Facebook

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
Facebook

‘Racial Discrimination at Facebook Is Real’ Says Internal Memo from Former Employee

'There are more Black Lives Matter posters than there are actual Black people," Mark S. Luckie, a high-profile, longtime Silicon Valley employee wrote.
Jason Koebler
11.27.18
Op-Ed

Targeted Advertising Is Ruining the Internet and Breaking the World

Surveillance capitalism and targeted advertising have become the norm on the internet, and it's hurting all of us.
Dr. Nathalie Maréchal
11.16.18
cybersecurity

How to Tell if Your Account Has Been Hacked

How to check if your Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other accounts have been hacked.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.16.18
Facebook

86 Organizations Demand Zuckerberg to Improve Takedown Appeals

Facebook is heeding criticism for its content takedown and account deactivation appeals process, which was initiated alongside the company’s expanding content moderation practices.
Caroline Haskins
11.15.18
Cheetah Poaching

Traffickers Are Using Instagram and YouTube as Black Markets for Live Cheetahs

A new report identified more than 900 advertisements for poached cheetahs on social media.
Sarah Emerson
10.23.18
Disinformation

Russian Woman Charged With Influencing US Elections on Social Media

Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova was part of a wide-ranging project to influence the 2016 and 2018 election on social media.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.18
Hacking

Facebook Says 14 Million People Got Their Location Data and Private Search History Stolen

The social network elaborated on the recent data breach, explaining exactly what kind of data the hackers accessed, and revealing that the victims were 30 million, and not 50 million users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.12.18
Facebook

Facebook Knows You Don’t Want to Trust Its Portal Camera

After so many privacy issues in the last two years, the social media company is hoping that putting security front and center will lure users to its new product.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.8.18
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