In an effort to clamp down on online bullying, a judge in Brazil has ruled that Google must delete the Secret app from the Play Store and user’s handsets.
Google has been on a string of acquisitions, snapping up tech startups that have the potential to either gain traction or to contribute their intellectual property to the search giant’s own offerings. One of these tech startups is Jetpac, a platform that algorithmically scans Instagram photos to come up with city guides made up of photos from certain groups of people. For instance, you may get “10 Outdoor Activities in Hong Kong” or guides from groups like intellectuals, skateboarders or businesspeople. The effectiveness of the algorithm in getting you photos from your desired group of people may be debatable, although as…
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