Tech Bytes: Green Monday, Facebook Feature Removed

December 11, 2017 08:58 AM

Today is "Green Monday". While it's not nearly as popular as "Cyber Monday", there are lots of new online sales and deals. Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Ebay are offering discounts on tech gadgets and other products. Television's and speakers are up to 60% off.

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In case you missed it, Facebook appears to have axed one of its oldest features. The ticker, which used to summarize your friends' activities, seems to have been quietly removed. The ticker wasn't without controversy. Some users dubbed it the "Creeper Feed" when it first launched six years ago.

The latest study on personal computer security finds that men are almost three times as likely to use "password" as their passwords than women. Women, on the other hand, are more likely to use their lovers' names in their passwords. More than a third of us only change our passwords when a site says we have to.


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