Facebook to launch chat app for kids, with parental controls

Facebook on Monday (Dec 4) unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others...

Dating apps: is looking for a soul mate a digital risk?  

When it comes to dating apps, the information that is shared can be sensitive. In Colombia according to a study by Kaspersky Lab, a...

Facebook is using AI to spot users with suicidal thoughts and send them help

Facebook is using artificial intelligence to scan users’ posts for signs they’re having suicidal thoughts. When it finds someone that could be in danger,...

Snapchat now recognizes food, pets, and more when suggesting filters

Snapchat is now using object recognition to identify what’s in users’ photos and serve them relevant filters. So, if you take a picture of...

Facebook Messenger is stealing Snapchat’s streaks feature

Facebook loves to steal Snapchat features to block the popular messaging app’s momentum. Ephemeral stories and messaging have arrived in Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp previously, and the company...