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13GB of backed up Snapchat pics by 3rd party service are hacked. 200,000 accounts are affected.

Despite Snapchat’s self-proclaimed efforts to shutter third-party services, a new hack of the service — popular with teens — exposes an enormous library of user photos and videos.

Here’s What I Learned Using Teen-Monitoring Software On A Sorority Girl’s Phone For Two Weeks

Taylor Prewitt, the 21-year-old recipient of the text, had allowed me to access her phone’s iCloud. I used a program called TeenSafe, which is meant for parents to monitor their children’s phones and internet activity. I could see all of her text messages from the last few months, all of her deleted texts, her browser history, bookmarks, contact list, her call logs, and her GPS location. Yes, it was all a little creepy.

Teen with lymphatic malformations has profile photo deleted by Facebook

On Tuesday, Norwegian news site VG reported that a 16-year-old boy found his newest Facebook profile photo deleted automatically by the site, but not for containing offensive content or misrepresenting himself. Embret Henock Haldammen, a high school student in Kristiansand, Norway, had posted his latest school portrait weeks earlier, only to receive a notice stating that “the profile picture violated Facebook’s policies.”

Apple may have quietly signaled that it's received a secret Patriot Act order

Reblogged from macdailynews

macdailynews:

Apple may have quietly signaled that it’s received a secret Patriot Act order

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Under the Patriot Act, the US government can demand information from companies and ask them to keep the order secret, but there’s a clever legal feint that can sidestep this: a so-called…