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Politics | From CNN

Twitter and Facebook take down covert Chinese accounts that tried to undermine Hong Kong demonstrators - CNN

A covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook has been collecting, listening, transcribing Messenger chats - Business Insider

The company reportedly didn't disclose to users that it was sharing any collected audio from Messenger voice chats with third parties.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Make Facebook useful by turning off all its annoying features | Popular Science

Between data privacy scandals and the psychological toll social media can take on your brain, quitting Facebook can be an alluring prospect. But it’s not always practical to delete your account.

Science & Technology | Social Media

You Mean You're Still on Facebook? | Inc.

Zombies are populating my FB account. This can't be good for Zuckerberg and Co.

Science & Technology | TECH

Facebook Knows More About You Than the CIA

Facebook hired Yael Eisenstat, a CIA veteran, to help it address election meddling. Now she's deeply worried about the company's sway over our lives.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more.

The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked wi

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook prototypes haptic feedback wristbands for AR/VR | VentureBeat

If you've dreamed of interacting with VR or AR content without needing to hold controllers in your hands, Facebook's wristbands could make that a reality.

Politics | Politics

Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off

A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and Amazon

Politics | Censorship

Facebook under scrutiny following controversial policy changes | One America News Network

IF FB THINKS IT IS OK TO ALLOW DEATH THREATS TO PEOPLE THEY DON'T LIKE, THEN IT IS TIME TO LABEL FB AND IT'S EMPLOYEES AS TERRORISTS!

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Facebook Suddenly Deletes Policy Permitting Death Threats Against People They Don't Like

For all of Facebook’s talk of wanting to provide a safe environment, the truth of the matter came to light yesterday as the guidance for how Facebook enforces its policy on death threats was posted.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Mark Zuckerberg Brags: We Didn't Allow Pro-Life Groups to Advertise Before Ireland's Abortion Vote

During this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained that Facebook is increasingly trying to work with governments to determine what political speech it does and does not allow. Oh sorry, I mean: what kind of political ads it is

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will start taking a cut of fan subscriptions in 2020 | TechCrunch

Facebook will take a cut of up to 30% on fan subscriptions, beginning on January 1, 2020. The social network is revealing its plans as part of a broader slate of monetization-related announcements this week at VidCon. The news confirms a TechCrunch report

Politics | Censorship

Shocking memo reveals George Soros behind Google, Facebook censorship

Exposing 'the most diabolical attack on free speech in the history of America'

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook’s content oversight board plan is raising more questions than it answers – TechCrunch

Facebook has produced a report summarizing feedback it’s taken in on its idea of establishing a content oversight board to help arbitrate on moderation decisions. Aka the ‘supreme court of Facebook’ concept first discussed by founder Mar

Science & Technology | Social Media

Big Tech’s problem is its lack of competition - The Verge

Kara Swisher talks antitrust, regulation, and breaking up big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

Music | Music News

Facebook reverses ban on Led Zeppelin album cover - CNN

Facebook has reversed a ban it placed on a classic Led Zeppelin album cover that features images of naked children.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Don't Minimize Conservative Concerns About Big Tech Censorship

To assert with such confidence that 'most red Americans either don’t know or don’t care about social-media censorship' seems very unwise indeed. 

Politics | From CNN

Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon face House Judiciary Committee antitrust probe - CNN

The House Judiciary committee said Monday it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and Twitter disable new disinformation campaign with ties to Iran - The Washington Post

The disabled accounts include two on Twitter mimicked Republican congressional candidates in order to push pro-Iranian political messages

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in three months - CNN

Facebook took down 2.2 billion fake accounts between January and March, a record high for the company.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump White House Asks Public To Report Social Media Sites If 'Suspended, Banned' For Being Conservative | Daily Wire

President Trump's White House is asking people to report social media sites, including Twitter, Google, and Facebook, if they suspect the site's "political bias" has caused them to be banned.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Facebook’s Ridiculous Double Standard In Plain View | Israellycool

