Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

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Tuesday May 22, 2018 @12:53PM Twitter Is Killing Several of Its TV Apps, Too
Monday May 21, 2018 @11:44PM Trump Ignores 'Inconvenient' Security Rules To Keep Tweeting On His iPhone, Says Report
Monday May 21, 2018 @10:19AM Advocacy Groups Call for the FTC To Break Up Facebook
Friday May 18, 2018 @10:55AM Data Science is America's Hottest Job
Thursday May 17, 2018 @07:25PM 'Yanny vs. Laurel' Reveals Flaws In How We Listen To Audio
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:42PM Ads Are Coming To Facebook Stories
Thursday May 17, 2018 @09:43AM Google's Selfish Ledger is an Unsettling Vision of Silicon Valley Social Engineering
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @05:24PM Twitter Will Start Hiding Tweets That 'Detract From the Conversation'
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:25PM Justice Department, FBI Are Investigating Cambridge Analytica
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:55PM YouTube Might Finally Get An Incognito Mode
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @03:54PM Facebook Deleted 583 Million Fake Accounts in the First Three Months of 2018
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:39PM Facebook Faulted By Judge For 'Troubling Theme' In Privacy Case
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:07PM Researchers Reportedly Exposed Facebook Quiz Data On 3 Million Users
Friday May 11, 2018 @04:23PM YouTube Rolls Out New Tools To Help You Stop Watching
Friday May 11, 2018 @12:02AM US Congressmen Reveal Thousands of Facebook Ads Bought By Russian Trolls
Thursday May 10, 2018 @08:28PM Klout's Score Drops to Zero as It Announces Plans to Close Down
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @10:08AM Social Media Copies Gambling Methods 'To Create Psychological Cravings'
Sunday May 06, 2018 @02:06PM Facebook Survey Suggests Continuing US Loyalty After Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:13AM Tens of Thousands of Malicious Apps Use Facebook's APIs
Saturday May 05, 2018 @12:37AM Facebook Exec Admits 'No Real Understanding' for the Scope of Fake News
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:46PM 'Follow-Up To Vine' Gets Delayed For 'Indefinite Amount of Time'
Thursday May 03, 2018 @04:17PM Twitter Says Glitch Exposed 'Substantial' Number of Users' Passwords In Plain Text
Thursday May 03, 2018 @01:59PM Facebook Placed An Employee Who Harvested User Data For Cambridge Analytica On Leave
Thursday May 03, 2018 @01:03PM Facebook May Have Secret Plans To Build a Satellite-Based Internet
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @11:10PM Facebook Has Fired Multiple Employees for Snooping on Users: Motherboard
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @05:25PM Google Is Building a Secret Social-Gaming Startup Called Arcade
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @02:45PM Facebook Reaches Its Natural Conclusion As A Dating App
Monday April 30, 2018 @05:21PM WhatsApp Founder Plans To Leave After Broad Clashes With Parent Facebook
Monday April 30, 2018 @04:56PM Chinese Government Admits Collection of Deleted WeChat Messages
Monday April 30, 2018 @07:27AM Twitter Sold Data Access To Cambridge Analytica-Linked Researcher
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:52PM Parents Can Now Limit YouTube Kids To Human-Reviewed Channels and Recommendations
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:30PM Genealogy Websites Were Key To Big Break In Golden State Killer Case
Thursday April 26, 2018 @04:37PM Facebook Inches Toward More Transparency and Accountability
Thursday April 26, 2018 @02:42PM Fake Mark Zuckerbergs Scam Facebook Users Out of Their Cash
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @10:41PM Chinese Journalist Banned From Flying, Buying Property Due To 'Social Credit Score'
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @10:49PM Instagram Launches 'Data Download' Tool To Let You Leave
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:28PM Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google
Saturday April 21, 2018 @06:04PM NYT: Lynchings Around the World are Linked To Facebook Posts
Saturday April 21, 2018 @03:55PM Former Reddit Executive Sees 'No Hope' For Reddit
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:35PM Facebook Starts Its Facial Recognition Push To Europeans
Friday April 20, 2018 @01:41PM Kaspersky Lab Banned From Advertising on Twitter Because of Its Alleged Ties With Russian Intelligence Agencies
Thursday April 19, 2018 @12:43AM Facebook To Put 1.5 Billion Users Out of Reach of New EU Privacy Law
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @02:02PM Richard Stallman On Facebook's Privacy Scandal: We Need a Law. There's No Reason We Should Let Them Exist if the Price is Knowing Everything About Us
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:57PM Facebook Admits To Tracking Users, Non-Users Off-Site
Saturday April 14, 2018 @08:17PM Facebook Competitor Orkut Relaunches as 'Hello'
Saturday April 14, 2018 @07:40PM Is It Time To Stop Using Social Media?
