Happy Wednesday, everyone. We’ve scoured the internet to bring you the top tech stories:
NFL reaches deal to stream Thursday night games on Amazon
Amazon has reached a deal to stream 10 Thursday night games on Amazon, according to the Wall Street Journal. The one-year agreement is valued at $50 million. The Journal reports that this is a five-fold increase over the NFL’s agreement with Twitter last year.
Amazon agrees to refund $70 million of in-app purchases made by children
The Verge reports that after Amazon was found guilty of illegally billing users for unauthorized in-app purchases (typically made by children), the company has dropped its appeal against the decision.
The Federal Trade Commission estimated that parents were charged upwards of $70 million between November 2011 and May 2016 from purchases made by children using freemium apps.
A U.S. federal judge ruled that Amazon failed to inform parents that free apps may still include in-app purchases, and did not provide enough notice and password requirements, according to The Verge.
Facebook makes it easier to remove ‘revenge porn’
Thanks to new photo-matching technology, Facebook will ensure people can’t re-share images that have been reported and tagged as revenge porn, which is intimate images shared without the consent of the person in the photo or video, according to TechCrunch.
So if someone tries to share a photo on Instagram that was previously flagged on Facebook and taken down, that person will see a notification that the image or video violates Facebook’s policies.
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