But please tell me how there isn't a bias against conservative and pro-Israel accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

Politics | POLITICS

Undermining Our Principles Is a Facebook Feature, Not a Bug

Earlier this month Facebook announced that independent journalists and media personalities Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos would be permanently banished from its global community of 2.3 billion people.While leftists in

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

How Silicon Valley Bias Disrupts Local Politics – American Greatness

Silly me. I believed Justice Louis D. Brandeis when he said more speech was the remedy for speech you don’t like. "If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies,” Brandeis wrote nearly a century ago, “to avert the evil by the

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Jewish Conservative Female Journalist Banned from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Laura Loomer is an independent investigative journalist who one of the first people to actively expose the antisemitism in the women's march.

News | News

National Library, Facebook Launch Joint Project To Identify IDF Soldiers In Rare, Historic Images

The Library posted unique albums to its Facebook page showing IDF soldiers throughout Israel's various wars, and inviting the public to identify friends and loved ones. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 | VentureBeat

A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook beats Q1 2019 profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty | VentureBeat

Facebook blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter, and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators.

Gaming | Gaming

Facebook's AI extracts playable characters from real-world videos | VentureBeat

In a newly published paper, scientists at Facebook AI Research describe a system that can extract controllable characters from real-world videos.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook exposed millions more Instagram passwords than we realized

Facebook today revealed it'd discovered millions of improperly secured passwords on its server. So, you know... business as usual.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The chat feature may soon return to Facebook’s mobile app

Facebook upset millions upon millions of users five years ago when it removed chat from its core mobile app and forced them to download Messenger to communicate privately with friends. Now it looks like it might be able to restore the option inside the Fa

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook asks for public input about its plans for a content oversight board

In November, Facebook announced its plans to create an external content oversight board that would serve as something of a “supreme court” for Facebook’s more controversial content policy decisions. With the release of a draft charter i

Science & Technology | Social Media

New Facebook tool answers the question “Why am I seeing this post?”

Facebook announced today that it is adding a feature called “Why am I seeing this post?” to News Feeds. Similar to “Why am I seeing this ad?,” which has appeared next to advertisements since 2014, the new tool has a dropdown menu that gives users

News | News

Facebook Bans White Nationalism And Separatism Content From Its Platforms

The company says such content is linked to white supremacy and organized hate groups. Users who search for terms related to white supremacy will be directed to an anti-hate site.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Best Time to Post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & Pinterest

Discover the best hours and days to post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

Science & Technology | Social Media

3 Key Impacts of Facebook's Latest Changes on Brands

This is what Zuckerberg's latest announcement means for your business

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are down for some users

It's not just you: Facebook's apps are having an outage.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook - The Verge

Major Android mobile apps from companies including Yelp and Duolingo send data to Facebook immediately after a user logs in, according to a new report from the London-based UK charity and watchdog group Privacy International (PI). This data transfer happe

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

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Business & Finance | Business & Finance

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Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Buy 10K Real Instagram Followers Cheap - Life Time Guaranteed | Fast

Why do you people to buy 10k real instagram followers at cheap rates with free likes. Amazing customer support 24/7. We have several packages.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Is Facebook About To 'Break' Instagram, And What Does That Mean For Influencers?

Until now, Instagram has kept its distance from Facebook and the brands have been kept separate. But that could all be about to change, driven by influencer marketing, and the challenge for Facebook is to make that work without breaking the Instagram infl

Science & Technology | Technology

Snopes quits fact-checking partnership with Facebook

Snopes, a fact-checking organization, announced on Friday its decision to end its partnership with Facebook.

Music | Music

Facebook teams up with Yad Vashem to commemorate Shoah victims online

New project lets online users be randomly matched to one of the 4,800,000 names recorded in Yad Vashem’s central database of Shoah victims.