Saturday April 14, 2018 @04:10PM 'An Apology for the Internet -- from the People Who Built It'
Thursday April 12, 2018 @07:31PM Nearly 1 In 10 Americans Have Deleted Their Facebook Account Over Privacy Concerns, Survey Claims
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:09AM Reddit Continues To Protect Racist Language In Favor of Free Speech
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @05:01PM The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @04:19PM Instagram Will Soon Let You Download a Copy of Your Data
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:59PM Mark Zuckerberg Denies Knowledge of Non-Consensual Shadow Profiles Facebook Has Been Building of Non-Users For Years
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @12:50AM Zuckerberg: Facebook Doesn't Use Your Mic For Ad Targeting
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:54PM Facebook Data Collected By Quiz App Included Private Messages
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @05:56PM Zuckerberg Testimony: Facebook AI Will Curb Hate Speech In 5 To 10 Years
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @11:53AM Facebook Launches Bug Bounty Program To Report Data Thieves
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:41PM How Much VR User Data Is Oculus Giving To Facebook?
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:21PM China Removes Four News Apps From Smartphone Stores To Tighten Control
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Monday April 09, 2018 @12:16PM Two-Thirds of Tweeted Links Come From Bots, Report Says
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:52AM Zuckerberg Gets a Crash Course in Charm. Will Congress Care?
Sunday April 08, 2018 @07:36PM Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Data From 87 Million Users Could Be Stored In Russia
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:37PM Twitter Bans 270,000 Accounts For 'Promoting Terrorism'
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:25PM Facebook Demands ID Verifications For Big Pages, 'Issue' Ad Buyers
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:37AM Sheryl Sandberg: Users Would Have To Pay To Opt Out of Facebook Ads
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:11AM Facebook Retracted Zuckerberg's Messages From Recipients' Inboxes
Thursday April 05, 2018 @02:43PM Facebook Was in Talks With Top Hospitals Until Last Month To Share Data of Most Vulnerable Patients
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @05:55PM Facebook Is Changing the Way It Stores Call, Text History
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:54PM YouTube Shooter 'Nasim Aghdam' Reportedly Had Website With Manifesto That Targeted YouTube For Censorship, Demonetization
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @05:17PM Facebook Blames a 'Bug' For Not Deleting Your Seemingly Deleted Videos
Monday April 02, 2018 @08:09PM Instagram Suddenly Chokes Off Developers As Facebook Chases Privacy
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:46PM Zuckerberg On Facebook's Role In Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar: 'It's a Real Issue'
Friday March 30, 2018 @06:58PM Facebook Employees In An Uproar Over Executive's Leaked Memo
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:10PM Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo, Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:59PM Facebook Begins 'Fact-Checking' Photos, Videos
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:41PM Instagram Reenables GIF Sharing After GIPHY Promises No More Racism
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @12:27AM Facebook Will No Longer Allow Third-Party Data For Targeting Ads
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:21PM Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' From Skype, Xbox, Office and Other Services
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:10PM Nearly a Third of Tech Workers Are Ready To #DeleteFacebook
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:46PM It's Possible that the Facebook App is Listening To You, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:44PM Zuckerberg Refuses UK Parliament Summons Over Facebook Data Misuse, Agrees To Testify Before Congress
Monday March 26, 2018 @07:22PM Facebook Acknowledges It Has Been Keeping Records of Android Users' Calls, Texts
Monday March 26, 2018 @05:22PM ICE Uses Facebook Data To Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:41AM Americans Less Likely To Trust Facebook than Rivals on Personal Data
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:09AM One Percent of Reddit Users Cause 75 Percent of the Drama
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:39PM Tumblr Takes Down 84 Russia-Linked Accounts
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:06AM Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones
Saturday March 24, 2018 @08:39PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Good Alternative to Facebook?
