I just learned about Session messenger. Finally, a good messenger that doesn't require a phone number or real identity. Connect with me via this "session": 0512bdc753a7127650ebb16b69e3d3145bf78d67b61aa9d3d3b31f69db25fb1870 :) If you happen to find good content we should add in the next issue, please email me.
You probably read about this already, but for those who missed it. Frances Haugen, who worked as a product manager on the civic misinformation team at Facebook, appeared on Sunday on the CBS television program "60 Minutes," revealing her identity as the whistleblower who provided the documents that underpinned a Wall Street Journal investigation and a Senate hearing on Instagram's harm to teen girls.
Session is an end-to-end encrypted messenger that minimizes sensitive metadata, designed and built for people who want absolute privacy and freedom from any form of surveillance. Find out how their privacy compares to others.
Super customizable enhancements for browsing. The cool thing is that it does it all locally on your device—no sketchy profiling of their users. One downside, it auto accepts cookie popups. See their guide for more info.
When a tab closes, any cookies not being used are automatically deleted. Keep the ones you trust (forever/until restart) while deleting the rest. Available for both Chrome and Firefox. For devs: GitHub.
A new blog post by Tim: "It's 8 AM. Your free sleep cycle alarm wakes you, and you check today's weather on your phone. By the time you've posted a beautiful sunrise picture with your morning cup of coffee on Instagram, your actions have been tracked, recorded, stored, and sold." Read further.
Since the beginning of our iOS app, we have allowed blocking of your own visits. The blocking didn't work yet for customers who used our custom domain feature. If you enable blocking, it now stops those visits as well. Thanks to Frederik Dudzik from about:blank.
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