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You can now import your Instagram contacts into Messenger

Facebook and Instagram have begun testing a feature that allows you to more easily bring your Instagram contacts into Messenger. The experience, which is entirely opt-in for the app’s users, is the latest in a series of integrations between Instagram and Facebook’s properties, which has earlier included the cross-posting of ...

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Beyonce ‘unlikely’ to use burner email

Image copyright Getty Images Experts say it is “unlikely” that Beyonce changes her email address every week as claimed by singer Ed Sheeran. “I have an email address that I email – that actually changes every week,” he said during an interview about working with her on a duet. The ...

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Barclays axes free Kaspersky product as a ‘precaution’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Barclays has stopped offering free Kaspersky anti-virus products to new customers following an official warning about Russian security software. The bank emailed 290,000 online banking customers on Saturday to say the move was a “precautionary decision”. UK cyber-security chiefs are warning government departments not to use ...

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‘Snoopers’ charter’ changes put forward

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Communications services can be told to collect metadata The government has proposed changes to the Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) after accepting that some parts of it are “inconsistent with EU law”. The IPA governs the collection and use of communications data by law enforcement ...

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