Tag Archives: Accounts

You can now quickly switch Gmail accounts on Android with a swipe

Swipe up or down on the small profile picture in the top right to switch accounts. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge There’s now a simpler way of swiping between Gmail accounts on Android that has long existed in iOS. Android Police reports that as of version 2019.08.18 of the app, you can swipe up or down on your profile picture… Read More »

Some iPhone users are getting their Apple ID accounts locked

An odd occurrence has been spotted by an increasing number of iPhone users – their Apple ID accounts are being locked. This would normally happen if someone attempts to access an ID by entering an incorrect password too many times, but that’s not the case here. It’s still unclear what is prompting Apple’s systems to lock people’s accounts,… Read More »

The average internet user has seven social media accounts

The majority of web users ‘like’ social media. Now spending more than two hours per day on over seven different social platforms, web users have never been so addicted to social media, according to data from the “GWI Social” report from analysts at GlobalWebIndex. The study reports that, across all age groups, 98% of web users polled use at… Read More »

Twitter Suspends 235,000 More Accounts in Terror Crackdown

Twitter’s crackdown on violent extremism has resulted in an additional 235,000 accounts being suspended over the past six months, according to a post today on the company’s blog. The service had become one of several online services used by ISIS to spread propaganda and recruit new members. Twitter responded by increasing the staff on its abuse reporting team… Read More »