Instagram removes Following tab in move toward app simplicity
Instagram has confirmed the removal of the Following tab, thus taking away users' ability to view the activity of other accounts. On Monday, Instagram confirmed to Buzzfeed that the Following Tab has been removed in the latest version of the application, a feature that has helped users discover new content, led to heartbreak, or wasn't even known about.On Monday, Instagram confirmed to Buzzfeed that the Following Tab has been removed in the latest version of the application, a feature that has helped users discover new content, led to heartbreak, or wasn't even known about.
Apple has removed the app Like Patrol from its App Store , several days after Instagram sent a cease-and-desist letter to the developers for violating its policies against Still, security experts found that Like Patrol was encouraging stalking behavior by monitoring people's activities on social media.
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Apple has removed the app Like Patrol from its App Store, several days afterto the developers for violating its policies against data collection. The app encouraged spying on loved ones and keeping constant surveillance on people's social media activities.
Like Patrol wanted to make creeping on Instagram easier than ever, setting up a service through which paying subscribers could get notifications anytime someone they followed commented on or liked a photo. It was targeted at people in relationships, telling them they could use it to keep tabs on whoever their partners were speaking with on Instagram.
Apple removes Taiwan flag emoji from iOS in Hong Kong
Apple appears to have removed the Taiwan flag from the emoji keyboard of users that have their iOS region set to Hong Kong or Macau, according to a number of local websites, including Hiraku. The change, implemented via a software update, comes not long after the company released its iOS 13 operating system, and highlights the complicated relationship that Apple -- and indeed many American companies -- have with China. Apple's region lock of ROCApple's region lock of ROC Taiwan flag ???????? extended beyond CN devices to HK and Macau's in the iOS/iPadOS 13.1.1 rollout. Interestingly, the new lock only affects the keyboard, and has no problem displaying and is easy to bypass by switching region. https://t.co/RVRKNQyc1lpic.twitter.
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On Saturday, Apple removed Like Patrol from the App Store, and said the app violated its guidelines. Like Patrol didn't respond to a request for comment.
The app first appeared on Apple's store in July, and doesn't have a version on Android. It charged people up to $80 a year to spy on their partners, and had fewer than 300 people signed up in October, founder Sergio Luis Quintero said.
The app doesn't classify, which abusive partners use to keep track of private information like location data, call logs, text messages and contacts. Still, security experts found that Like Patrol was encouraging stalking behavior by monitoring people's activities on social media.
Quintero described his app as Instagram's "Following Tab, on steroids," enhancing a tool. The app would deliver notifications by gender, letting subscribers know if the people they followed interacted with posts from men or women, and claimed to have an algorithm to detect if they were posts from attractive people.
Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests from its app store
Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests from its app storeSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement.
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It did this by scraping people's public profiles for data — a practice that directly violates Instagram's policies. Four days after Instagram sent Like Patrol the cease-and-desist letter, Quintero said that his company intended on fighting the request.
It's unclear if he also intends on fighting Apple after the app's removal.
Transit's Apple Watch app returns after two-year hiatus .
More than a few well-known developers pulled their Apple Watch apps in the past couple of years due to technical obstacles or just a lack of interest, but one of those apps has come roaring back. As promised back in September, Transit has re-launched its Apple Watch app after a nearly two-year break -- and with significant improvements, to boot. The popular public transportation tool is now a native app, of course, but it also gives you considerably more detail than just arrival times, including future arrivals and a map indicating where to go.