Saturday March 24, 2018 @12:09AM Tim Berners-Lee Urges Web Users: 'Care About Your Data'
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:23PM Facebook Gets Hit With Four Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Friday March 23, 2018 @02:11PM My Cow Game Extracted Your Facebook Data
Friday March 23, 2018 @01:13PM 'What's Facebook?', Elon Musk Asks, As He Deletes SpaceX and Tesla Facebook Pages
Thursday March 22, 2018 @08:26PM Man Starts 'Gunbook' Social Media Site After His Gun-Loving Friends Were Kicked Off Facebook
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:14PM Instagram Will Show More Recent Posts Due To Algorithm Backlash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:55PM Reddit Bans Subreddits Related To Selling Guns, Drugs, Sex, and More
Thursday March 22, 2018 @02:10PM Facebook Gave Data About 57 Billion Friendships To Academic
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @11:11PM Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says He Isn't Opposed To Regulation
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @03:59PM Mark Zuckerberg Addresses the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says Facebook 'Made Mistakes' in Protecting Data
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @02:02PM Mozilla Launches a Petition Asking Facebook To Do More For User Privacy
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @03:39PM Mark Zuckerberg AWOL From Facebook's Data Leak Damage Control Session
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @10:20AM FTC Probing Facebook For Use of Personal Data: Bloomberg
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @09:47AM China Approves Giant Propaganda Machine To Improve Global Image
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:27PM Facebook Security Chief Said To Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:50PM Facebook Hires Firm To Conduct Forensic Audit of Cambridge Analytica Data
Monday March 19, 2018 @10:55AM Hackers Are So Fed Up With Twitter Bots They're Hunting Them Down Themselves
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:54AM Say Goodbye To the Information Age: It's All About Reputation Now
Sunday March 18, 2018 @02:22AM Facebook and Its Executives Are Getting Destroyed After Botching the Handling of a Massive Data Breach
Saturday March 17, 2018 @05:28PM How An Open Source Plugin Tamed a Chaotic Comments Section With A Simple Quiz
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @01:34PM Facebook Says It is Sorry For Suggesting Child Sex Videos in Search
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:04PM Reddit Is Bringing Promoted Posts To Its Mobile Apps
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @02:53PM Facebook Quietly Hid Webpages Bragging of Ability to Influence Elections
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:24PM Facebook Has Turned Into a Beast in Myanmar, UN Says
Sunday March 11, 2018 @10:05PM SXSW: No 'Hot Apps' Anymore But Still a Launchpad For Some Startups
Sunday March 11, 2018 @04:14AM Twitter Suspends Numerous Popular Accounts That Are Known For Stealing Tweets
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @10:06AM Twitter Exploring Letting Everyone Get a Blue Tick For Verification, CEO Jack Dorsey Says
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @03:56PM Scientists Prove That Truth is No Match For Fiction on Twitter
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @05:12PM Snap Is Laying Off Around 100 Engineers
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @10:04AM Facebook's VPN Service Onavo Protect Collects Personal Data -- Even When It's Switched Off
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @05:47AM Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook, Instagram To Prevent Spread of Hate Speech
Monday March 05, 2018 @12:32PM Facebook Asks Users: Should We Allow Men To Ask Children For Sexual Images?
