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Trump’s Blocking of Critics on Twitter Violates Constitution: US Judge

A US judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitterusers from his account on the social media platform based on their political views. Trump has made his @RealDonaldTrump Twitter account an integral and controversial part of his presidency, using it to promote his agenda, announce policy and attack critics. He has blocked many critics from his account, which ... Read More »

Google Updates Chrome Policy for Blocking Autoplay Videos, Personalising It

HIGHLIGHTS Chrome version 66 included autoplay video changes The new policy lets Chrome learn which sites you want to play sound If users don’t have a browsing history, a whitelist is used Google Chrome started blocking audio and video that automatically played on certain wesbites, with the launch of the Google Chrome 66 for desktops. Now, the company has modified the policy ... Read More »

Blocking social media won’t end distractions in schools

Going on social media shouldn’t have to be an after-school special. In Madison, Wisconsin, four schools opted into a pilot program to block up to 34 apps — the majority of which are social networks — from their classrooms and hallways. The new rules started on May 1, and will go on until the last day of school on June ... Read More »

Apple Takes Ad Blocking “Been Choice” App From Store

Apple has removed an app from its iTunes App store that would have blocked native ads in iOS9. The app, with the odd name Been Choice, also offered rewards to users willing to share data on their preferences with the app. The fate of the Been Choice app, which has only been offered for download on Apple’s store, is now ... Read More »

Google info Plans to begin blocking off Flash in Chrome This year

HIGHLIGHTS Flash player will run on Chrome handiest on click-to-play basis. Google needs all web sites to apply HTML5 alternatively. To avoid over-prompting, ten maximum used web sites have been white-listed. In a bid to get greater builders to adopt HTML5, Google has announced plans to slowly segment outassist for Adobe Flash player in Chrome. The company seems to implement ... Read More »