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Big data backlash: Consumers wise up to Facebook, Twitter...
Social network user bases are flat-ling as consumers and governments respond to data privacy and fake news concerns.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-30 17:11 UTC
U.K. lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook...
The U.K. government should increase oversight of social media like Facebook and election campaigns to protect democracy in the digital age, a parliamentary committee has recommended in a scathing report on fake news, data misuse and interference by Russia
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-28 15:40 UTC
Facebook Now Rolling Out Downvote System To More Users...
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Facebook has resumed wider testing for its new upvote and downvote system. Instead of disliking a comment, users will be able to cast votes a la Reddit.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-28 14:58 UTC
Tech stocks poised for bloodbath on Thursday with Facebook on track for biggest drop ever...
The tech-heavy Nasdaq was set for a big down day Thursday after disappointing quarterly results from Facebook.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-26 01:01 UTC
Investors should 'stay away' from Facebook for the next quarter, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster says...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/facebook
Facebook on Wednesday reported revenue that fell short of expectations. The company also said it lost users in Europe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-26 01:01 UTC
What happened on Facebook's nightmare conference call that wiped out nearly $150B in market value in 90 minutes (FB)...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/facebook
REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Pool Facebook stock dropped a whopping 24% after it announced its second quarter...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-26 01:00 UTC
Facebook acknowledges it shared user data with dozens of companies...
Social network had agreements with 61 companies, ranging from AOL to UPS to dating app Hinge. Facebook continued sharing information with 61 hardware and software makers after it said it discontinued the practice in May 2015, the social networking giant acknowledged in 747 pages of documents
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 14:52 UTC
Zuck'd Again: Facebook Shared Sensitive User Info Via "Secretive" Data Deals...
If you feel like there's been a new embarrassing revelation about Facebook's privacy practices every day this week, well, you're not entirely wrong. In the third bombshell report to drop since Moday, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that F
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-09 16:10 UTC
Report: Facebook shared user data with flagged Chinese firm...
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — The New York Times says Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with several Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-06 02:06 UTC
Dem lawmaker: 'Looks like Zuckerberg lied to Congress'...
A Democratic congressman hammered Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, following a report that the company is sharing large amounts of its users’ data with other companies. “This needs to be investigated and the people responsible need to be held accountable,” the top Democrat on the House
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-04 20:04 UTC
Report: Facebook shared your data with 60+ device makers, including Amazon & Apple...
Facebook allowed the device companies access to the data of users' friends without their explicit consent, even after declaring that it would no longer share such information with outsiders, the Times reports. Some device makers could retrieve persona
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-04 20:01 UTC
Facebook Alleged to Collect User Data From Texts and Photos...
The filing is part of a suit brought against Facebook in 2015 by now-defunct startup Six4Three, CNET reported on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-25 14:18 UTC
Zuckerberg angers lawmakers at EU parliament meeting...
Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg left European Union lawmakers fuming over unanswered questions at the end of a hearing that began with a mea culpa for the company's recent privacy woes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 03:15 UTC
Anti-Monopoly Sentiment Flares Up Against Facebook, Google...
US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin urges the Justice Department to review whether tech companies, including Google, are becoming monopolies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
Mark Zuckerberg once made a $100 million investment in a major US city to help fix its schools now the mayor says the effort 'parachuted' in and failed...
The Facebook founder gave $100 million to reform Newark Public Schools, and other philanthropists later matched that, bringing the total donation to $200 million.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-12 19:14 UTC
Europe's New Data Privacy Rules Will Make Facebook and Google More Powerful...
The EU's GDPR should serve as a cautionary tale for Americans eager to reign in tech titans
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-08 13:57 UTC
Cambridge Analytica is closing up shop, blaming media coverage...
Marketing research firm Cambridge Analytica is filing for bankruptcy, the company announced on Wednesday. The company blames negative press for their demise, after it was...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-03 00:23 UTC
Facebook Has Begun To Rank News Organizations By Trust, Zuckerberg Says...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/facebook
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based on trustworthiness, and promotes or suppresses its content based on that metric.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-02 14:42 UTC
Zuckerberg: We're going to suppress "untrusted" news sources...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/news_media, /contrib/facebook
Can't see how this could possibly go totally off the rails
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-02 14:39 UTC
Zuckerberg: We're going to 'intesify' suppression of news sites based on public opinion and our mysterious AI...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/facebook
By Robert Laurie If you have a news site on Facebook, you'd better hope it's one that Mark Zuckerberg and his ant-army of moderators agree with. That's because sites that cover current events - whether The post Zuckerberg: We're going to &
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-02 14:36 UTC
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