Monday, August 10, 2015

Disable Google+ on your phone and the company might make sure you never open pictures on it
of your cat again

We fail to see how taking people's photos hostage as payback for shutting down the app for Google's  intrusive Google+ social media app — which isn't going to unseat Facebook anyway — is anything other than dirty tricksterism or, at least, cynical software engineering by programmers who must have a sniggering contempt for the people who use their software.
     Here's what happened to the pictures of one hapless woman who owns an LG Tribute Android phone, and the responses to her plea for help, in the first four panels. Just for kicks, AKSARBENT disabled Google+ on its Android phone, and sure enough, the phone took photos as ransom, just as other Android users have experienced.

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