#TechFriday n°1️⃣8️⃣1️⃣- Issue of 19/04/2024

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Good evening everyone. We’re delighted to welcome you to another edition of #TechFriday. This week, we look at the suspension of Starlink in Cameroon and many other countries, Android’s new Find My Device service, updates to WhatsApp as well as YouTube, and finally scams on social networks. Happy reading and don’t forget to share with your friends and family 😉

Starlink: end of roaming service in Cameroon and uncertainties about the future 📡
Starlink, although unofficial in Cameroon, is used by many users. SpaceX recently announced the imminent end of this service, in response to a request from the Cameroonian government and a Wall Street Journal investigation into its misuse by sanctioned groups. Click here for full article
Android’s « Find My Device » network is now a reality 📍

Android’s Find My Device network is now official, launching its rollout in the U.S. and Canada, with expansion planned. The service, similar to Apple’s « Find My », taps into a billion Android devices to find lost devices. It uses the Bluetooth signal of neighboring devices to anonymously locate lost devices. Click here for full article

Find your WhatsApp messages more easily with filters 🔖

WhatsApp is rolling out a new filter feature after conclusive beta testing. These filters, including « All », « Unread » and « Groups », are designed to make it easier to find messages in the application. Click here for full article

When celebrities become the faces of social network scams👺
Online scams using celebrity interviews to promote fake stock market investments are on the rise. Marie had the bitter experience of losing 90,000 euros after responding to a Facebook advert. These scams, orchestrated by organized crime groups, exploit various stratagems to win the trust of their victims. Click here for full article

YouTube steps up the fight against mobile ad blockers 🛑

YouTube steps up its fight against third-party applications that block ads on mobile. YouTube highlights the importance of ads in supporting creators. Users making use of these applications risk experiencing performance problems on the platform. Click here for full article

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That’s it for this week. We wish you a good weekend and look forward to hearing from you in the comments.

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