Being The Product Isn’t Necessarily Bad

It’s an internet cliche: “if you’re not paying for something you’re not the customer, you’re the product being sold.” And it’s true, but doesn’t explain why internet companies watch you constantly.

How the New Confidential Mode Works In Gmail

After you send an email, it’s pretty much outside your control. Gmail’s new Confidential Mode tries to give you a bit of control back by offering message expiration dates and making it trickier for email to be forwarded on.

Why the Facebook Microphone Myth Persists

Multiple people I know are convinced that Facebook is listening to their phone calls and in-person conversations. Call it the Microphone Myth. But why do these myths continue to persist despite there being no hard evidence?

How to Install Any Chrome Extension in Firefox

Firefox is a great browser, but if you’ve ever eyed all those great Chrome extensions, you may have been tempted to switch. You don’t have to. Chrome Store Foxified is a Firefox extension that lets you install extensions from the Chrome Web Store.