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Facebook Is Investigating Bitcoin Ads Bypassing Its New Ban

It appears some ads have already found simple workarounds.
Joseph Cox
2.5.18
Facebook
Facebook

Facebook Just Banned All Cryptocurrency Advertising

Facebook banned ads for "financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices."
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
graph theory
graph theory

How to Hide Within a Social Network

New graph theory research offers good news for privacy advocates, bad news for the FBI.
Michael Byrne
1.30.18
The Social Network
The Social Network

Facebook Is Deprioritizing Our Stories. Good.

A society that relies on a centralized portal to get its news may very well be doomed.
Jason Koebler
1.12.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Google, Facebook, and Netflix Decide They Care About Net Neutrality Again

A group the corporations are a part of will sue the FCC, but where were they during the fight to protect net neutrality in the first place?
Karl Bode
1.9.18
Opinion
Opinion

Social Media Has Hijacked Our Brains and Threatens Global Democracy

The ‘social media revolution’ gave us Donald Trump and Brexit—and is making politics impossible.
David Golumbia
1.5.18
Facebook
Facebook

A Visit to Facebook's Recently Opened Center for Deleting Content

Our tour of one of Germany's new content moderation centers gave us a look at Facebook’s content moderation—and what it means for the people who have to enforce its deletion rules.
Max Hoppenstedt
1.2.18
Lazarus Group
Lazarus Group

Facebook Is Disrupting North Korean Hacking Operations

The company's announcements came on the heels of the US government’s public accusation blaming the North Korean government for WannaCry.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.19.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Tech Companies' Transparency Efforts May Be Inadvertently Causing More Censorship

When should American companies comply with government censorship requests?
Jillian York
12.8.17
you're being watched
you're being watched

This Is How Much Marketers Know About You Based on One Facebook Like

A new study indicates that it’s incredibly easy to target ads based on users’ personality types.
Louise Matsakis
12.4.17
academic pursuits
academic pursuits

The Scholarly Journal for Studying Photos of Mark Zuckerberg

The inaugural edition of 'The California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg' was released Monday.
Louise Matsakis
11.28.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Newly Discovered Facebook Bug Allowed Anyone To Delete Your Photos With A Poll

A security researcher found a critical bug in a new Facebook feature, and got a $10,000 reward for telling the social media giant.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.27.17