Instagram has disabled hundreds of accounts that were stolen as part of online hacking operations designed to gain access to and sell rare and coveted usernames, the company tells The Verge. Both TikTok and Twitter also took action on some of the accounts belonging to the same hackers, reports journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs. The Facebook-owned platform set its sights mainly on the community surrounding OGUsers, a website well-known for trafficking in stolen usernames and helping facilitate the hacking of these accounts through methods like SIM swapping, which is
A number of popular apps and services including TikTok, Spotify, Pinterest, and Tinder are currently broken on iOS devices, with early reports suggesting Facebook is to blame. There are widespread reports on social media of apps crashing whenever they’re launched on iPhones and iPads, and corresponding outage spikes on DownDetector.com. The apps can be launched if the device is offline, which is useful in some cases (if you have lots of music saved on Spotify, for example) but will completely break their functionality in others. Although the exact cause of
Numerous iOS apps are having issues launching right now, in line with more than one reviews on Twitter and crowdsourced consumer reports on Downdetector. the issues seem to have started around 6:30PM ET, and Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Tinder, and more seem to be affected, according to Downdetector. the issue is because of an obvious problem with a Facebook tool building package (SDK) device that’s used to energy signal-in features for many of the apps, as many developers have reported problems with the SDK on this thread on GitHub. It also
The new Family Safety Mode allows parents to access the Screen Time Management feature.