How to Find and Join Telegram Channels

As far as messaging apps go, Telegram is quite unique (especially compared to Signal). You get access to third-party clients, bots, drop-in audio chats, and more. Telegram’s public broadcasting channels are one such feature. Here’s how to find and join Telegram channels. Telegram channels are different from Telegram groups, though they do appear to be similar. For instance, Telegram groups […]

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Facebook ‘Secretly’ Tracks Your iPhone Location—This Is How To Stop It

Facebook has a data addiction—it can’t help itself. The social media giant’s entire business model is built around collecting, processing, and then monetizing our personal information. Facebook seemingly can’t contemplate user information that crosses its path which it doesn’t harvest and add to its data vault. And while its privacy settings are materially better than they were, there remain frightening gaps.  […]

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Facebook can see your web activity. Here’s how to stop it!

If you haven’t been using the privacy feature Facebook introduced last year, you really need to start. It’s called Off-Facebook Activity and it lets you see and control data that apps and websites share with the platform and keep monitoring the kind of information third-party apps can access. With the privacy feature, you can clear the history of apps and websites that have shared your data. […]

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Done with Facebook? Consider MeWe, Parler or old standbys like LinkedIn

MeWe is a social network that says it has no ads, spyware, targeting, political bias, or newsfeed manipulation. In other words, it bills itself as the “anti” Facebook. Parler is a social media app with one point of view: conservative. It’s a place for folks who don’t like the spin at Facebook, or as it describes itself, “free expression without […]

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