👍 #846 - What's Up with WhatsApp Terms of Service?
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WhatsApp made a mistake, and suddenly the world took notice. No, it wasn't a technology error, it was simple communication: they announced new terms of service, and confused the heck out of their users.
Many people abandoned WhatsApp, either because they misunderstood the message, or they finally realized who owns WhatsApp.
Your friends at Facebook.
What's Up with WhatsApp Terms of Service? goes into the whole kerfuffle in more detail, including whether you should switch, and if so, to what?
Also this week:
- The biggest risk to your privacy? You can probably guess.
- Backing up photos: you need never lose those irreplaceable memories.
- Spend money online? Concerned about your credit card? I may have a solution for you. (I know it's a solution for me.)
Gary and I did something a little different this week: we focus on a specific topic. The result: TEH 125: The Practical Guide To VPNs. We had fun with it.
The Discord channel's been pretty quiet lately. Drop in and say hi! Ask a question, if you like.
My personal project, 7 Takeaways continues. As intended it's ensuring I read something of substance every day. You can come along for the ride.
I hope you're well & healthy. See you next week,
This Week's Featured Article
What's Up with WhatsApp Terms of Service?
A kerfuffle over privacy and perceptions
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
The Biggest Risk to Your Privacy Revealed
|We worry a lot about privacy, but our concerns are often misplaced. Fortunately, the biggest risk to our personal privacy is right under our nose.|
How to Back Up Photos and Never Lose Them Again: the Steps You Need to Take
|Follow these steps to avoid losing precious and irreplaceable memories.|
Shop Online Safely: My Choice for the Best Free Virtual Credit Card
|Virtual credit cards are a great tool to help protect yourself when shopping online. After using a service for well over a year, I have a recommendation.|
How to Get File Explorer to Display Details by Default
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How to Get File Explorer to Display Details by DefaultWindows File Explorer does not display details by default but rather a simple view of files on your machine that is not secure. Change the display details settings as soon as you can.
My Choice for the Best Free Virtual Credit CardVirtual credit cards are a great tool to help protect yourself when shopping online. After using a service for well over a year, I have a recommendation for the best free virtual credit card.
How to Back Up Photos and Never Lose Them Again: the Steps You Need to TakeFollow these steps to back up photos and avoid losing precious and irreplaceable memories.
The Biggest Risk to Your Privacy RevealedWe worry a lot about privacy, but our concerns are often misplaced. Fortunately, the biggest risk to your privacy is right under your nose.
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