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Facebook Labelled 'Digital Gangsters' By Report on Fake News
Science & Tech  (tags: business, computer, Facebook, interesting, investigation, social media, technology, Zuckerburg )

Kathy
- 57 days ago - theguardian.com
Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as "digital gangsters".
Facebook Reveals Security Breach Affecting 50 Million Users
Science & Tech  (tags: hackers, facebook, computers, Gizmos, humans, internet, investigation, safety, society, technology, world, business )

Frank
- 200 days ago - nypost.com
On Friday, the social network revealed that it was the victim of a hack that affected nearly 50 million accounts and left 40 million others at risk.
TED Talk - Zeynep Tufekci: We're Building a Dystopia Just to Make People Click on Ads   video
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, Zeynep Tufekci, technosociologist, Facebook, Google, Amazon, digital platforms, manipulation, social movements )

Evelyn
- 389 days ago - youtu.be
NB - predates the FB scandal! Zeynep Tufecki details how the algorithms FB etc use to get you to click on ads are also used to organize access to political & social info. We need to understand how the powerful might use AI to control - & what we can do
Electronic Brainwashing: Cambridge Analytica's Sinister Facebook Strategy -The Daily Show   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Facebotch, manipulation, failure, private data protection, quiz, research, Trump Campaign )

Evelyn
- 391 days ago - youtu.be
A mix of facts, humour and sane advice by Trevor Noah concerning manipulation through vulnerabilities
Tell Facebook: This (Cambridge Analytica) Can't Happen Again.
Science & Tech  (tags: Cambridge Analytica, computer, Facebook, humans, internet, technology )

Kathy
- 393 days ago - foundation.mozilla.org
Up to 50 million Facebook users had their information used by Cambridge Analytica, a private company, without their knowledge or consent. That's not okay.
How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You'Ve Ever Met
Science & Tech  (tags: Facebook, privacy, technology )

Judy
- 526 days ago - gizmodo.com
Inside Facebook's Black Box: Investigating the secret algorithm that knows who you know
'Our Minds Can Be Hijacked': The Tech Insiders Who Fear a Smartphone Dystopia
Science & Tech  (tags: Silicon Valley, Google, Facebook, Alphabet, Social networking )

Judy
- 556 days ago - theguardian.com
Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention.
Don't Click 'Like' on Facebook Again Until You Read This
Science & Tech  (tags: FaceBook, "likes", like-farming, scams, phishing, unfriendly links )

Evelyn
- 1137 days ago - usatoday.com
Scammers are taking advantage of that 'Like' reflex for a dangerous scam called "like-farming." Popular stories give the scammer more eyeballs for posts that trick people out of information or send them to malicious downloads.
HERE*S A UNIQUE NEW WAY FACEBOOK IS TRACKING YOU DOWN
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, internet, news, technology, world, facebook )

M
- 1147 days ago - digitaltrends.com
With a combination of computer vision techniques and FB*s image-identification generator, the engineers were able to identify man-made structures in satellite imagery of the planet. The image-recognition generator...
India Rejects Facebook Plan to Exploit World's Poorest With Private Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: Technololgy, World, Rights, Net Neutrality, India, Facebook )

Judy
- 1163 days ago - commondreams.org
"The message is clear....We can't create a two-tier Internet--one for the haves, and one for the have-nots."
PETITION: FACEBOOK Must Be Accountable For Crimes Committed On Their Pages!
Science & Tech  (tags: facebook )

Fotini
- 1199 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Several Facebook websites contain graphic pictures, videos & general gore depicting boiled, roasted, or hanged pets, dogs being drug behind cars & gruesome dog fights all of which have no educational value..
Anxious French Rush to Israeli Tech to Check on Friends
Science & Tech  (tags: facebook, Paris, attack, Israel, Safety Check app, computers, design, internet, science, tech, technology )

Gillian
- 1245 days ago - israel21c.org
Over 4 million people in Paris marked themselves as safe following Fridays deadly terror attacks using Facebooks made~in~Israel Safety Check app.
Internet Users Oppose Fast Tracking the TPP, But Facebook Doesn't Seem to Care-Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, Facebook, Fast Track, humans, internet, tech, world )

Kathy
- 1439 days ago - cms.fightforthefuture.org
Thousands of tech companies, from tiny startups to well loved sites like reddit and Tumblr, oppose this anti-democratic and anti-Internet Fast Track legislation, but Facebook is supporting it.
Harvard Clean Energy Project
Science & Tech  (tags: Harvard Research, Solar, Hardvard, Facebook, science, environment, computers, energy, news, study, NewTechnology, research, interesting, design )

Mari
- 1495 days ago - facebook.com
Updates from the Harvard Team on Facebook! Would you like to help find new compounds for organic solar cells? The goal is 3000 Likes please help them get there.
 

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