Mimecast finds 115 000 fake Covid-19 websites designed to steal information

Distrust anything Covid-19 related that you receive from outside your trusted parameter, warns cybersecurity expert Brian Pinnock. Cybercriminals are not letting the Covid-19 disaster go to waste. It’s not your imagination – we’re all getting more spam (unsolicited messages usually sent to advertise or to gain personal information), malware (software that designed to damage your

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Google Announces New, Free Digital Skills Training Sessions Online

With audiences now unable to attend in-person events, Google has announced an expansion of its Grow with Google training and education courses, with a new series of online sessions designed specifically to meet increased need during the crisis. As explained by Google:  “We’ll offer digital skills training, interviews with career experts and programming from partners including Merit America

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Facebook Closes in on New Milestone of 3 Billion Total Users Across its Platforms

Amid the uncertain impacts of COVID-19, Facebook has published its latest earnings report, showing double-digit increases users and revenue – though it has warned of a more significant slowdown on the horizon. First off, on users – Facebook added 105 million users in Q1, taking it to 2.60 billion MAU, a 10% increase YoY. Daily actives

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Pinterest Adds 32 Million More Users in Q1, Now up to 367 Million MAU

Pinterest has repeatedly noted that it’s been seeing record high levels of usage amid the COVID-19 lockdowns, and now, we have some extra perspective on what exactly that means, with the company posting its Q1 2020 results, which show stable increases in both active users and revenue. First off, on users – Pinterest is now at 367 million

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Facebook has announced the first members of its content oversight group.

Facebook has announced the first members of its new Oversight Board, which will help it make decisions on what content should be allowed, and removed, across its platforms. Facebook first announced its Oversight Board project last January, in response to calls for increased action from the company on potentially dangerous and/or harmful content. As explained by Facebook:  “With our size

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Twitter Expands Test of Threaded Tweet Replies to More Users, Adds New Format Tweaks

Whats a second, isn’t this…? Didn’t Twitter already announce this? Today, Twitter has announced that some users on iOS and web will now see its new threaded tweet replies layout, which includes a line linking replies to the original tweet. Twitter Support   ✔@TwitterSupport    Your conversations are the of Twitter, so we’re testing ways to

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How to Manage a PR or Social Media Crisis in 10 Steps [Infographic]

Even if you’re 100% confident in your team, even if you think you’re in a fairly tame niche, even if you don’t have that many followers and you don’t think there’s a lot of risk, it’s absolutely worth having a social media crisis management plan in place. Many a brand has found itself in the

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16 Free Tools to Sharpen Your Writing Skills [Infographic]

With most people having extra free time on their hands at the moment due to their social engagements being canceled, online learning tools are seeing increased interest, with many taking the opportunity to polish up on key skills to help advance their professional careers, and expand their opportunities. One aspect that’s definitely worth learning more about

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YouTube is testing out a new ‘Products in this Video’ tool, which will provide more context on the specific products that are featured within a YouTube clip. As explained by YouTube’s Tom Leung: “We are running a small experiment in the US that shows some viewers of specific videos which products are discussed in those videos.

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