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The UK Is Pushing Zuckerberg to Testify With Extremely British, Probably Meaningless Threats

A British think tank posits that in most cases a formal summons 'is sufficient to embarrass a potential witness into appearing.'
Sophie Kleeman
5.1.18
Facebook
Facebook

Facebook Will Let You Stop It From Collecting Your Internet Browsing Habits

Mark Zuckerberg announced a new tool that will let Facebook users clear their web browsing history, and opt out of future tracking.
Sarah Emerson
5.1.18
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
Facebook
Facebook

Facebook Is Investigating a Claim That an Employee Used His Position to Stalk Women

On Monday, a member of the information security community said they passed Facebook details concerning a security engineer allegedly using their work position to stalk women.
Joseph Cox
4.30.18
earons
earons

Internet Sleuths Are Harassing the Family of the Golden State Killer Suspect

Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested in connection to the 1978 murders of Brian and Katie Maggiore. Now, his family's information is being posted online.
Sarah Emerson
4.26.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years

The social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people are being advertised and sold on Facebook. The internet giant deleted some of them after Motherboard flagged the posts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.24.18
Opt-out
Opt-out

Why I'm Quitting Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple for a Month

Five companies in Silicon Valley are worth a combined $3 trillion. Most of us use at least one of their services everyday and it has become impossible to imagine life without them.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.24.18
Eduardo/Zuck
Eduardo/Zuck

Mark Zuckerberg Fanfiction Has Not Aged Well

It was easy to forgive the fictional Zuckerberg for being flawed when there were no consequences to his actions beyond a few Harvard kids losing money.
Mark Hill
4.24.18
moderation
moderation

Facebook Hosts Anti-Muslim Groups Despite Zuckerberg Telling Congress the Platform Doesn't Tolerate Hate

Mark Zuckerberg told Congress that Facebook does not allow hate groups on its platform, but the company still hosts anti-Muslim groups.
Matthew Gault
4.19.18
blockchain
blockchain

A ‘Cryptocurrency’ Without a Blockchain Is Eating My City

Toronto startup Bunz released a digital currency for the city's barter economy, sparking backlash.
Jordan Pearson
4.18.18
Hacking
Hacking

Small Town Councillor Posts Racist Slur on Facebook, Claims He Was Hacked, Then Deletes His Account and Wipes His Hard Drive

Councillor Don Cardy in Brant County, Ontario was given a two-day suspension after an integrity commissioner report was filed on the incident.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.18.18
Facebook
Facebook

This Is the Facial Recognition Tool at the Heart of a Class Action Suit Against Facebook

Facebook's 'Tag Suggestions' tool might end up costing the company a lot of money.
Sophie Kleeman
4.17.18