In the past, it was very difficult to work out what your privacy settings actually were and would change, often without users being aware. This has improved but it is still very difficult to work out some of the settings. For example, to delete you Facebook account can be problematic because even if you do find where to do it, should you inadvertently connect to Facebook again from some device, it negates your deletion.
Source article: Wired- Facebook Privacy Issues
Another article on the same subject: What the F*** Was Facebook Thinking and yet another one one how to delete your Facebook at https://vpnandgo.com/delete-facebook-account/
Source article: What is RAM?
False information is about 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than faithful reports of actual events, researchers find.
False news—which the study defines as either inaccurate information presented as truth or opinion presented as fact—is on average about 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than information that faithfully reports actual events, the researchers found.
Source: Scientific American
In an article on Wired, they cover the steps required to be undertaken for the various services.
Every time Apple introduces something new, no matter how innovative, the detractors try to find something wrong and if they cannot do it, then they make it up.
On Medium they published an article that shows that since the iPhone X was introduced, others have copied the design, despite being critical of it in the first place.
The biz, which was subject to one of the biggest data breaches in US history last May, has already had to revise up the number of affected individuals.
The total stood at 145 million in the US and hundreds of thousands in the UK and Canada – but it's now found a few more people that previously escaped its "forensic" testings.
The RedDrop nasty also harvests and uploads files, photos, contacts, application data, config files and Wi-Fi information from infected kit. Both Dropbox and Google Drive are being used as temporary storage by the attackers.
The main factors are:
- Screen brightness
- Weak mobile phone coverage and weak WiFi
- Rogue apps
- Too many notifications
I have personally found two resources quite useful. The first is ScreencastsOnline which is operated by Don McAllister and offers a subscription model although some videos are free to watch.
Another that is free and has had many useful videos is MacMost. From the site "MacMost is a free website with video tutorials for Apple Mac, iPhone and iPad users. Visit here daily for new tutorials, sign up for the free weekly newsletter, check out some Mac tips, and ask questions in the forum. New to the Mac? Check out the Beginner’s Guide to the Mac."
Of course if you prefer to have assistance in resolving any issues with your computer or need to solve some requirement with your software or hardware, I am able to assist with personal service at reasonable rates. The initial assessment of your requirements is free, unlike many trades that charge exorbitant fees just to arrive at your door.