From false press releases to misleading domain names, one man has allegedly gone to great lengths to sabotage his competitors.
The social network got huge by ignoring who you know. That’s increasingly no longer the case.
The scheme involved 7,000 $94 toothbrushes, according to law enforcement.
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Through deceptive designs known as “dark patterns,” online retailers try to nudge you toward purchases you wouldn’t otherwise make.
As the White House zeroes in on a single app, some experts say more pressing issues are going by the wayside.
Abusers can use shared accounts to stalk and harass victims, and plans aren’t always easy to escape.
Concerns about the Chinese government shouldn’t be dismissed, experts say. But banning TikTok would be a drastic measure.
US lawmakers have repeatedly raised security concerns over the app’s Chinese ownership. Are US businesses next?