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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 days ago
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Facebook

As Mark Zuckerberg Is Grilled in Congress, Facebook Stops Fighting California Privacy Bill

Facebook had previously spent $200,000 on a group opposing the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.12.18
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Facebook

ISPs Use Facebook Scandal to Push For Bad Privacy Laws They Know They’ll Get To Write

An industry that has spent decades fighting for less privacy oversight suddenly wants to lead the way on new legislation.
Karl Bode
4.12.18
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Facebook

Everything You Need to Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony to Congress

Facebook’s CEO and founder testified in front of House and Senate committees on data security and how the social media site is trying to improve.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
Facebook
Facebook

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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Facebook

Zuckerberg Says People Don't Understand How Facebook Uses Their Data Because Privacy Policies Are Hard

The Facebook CEO and billionaire told members of Congress that ‘long privacy policies are very confusing.’
Kaleigh Rogers
4.10.18
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facebook messages

Facebook Promises Not to Secretly Delete More of Zuckerberg's Messages For Now

People will soon be able to get rid of their old Facebook messages, the company announced.
Sarah Emerson
4.6.18
Moveable
Moveable

Startups Want to Use the Blockchain to Take Our Data Out of Uber's Hands

Plenty of blockchain startups are overhyped, but some see transportation as an area where they can thrive.
Tracey Lindeman
4.5.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Chrome Is Scanning Files on Your Computer, and People Are Freaking Out

Some cybersecurity experts and regular users were surprised to learn about a Chrome tool that scans Windows computers for malware. But there’s no reason to freak out about it.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.2.18
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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

Cambridge Analytica's Fossil Fuel Connections

Several key directors at Cambridge Analytica's parent company have direct connections to the fossil fuel industry, records show.
Nafeez Ahmed
3.28.18
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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