As we know, Twitter’s latest security breach led to several high-profile accounts getting hacked. In Twitter’s latest Tweet, they reveal that 36 of 130 targeted accounts were subject to hackers accessing their DM inbox. Twitter hasn’t commented further but says they have been directly contacting the users that were affected. Be sure to keep a lookout for any more developments in the latest Twitter hack.
TikTok opens up its algorithm to the public and urges other tech companies to do the same. This comes after the Trump Administration discussed a potential TikTok ban in the U.S. TikTok founder Zhang Yiming is working hard to stop the ban and save the value of the franchise. TikTok isn’t going to wait for regulation to come but instead be the example for other companies to follow suit. This also comes at a time when big tech CEOs will testify before Congress.
YouTube’s new metric, Rate per mile (RPM), will help standardize creators’ revenue. RPM compares total revenue against total views and, more specifically, calculates how much a creator has earned per 1,000 views. This new update is said to be a better way for creators to monitor and find ways to improve upon each video regularly.
Instagram has been rolling out several features to help support their users and creators during times of global crisis. Their latest feature is a new personal fundraising tool that will help users or small businesses fundraise for causes that are important to them. The fundraiser can last up to 30 days with the option to extend. Not all fundraisers will be approved and will be reviewed by Instagram to make sure they meet the eligibility criteria.