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Recent articles by Karissa:

Russia captures hacker likely responsible for Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

The hacker behind the ransomware attack that took down the Colonial Pipeline last year has been apprehended by Russian authorities, according to US officials.. → Read More

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Reddit subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Reddit have been subpoenaed by Congressional select investigating the Jan. → Read More

Wordle' clones are taking over the App Store

Developers are cloning, and profiting off of, the viral game 'Wordle" in Apple's App Store.. → Read More

Meta sued for alleged role in extremist-linked murder of federal guard

Meta has been sued by the sister of a federal security guard who was killed in a drive-by shooting.. → Read More

Twitter is testing TikTok-style reaction videos

Twitter is experimenting with 'Tweet Takes' reaction videos for Quote tweets.. → Read More

Instagram starts testing the return of chronological feeds

Instagram has started to test changes to its feed it teased last month, including new chronological feeds.. → Read More

TikTok is testing a 'repost' button to share clips with friends

TikTok is testing a “repost” button in its app that allows users to quickly re-share a clip with their followers.. → Read More

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is found guilty of defrauding investors

Elizabeth Homes, the former CEO and founder of Theranos, has been found guilty on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.. → Read More

Samsung is putting NFTs in its smart TVs

Samsung created an NFT platforms for its Smart TVs so crypto enthusiasts can browse and buy NFTs directly from their sets.. → Read More

How the pandemic supercharged the creator economy in 2021

2021 saw more platforms throw more money and resources at independent content creators than ever before.. → Read More

How a ‘robot lawyer’ could help you get unbanned from social media

The “robot lawyer” company DoNotPay, which offers automated legal services, has a new offering: getting social media accounts unbanned.. → Read More

Adobe’s Project Shasta is an AI-powered, web-based audio editor

Adobe's Project Shasta is a web-based tool is meant to make it easy to edit audio recordings without professional equipment or other advanced software.. → Read More

Meta says 50,000 people were targeted by 'surveillance for hire' companies

Meta has banned seven “surveillance for hire” companies that targeted at least 50,000 people around the world.. → Read More

What happened to the 'Meta' Instagram handle?

An independent motorcycle magazine controlled the @Meta account on Instagram for years — until Facebook changed its name.. → Read More

Meta expands bug bounty program to reward discoveries of scraped data

Meta is expanding its bug bounty program to reward researchers who report data scraping.. → Read More

Senators came to the Instagram hearing armed with their teenaged finstas

Instagram’s Adam Mosseri spent more than two hours being grilled by Senators about Instagram’s safety policies and its impact on teens’ metal health.. → Read More

Instagram will bring back a chronological feed in 2022

After more than five years, Instagram plans to bring back “a version” of its chronological feed next year, the company’s top executive said on Wednesday.. → Read More

Twitter will overhaul its reporting process for harmful tweets

Twitter is testing a new process for reporting tweets in what it says is a major overhaul intended to make it easier to flag harmful behavior on its platform.. → Read More

Snapchat is hoping lens creators can make augmented reality useful

Snap is hoping its lens creators, some fo whom are also experimenting with its AR Spectacles, will make augmented reality more useful.. → Read More

Congress quizzes Facebook whistleblower on potential Section 230 reforms

Frances Haugen, the former Facebook employee turned whistleblower, testified in Congress for the second time in less than two months.. → Read More