Google may track your location even if you disable Location tracking | gHacks Technology News

The Location feature that Google built-into the Android operating system and some of its applications power location-based services such as Google Maps and provide Google with information about a customer’s whereabouts. The Location feature is not turned on by default but Google apps, services, and third-party apps may prompt the user to enable it to provide more accurate information.

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Japan tells netizens to stop confusing the olds with internet slang

Sure, internet-speak can be confusing, so older folks oftentimes can’t understand WTH younger users are trying to say. The problem is apparently much worse in Japan than it is here, however, because the government itself has decided to weigh in. Much to the amusement of many netizens, the Agency for Cultural Affairs has issued a report asking people, in effect, to knock off the crazy emojis and slang.

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The sudden death of the website | TechCrunch

When we started building websites in the mid-’90s, we had great dreams for e-commerce. We fundamentally thought all brick-and-mortar stores would disappear and everything dot-com would dominate. But e-commerce has failed us miserably. Today, less than 15 percent of commerce occurs through a website or app, and only a handful of brands (think: Amazon, eBay and Netflix) have found success with e-commerce at any real scale. There are two giant structural issues that make websites not work: HTML and Google.

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24 χρήσιμες συμβουλές για ασφαλές «Σερφάρισμα» στο διαδίκτυο | schooltime.gr

Επιμέλεια: Γιώργος Σκάθαρος Το Διαδίκτυο (internet), εκτός από ανεξάντλητη πηγή κάθε είδους πληροφόρησης, αποτελεί μέσο ψυχαγωγίας και ένα από τα πλέον δημοφιλή μέσα επικοινωνίας μεταξύ των νέων. Η χρήση του όμως πολλές φορές εγκυμονεί κινδύνους. Δείτε 24 χρήσιμες συμβουλές από τη Γενική […]

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Η Μεγάλη απόφαση του @Παπάκι – SaferInternet4kids

Διαβάστε στα παιδιά σας το νέο μας εκπαιδευτικό βιβλίο για παιδιά σε μικρές τάξεις του δημοτικού “Η Μεγάλη απόφαση του @Παπάκι”. Πραγματεύεται τα συναισθήματα των παιδιών στο διαδίκτυο και πόσο εύκολα μπορεί κάτι το οποίο εμείς θεωρούμε αστείο τελικά να πληγώσει τους φίλους μας. […]

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Don’t Share This Information on Social Media: Driver’s License, Bank Account, Vacation Pictures | Money

Because ID thieves love it when you do.

The digitalization of information and the popularity of social media may put consumer privacy at risk more now than ever. Some social media users, teenagers especially, may be unaware that the information they share — from their location to their paycheck — could be used for identity theft and fraud. About 92% of teenagers post their real name, 82% list their date of birth and 71% show their city or town of residence on their social profiles, according to Pew Research Center. While oversharing has become a problem, consumers could stop it by being careful what they post on social media.

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Emojipedia

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🙋 Emoticon, smiley, emoji, what’s the difference?

👉 Emoticons and smileys are often used to describe small face-like icons available in instant message services and messaging apps.

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How to Create Your Own WordPress Blog (Quick-Start Guide)

Do you ever feel like everyone you know has their own personal blog? Perhaps you’re wondering what the appeal is and why somebody would want to share their personal details with the whole world.

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41 percent of Android phones are vulnerable to ‘devastating’ Wi-Fi attack – The Verge

Every Wi-Fi device affected by some variant of attack

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