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Instagram Tests New Comment ‘Limits’ To Help Reduce the Impact of Targeted Abuse by Groups

Instagram is rolling out a new option to combat on-platform abuse, this time focused on limiting actions from groups of users, as opposed to muting or restricting individual profiles.Some Instagram users are now seeing a new ‘Limits’ option within their Privacy settings, which enables you to temporarily limit unwanted comments …

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UAE National Programme for Artificial Intelligence launches guide to illustrate uses of ‘Deepfake’ technology

As part of the initiatives of UAE Council for Digital Wellbeing, chaired by H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the UAE National Programme for Artificial Intelligence launched the “Deepfake Guide”, to raise social awareness on the harmful and useful uses of deepfake …

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RTA diverts 3 driver licensing services to smart and e-channels from mid-June

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will divert three driver licensing services from customers happiness centres to smart and electronic channels as of mid-June 2021. Services to be diverted cover applications for renewing driver license, replacement of lost/damaged driver license, and the issuance of experience certificate for drivers. “From the …

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WhatsApp says accounts will soon be usable across up to four devices

WhatsApp has confirmed that its long-rumored multi-device support will be entering public beta in the coming months, allowing users to access their accounts from up to four linked devices. New “view once” and “disappearing mode” features were also officially announced.As well as multi-device support, Zuckerberg also confirmed that WhatsApp is …

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