When comparing DuckDuckGo vs Startpage , DuckDuckGo was recommended by the Slant
community for most people in the question "What is the best alternative to Google search?" DuckDuckGo is ranked the 1st while Startpage is ranked the 4th. The reason for that is:
DuckDuckGo does not collect or share any personal information. Their [privacy page] has a great rundown on why privacy is important. The most important repercission of this is thst DDG doesn't use data collected to tailor results.
Stumbled on this educational video from some hot relatable guy that I’ve never met. It has some really great tips for data security from @avira. There’s even more tips at the LINK IN BIO which is absolutely insane! So lucky I found this handsome smart man
Deepfake face-swapping app ZAO shows uploading your photos is riskier than ever
The latest photo app craze can make you look like a movie star. Zao uses artificial intelligence to replace the faces of characters in film or TV clips with images of anyone whose photo you upload to the app.
The effect is startlingly realistic and shows just how far this sort of “deepfake” technology has come. But it also highlights how great the risks have become of making your photos available online where anyone can use or abuse them – and the limitation of the law in dealing with this issue.
Military-grade encryption: how soldiers access Facebook. Seriously though, this means AES 256, a kind of encryption used by the best VPNs (i.e. ours). With AES 256, the encryption code has more possible combinations than atoms in the known universe, so it’s pretty difficult to guess. We've done our bit, so do you promise to stop making your password ABC123?
What are your teens doing on their phones? 📱 In today’s technological world, it can be hard to keep up. Learn about cyberbullying, sexting, and other current social media dangers at 5:30 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Main Branch Library for a special presentation and panel on The Other Digital Divide.
Through a certain lens, the iPhone is one of the most secure devices in the world. Its contents are encrypted by default. Unlike Google’s Chrome browser, Apple’s Safari doesn’t track users across the web, which means the company could be leaving billions of dollars in revenue on the table by not harvesting users’ data.⠀⠀
But that doesn’t stop the 2 million or so apps in the App Store from spying on iPhone users and selling details of their private lives. Beneath the App Store lies a flourishing ecosystem of businesses devoted to collecting, analyzing, and profiting from user data.⠀⠀
Read the full feature story about our new privacy dystopia at the link in our bio.⠀⠀