Science & Technology | Tech News

This Chrome extension blocks distracting sites like Facebook and YouTube

How much extra work could you get done over the course of a day if you had an assistant looking over your shoulder, shooing you away from the biggest time-sucks of the Internet like Facebook and Yo…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger | TechRadar

Facebook is bringing its three messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger closer.

Science & Technology | Technology

Advocacy groups are pushing the FTC to break up Facebook - The Verge

Today, advocacy groups are calling for Facebook to be broken up as a result of its Cambridge Analytica scandal, subsequent privacy violations, and repeated consumer data breaches.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Facebook Marketing in 2019: A Study of 777M Facebook Posts

We looked at more than 777 million Facebook posts from 2018. Here's what you need to know to guide your Facebook marketing strategy in 2019.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Confronting Facebook's Growing Pains

It is not that Facebook wants to promote poisonous material, but its system is designed in a manner that is allowing it to happen.

Science & Technology | Tech

How To Start, Manage and Grow Your Social Network Without a Huge Time Commitment

Owning or managing all marketing for a small business is hard! Without a large staff (or, let’s be honest, any staff) you probably find yourself pulling long days and fulfilling a variety of roles…

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Facebook Is Full of Emotional-Support Groups - The Atlantic

People are sharing their deepest secrets on Facebook. Does the social network understand what it’s gotten into?

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment complaints - The Verge

Facebook is ending the controversial practice of mandatory arbitration for sexual harassment claims, following protests over such policies at Google, which ended them earlier this week.

News | News

Facebook says it 'mistakenly' removed rabbi's story about harassment by Farrakhan supporters

Facebook “mistakenly” removed a New York Rabbi’s story about being harassed by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s supporters on Thursday.

Science & Technology | Social Media

I Built a Social Media Following of 1 Million in 30 Days. Here's How You Can, Too.

By applying these social strategies you can build a huge following with high levels of engagement.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will delete posts that spread voting misinformation this election

Facebook today announced it’s tackling the most basic form of fake news to circulate around the time of an election: Voter misinformation and anything that might keep users away from the voting booths this fall. Specifically, the company revealed it wou

News | News

Facebook Purge: Here Is the List of Pages Deleted by Facebook

As reported by The Western Journal, in what many are calling the “Facebook purge,” Facebook announced on Thursday that it removed over 800 political pages and accounts in a clamp down on what the social media company calls “inauthentic behav

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here’s how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach | TechCrunch

Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook’s access token breach announced two weeks ago? Here’s how to find out. Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contact info accessed, 14M’s bios too Visit this Facebook Help center link while

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook removes over 550 Pages, 250 accounts in latest spam purge ahead of US midterms

The hundreds of bad accounts were removed for breaking the site's rules for "spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook, the Company That Keeps Selling and Losing Your Data, Wants to Put a Camera in Your Home

Facebook Portal (and a larger model, Portal Plus) is an in-home smart display designed for video chatting, better known as the worst part of the Jetsons' vision of the future.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook, are you kidding? | TechCrunch

Facebook is making a video camera. The company wants you to take it home, gaze into its single roving-yet-unblinking eye and speak private thoughts to your loved ones into its many-eared panel. The thing is called Portal and it wants to live on your kitch

Science & Technology | Social Media

Relike lets you turn a Facebook page into a newsletter | TechCrunch

French startup Ownpage has recently released a new product called Relike. Relike is one of the easiest ways to get started with email newsletters. You enter the web address of your Facebook page and that’s about it. The company automatically pulls your

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook warns that third-party apps could have been affected by recent breach

It may not just be your Facebook account at risk. The social media giant has warned that third-party apps which allow users to log in via their Facebook accounts may also have been affected by the recent security breach, though the company has yet to conf

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Hacked, 50 Million Users Affected - Motherboard

Facebook "discovered a security issue" that the company said allowed attackers to "take over people's accounts."

