Meanwhile the "opensource" situation is even worse, with Google and Facebook sometimes abusing the privacy of it's users. Is going to be a long travel through the desert
Apple blocks Facebook from running its internal iOS apps - The Verge - https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/30/18203551/apple-facebook-blocked-internal-ios-apps
More about this...
The Irish Times: Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram messengers to be integrated - Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram messengers to be integrated (via @IrishTimes) https://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/facebook-whatsapp-instagram-messengers-to-be-integrated-1.3771104
Put now the imperial march from Star Wars while you read... is not April's fools yet!
Facebook wants to merge Messenger with WhatsApp and Instagram - https://www.thejournal.ie/facebook-whatsapp-instagram-4460692-Jan2019/
#LineageOS is an alternative form of the Android operating system, which works like a normal Android but has the Google-based apps removed.
It can be installed on Android smartphones to replace the Google version of Android.
It's *very* complicated to install, but if you're a tech expert, or you know an expert who can help you, you can download it from the official website:
The download links include installation instructions.
A raíz de un mensaje de Spanish revolution se trata hoy el tema de como tratar con los "triggerers" de derecha y más allá. Esta nueva estrategia de polemizar y trolear al personal. No piquéis.
Great podcast today from Mozilla, TL;DR about how hard is this days with so much noise specially in our phones, but in the internet in general to read a book.
Attention deficit is now a global disease.
German Green party leader quits Facebook and Twitter, after doxxing and hate.
Interesting, will he consider the fediverse? In any case, I think is something different and possitive.
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As the Android operating systems gets more and more propietary and spies more and more, it's time to start playing around with opensource alternatives. It'll take time or maybe won't be possible, and thus I'll have to continue with Android +noGapps +DNShacks (to avoid tracking).
And some others...
Here is the study, and yes, data is even shared if you don't have a facebook profile. Will have to add to adaway list.
BBC Documentaries podcast this one about India and porn. The part of rape videos spreading and WhatsApp, heartbreaking.
Beyond the tech, the encryption, the source code, how do we deal with the shitposting or the blatant lies on memes? Crap is often found on groups on some networks. What to do?
Well, lately I'm starting to disable WiFi, but I guess, that Bluetooth should only be on when needed. Specially should be disabled outside home/work
Facebook suggested that I friend a person that I had met in a parking lot - https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/9z1205/facebook_suggested_that_i_friend_a_person_that_i/
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