Instagram to start hiding likes in the US, Apple Card accused of gender bias
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Instagram will start hiding like counts for some users in the US this week.
According to the company's CEO, Adam Missouri.
Instagram began testing the feature in Canada in May before expanding the experiment to other countries.
Missouri said Instagram was making the move in the interest of improving well being on the platform.
The Apple card has come under fire over alleged gender discrimination in credit lending practices.
A number of high profile tech figures including Apple co founder Steve Wozniak claims the Apple card offered them ten to 20 times the credit limit of their wives despite having similar financial circumstances.
According to Bloomberg, the New York Department of Financial Services has now opened an investigation into Goldman Sachs group which backs the card.
Apple has not commented on the probe.
And finally, federal health officials may have found the cause of the mysterious vaping related illness that has so far killed.
39 people in the United States.
On Friday the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that Vitamin E Acetate was found in the lung fluid of 29 patients diagnosed with the illness.
Health officials are now calling on vaping companies to stop distributing products containing Vitamin E Acetate
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