Science & Technology | Social Media

WhatsApp co-founder: 'I sold my users' privacy' with Facebook acquisition - CNET

Brian Acton had also tweeted in March that users should "#deletefacebook," as the social network dealt with its Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Social media hearing takeaways: Mea culpa from Facebook, Twitter as lawmakers call for regulation

Leaders of the nation's largest social media companies were grilled by lawmakers over their plan to keep foreign actors from their platforms.

Politics | Politics

Facebook sorry for removing Anne Frank Center holocaust victims image - Business Insider

Facebook apologises to the Anne Frank Center for removing an article it posted which featured an image of naked child holocaust victims. Facebook said it was...

Politics | Politics

Rush: ‘Anti-trust’ is answer to Google-Facebook - WND

Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh says the way for conservatives to deal with the blatant censorship from social media companies is to use antitrust laws. Not net neutrality, he said in response to a caller who suggested that. “I think the way to go aft

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook has removed all cross-posted tweets

Facebook users are complaining the company has removed the cross-posted tweets they had published to their profiles as Facebook updates. The posts’ removal took place following the recent API change that prevented Twitter users from continuing to a

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People - Motherboard

Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook’s biggest challenge. Leaked documents and nearly two dozen interviews show how the company hopes to solve it.

History | The Constitution

Facebook Censors Star Spangled Banner Video

Facebook has come under fire lately from right-leaning users for censoring and banning conservative content. President Trump tweeted about the censorship of conservatives again today. Social Media Giants are silencing millions of people. Can’t do this e

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump accuses social media firms of 'silencing millions' | Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump accused social media companies on Friday of silencing "millions of people" in an act of censorship, but without offering evidence to support the claim.

News | International News

Facebook has TRUST ratings for users – but it won't tell you your score

FACEBOOK is rating users based on how “trustworthy” it thinks they are. Users receive a score on a scale from zero to one that determines if they have a good or bad reputation – but it&…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and Instagram now show how many minutes you use them

It’s passive zombie-feed scrolling, not active communication with friends, that hurts our health, according to studies Facebook has been pointing to for the last seven months. Yet it’s treating all our social networking the same with todayR

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Simplest Way to Hide Old Facebook and Twitter Posts | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Suspends Infowars' Alex Jones for Hate Speech | Fortune

Facebook has taken a stand against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, suspending him from the platform for 30 days.

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

Facebook Acquires Israeli Messaging Platform Startup Redkix For $100M | Technology News

The Israeli company will join Workplace by Facebook, the tech giant's answer to popular collaboration service Slack.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook’s ‘Watch Party’ rolls out to all, letting Groups watch videos together

For the past few months, Facebook has been testing something it calls “Watch Party”. It’s a feature that would let Facebook Groups host shared video streaming sessions, with everyone in the group being able to see/comment on the same vid

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

‘Burn in hell, Facebook’: The liberal exodus begins with news that Mark Zuckerberg congratulated Donald Trump

We knew Mark Zuckerberg was a huge MAGA guy all along … you could just tell.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he won’t remove Holocaust denial posts

Founder of social media giant says those denying Holocaust may be doing so unintentionally and should not be removed, drawing condemnation from ADL; later clarifies remarks

News | The News

Tourist sentenced to 8 years in prison for anti-Egypt Facebook post | Fox News

A Lebanese tourist who was arrested for posting a video to Facebook about her experience being sexually harassed in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison on Saturday.

News | The News

Here's The Passage Of The Declaration Of Independence Facebook Blocked As 'Hate Speech' | Daily Wire

As a way of celebrating Independence Day, The Vindicator thought it would be appropriate to publish the Declaration of Independence on Facebook.

News | Fake News

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news | TechCrunch

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campa

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook launches Workplace for Good, a free version of its enterprise product for non-profits | TechCrunch

Workplace is making a push into the non-profit segment. Today the enterprise communications app from Facebook — which competes against the likes of Slack, Hipchat, and Microsoft’s Teams — is launching a new tier of the product called Workplace for

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook bug switches 14 million users' default sharing settings to public - TechSpot

Facebook is informing 14 million users that what they assumed were private posts could have been viewable by the public. A bug caused the users' “suggested” sharing option to be set to “public” by default, rather than basing the suggestion&hel

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will remove the Trending topics section next week

The removal comes after years of criticism.

