That message from ‘Twitter Support’ is almost certainly fake

Users on Twitter have been receiving messages purporting to be from “Twitter Support” urging them to act quickly to avoid suspension, often even from users with a blue check. But these are almost certainly scams — here’s what to look out for and what it would look like if Twitter actually needed to contact you.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 4:59pm
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SpaceX launches South Korea’s first moon mission, an orbiter named Danuri

South Korea is headed for the moon.

Last night, the country launched its first-ever lunar mission — in fact, its first-ever mission beyond low Earth orbit. Formerly called the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), the mission, managed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), is now named Danuri, a play on the Korean words for “moon” and “enjoy.” Its primary goal is to test South Korea’s lunar spacecraft technology before it makes a bid to land on the surface, tentatively in 2030 if all goes well.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:45pm
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The 4 Best Self-Hosted Google Photos Alternatives

Smartphone users take hundreds, if not thousands of photos every year, and many have relied on Google Photos to automatically upload and store their holiday snapshots for free. The service ceased to offer unlimited storage in 2021, meaning that users had to either fork over cash to Google or find another solution—either by moving to another provider or self-hosting.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:45pm
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Why an Atlanta-based Black influencer collective swapped their collab house for a studio

From Los Angeles to Silicon Valley, a trend emerged among social media influencers and startup founders alike: move into a mansion with 10 or so collaborators, work day and night together to build fame and wealth, and hope that your new roommates do their dishes.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:27pm
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Google’s ‘quantum supremacy’ usurped by researchers using ordinary supercomputer

Back in 2019, Google proudly announced they had achieved what quantum computing researchers had sought for years: proof that the esoteric technique could outperform traditional ones. But this demonstration of “quantum supremacy” is being challenged by researchers claiming to have pulled ahead of Google on a relatively normal supercomputer.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 2:36pm
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10 Awesome, Free Card Games You Can Enjoy Online Today

Card games have been around for many years. Some say they were invented in Ancient China, while others say they first appeared in Europe. Whatever their history may be, card games are well known to most people across the globe. Now, you can play a range of classic card games online, from solitaire to poker.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 2:30pm
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Twitter fixes security bug that exposed at least 5.4 million accounts

Twitter says it has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed threat actors to compile information of 5.4 million Twitter accounts, which were listed for sale on a known cybercrime forum.

The vulnerability allowed anyone to enter a phone number or an email address of a known user and learn if it was tied to an existing Twitter account, potentially exposing the identities of pseudonymous accounts.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 2:17pm
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5 Ways to Fix the "Not Recognized as an Internal or External Command" Error in Windows

The Command Prompt in Windows is a handy utility. It allows you to perform many tasks quickly; however, the command processor may show the "not recognized as an internal or external command" error when you try to execute a command.

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 2:15pm
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8 Ways to Fix the Bluetooth "Setup Incomplete Because of a Metered Connection" Error on Windows

Pairing a Bluetooth device with a PC is pretty straightforward. However, if you've enabled metered connection on your PC, you might run into an error that reads "Setup incomplete because of a metered connection."

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 1:15pm
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