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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency: Experts break down privacy issues, threat to Bitcoin, and more...
Now that Facebook, together with an army of partners, has entered the crypto space with Libra , the blockchain community is as polarized as ever. Some are merely brushing it off as just another coin; others think it will crush the major cryptocurrencies o
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:11 UTC
Breaking: Facebook Releases Libra Cryptocurrency Whitepaper and Testnet...
By CCN Markets: Facebook has revealed the white paper for its much-hyped cryptocurrency, "Libra." After months of speculation, Facebook has outlined the vision for its crypto project and released the test-net for its blockchain. "Libra's m
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:23 UTC
Bitcoin Basher Nouriel Roubini Labels Facebook's Libra a 'Monopoly Scam'...
By CCN Markets: Avowed Bitcoin critic Nouriel 'Dr. Doom' Roubini has found another target Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, on the day of its announcement. According to the New York University economics professor, Libra is 'blockch
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:18 UTC
Bitcoin Evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos Says Facebook's Libra Isn't a Real Blockchain...
By CCN Markets: Bitcoin educator and promotor Andreas M. Antonopoulos published a new video today in which he pointed out that Facebook's Libra project doesn't amount to a "real" blockchain. Is Facebook's Libra a real blockchain? No. W
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:18 UTC
Facebook seals cryptocurrency deal with Visa, Mastercard, PayPal: report...
Updated: Reports suggest the new virtual coin will be revealed next week with the backing of major companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-14 13:54 UTC
Several Ways Facebook Can Stop Suicide Especially From Depressed Ones...
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Chukwuemeka Akachi was a first-class final year student from the department of English and Literary studies at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, (UNN) he was suffering depression and spoke about it on a Facebook post hours before he took his life. Sadly, the post barely got any reaction as people

By Wisdomlaw on 2019-05-14 18:31 UTC
Facebook Removes Fake Italian Accounts Ahead of EU Election...
Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parliamentary elections."We have removed a number of fake and duplicate accounts that were violating our authenticity
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-13 17:33 UTC
Facebook regulation: What's next in the push to break up the social media giant...
As the Federal Trade Commission weighs new regulatory action against Facebook, pressure is mounting in political circles and among company alumni for a tougher remedy — breaking up the social network giant. Between the lines : There are lots of idea
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-13 17:32 UTC
Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour...
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- Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-13 17:31 UTC
Facebook Bans Right-Wing Figures Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos...
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The bans mean that both platforms are erasing all representation the conservative pundits have had over the services. Other figures getting booted include black nationalist Louis Farrakhan, white supremacist Paul Nehlen, and conspiracy theorist Paul Josep
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:33 UTC
Zuck just banned Alex Jones — over half of US tech early-adopters say social platforms should only moderate content that violates the law (FB)...
Tensions are rising as social platforms grapple with how to define and moderate content on their platforms. US Tech Early Adopters lean toward a more conservative approach to content moderation, according to primary research from Business Insider Intellig
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:30 UTC
Who's using Mueller Report Day to bury bad news? If you guessed Facebook, you're right: Millions more passwords stored in plaintext...
Wham, bam, gee thanks, Instagram While journalists and netizens are distracted digesting the redacted 400-plus-page Mueller report, released within the past few hours, today will be a good day for spin doctors to bury bad news....
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-18 19:05 UTC
Zuckerberg reportedly mulled 100 deals with developers to decide 'real market value' of user data...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly once considered pursuing numerous deals with third-party developers to help it find out how much users' data is worth.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-16 13:56 UTC
Facebook mocks privacy concerns with messages hidden in Oculus controllers...
Facebook thinks your privacy concerns are a laughing matter. That much was once again made clear today when the social media giant was forced to admit it had "accidentally" shipped "tens of thousands" of Oculus Touch controllers with secre
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 19:59 UTC
Facebook data found on publicly accessible Amazon servers...
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Researchers found two third-party Facebook app developers had been storing user data on a publicly accessible Amazon Web Services server. Why it matters : While Facebook itself wasn't directly to blame, this is yet another example of its customers'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-03 19:07 UTC
Facebook's Zuckerberg says he wants more government regulation of things like Facebook...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Saturday that he thinks the government should take a firmer hand in regulating the internet and protecting the privacy of users. Zuckerberg's own company has itself faced serious problems with privacy of data, and
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-31 20:17 UTC
600 Million Facebook Passwords Exposed For Up To Seven Years...
Things are going from bad to worse for Facebook who after openly syndicating a live Christchurch massacre video is now facing allegations after 600 million user passwords were found stored as just plain text. The passwords were also easily accessible by u
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 03:19 UTC
Fewer than 200 people watched shooter's Christchurch massacre live video, Facebook says...
After the shooter started broadcasting, it took 29 minutes for someone to report the video to Facebook. This link includes audio interview with Privacy Commissioner John Edwards. He says Facebook violated New Zealand law by failing to stop the accused gunman from livestreaming his mass murder on
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 14:34 UTC
4000 people watched Facebook video before anyone reported it...
It took half an hour for anyone to report the live video stream of the Christchurch terror attack to Facebook's moderators.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 14:33 UTC
Facebook's former chief security officer compares company to 'The Matrix.' Whoa....
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A system designed to keep us docile while extracting value from every aspect of our dulled existence is both an extremely rough plot summary of the 1999 film The Matrix and a description of Facebook . Just ask the company's former chief security offic
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-14 19:26 UTC
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