News | The News

Facebook sinking fast among US teens: survey

Facebook is rapidly losing ground against rival internet platforms in attracting and keeping US teenagers, a survey showed Thursday.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared) - The Buffer Blog

Just a couple of weeks back, Facebook announced a significant update that could signal a new path for the platform. Here's how we feel it will change the future of Facebook marketing.

Science & Technology | Social Media

News outlets object to how Facebook will label political ads | VentureBeat

In the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook made sweeping changes on what information it gives to users about political ads. But the changes will have consequences for more than just political groups — and not all organizations are happ

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and another executive will be grilled by European politicians on Tuesday about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook's role in election interference, and its attitude to new European privacy laws.

Science & Technology | Technology

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year, Facebook sent a team to

Science & Technology | Social Media

Report: Facebook App Exposed 3 Million More Users' Data

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, via a myPersonality app on Facebook, reportedly used data from 3 million users to power a spin-off company that

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Social Media Actually Boosts Efficiency in an Office Environment – Adweek

Employees who take quick breaks can decrease stress and increase morale.

Science & Technology | Social Media

This was the most viewed Facebook ad bought by Russian trolls

The post had simple language, but managed to fool more than 1 million people.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Growth Hack the Facebook Algorithm to Reach Your Most Engaged Fans

It's not Mark Zuckerberg's fault that you're not up to date with how social media marketing is done in 2018.

Science & Technology | Social Media

11 Big Changes Coming to Facebook: What You Need to Know

Here are the most significant announcements made at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference and what they mean.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Are Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook ‘Stories’? - The Atlantic

The format, made popular by Snapchat and Instagram, is the native genre of glass rectangles.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Weighs Ad-Free Subscription Option - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the social network, according to people familiar with the matter.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything Facebook launched at F8 and Why | TechCrunch

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F8 here.  1. FaceDate Facebook is launching a dating feature wh

Science & Technology | Social Media

This Company Will Give You $100,000 to Build a Better, Alternative Facebook - Motherboard

A startup incubator is giving seven companies $100,000 in seed money to build a privacy-oriented, democratic Facebook alternative.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Create a Fullscreen Canvas Experience on Facebook

Imagine for a second that you can have a customer’s complete, undivided attention on social media. Instead of seeing four other posts on their feeds distracting them, all they see is yours, dominat…

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Social Media Usage Statistics You Should Know (and What They Mean for Your Marketing Strategy)

We sifted through mountains of data on social media trends to bring you the social media usage statistics that mean the most for your marketing strategy.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here's Facebook's once-secret list of content that can get you banned

Facebook is making its Community Standards rules public for the first time, here's what you need to know about what types of posts are and aren't allowed.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Report: Social media use is increasing despite privacy fears

New report shows Facebook users are getting older, Instagram is one the rise, and provides an in-depth look at Twitter users.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Facebook makes money from your data, in Mark Zuckerberg's words - Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered a simple, easy explanation for how Facebook makes money from user data.

Science & Technology | Technology

Did Facebook share my data with Cambridge Analytica? How to check

Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from 87 million Facebook users. Here's how to tell if you were affected.

Politics | Politics

Day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony: What to Watch For - The New York Times

Mr. Zuckerberg will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in his second and final day of congressional testimony over Facebook’s handling of user data.

Politics | Politics

Aging senators ask 'Mr. Zuckerberg' for tech support in hilarious Senate hearing meme

The internet roasted clueless lawmakers during Mark Zuckerberg's Senate hearing.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram Looks Like Facebook’s Best Hope - Bloomberg

With lawmakers and users on the warpath, the photo-sharing app could be Mark Zuckerberg’s way out of the latest data scandal.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram traps data without a Download Your Information tool | TechCrunch

It’s hard to #DeleteFacebook with no viable alternative, but at least you can export all your data. There’s no such option on Instagram . That lack of data portability puts users at the mercy of Instagram’s product and policy decisions. And it could

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Check If Cambridge Analytica Could Access Your Facebook Data | WIRED

Facebook has released a tool that lets you see if you were caught up in the Cambridge Analytica fiasco—and what other apps know about you know.

