Tech Bytes: Twitter Polls, Repair shops snooping, Google Messaging emojis
A new proposal from Elon Musk. After asking Twitter users whether Donald Trump should be allowed back on the site, Musk has posted a new poll. He’s asking if he should do the same for most suspended accounts. So far, “yes” is ahead and the voting ends later today.
Research has found computer repair shops possibly make a habit of accessing customers’ personal data. The report looked at computer repair shops in Canada saying 50 percent of shops snooped on customers’ devices, with female customers more likely to be victimized.
Finally, Google Messages is testing letting users react with any emoji. But some users will now see a “plus” icon. Hitting that lets them access any emoji, although recently used ones will appear in the top row.