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Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…

Cracking the message in a bottle

Between 2016 and 2019, a number of bottles washed ashore in Hamburg, each containing an ‘uncrackable’ message By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 25 Jan 2021 14:32 Later this week on 28 January, the National Museum of Computing will host a virtual talk exploring the world of unsolvable encryption codes. The “uncrackable” encrypted messages found…

Dr. Happiness Harden Bradford Is Destigmatizing Treatment for Black Ladies

Black lives matter and that means that Black mental health has to matter too. Nobody knows this more than Dr. Joy Harden Bradford. As the licensed psychologist behind the increasingly popular and instrumental podcast Therapy for Black Girls, Bradford is leading the charge to destigmatize mental illness in the Black community and change the face…

The Pop World Kept Putting Nija Charles in a Box. Then She Composed ‘Rain on Me’

If you don't know Nija Charles, aka Nija, you definitely know the songs she's helped create. The 22-year-old New Jersey native has cowritten some of the biggest hits of the last three years, racking up two Grammys in the process. A nonexhaustive list: "Ring" by Cardi B; "Heard About Us" and "LoveHappy" by The Carters;…

Dominic Fike Calls To Defund The Cops In Powerful New Essay

Paras Griffin/Getty Images Dominic Fike has been poised for his debut breakout moment for the past few years now, scoring a No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart in 2018 ("3 Nights") and palling around with Brockhampton. He also got his own song, the ethereal "Dominic's Interlude," on Halsey's album Manic earlier this year, where…

The Very Best Frightening Reveals on Netflix Produce a Long Night of Scary

Campfire story season is upon us. While shining that flashlight under your chin is a special effect that has timelessly proven to amp up the scare-factor, letting blue TV light hit your face in a dark room can provide double the scare for half the effort. (Remember: Scare smarter, not harder.) If you’re looking for…

We Discover 100 Of The Funniest Tweets About “The Saddle Club”

If you ever cantered around the playground, pretending you were a horse, this one's for you. 1. Remember that bizarre group of girls in school who were obsessed with saddle club, said they could understand a horses feelings, and made sure you saw them eating carrots any chance they got? 😂 Just wanted to let…

18 Books So Undoubtedly Terrific, Individuals Have Quit Sleep Simply To Complete Them

Books·Posted 3 minutes ago"Sleep? I don't know her." —Your bookshelf, probably. We recently asked our BuzzFeed Community, "What is one book that is so good you literally COULD NOT put it down?" and their answers were so freakin' great, they inspired even MORE incredible responses. Here are just a few of the books that are…

Black Lady Sun Block Evaluation: Black-Owned No White Cast SPF

My earliest memory of sunscreen is in the fifth grade, the summer I earned a much-coveted trip to NASA Space Camp. I’ll never forget standing under the sun in the deep South as my classmates passed around a bottle of SPF. I slathered myself in a generous helping and began to rub it in, expecting…

On ‘Insecure,’ Exists Any Wish for Issa and Molly’s Relationship?

Not much compares to the pain of losing a best friend. It's a heartbreaking experience that often leads to bouts of uncontrollable crying, a carton of ice cream or two, and an unnecessarily long movie marathon. We do these things because we’re mourning a special relationship that once brought so much joy. Unfortunately, losing a…

29 Finger Tattoo Concepts That Are In Fact Excellent

1. buzzfeed.com "I got this the day I finished undergrad and was officially done with my education. I felt like I could finally breathe and exhale for the first time in my life." —aidagrace 2. buzzfeed.com "Since I tend to put others before myself in relationships, I had a heart tattooed on the inside of…

‘Recently Tonight’: John Oliver On How Policing Is Knotted With White Supremacy, Reforming The System And Defunding The Cops

At the top of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver addressed the George Floyd protests and Donald Trump’s bible photo opp and the excessive force police officers use — specifically against the Black community. That said, he spent the entire episode unpacking the problematic police system. Oliver points out that the violence we have seen is…

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Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…