TikTok now is the latest BeReal knockoff

  • TikTok announced a new feature called ‘Now’, which will send users daily notifications to capture a picture or video using both front and back cameras.
  • Snapchat and Instagram are also developing their own versions of BeReal.
  • The article highlights how easy it is for users to ‘accidentally’ post ‘company secrets’ when using BeReal.
  • For more on this update, go to the Verge website.

Chrome Incognito tab access can now require your fingerprint

  • Beginning in 2020, some Google apps on iOS added a Privacy Screen that requires Touch or Face ID authentication to access.
  • Chrome Incognito tabs on Android phones may now require users’ fingerprints.
  • This means that only the phone owner can access this feature.
  • For more on this new feature, go to the 9to5 Google website.

Rotherham: Vulnerable to get share of £2m winter help fund

  • More than £2m will be spent supporting vulnerable people in Rotherham in the winter months, the council has said.
  • The cash would be spent on vouchers for children receiving free school meals and support for people struggling with energy bills.
  • Additional funding would also go to support young people who were leaving care and to provide more tinned goods for food banks.

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