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Public Interrogation: Every Senator Is Angrily Grilling Mark Zuckerberg On Why ClickHoles Articles Arent Getting Shared As Widely On Facebook After It Changed Its Algorithms

It’s just a few minutes into Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees, but it’s already looking like the Facebook founder isn’t going to be getting off easy: Every senator in attendance is angrily grilling Mark Zuckerberg on why ClickHole’s articles aren’t getting shared as widely on Facebook since it changed its […]

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UPDATE: Every Facebook User Who Clicked The New Protect My Data Button That Does Nothing But Feels Good To Press Has Had Their Data Stolen By Cambridge Analytica

On March 19, we reported about the new “Protect My Data” button Facebook added to its social media platform that does absolutely nothing, but feels good to click. We now have an upsetting update to that story: Every user who clicked on the completely ineffectual “Protect My Data” button has had their data stolen by […]

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Time to leave Facebook? There are the 8 best social media alternatives

Read more: https://www.dailydot.com/debug/facebook-alternatives/

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Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? Im going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it. Google knows where […]

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Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach

Whistleblower describes how firm linked to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon compiled user data to target American voters How Cambridge Analyticas algorithms turned likes into a political tool The data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trumps election team and the winning Brexit campaign harvested millions of Facebook profiles of US voters, in one of […]

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Privacy Win! Facebook Is Adding A Protect My Data Button That Does Nothing But Feels Good To Press

With the recent bombshell that the personal information of more than 50 million Facebook profiles was obtained by a political data firm, users are feeling more nervous than ever about their cyber security. Thankfully, Facebook is not taking this troubling development lightly and has leaped to action: The social media company is adding a “Protect […]

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I made Steve Bannons psychological warfare tool: meet the data war whistleblower

Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in order to target the US electorate The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didnt yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in […]

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Germany will fine Facebook, Twitter if they dont remove hate speech

Germany is cracking down on large social media networks that don’t react to hate speech quickly enough. In a law that was passed this summer and will be fully enforced starting Tuesday, social networks like Facebook and Twitter could be fined up to 50 million euros ($60 million) if they don’t remove hate speech within 24 […]

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Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy the social fabric of how society works A former Facebook executive has said he feels tremendous guilt over his work on tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works, joining a growing chorus of […]

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Facebook Is Banning Women for Calling Men Scum

When comic Marcia Belsky sarcastically replied men are scum to a friends Facebook post back in October, she never anticipated being banned from the platform for 30 days. That was exactly what happened. Belsky was shocked at the severity of the punishment considering her relatively innocuous comment, and immediately spoke to her fellow female friends […]

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