Tag Archive: Shared


Your Strava rides will no longer be shared with Relive

There are ways around it, but this breakup sucks for fans of this cool little service.

What you need to know Effective immediately, rides recorded in Strava will not report data to Relive. Strava says this decision was made because Relive was abusing its API. Relive says it followed Strava’s takedown request and got blacklisted anyway.

There are a ton of third-party apps out there that can take your ride of run in Strava and visualize it  [Read More…]

Nokia 6.1 vs. Moto G6 Plus: With so much shared, design and camera make the difference

Both phones notch wins in different areas, but the deciding factor is pricing in your market.

For as solid and consistent as the flagship space has become, there’s still plenty of competition and innovation happening at the lower price points. Ranging between $ 250 and $ 350, there are lots of good options out there to get a great phone without breaking the bank. Two of the big names in this segment are the Nokia 6.1 and  [Read More…]

Of course Facebook ‘shared’ data with phone makers — but only because you let it happen

It’s not surprising that data was ‘shared,’ but it’s surprising that people didn’t realize what was going on.

Fresh Facebook news broke on Tuesday that the company has built decade-long partnerships with a handful of phone makers and other technology companies to more deeply integrate Facebook services and data into phones and websites. The deals offered phone makers the opportunity to integrate Facebook services directly into the contacts, dialer and launcher apps, among others — and of  [Read More…]

Up to 87 million Facebook users’ data was shared with Cambridge Analytica

The social network also outlined 9 ways it’ll keep data more secure in the future.

It’s no secret that Facebook really let “you know what” hit the fan over the last couple weeks. The company’s been under fire for sharing millions of its users’ data with research firm Cambridge Analytica, and according to a post on the Facebook Newsroom, the number of people that were affected is bigger than originally reported.

Facebook had originally estimated that around  [Read More…]

Instagram will once again show you posts in the order they were shared

Thank you, thank you, a million times, thank you.

It’s no secret that Instagram is the biggest social network for sharing pictures and videos of whatever’s going on in your life, but for the last couple years, it’s been a hot mess for a lot of users. Instagram made a change to its algorithm in 2016, and rather than showing you posts in the order they were shared, users began seeing photos/videos that Instagram determined you’d like to see.

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Shared album comments bring added social flair to Google Photos

Google Photos is making it much easier to tease your friends and loved ones over that latest embarrassing picture in your shared album. Thanks to the latest update to Google’s premiere photo app, people using a shared album can now leave comments on both the photos contained within and the album itself.

Aside from that social boost, Google Photos has also added smart suggestions to shared albums. Says Google:

Plus, to make it easier  [Read More…]

Shared albums make their way to Google Photos

Google has announced that it is starting to roll out shared albums to Google Photos, making it even easier to share your favorite memories with others. The feature, which was previously announced back in September, allows you to send links to albums or images over SMS, email, and other messaging apps and have the receiving party be able to collaborate with you.

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US Cellular lowers prices on its Shared Connect data plans

US Cellular has announced new, lower pricing for its Shared Connect plans. Prices have been lowered across the board, offering data buckets of 1, 3, 6, 10, 12, 15, and 20GB.

Instagram hits 400 million monthly active users, 80 million photos shared per day

Instagram has announced that it has crossed a hefty new milestone, noting that the photo sharing service now has 400 million active monthly users.

Amazon brings shared Google Calendar support to the Echo

The Amazon Echo’s latest feature addition is shared calendar support for Google accounts. With this, you can now add a shared calendar, such as your spouses, holiday, or a friends events calendar, and be able to use voice commands on your Echo.