Meta is finally trying to protect teens from ‘suspicious adults’ on Instagram and Facebook

In an effort to better protect underage users, Meta is adjusting default privacy settings on Facebook and Instagram to limit contact from “suspicious adults”.

Now, whenever a teenager logs into Facebook, their account will automatically have tighter privacy protections. This includes, but is not limited to, deciding who can see your friends list, which pages they follow, and who is allowed to comment on your posts. For accounts created prior to this update, Metastates (opens in new tab) it will start forcing those users to adopt those same settings, but it won’t force you. If this all sounds familiar, it’s because Instagram has implemented very similar changes in 2021 to protect the young people there.

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Mastodon will lose to Hive as the ‘next Twitter’ if it doesn’t solve 3 big problems

Ever since Twitter CEO Elon Musk took over the social media platform, users have been looking to alternatives like Mastodon to see if they can be suitable replacements for Twitter.

Users are moving for various reasons such as Twitter subscription service Blue available for $8 / £7 / AU$9 (opens in new tab) and offering Blue Ticks to subscribers, before being hastily withdrawn after a few days, and an increasing number of bugs plaguing users, such as app crashes and images refusing to load, which I’ve been experiencing lately.

The Rings of Power docuseries is a Lord of the Rings fan’s dream comeback

Surprise! A new documentary series on the development of The Rings of Power has debuted on Prime Video.

Available on Amazon’s streaming service today (November 21), The Making of The Rings of Power invites you back to Middle-earth for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at how the high fantasy series came to life. To coincide with the upcoming release of the Prime Video documentary, a trailer – showing what the Lord of the Rings can expect from the special looks series – has also dropped online.

Charlie Cox Betrayal Is The Gritty James Bond-style Show Netflix Needs

Daredevil star Charlie Cox is returning to Netflix – but not as the superpowered Man Without Fear.

Instead, Cox — who reprized his role as Daredevil/Matt Murdock in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in Phase 4 of the MCU — will star in Betrayal, a new spy thriller series that will infiltrate Netflix in Monday, December 26🇧🇷