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Crushers Features Automatic messages contained in the BBM

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Still remember the movie Mission Impossible, a film about a spy who made a great success? The film, starring Tom Cruise that had an almost iconic scene in each series, the secret messages that can be destroyed by itself.

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In the film, Ethan Hunt, the main character often get a secret message containing a mission that must be implemented. The messages will then be destroyed by itself.

For some people, the ability of messages that get destroyed itself does look cool and exists only in the movies. However, the actual BlackBerry also provides a similar feature via his service messaging app, BlackBerry Messenger.

A Canadian company that has a feature called Timed Messages are pinned on BlackBerry Messenger. Feature that was first introduced in 2014 and is able to create messages that are sent automatically deleted at the receiver and sender.

Timed via Messages, users can specify how long a message or picture message recipient can be accessed. So when the appointed time arrived, the message will be deleted automatically.

Users can also set the time a message is deleted. The time can be chosen from 1 to 60 seconds. Thus, the confidentiality of a message can certainly be guaranteed.

Fun again, this feature can already be used for free. Since last April, the BlackBerry has announced no longer attractive fees for the use of these features.

Previously, users were required to subscribe to enjoy these features are limited. But now users can easily enjoy the features Timed Messages. How, interested in using the Timed Messages feature in BlackBerry Messenger?

Twitter Invest $70 Billion in SoundCloud

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Twitter has invested approximately US $70 million in one of the music streaming service provider, SoundCloud. Value investing is called can still grow up to US $100 million.

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Unfortunately, CEO TwitterJack Dorsey did not mention the details of the investment and the specific reasons behind the company’s decision. Even so, he agrees that Twitter now has a stake in SoundCloud.

SoundCloud spokesman also ensures Twitter has invested in SoundCloud. According to him, the two companies will facilitate and inspire today’s contemporary culture at the same time attract more people around the world.

This investment allows SoundCloud remain focused on building value-added, both for creators and listeners as well as continuing other initiatives such as launching a paid service called SoundCloud Go.

Although the plan has not been established Twitter through this investment, some analysts estimate this is how social media to attract more users.

Meanwhile, SoundCloud can see this investment as a move to introduce a new paid services to more people.

On the other hand, the condition of the two companies is also less well known. Twitter has just convicted Wall Street because it was unable to add users quickly.

So even with SoundCloud called not increased valuations, so it is rumored some investors are concerned with the growth of the company.

Actually, this is not the first time Twitter reportedly close to a streaming music service from German. Two years ago, Twitter was rumored to be buying SoundCloud, but the measure nevertheless turned out to do.

Facebook Messenger will have a feature-busting message

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A number of technology companies began to show extra attention on the security of users of its services. One such company is Facebook.

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Facebook’s app, WhatsApp, and implements several encryption end-to-end to ensure the security of user conversation. After WhatsApp, Facebook reportedly will present similar features for other services that the Messenger.

Facebook is reportedly preparing a feature “automatic message busting”. It is known from @iOSAppChanges Twitter account, which spread the image of these features. Features that appear in the Messenger app for IOS version 68.0.

The actual version is already available on the App Store. However, Facebook is predicted will launch the latest version of Messenger later. Although the leaked pictures come from iOS devices, Facebook will also be presenting similar features for Android.

Regarding functionality, users can basically determine the “age” of messages in a matter of minutes, days, months, even years, thanks to such features. When the message has reached its deadline, the message recipient can no longer see it.

When using this feature, users will receive a notification contains the message, “You turned on disappearing messages, or you enable message busting”. Remain- deadline will also display any message.

Use of the Internet at risk of destroying his career and marriage

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According to a study conducted by Kaspersky Lab, there are still many people are careful about sharing personal information via the internet at risk situation.

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As many as 28% of respondents sharing confidential data inadvertently and 16% are willing to reveal secrets about themselves, despite the fact proves that sharing information online can jeopardize jobs or even their relationship.

Surveys conducted Kaspersky Lab is working with B2B International. They asked more than 12,000 people around the world and found that there are still many people who are willing to take the risk of sharing personal data through online communication channels in an online environment that is dangerous.

The data are distributed in the form of a photograph of yourself (45%), with their contact details (42%), photos of other people (32%), sensitive personal data (30%), and the data associated with the job (20%) online ,

Further, and perhaps even potentially more serious, one in six respondents share the secrets about themselves (16%), while 9% communicate personal information about others and 8% share sensitive financial details.

