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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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deflections

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Have AI to Detect Hate Speech In ‘5-10 years’

In Silicon Valley, everything is "5-10 years away," which is the same as saying nothing at all.
Jordan Pearson
4.10.18
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Facebook Propaganda

Mark Zuckerberg: 'It Was My Mistake' Facebook Compromised Data of 87 Million Users

Facebook is making it harder for third-party apps to obtain certain user data, the company has announced.
Sarah Emerson
4.4.18
Facebook
Facebook

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.28.18
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Facebook

Facebook Is Being Sued for Discriminatory Ad Targeting

Housing groups say they were able to create ads that discriminated against mothers, the disabled, and minorities.
Jordan Pearson
3.27.18
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Facebook

Firefox’s New Plugin Blocks Facebook from Collecting Users’ Data When They’re Not on the Site

Mozilla, the internet company behind Firefox, has reacted aggressively to the Facebook data scandal, including introduce new user protections and cutting off its advertising on the social media site.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.27.18
Facebook
Facebook

Why I Took Legal Action Against Cambridge Analytica

If I win, I can show the world a voter file with 5,000 data points the company compiled. I can show others where that information came from, how to request the information for yourself, and how to opt-out. If I win, everybody wins.
David Carroll
3.22.18
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sorry guys

Mark Zuckerberg Finally Speaks About the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Four days after it was revealed Cambridge Analytica used the data of 50 million Facebook users to create targeted political ads, Facebook's CEO promises to do better.
Sarah Emerson
3.21.18
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Cambridge Analytica

The Researcher Who Gave Cambridge Analytica Facebook Data on 50 Million Americans Thought It Was 'Totally Normal'

In an interview with BBC Radio, Dr. Aleksandr “Alex” Kogan said he never got paid to collect the data and was under the impression that “thousands” of other apps were doing the same thing.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.21.18
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angry canadians

Canada Is Pissed Off About Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

The privacy commissioner is investigating, and politicians are calling for regulation.
Jordan Pearson
3.21.18
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digital privacy

Not Even AI Can Make Total Sense of a Privacy Policy

Using artificial intelligence, researchers have created a tool that crawls privacy policies on popular websites like Facebook, Reddit, and Twitter. But the software’s findings are not as detailed as those done by humans.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.20.18
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Given Facebook’s Privacy Backlash, Why Aren’t We Angrier With the Broadband Industry?

If you're mad about Cambridge Analytica taking data from Facebook you should be absolutely livid about AT&T and Verizon.
Karl Bode
3.20.18