Turkish government has banned advertising on social media, including Twitter, Periscope, and Pinterest. The regulatory body, the Information Technology Authority, has banned advertising on such platforms. Earlier, Turkey introduced a law on social media. The law also bans advertising on Twitter, Periscope, and Pinterest. According to the information, advertisements on such social media will have to be done only by the local representatives of those platforms. This means that Twitter, Periscope, Pinterest will have to appoint local representatives in Turkey. The companies have not yet made public any plans to have representatives there. YouTube is currently the only local representative in Turkey. Facebook has also said it will immediately have a local representative in Turkey.

There is a feature to buy favorite items by watching videos on YouTube

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There is a feature to buy favorite items by watching videos on YouTube YouTube is testing a feature that allows you to buy various products directly from the video. This means that if you are watching a video on a channel and like a product shown there, it will be easier to find and buy the product. Currently, this feature is being tested. It has been tested on a limited number of users in the United States. This feature is being tested on Android, iOS, and the web. This will allow creators to add product information to their videos. Which will appear in the shopping bag icon. It is mentioned that users can buy their favorite products by clicking on the icon.

An issue in India against WhatsApp's new privacy policy

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An issue in India against WhatsApp's new privacy policy  For the first time, a case has been filed in an Indian court against the new policy issued by the messaging app WhatsApp. The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has filed a lawsuit in the Indian Supreme Court seeking repeal of WhatsApp's new policy of sharing user data with Facebook. CAIT has filed a lawsuit alleging that WhatsApp's proposed privacy policy violated some of the fundamental rights of citizens as enshrined in the constitution. WhatsApp's major market in India has millions of users. With so many users, it is possible that WhatsApp could influence the country's economic and political activities. Therefore, the government should formulate a separate policy for the operation of large technology companies such as WhatsApp to protect the privacy of citizens and businesses, according to CAIT. CAIT National President B. C. Indian and National Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal has accused WhatsA

Preparing to file a case against 12-year-old girl's TikTok

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Preparing to file a case against 12-year-old girl's TikTok A 12-year-old girl from England is preparing to file a lawsuit against  TikTok . He is said to be preparing to file a case against Tiktak for illegally using children's data. The court has directed to keep the information of the girl child completely confidential if the case is filed. So no information about him has been brought out. The girl will file a lawsuit with the help of Anne Longfield, the commissioner for children's affairs in England. Tiktak has filed a lawsuit against  TikTok , alleging that it violated UK and EU data protection laws. However,  TikTok  claims that its policy on children is strict. He said children under the age of 13 would not be allowed to join the ticket. Longfield said the case was being prepared for the protection of children under the age of 16. " TikTok  is collecting children's data to strengthen its video recommendation," she said, "which will attract visitors

Tired of Facebook sponsors and ads? Here's how to get rid of it.

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Tired of Facebook sponsors and ads? Here's how to get rid of it. Everyone is annoyed by the ads and sponsored pages coming up on Facebook. We are all looking for a way to get rid of it. But the key part of Facebook's revenue modality that you live in our data is not easy to stop advertising. But if you have mistakenly liked any page or any ad that is constantly coming to your feed, we will tell you the option to hide it today. To do this, first, go to Settings in the account's drop-down menu. Then click on Add in the drop-down menu below Facebook settings. After clicking on Advertisers inside the ad. Below the headline 'Advertisers You've Seen Most Recently', a list of the most viewed ads and Facebook pages you see on Facebook appears. On the side of that list is the Hide Aids button. Keep tapping Hide Ads on the side of the page you don't want to see. If so, no ads will come to your feed from these pages. The same page will also have the pages you like, whi

Facebook fined Rs 710 million for sharing user information

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Facebook fined Rs 710 million for sharing user information In South Korea, Facebook has been fined by an organization that protects the personal information of its citizens. Facebook has been fined  6.06 million, or 714.9 million, for providing information about its 3.3 million citizens to another company without prior notice. South Korea had formed the Personal Information Protection Commission only last year. According to the commission, there are a total of 18 million Facebook users in South Korea. Of that, 3.3 million Facebook users have been given information to other companies, including evidence that Facebook has been taken action. The commission has stated that Facebook has been providing such data since 2012. The commission said Facebook had sent the letter to Ireland. He called the Facebook activity a "criminal activity" and called for an investigation. "We've been supporting the investigation from the beginning," said a Facebook spokesman. Information

