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How to Fix the Internet After the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The fiasco over third party apps and the Facebook user data that got Trump elected is almost beside the point for researcher Hossein Derakhshan.
Motherboard Italia
6.26.18
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Facebook Says its Competitors Are the Whole Internet, Because Facebook Is the Internet

Facebook told Congress that its competitors come from all over the internet—that's true, because Facebook has largely replaced the internet for many of its users.
Sarah Emerson
6.12.18
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Facebook

Report: Facebook Gave Chinese Device Manufacturers Special Access to User Data

One one of the firms, Huawei, is on the Pentagon's no-buy list because of alleged connections to the Chinese government.
Karl Bode
6.6.18
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Cambridge Analytica Has Closed All of Its Offices

Employees even made a depressing breakup playlist for the occasion.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.2.18
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This Company Will Give You $100,000 to Build a Better, Alternative Facebook

A startup incubator is giving seven companies $100,000 in seed money to build a privacy-oriented, democratic Facebook alternative.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.2.18
Jan Koum
Jan Koum

WhatsApp Co-Founder Will Leave Facebook to Play Ultimate Frisbee

The departure is reportedly due to disagreements with Facebook.
Sophie Kleeman
5.1.18
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Facebook

Everything You Need to Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony to Congress

Facebook’s CEO and founder testified in front of House and Senate committees on data security and how the social media site is trying to improve.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
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Facebook

Let’s Talk About Mark Zuckerberg’s Claim that Facebook 'Doesn’t Sell Data'

The Facebook CEO and founder has been repeating the claim that, technically, the site doesn’t sell users’ data during his Congressional hearings.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
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Facebook

Ted Cruz Really Wants to Know Why Mark Zuckerberg Hates All His Favorite Facebook Pages

Ted Cruz used his time during Tuesday's hearing to transform into your crazy uncle on Facebook.
Sophie Kleeman
4.10.18
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Facebook

Zuckerberg Says People Don't Understand How Facebook Uses Their Data Because Privacy Policies Are Hard

The Facebook CEO and billionaire told members of Congress that ‘long privacy policies are very confusing.’
Kaleigh Rogers
4.10.18
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Facebook

Click This Link to See If Your Facebook Data Was Shared With Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has introduced a new tool to check if your information was shared.
Jason Koebler
4.10.18
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Facebook

Congress Should Grill Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's Monopoly, Not Privacy

Zuckerberg wants to talk about how Facebook can reform. Congress should think about how Facebook got so powerful.
Jason Koebler
4.9.18