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Scruff gay dating app bans underwear photos

Scruff gay dating app bans underwear photos

Technology
Gay dating app Scruff has banned images of men in underwear or swimming trunks, after it was suspended from the Google Play app store several times.Scruff said it had changed its profile picture rules after "repeated suspensions by app store distributors" but declined to specify which stores.The app was most recently suspended from Google Play in January, when it disappeared for three days.Google told BBC News it did not comment on individual apps.Several Scruff members responded to the policy change on social media, threatening to delete their accounts."Craigslist, Backpage, Tumblr, now even Scruff, a gay dating app you have to be of consenting age to use, is censoring how its users can post photos? This isn't looking so good guys," said vlogger Amp Some...
In photos: Notable deaths of 2018

In photos: Notable deaths of 2018

Entertainment
National Baseball Hall of Fame member Willie McCovey smiles during induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. on July 27, 2008. McCovey died at the age of 80, on October 31. The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey's death, saying the hitter passed "peacefully" in the afternoon "after losing his battle with ongoing health issues." A former first baseman and left fielder, McCovey was a career .270 hitter with 521 home runs and 1,555 RBIs in 22 major league seasons, 19 of them with the Giants. He also played for the Athletics and Padres. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos

New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos

Technology
Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted.It made the announcement a day after hosting its pop-up privacy experience "It's Your Facebook" in New York's Bryant Park.It said several third-party apps had access to "a broader set of photos than usual" for 12 days in September.The company said it would notify affected users.It is the latest in a series of data breaches at the social network, which has faced scrutiny following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. "When someone gives permission for an app to access their photos on Facebook, we usually only grant the app access to photos people share on their timeline....
Facebook bug exposed photos that users never posted

Facebook bug exposed photos that users never posted

Technology
Facebook has discovered a bug that gave third-party apps access to the photos of up to seven million users. The glitch was active for 12 days between 13 and 25 September.It was found in software that used Facebook logins to give third-party apps permission to access users' images.The social media giant said the bug meant access was granted to a broader set of photos than intended, including ones uploaded to the site but never posted.They added that up to 6.8 million accounts were exposed. Image: A Facebook bug has exposed millions of users' photos Facebook's engineering director Tomer Bar said: "When someone gives permission for an app to access their photos on Facebook, we usually only grant the app access to pho...