Facebook has suspended another third-party political firm
The social media giant suspended political consultancy AggregateIQ after reports surfaced that data collected from users by the firm was used for political reasons, the National Observer reported.
AggregateIQ has links to Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the center of an investigation by The New York Times that revealed it harvested the personal data of millions of Facebook Users.
Facebook recently said that Cambridge Analytica could have gained access to as many as 87 million users.
Soon, you will be able to unsend messages on Facebook Messenger
After TechCrunch reported last week that Facebook allowed CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives to unsend messages on Facebook Messenger, the company said it will allow all users to be able to do the same starting in several months.
As TechCrunch points out in their report, Facebook could be extending the feature to users to avoid yet another blow to its image.
Will Amazon’s Echo begin allowing payment transfers?
According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is working to include a PayPal-like feature on its voice assistant.
The effort is reportedly part of Amazon’s plan to become more involved in the world’s banking systems. Before such a feature could roll out on Echo devices, Amazon will have to figure out how to store more banking information on the assistants, and how the money transfers could be executed.
The Verge reviewed “the world’s first fully autonomous consumer drone”
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