It still happens despite the fact that half of the respondents were very concerned about the devastating impact that they receive if the information was published, both in terms of financial loss and emotional distress.

One third of respondents are concerned that it could ruin their relationship or embarrass or offend someone and one in six respondents (15%) fear that it could jeopardize their careers.

Regarding this concern was also recognized by the respondents. A total of 28% admitted that they intentionally share confidential data and one in ten respondents suffered losses as a result of such action.

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Of those losses, the consequences of which they received, including loss of a friend (20%), in-bullying (17%), suffered a financial loss (15%), decided or divorced couples (13%), and fired from their jobs ( 13%).

However, 13% of respondents still do not take any precautionary measures to safeguard information and online activities keep them safe. Only four out of ten respondents who maintain close interaction with family and friends apart from other activities (43%) or all messages and posts before share (39%).

A quarter of respondents try to avoid sending or share information when they drank alcohol and 29% of respondents who feel guilty about choosing to take steps that could be said to be ineffective, with a rush erase their Internet history after sharing something.

“Many consumers are still not fully understand the realized risk with caution when it comes to online activities. With so many devices and online channels at your fingertips, it’s never been easier to send messages unencrypted or accidentally share information with the wrong people , “said David Emm, Principal Security Researcher of Kaspersky Lab, commented on it.

Through a written statement, David said, if it does not understand well about cyberspace or cyber savvy, and if it also does not have the security and privacy protection is right, then the user can get the possibility of such damages and even destruction of friendship career.

After everything is published online, then it will be there forever. So, if you are still in doubt, it would be better if it kept it to herself.

Twitter add a special photo feature descriptions for blind users

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Twitter continues to make its services more accessible to users with limited ability to see the (blind).

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It released the microblogging social networking support additional features description of the image on the Twitter app on iOS and Android. Thus, any description contained in an image can be read using a screen reader.

Company says, this feature can be used not only active Twitter users who per day to reach 320 million users, but also can be used by publishers and developers.

The release of this feature as well as a sign that Twitter wants to get closer to the developer community. Some time ago, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologized publicly on tense relations between the company and the developer.

Twitter said the feature description of the image is the fourth most requested user.

Then, how to use these features? In the thumbnail images to be uploaded will present the ‘add description’. When the button was tapped, will pop up a dialog box that can hold 420 character description of the image.

In 2006, when Twitter presents only text services, its contents accessible to visually impaired users with the help of screen readers.

“Then, in recent years, we increase the Twitter platform capable of supporting a variety of media. However, we do not provide a text description of the image for users and developers of us,” the company wrote in a blog upload.

Another benefit of the presence of this feature is, if the user utilizes text description on an uploaded image, it will be easier for a search engine to identify specific nudge.

Image content is one thing that may not only be sought through search engines Google, Yahoo, and Bing, but also on the Twitter search field.

For information, users accessing Twitter through the app on iOS and Android devices can now use this feature. While Twitter users who access through the web can not be tasted.

Great salary, What Facebook Employees Happy?

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People who work at Facebook seems very happy with his work. A recent data shows 96 percent of employees working in the largest social network was satisfied with his work.

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The data obtained from a survey conducted on workers at PayScale page 18 technology companies.

In a survey released Wednesday, the company formed by Mark Zuckerberg ranks first employee satisfaction level compared with employees of Google, Apple, Amazon, and Tesla.

Facebook employees, according to the data, also has a stress level that is 44 percent lower than any other technology company employees. What makes them feel happy with his work?

Glassdoor career site recently published a list of best companies to work and Facebook is the fifth.

Have a great income certainly makes people happier, but it is not income that is the reason Facebook employees are happy. Facebook employees are paid an average of US $ 116,000 in the first five years.

Then, employees who have worked more than 10 years his salary increased to US $ 149,000. This figure does not include stock compensation earned by each employee.

Another benefit is gained if one becomes employee Mark Zuckerberg is getting a free lunch and a snack, playroom, and a barbershop.

The social networking site was 12 years old that offers a variety of other things that also reduces the level of stress, such as male and female employees get four months paid leave when being a parent.

Also free health insurance for single employees. Meanwhile, for those who have been married, the insurance is charged at a low cost. The average age of workers in Facebook about 29 years and only 32 percent of Facebook employees are female.

“If you work for Facebook, you do not need to worry about anything. All the benefits you can feel, “said Glassdoor.