Facebook, bruised by the Cambridge Analytica scandal and fifteen years of unmitigated dickery, is currently in the process of trying to rehabilitate its image. As the saying goes, you can’t polish a turd, but god knows Zuckerberg is willing to try. In the UK, Facebook’s weapon of choice in its crisis comms war is an advertising blitz previously unheard of from a social network, which has seen it spend millions across TV, digital, and street adverts. Right now, you can’t walk down the street without being confronted with a big bus stop advert from Facebook, talking about how it’s unfriended… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook
Good news for folks who rely on Google Drive to store their WhatsApp backups: they’ll soon no longer count against your cloud storage quota, so the space you have on there will be entirely yours to use with other files and documents. As someone who uses the messaging service almost exclusively and switches phones every few weeks, I’m glad to know I won’t need to give up over 2GB of space on Google Drive (where I’ve got 19GB of space for free) – which is also where I stash my voice recordings for personal notes and interviews. Android Police noted… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google Drive,WhatsApp,Google
PUTRAJAYA (Aug 17): The Ministry of Transport announced today that all outstanding automated enforcement system (AES) summons worth over RM435 million will be waived and the government, via the Road Transport Department (JPJ), will take over the management and operation of the system starting Sept 1.
In a press briefing today, Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said since the commencement of the AES in 2012 until May this year, 3.76 million AES summonses have been issued. Of that, only 659,934 summonses or less than 20% have been paid.