Here's how to create a professional account to earn money from Instagram

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Here's how to create a professional account to earn money from Instagram Nowadays, most people are using the social networks Facebook and Instagram. Instagram, which went public in 2010, is becoming very popular among the younger generation. Millions around the world are using this platform. We are sharing our photos and videos on Instagram. Many users are online through Instagram. But did you know that you can also make money from Instagram? Big celebrities are earning millions of rupees monthly from this. There are many types of services on Instagram. A business account is one of them. Today we are going to tell you how to create a business account on Instagram and how to make money from it. What is an Instagram business account? Instagram is a completely free platform. You can create your own business account and place ads on it and earn money from it. Besides, you can keep track of when your followers are online, according to their country and city. You can even find out which

Here's how to protect your WordPress site from hackers

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Here's how to protect your WordPress site from hackers WordPress is a site that is constantly targeted by hackers. WordPress files, plugins, and login pages are being targeted by hackers. Today we present to you Search Engine Journal's tips on how to protect your WordPress site from being hacked and how to help you recover from it as soon as possible. To do this, you must first understand how hackers attack WordPress. Most sites on the web are always at risk of hackers. Whether it's a PHP BB forum or a WordPress site. All sites are being monitored by hackers. It is not uncommon for hackers to scan thousands of pages and try to log in hundreds of times a day. On top of that, a hacker doesn't do that. Many hackers are hacking into your site at once. Hackers infiltrate the web using automated software and search for vulnerabilities. The activity is named Butson. Software that tries to copy such content is called scraper boots, which is different from hacker bots. Protect y

Tinder was not just a dating app

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Tinder was not just a dating app The Tinder app was not loading on my mobile. It was afternoon. I was sitting in the back of my car in Karachi. The car stopped when the traffic light came on and I put my phone in airplane mode. I was talking to a good friend. . So I opened Tinder again. But that didn't work. I just opened Instagram. The posts were all clear, general. Forge was running well. I knew the signal was not working well. Although I had tried. Finally, I opened Twitter and went to the 'Search' tab. There I typed 'Tinder Pakistan Ban'. There was a tweet notice from the Telecommunications Authority of Pakistan called PTA. In which it was mentioned that some dating apps including Grinder and Tinder have been banned. This was not the first time I had searched on Twitter when any online platform was banned in Pakistan. In 2012, the Pakistani government banned YouTube for allegedly showing a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad. At that time, many aunts had posted vi

The 'Microsoft Teams' of millions of users are no longer working, aren't you?

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The 'Microsoft Teams' of millions of users are no longer working, aren't you? Due to Covid 19, the use of video conferencing apps including Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams has been increasing lately. In the current situation where social distance has to be maintained due to corona, online work is being done through video conferencing tool. It may not be different from how many offices are being run from this. As the use of such tools continues to grow, millions of Microsoft users using Microsoft Teams from Internet Explorer browsers will be affected. Didn't you yourself get affected in that way? For that, it is necessary to know some things about the use of Microsoft Teams. In early 2020, the Redmond-based tech giant decided to shut down various Internet Explorer services. He urged users to shift to Microsoft Edge, Microsoft's new and sophisticated Internet browser. Based on that, Microsoft Explore Eleven is being shut down this month. It is said that the impact

Zoom's revenue increased by 600 percent, with a market value of about Rs 166 trillion

