Tag: apps

The rise of the infinite swipe: Psychiatrist warns ‘gamification’ of dating apps is harming our chances of finding love – as it’s revealed 1 in 10 users spend 14 hours a week searching

The ‘gamification’ of dating apps is damaging singleton’s chances of spotting the right match for them, a psychiatrist has warned. Swiping through endless faces on apps like Tinder and Bumble, known as ‘infinite swipe’, The practice has become so addictive that more than one in 10 users swipe for over 14

Apple vs. Facebook fight heats up as Apple bans Facebook from running internal iOS apps

Yesterday, TechCrunch first reported that Facebook is now paying users in the US for sharing their phone and web activity for research purposes. This app is called “Facebook Research” and people who sign-up for this program will receive up to $20 monthly. Facebook is doing this program through beta testing

Users can now apply sensitivity labels to documents and emails with latest Office apps

Microsoft yesterday announced the general availability of sensitivity labeling feature in Office apps on Mac, iOS and Android. With this feature, users can apply sensitivity labels to their files and emails to keep them compliant with their organization’s information protection policies. After you apply a sensitivity label, the label information will remain

Pandora launches its own smart voice assistant for mobile apps

Pandora, the largest streaming music provider in the U.S, yesterday announced the launch of its own native smart voice assistant for its mobile apps. This new feature called Voice Mode will allow users to control Pandora mobile apps using voice commands. Supported voice commands include: Control requests to change stations,

Some popular Android apps are sharing your data with Facebook without user consent

 Facebook and Privacy scandals. Name a better duo. No seriously, for what seems like the umpteenth time this year, Facebook has been found engaging in behaviour that skirts the creepy line and teeters on kind of illegal — in the EU at least. Privacy International did some research on Facebook’s

Android WARNING: These fake Google Play Store apps could STEAL your passwords

Android fans are being warned about malware-filled bogus Google Play Store apps that could steal users’ sensitive passwords. The malware on the Android apps is designed to steal crucial login details for banking apps, e-wallets and payments cards. The banking trojans were found on Google Play Store apps that claimed

Facebook quietly relaunches apps for Groups platform after lockdown

Facebook is becoming a marketplace for enterprise apps that help Group admins manage their communities. To protect itself and its users in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook locked down the Groups API for building apps for Groups. These apps had to go through a human-reviewed approval process,