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Venmo Makes Privacy Changes
After Story About Biden
May 29, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
Venmo Makes Privacy Changes After Story About Biden
Users will be able to make their friends' list private
- Venmo is making a fundamental change to its privacy settings after a story about President Biden exposed a weakness. Users will be able to make their list of friends private, reports BuzzFeed . The money-exchange app previously made anyone's list of contacts viewable to everyone else on the app, and...
May 15, 2021 11:15 AM CDT
BuzzFeed Found Biden's Venmo Account in Minutes
Report raises concerns about the payment app's privacy features
- A profile of President Biden in the
New York Times
on Friday revealed that he does something a lot of grandparents do—send his grandkids money via Venmo. That prompted BuzzFeed to do an investigation of sorts. And in less than 10 minutes, the site located Biden's Venmo account...
Twitter Introduces a 'Tip Jar'
May 7, 2021 7:13 AM CDT
Twitter Introduces a 'Tip Jar'
You can easily send money to certain users from their profile
- "Show your love, leave a tip." It's now possible, Twitter announced Thursday in introducing a new test feature designed to allow you to easily send money to your favorite accounts. To use the so-called "Tip Jar" feature, available to English-speaking users of Android and iOS app...
Brands Cater to
Dec 6, 2019 8:31 AM CST
Fastest-Growing Brands Cater to Homebodies
Using DoorDash, White Claw, Venmo, and Amazon Prime means you never have to leave
- Gen Xers had Zima ; millennials have White Claw —and the latter beverage is popular enough that it clinched the No. 2 spot on Morning Consult's list of the fastest-growing brands of 2019. The market research firm looked at "growth in the share of consumers who say they...
Reporter Who Covered
Fundraising Star? Out of a Job
Sep 27, 2019 12:33 PM CDT
Reporter Who Covered Fundraising Star? Out of a Job
Aaron Calvin is 'no longer' with the Des Moines Register, editor writes
Des Moines Register
reporter who exposed a viral star's old, racist tweets—but who turned out to have ugly tweets of his own—will need to find a new job, KCCI reports. Details are unclear, but the paper's editor writes that he is "no longer with...
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