The head of Instagram has agreed to testify as Congress investigates the app’s features.

Instagram’s head, Adam Mosseri, has agreed to testify before Congress for the first time as bipartisan anger harms youth from the app. Senator Richard Blumenthal, who will chair the trial, said Mr Mosseri is expected to appear before a Senate panel the week of December 6 as part of a series of hearings on protecting …

How to Talk to the World with Free Translation Apps

Need to chat in an unfamiliar language, make sense of a printed sign, or quickly translate a message? With Google and Apple speeding up machine learning engines Google Translate and Apple’s Translation apps, you have a whole new world of communication possibilities in your pocket. computer interpretation not perfect. You might get some weird translations …

Dating Apps Are ‘Getting Older’ Why Not Try Something Older

Every Saturday, when Randa Sakallah sends out her free newsletter Hot Singles, she hopes to get a match. Maybe not a love that will last forever, but a temporary connection between two people who are interested in something more. Their emails feature profiles of eligible New Yorkers framed by old-fashioned personal ads. One day, subscribers …

Facebook And Some Apps Crashing At The Same Time

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook and some of its apps, including Instagram and WhatsApp, crashed Monday for many users who turned to Twitter and other social media platforms to complain about the outage. Users reported that the social network and its apps started showing error messages before Eastern time. According to the site, the company’s entire …

Apps Try Putting Financial Literacy at Kids’ Fingertips

Children of all ages can research, buy and sell stocks, including stocks as well as exchange-traded funds. The app with the investment option costs around $8 per month, but there are no extra fees for transactions. To trade, the child must seek parental approval through the Greenlight app. Tim Sheehan, CEO of Greenlight, said the …

We Asked Daves About Dave, Marcus, and Other First Name Money Apps

Can these customers count on getting the help they need? (Until now, none of the start-ups have called him for advice.) The question is met by fairly recent history. Robinhood’s trading platform and messaging system molten when the markets turned earlier this year. Users were outraged by the lack of response when GameStop completely cut …

China Named Its Finance Apps The Best Thing Since Compass. No longer.

When the coronavirus is stuck ChinaIn Rao Yong’s economy last year, he needed cash to tackle his online craft business. But he dreaded the idea of ​​spending long, boring hours at the bank. The outbreak battered delivery services and slowed customers’ payments, so Mr. Rao, 33, An app called Alipay to get early payment on …

In another blow to Didi, China stopped downloading another 25 apps.

In its latest criticism of ride-hailing giant Didi, China ordered the removal of 25 more of the company’s apps from mobile stores on Friday, deepening the regulatory vortex that has engulfed the company ever since. Go public on the New York Stock Exchange last week. The country’s internet regulator said in a statement. 22:00 announcement …