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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 - theverge.com/2019/1/30/1820355

More about this...

The Irish Times: Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram messengers to be integrated - Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram messengers to be integrated (via @IrishTimes) irishtimes.com/business/techno

Soon I will have more friends on other chat apps, and won't be that antisocial not to have WhatsApp... ads, merging with messenger, sharing data, full of fake news and shitposting... something else?

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 - thejournal.ie/facebook-whatsap

#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:

lineageos.org

The download links include installation instructions.

#AlternativesAtoZ #Android #DeleteGoogle

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.

spreaker.com/user/radiocable/l

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.

irlpodcast.org/season4/episode

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.

npr.org/2019/01/08/683037354/b

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).

postmarketos.org
ubports.com
plasma-mobile.org

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.

privacyinternational.org/repor

This new year you may consider escaping the Facebook conglomerate which includes Instagram and WhatsApp.

And if you manage without WhatsApp you can be a proper civilization outcast. 😂

Come on and join! 😋

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?

bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06tzcpq

This morning I found a site with 231 trackers. Feel like I should sadly shout BINGO or something.

I think that we can say that WhatsApp groups are a magnet for shitposting. We can categorize those memes as that.

So far happy without WhatsApp, but you'll still need a plan B just in case, as it is ubiquitous.

Even that of course people need cars, within big cities more and more they have an antisocial effect. I wish there would be some kind congestion charge in Dublin.

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 - reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/

Vivimos tiempos locos donde fascistas con símbolos fascistas llaman fascistas a quienes les combaten.

La democracia parece estar en crisis en varias partes del mundo.

Y sin importar la corriente ideológica, los síntomas se repiten 😓

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