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Down The Rabbit Hole Of Twitch Streamers’ TikToks

Over the past 72 hours, I’ve spent an ungodly amount of time watching TikToks created by Twitch streamers. It all began with a simple question: Can people whose whole line of work is built around creating the lengthiest, least-filtered form of pop culture possible excel in a medium where minimalism thrives?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why Can’t You Deactivate Your Facebook Messenger Account Anymore?

A brand-new version of Facebook Messenger has dropped for iOS, and while I appreciate Facebook’s newfound interest in keeping the app svelte, I think the cuts have gone too deep. You’ll no longer find any apps or games tied into Messenger’s UI, but it’s now harder (or impossible) to do things that most people probably […]

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Even Ronda Rousey Has An Exclusive Video Game Streaming Deal Now

Noted World of Warcraft fan, Mortal Kombat character, person with bad opinions about trans rights, and also WWE wrestler Ronda Rousey is diving headfirst into the lucrative world of video game streaming. She’s announced that, beginning next week, she’ll be doing it exclusively on Facebook.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Facebook’s Messenger Kids App Now Has More Parental Controls

Facebook is basically always in the news for some privacy concern or another. In one such case, they—rightfully so—caught a lot of flak last summer when its Messenger Kids app inadvertently allowed kids to enter group chats with users their parents hadn’t approved. At the time, Facebook called it a “technical error”…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why Twitch Fans Donate Money To Wealthy Streamers

Early last year, then-Twitch streamer Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang received an email from a fan who’d donated $200 to him in 2018. “Hey, I donated money to you a year ago,” read the email according to Wang, who spoke to Kotaku over the phone. “I’m having hard times right now. Do you think you could […]

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Top Streamers Are Leaving Twitch Amidst Big Money And Shady Deals

Let’s say you’re an up-and-coming streamer. You’ve done it for a while and you make decent money, although you’re no Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. But you’re on your way there, or so you hope. A while back, you got the opportunity to sign with an agency that promised to help you set up deals to advertise […]

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Find Out How Facebook Tracks You Even When You’re Not Using It

We all know Facebook tracks what you do while using its apps and website, but the social media monolith also collects data from third-party apps, services, and websites, even when you’re not using Facebook. It’s one of the ways Facebook’s targeted ads become eerily specific and seem to know what you’ve been looking up…Read more… […]

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Block Misleading Political Ads on Facebook With This Browser Extension

2020 is going to be a bonkers year for US politics, but while the presidential debates and President Trump’s lingering impeachment might be the biggest topics of conversation (so far), we all know where the true political discourse happens: Facebook.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Actually #DeleteFacebook

At this point, it almost feels like tradition. Every couple of months, Facebook will find itself embroiled in one scandal or another. Inevitably, #DeleteFacebook will start trending across various social media. So if you’re finally ready to go through with it and cut ties with Facebook, watch our step-by-step guide…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Find and Use Facebook’s Revamped Privacy Checkup Tool

Facebook is starting out 2020 by updating the Privacy Checkup tool it introduced back in 2014, which makes it easier for users to find and change several important account settings. To be honest, outside of some visual flair and updated explanations for each setting, it’s not much of an upgrade—and also still doesn’t…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Find and Use Facebook’s Revamped Privacy Checkup Tool

Facebook is starting out 2020 by updating the Privacy Checkup tool it introduced back in 2014, which makes it easier for users to find and change several important account settings. To be honest, outside of some visual flair and updated explanations for each setting, it’s not much of an upgrade—and also still doesn’t…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Wipe Your Existence from the Internet

With near-daily news about data breaches, hacks, and privacy problems, it’s not unreasonable to want to disappear from the internet. Maybe you’re sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name. Or tired of everyone knowing you live in a garden level dungeon apartment? Or…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Wipe Your Existence from the Internet

With near-daily news about data breaches, hacks, and privacy problems, it’s not unreasonable to want to disappear from the internet. Maybe you’re sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name. Or tired of everyone knowing you live in a garden level dungeon apartment? Or…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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