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Facebook to update its community standards to clarify what it considers satire

Following a recommendation from its Oversight Board, Facebook says it will update its community standards to be clearer about how it handles satirical content, the company said in a blog post. “We’ll add information to the Community Standards that makes it clear where we consider satire as part of our assessment of context-specific decisions,” according …

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Facial recognition software used to verify unemployment recipients reportedly doesn’t work well

The facial recognition program used by nearly two dozen US states to to verify people seeking unemployment benefits is working inconsistently, leading to many people being denied benefits or having their applications put on hold, Motherboard reported. The identity verification service ID.me is intended to help reduce unemployment fraud, and uses biometric data and official …

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How to Create and Manage a Group Page on Facebook

Facebook is known for being a place online where people can meet others, share information, and create communities around a common interest. Group pages on Facebook are very popular for this reason, with many groups having thousands of members at one time.  If you’re thinking about starting your own Facebook group page for a certain …

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YouTube will bring picture-in-picture to iPhones and iPads

The YouTube app on iOS will be getting picture-in-picture support, allowing all users to watch videos while doing other things on their iPhones and iPads. A YouTube spokesperson told The Verge that the feature is currently rolling out to Premium subscribers, and that a launch for all iOS users (including the free ones) in the …

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Google may be working on an answer to Apple’s device-locating network

Google may be working on turning Android phones into a hivemind capable of finding lost devices, similar to Apple’s Find My network, according to analysis done by 9to5Google. A toggle for the feature showed up in a beta of Google Play Services, with code referencing the ability for phones to help locate other devices, potentially …

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How to Fix 403 Forbidden Error on Google Chrome

The 403 Forbidden error means that your browser thinks you don’t have permission to view the web page or internet resource at the address you’ve specified. Running into this will probably come as a surprise, unless you’re a hacker.  Try the following simple quick fixes to resolve this error. Quick Fixes: Refresh: Press Ctrl-F5 or …

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Tamagotchi’s new smartwatch lets you strap a needy digital pet to your wrist

Everyone’s favorite digital pet, the Tamagotchi, is being reinvented for its 25th anniversary. The new Tamagotchi Smart puts the creature into a colorful smartwatch, allowing you to strap your digital pet — and all the chores that come with it — directly to your wrist. Kotaku reports that the new device features a touchscreen for …

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