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environment

The Earth's #10YearChallenge Is Grim

People are co-opting the hashtag to talk about climate change and the environment.
Sarah Emerson
3 days ago
cybercrime

Cybercriminals Are Taking Advantage of Venezuela's Economic Crisis

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp social engineering scams have become common in the country.
Melanio Escobar
4 days ago
fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.19
Instagram

Leaked Documents Show How Instagram Polices Stories

Motherboard has obtained internal documents that show how Instagram moderators grapple to police the service's popular Stories feature.
Joseph Cox
12.31.18
Spotify

How to Unlink Spotify from Your Facebook Account

After another massive report of Facebook mishandling data, you might want to disconnect your Spotify from the social network. Here’s how to do it.
Samantha Cole
12.21.18
Facebook

Most People Will Quit Facebook for $1,000

A new study shows how much cash it would take to get people off Facebook for as long as one year.
Samantha Cole
12.20.18
Facebook

We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites

Personal websites and email can replace most of what people like about Facebook—namely the urge to post about their lives online.
Jason Koebler
12.19.18
Facebook

Facebook and Silicon Valley Are Colluding to Profit From Your Personal Data

A New York Times report shows big tech trades personal data like the rest of us trade Pokémon cards.
Jason Koebler
12.19.18
privacy

Delete All Your Apps

It's not just Facebook: Android and iOS’s App Stores have incentivized an app economy where free apps make money by selling your personal data and location history to advertisers.
Jason Koebler
12.10.18
adblockers

Facebook’s Arms Race with Adblockers Continues to Escalate

Typically, adblockers are able to counter Facebook’s updates within a matter of days, but the latest was a more substantial undertaking.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.10.18
Facebook

Internal Documents Show Facebook Has Never Deserved Our Trust or Our Data

Internal emails between Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg lay bare the fact that Facebook has long sought to leverage user data to turn a profit.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
12.5.18
Facebook

Nearly 250 Pages of Devastating Internal Facebook Documents Posted Online By UK Parliament

The documents include emails between Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg about the company's business model and how it leverages your data to make money.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
12.5.18
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