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How One Dem Super PAC Uses Facebook Ads to Get Critical Voter Data to its Candidate

A super PAC supporting Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) has developed a way to share information and strategy with his presidential campaign in a manner that experts say is both novel and right at the end of the legal boundaries for permissible coordination. The super PAC, Act Now On Climate, is currently running advertisements with subtle, […]

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Facebooks new move isn’t about privacy. Its about domination | Siva Vaidhyanathan

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Wednesday that Facebook would be pivoting to privacy. Thats an empty pledge If you have visited China in recent years you might have discovered how difficult it is to make your way through without WeChat, an all-purpose mobile phone application. People in China use WeChat for everything from sending messages to […]

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From self-harm to terrorism, online recommendations cast a deadly shadow | John Naughton

The tragic case of Molly Russell has highlighted their malign influence My eye was caught by a headline in Wired magazine: Custodians of the Internet, Gillespies excellent book on the moderation of online content, I might also be interested in Safiya Umoja Nobles Molly Russell, the young teenager who sought out images of self-harm before […]

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30 Adorable Employees Of The Week That This Contractor Met At The Houses He Works At

stairfaces at reasonable prices. But while you might be happy to have Fred come over and rip up your floors, creating clouds of dust with his shrill, noisy sander, what do the canine inhabitants think about this intrusion? I would bet that they are not impressed, and that’s putting it kindly. Scroll down to check […]

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#Trashtag is Trending and Its Actually Awesome, Lets Keep It Going!

Over this past weekend, #trashtag started trending on social media as well as reddit. People on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Reddit were sharing before and after photos of areas they had cleared of trash. From beaches and parks to sidewalks and streets, people around the globe are proving that even a single person can make […]

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How to spot a Russian troll on social media

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How trustworthy are you on social media? Facebook has a scale for that

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Goodbye Tinder: Facebooks New Dating App Finally Allows You To Romantically Connect With Your Dads Friend Who Likes All Your Posts Even Though Youve Never Met Him

Online dating can be a serious headache, and it’s more likely you’ll find yourself stuck in an endless cycle of dead-end first dates than in a compatible match. But if you’re experiencing dating app fatigue, don’t lose hope of finding that special someone just yet, because Facebook just announced a brand-new dating feature that will […]

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This Guy Printed out the Terms of Service for the Worlds Most Popular Apps

Dima Yarovinsky “I Agree” is a project by designer Dima Yarovinsky that visually showcases the lengthy ‘terms of service’ we agree to in order to use the world’s most popular online services like Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Tinder. The project was part of an artist’s showcase on display at the Visualizing Knowledge 2018 Conference earlier […]

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Facebook is expanding its Reddit-style downvote button to more users

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