News | The News

'Unsafe to the community': Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk - The American MirrorThe American Mirror

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the

News | The News

Facebook could face record fine, say former FTC officials - The Washington Post

Facebook’s disclosure that its search tools were used to collect data on most of its users could potentially trigger record fines and create new legal vulnerability.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook's new privacy rules just broke Tinder - Business Insider

Under fire for its handling user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook made big changes to its service, which ended up affecting Tinder.

Science & Technology | Tech

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg says he disagrees strongly with Bosworth death memo, calls executive provocative - Business Insider

Facebook is back on defense as Mark Zuckerberg spoke against a controversial memo by VP Andrew Bosworth, while defending the executive.

Politics | Trump Politics

Facebook VP's memo suggests relentless growth is good, even if it gives a platform to terrorists or bullies | VentureBea

In a never-before-seen internal memo titled “The Ugly,” published today by BuzzFeed News, Facebook VP Andrew Bosworth advocated that the social media giant be relentless about growth, even if someone kills themselves as a result of bullying or people

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook VP's memo suggests relentless growth is good, even if it gives a platform to terrorists or bullies | VentureBea

In a never-before-seen internal memo titled “The Ugly,” published today by BuzzFeed News, Facebook VP Andrew Bosworth advocated that the social media giant be relentless about growth, even if someone kills themselves as a result of bullying or people

Science & Technology | Technology

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today

Science & Technology | Technology

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform

Politics | Politics

What’s genius for Obama is scandal when it comes to Trump | TheHill

The scandal involving Cambridge Analytica's abuse of Facebook data underscores the point.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Why Facebook Owes You More Than This | WIRED

You give Facebook all of your data in exchange for using their service—an exchange that seems increasingly out of whack.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook's Long-Term Plan for WhatsApp Is Finally Coming to Fruition (and It's Brilliant) | Inc.com

Instagram was a bargain that's turned a very tidy profit. WhatsApp was a very different sort of bet.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell

How a confused, defensive social media giant steered itself into a disaster, and how Mark Zuckerberg is trying to fix it all.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The New Facebook Algorithm 2018: Everything Marketers Need to Know

An inside look into the brand new Facebook Algorithm for 2018 with information directly from an exclusive News Feed webinar for publishers. Here's what brands and marketers need to know.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Narcissists Are More Likely to Be Compulsive Facebook Users | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook's traffic is down 50 million hours per day as Zuckerberg demands less 'viral videos'

Mark Zuckerberg is pushing "meaningful connections."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Is Looking Like a Victim of the Innovator's Dilemma | Inc.com

As consumers sour on the attention economy, someone is going to disrupt the social-media giant. The only question is whether it will be Facebook.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook invented a new time unit called the ‘flick’ and it’s truly amazing

I was all set to dislike the "flick," a time unit just recently invented by Facebook (technically the Oculus team), because I thought it was going to be..

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook to Become 'More Meaningful' | Fortune

Facebook is changing the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, amid a series of planned changes.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is making a major change to the News Feed that will show you more content from friends and family and less from

Facebook said Thursday that it will start to show users more posts from their friends and family in the News Feed, a move that means people will see fewer posts from publishers and brands.

News | In The News

How Russian trolls lie their way to top of Facebook, Twitter - CNET

Propaganda campaigns are more than fake news. Trolls have learned to game social media algorithms and create their artificial viral moments.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is testing burying posts from media outlets in a separate News Feed — unless they pay

With the new Explore tab, Facebook is currently testing a change that would force news publishers to pay for their posts to be shown in News Feed.