Stay Vigilant While Online, Says Facebook

”]By  Lisa Carlin

“Stay vigilant while online and remind others to do the same,” says a Facebook blog post on Security (its National Cybersecurity Awareness Month). You can view the infographic by Facebook here.

89.1 per cent of all emails are spam says a Facebook infographic. Less than 4 per cent of content shared on Facebook is. Some 0.6 per cent of over 1 billion logins a day are compromised, it adds. Less than 5 per cent of Facebook users experience spam on any given day.

Some other stats: There are currently 750+ million active users on Facebook. The average user has 130 friends. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook. Just to put things in perspective, the current U.S. population is around 3.12 billion.

(Lisa Carlin is consulting editor with She can be reached at [email protected])

Just in

Snowflake to acquire TruEra AI observability platform

Snowflake has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TruEra, providers of an AI observability platform. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Biggest Windows 11 update in 2 years nearly finalized, enters Release Preview — Ars Technica

Microsoft has released Windows 11 24H2 build 26100.712 to its Release Preview testing channel for Windows Insiders, a sign that the update is nearly complete and that the company has shifted into bug-fixing mode ahead of general availability, writes Andrew Cunningham in Ars Technica. 

Elon Musk’s xAI is working on making Grok multimodal — The Verge

Elon Musk’s AI company, xAI, is making progress on adding multimodal inputs to its Grok chatbot, according to public developer documents, writes Kylie Robison in The Verge.