Government officials have been concerned about video sharing website TikTok because of it’s links to China since so long ago that Donald Trump was still US President (with his replacement President Biden having reversed efforts to curb the threats).
This week a former executive of the parent company further confirmed fears that the Chinese Communist Party has backdoor access to people’s data, further proving Trump was Right.
This week it was announced that Google are going to start deleting a bunch of idle, unused accounts at the end of 2023 to free up space.
The move is also to tighten security, with accounts using compromised passwords and those who failed to do a security check for a significant length of time under threat. Continue reading “Google to Delete Idle Accounts at the end of 2023”
It has recently come to my attention that the managed decline of Yahoo is set to continue with the binning of another of the parts of their website I’ve most frequently used over the years.
This time it is the Yahoo Groups feature.
Web service provider Yahoo is to close its ill-fated social media platform, Yahoo Groups, in the coming weeks, as it has seen “a steady decline in usage” over the last several years.
Its closure means that users will no longer be able send or receive messages from their group members.
“Thank you for helping us build one of the earliest digital communities – we’re proud and honoured to have forged countless connections over the last 20 years and played a small part in helping build your communities,” a statement from Yahoo said.
I’m still on the backfoot after they previously canned Yahoo Messenger service.
Apparently you can read more about the latest installment of their managed decline here.
Don’t forget there is a messageboard chat forum here on AlltheInterweb Blogs that you can use to talk about a variety of topics like you’ll no longer be able to with Yahoo.