For several days now, WhatsApp users have been invited to accept a new condition for using the instant messaging service: the company explains that from February 8, data will be shared with Facebook, otherwise the service will be inaccessible.
Updated: January 5, 2019 — Additional testing was performed against Skype that revealed that URL previews were still working.Slack was happy to generate URL previews and identified itself with the following User-Agent:.
Microsoft has not indicated when, or if, background blurring will come to the mobile version of Skype, but for now desktop users can activate the feature within Skype's settings, or from within individual video calls.
The difference with URL previews in messaging applications is that you are broadcasting to the website owner that you are discussing the website, as opposed to just browsing to it.
Bug-hunter Florian Kunushevci today told The Register the security flaw, which has been reported to Microsoft, allows the person in possession of someone's phone to receive a Skype call, answer it without unlocking the handset, and then view photos, look up contacts, send a message, and open the browser by tapping links in a sent message, all without ever unlocking the phone.
You’ll need a different Microsoft account to access services like Xbox consoles, Windows Phone, Windows PC, and Surface. Finally, you’ll want to retrieve documents and photos saved in OneDrive, your Xbox Live data and GamerTag, Skype contacts, and email in Outlook.com, Hotmail Live, or MSN email accounts.