Yesterday was the deadline for Amazon employees to remove the TikTok app from their phones. The retail giant had sent out communications to all its employees instructing them to delete the app by 10th July 2020. This was a surprising move in the first instance, but it turns out, it was actually sent in error – or so Amazon claims. When contacted for comment, the company declined to give any explanation on how or why the communication was sent by accident.
If you were one of the small number of users of the Hobbi app who documented your personal projects and craft projects, you may feel hard done by. If you don’t know what it is, you are not alone. It was an experimental app, however Facebook recently decided it was time to shut it down.
YouTube will now be allowing creators to automate their replies to comments by making use of Google’s artificial intelligence technology. This is a massive step forward for the platform and a welcome development for creators whose time is very often taken up ensuring they respond to the majority of community questions timeously.
Social media giant Twitter is going to replace programming terms that are racially loaded with more inclusive language. Terms like “master”, “slave”, and “blacklist” are often used in programming codes. For example, the term “master” represents the main version...