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Zoom's revenue increased by 600 percent, with a market value of about Rs 166 trillion  Video conferencing service Zoom is rapidly gaining commercial success during the Coronavirus epidemic. The company is now more valuable than Exxon Mobil, one of the world's largest oil and gas producers. According to Forbes, at 2:30 pm local time on Friday, the market value of Zoom is 139 billion dollars, or 165 trillion 77 billion 96 million Nepali rupees, while the market value of Exxon is 138.9 dollars. Zoom launched a market cap of मार् 19 billion this year. Meanwhile, Eric Yuan, the founder of Zoom, has almost doubled his fortune in the last three months. His fortune has almost doubled since July 2020, when he appeared on the Forbes 400 list of the richest people in the United States. His fortune has risen from ११ 11 billion to. 21.3 billion. The fortunes of Yuan and Zum began to shine as soon as David started. Zoom's business has grown rapidly during this period. When people are con

Do this to prevent your Facebook from being hacked.

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Do this to prevent your Facebook from being hacked. Facebook accounts have been hacked and data leaks have been heard by various users. Nowadays, there are very few people who do not use Facebook, the largest social network. It is not easy to stay away from Facebook for fear of data leaks. If you take some precautions, you can avoid the risk of your Facebook data being leaked or hacked. Today we are giving you tips on how to keep your Facebook account secure. Protect your password Most users keep their passwords intuitive for fear of forgetting them. From time to time, cybersecurity experts have been warning about passwords that can be easily guessed. So always keep a long password. Strengthen your password by adding lowercase letters, uppercase letters, special characters, numbers, and more. Also, keep different passwords for different accounts. So that Facebook is safe when any other account is hacked. Check the login device You can easily find out which devices your Facebook is logg

Facebook has launched a dating app in 50 countries

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Facebook has launched a dating app in 50 countries  Facebook has brought its own dating app. The company has unveiled its new dating app in Europe. Facebook's new app will compete with apps like Tinder, OkCupid, and Happen. According to The Verge, the Facebook dating app has been made public in about 50 countries in Europe. The company wanted to make the dating app public on February 14 this year, Valentine's Day. But the launch of the app has been delayed due to the Coronavirus epidemic. The Facebook dating app had already been made public in the US. What's in it According to the information received, matching is done according to the user's interest in the Facebook dating app. Facebook's Active and Interests and Dislikes will be used to suggest appropriate matches to users. Facebook's dating app will only be available in the mobile version. Users will also be able to use their Instagram and Facebook photos on their profile or timeline. Users will also be able

WhatsApp has brought the 'Always Mute' feature, here's how to use it.

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WhatsApp has brought the 'Always Mute' feature, here's how to use it. WhatsApp has launched a long-awaited feature. The 'Always Mute' option has been added to Facebook's messaging app WhatsApp. Also, if you want, you can now mute someone's WhatsApp chat forever. Earlier, the option to mute chat was given eight hours, one week and one year. Now you will be able to mute forever instead of the one year option. The feature is available for both Android and iPhone users and will be available in a web version soon, the company said. If you want to use this feature, you need to have the latest version of WhatsApp on your phone first. For that you can update through the App Store for Apple and Google Play Store for Android. How to mute forever? To do this, first open your WhatsApp and hold down the chat you want to mute forever. Doing so will bring up some icons. Click on the mute icon of the sound. Now there you will see three options. There are 8 hours, 1 week and

6 Bug found in the mobile browser, threat of 'address bar spoofing' attack

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6 Bug found in the mobile browser, threat of 'address bar spoofing' attack Cyber ​​security researchers have found bugs (address bar spoofing) in six popular mobile browsers, including Safari and Opera. Address bar spoofing vulnerabilities have affected these mobile browsers and opened the door for malware delivery, phishing and malicious activity, the researchers said. The security vulnerabilities found in some browsers have been resolved and some are still problematic. The bug was discovered by Rapid Seven and independent Pakistani researcher Rafi Baloch. The six different browsers include Apple Safari, Opera Touch / Mini, Yandex, Bolt, RITS and UC Browser. They point out that these browsers allow cyber attackers to present fake webpage addresses. Users use such browsers for all kinds of applications needed in daily life. UC Web and Ballet Browser have already patched the bug, while Opera is expected to fix the bug by November 12. The attackers were found to be using executab