K. Bell, Engadget

K. Bell

Engadget

San Diego, CA, United States

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Past:
  • Mashable
  • Yahoo
  • Cashay
  • The Wirecutter

Recent articles by Karissa:

Google will start removing abortion clinic visits from users’ location history

Google says it will remove abortion clinics and other facilities from users’ location history amid renewed concerns about data privacy following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. → Read More

The post-Roe data privacy nightmare is way bigger than period tracking apps

Data privacy has taken on a new urgency since Roe. → Read More

Facebook is testing Discord-like audio channels in Groups

Facebook is testing audio channels, which will bring Discord-like voice chats to Groups, as well as other new "channels" features for Groups.. → Read More

Period tracker app Flo developing 'anonymous mode' following Supreme Court ruling

Flo, one of the most widely used period tracking apps, says it intends to launch a new "anonymous mode" in an effort to address privacy concerns in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. → Read More

Twitter wants writers to publish longform content with 'Notes'

Twitter has finally shown off its long-rumored feature for longform writing. → Read More

Twitter revives its developer conference after a seven-year hiatus

After a seven-year hiatus, Twitter is once again hosting an in-person developer conference: Chirp.. → Read More

Meta won’t take a commission from creators on Facebook and Instagram until 2024

Creators on Instagram and Facebook will have another year to make money from the apps without Meta taking a cut from their earnings.. → Read More

Balenciaga looks even worse on Mark Zuckerberg's avatar

The metaverse may not really exist yet, but Mark Zuckerberg already has a plan to sell users on designer fashion for their metaverse avatars.. → Read More

TikTok says it's storing US data domestically amid renewed security concerns

TikTok says it’s achieved a “significant milestone” toward its promises to beef up the security of its US users’ data.. → Read More

Instagram is testing a new full-screen TikTok-like feed

Instagram is testing a new full-screen version of Instagram’s feed that would make scrolling through posts look and feel a lot more like TikTok.. → Read More

Facebook is planning a major redesign to help it compete with TikTok

Facebook is working on a major redesign of its main feed that would heavily emphasize recommended content from pages, creators and people you don’t already follow, according to a memo.. → Read More

Facebook's advertising tools are tracking people seeking abortion services, report says

Facebook is collecting data about people who visit the websites of pregnancy crisis centers, according to a report from Reveal.. → Read More

Meta lawyers are reportedly investigating Sheryl Sandberg's use of company resources

Meta’s lawyers are investigating outgoing COO Sheryl Sandberg amid claims she misused company resources, The Wall Street Journal reports.. → Read More

Twitter's new tweet reporting tools are now available to everyone

Twitter's newly improved tweet-reporting tools are now available to everyone on the platform.. → Read More

TikTok adds new screen time controls to remind users to take breaks

TikTok is rolling out more screen time controls to help users manage how much time they are spending in the app. → Read More

Facebook's algorithm change in 2018 benefitted Republican groups, researchers say

A 2018 change in Facebook’s algorithm resulted in significant boosts in engagement for local Republican groups, according to newly published research.. → Read More

Twitter’s latest shopping feature alerts you to limited product drops

Twitter's latest experiment is product drops, which allows users to get notifications ahead of in-demand product launches.. → Read More

LinkedIn expands live audio events as it tries to bring in more creators

LinkedIn is expanding its Clubhouse-style live audio feature as it looks to draw more creators to its platform.. → Read More

TikTok's latest effect: customizable avatars that can star in your videos

TikTok will allow users to create and customize animated avatars to star in their videos.. → Read More

Apple previews 'Freeform' whiteboard app for real-time collaboration

Apple is working on a new whiteboard-style app to enable people to collaborate in real-time.. → Read More