PSA: Upgrade to Flickr Pro, or risk your photos getting deleted. “February 5, 2019: Any items over the 1,000-upload limit will be at risk of deletion, starting with the oldest of the items. Photos licensed through Creative Commons before November 1, 2018 will not be deleted, even for accounts over the 1,000 limit.”

Why continue working with Facebook, when they aren’t serious about fact-checking anyway? #DeleteFacebook www.theverge.com

Snopes says nope to Facebook’s money and leaves fact-checking program

Good thing I don’t use an Android smartphone anymore. :: Google Play apps with >4.3 million downloads stole pics and pushed porn ads - Ars Technica apple.news/AM4tnUvN9…

Wow! Did not expect this. Here’s hoping that Siri starts to become a serious competitor to Google Assistant. :: Apple removes Siri team lead as part of AI strategy shift - AppleInsider apple.news/AnJc0i3Rn…

The Philippines has a lot of “dumb f*cks” (Facebook users) because of anti-net neutrality behavior of telcos Smart and Globe www.theguardian.com/technolog…

Philippines tops world internet usage index with an average 10 hours a day

Boom! That didn’t go well for QCOM. If the appeal gets thrown out, that’s $$$ for lost potential sale given to Apple apple.news/AqRsyld4Y…

Siri, how do you wipe that smug smile from Qualcomm’s face? Apple triumphs in patent battle with chip nemesis - The Register

And the Philippines, with its exemplary record in protecting private data, embarks on something similar. Tsk tsk techcrunch.com/2019/01/3…

Indian state government leaks thousands of Aadhaar numbers

If you are looking for a next-generation, encrypted and decentralized photo sharing application, then check out www.textile.photos - runs on IPFS!

I hope Philippine companies will do the same. Not everybody is a “dumb f*ck” and on Facebook. www.inc.com/associate…

How Small Businesses Are Finding Other Ways to Advertise Beyond Facebook and Instagram

Interesting study. @endocrine_witch @teddybird apple.news/AfFwp8nAa…

After years of uncertainty, study finds statins can benefit all ages, including those over 75 - CNN

Correction: For the longest time, I was holding on to the Skype app on the iPhone. NOW it is gone – MSFT free, too! #JoyOfMissingOut

Saw a snippet of Facebook COO Sandberg’s interview on Bloomberg – just have this to say, I don’t trust her, I don’t trust Zuckerberg, and I don’t trust the company. Sorry, they don’t have any credibility - they never learn. Until they change their business model, they will continue violating your privacy.

Hey! It is February 1, 2019, and as of today, my iPhone has no trace of Facebook, Google, and Twitter. #JoyOfMissingOut

If you can’t beat them, hire them ($$$$) to silence them (get them frustrated as you know their voices won’t be heard by Zuckerberg anyway). :: Facebook Hires Up Three of Its Biggest Privacy Critics - WIRED apple.news/AYQgvHEbi…

Apple doing the right thing – enforcing its rules. Big tech disrespecting simple rules, albeit with huge ramifications, need to be schooled. :: Apple pulls Google’s enterprise certificate, breaking internal betas & employee apps - 9to5Mac https://apple.news/AZTJ684FZR_WG_IWIXftjzA

I thought that there’s an agreement that guarantees WhatsApp data and Facebook’s won’t mix. Hmmm www.wired.co.uk/article/f…

The ticking time bomb hiding in Facebook’s record profits

You have a year to delete your Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp accounts. www.firstpost.com/tech/news…

Zuckerberg confirms merging Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram messages by 2020- Technology News, Firstpost

No matter how Facebook spins this — they’re only interested in money, not in protecting their users. #DeleteFacebook #DeleteInstagram #DeleteWhatsApp apple.news/AFW01xuMm…

Sheryl Sandberg: The Teens ‘Consented’ to Putting Facebook Spyware on Their Phones - Gizmodo

FLUMMOXED!!!! Office building construction with NO PLANS for structured cabling for computer networks? CLASSIC!

“F*k ethics! Money is everything!” Pretty much sums up what is wrong with Facebook - from investors, top management to some of those working there. apple.news/Av5_Lb4or…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app - Mashable