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Thursday March 01, 2018 @02:14PM Twitter Asks For Help Fixing Its Toxicity Problem
Thursday March 01, 2018 @01:22PM Snap Said To Skip Bonuses, Combat Morale Slump After Rough Year
Thursday March 01, 2018 @04:43AM YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Friday February 23, 2018 @04:40PM Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:03AM Twitter Updates Developer Rules in the Wake of Bot Crackdown
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:25PM Snapchat Responds To Change.Org Petition Complaining About the App's Redesign
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @01:09PM Why Decentralization Matters
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:02AM Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:35PM Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble
Sunday February 18, 2018 @03:40AM Facebook Plans To Use US Mail To Verify IDs of Election Ad Buyers
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:32PM Phishing Attack Scores Credentials For More Than 50,000 Snapchat Users
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:36PM US Charges Russian Social Media Trolls Over Election Tampering
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:52AM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @06:55PM Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:38PM Google Is Adding Snapchat-Style Stories To Mobile Search Results
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:21PM Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million US Users Under 25 Last Year
Monday February 12, 2018 @01:29PM German Court Rules Facebook Use of Personal Data Illegal
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:05PM A Facebook Employee Asked a Reporter To Turn Off His Phone So Facebook Couldn't Track Its Location
Sunday February 11, 2018 @11:43AM Facebook 'Likes' Are a Powerful Tool For Authoritarian Rulers, Court Petition Says
Saturday February 10, 2018 @08:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Friday February 09, 2018 @09:04PM YouTube Will Remove Ads, Downgrade Discoverability of Channels Posting Offensive Videos
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday February 08, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Testing a Dislike Button
Thursday February 08, 2018 @11:03AM Google Executives Are Floating a Plan To Fight Fake News on Facebook and Twitter
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @12:06PM Twitter Bans Notorious Bitfinex and Tether Critic Bitfinex'ed
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:17PM Facebook is Talking About Expanding Its TV-like Service, Watch, Into a Rival To YouTube
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @03:27PM False Tsunami Warning Sent To the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @01:00AM Former Google/Facebook/Mozilla Employees Will Fight Addictive Technologies
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:28PM Twitter Can't Be Blamed For 2015 ISIS-Linked Killings, Court Rules
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:29AM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @03:20PM Facebook Really Wants You To Come Back
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:39PM Facebook Users Cry 'Censorship' After Being Told Which Russian Troll Pages They Liked
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:11PM Facebook Is Banning Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:00PM Child Experts: Just Say 'No' To Facebook's Kids App
Monday January 29, 2018 @06:15PM Facebook Will Prioritize Local Stories In Your News Feed
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:41PM Florida Firm Sells Twitter Followers and Bots That Retweet Celebrities, Executives, and 'Influencers'
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @01:05PM Facebook Should Be 'Regulated Like Cigarette Industry', Salesforce CEO Says
Friday January 26, 2018 @12:48PM Breaking Up Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook Could Save Capitalism, NYU Professor Says
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:14PM Jack White Bans Cellphones At Concerts For '100% Human Experience'
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @10:46AM Hawaii Governor Didn't Correct False Missile Alert Sooner Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:42PM Facebook Announces That It Has Invented a New Unit of Time
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:21PM Rupert Murdoch Pushes Facebook To Pay For News To Guarantee Quality
Monday January 22, 2018 @10:32AM Facebook Says It Can't Guarantee Social Media is Good For Democracy
Monday January 22, 2018 @08:23AM Facebook VP Says Company Won't Use Experts To Fix Fake News Because It is Worried About Criticism
Sunday January 21, 2018 @08:31PM Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Saturday January 20, 2018 @01:50AM Twitter Says It Exposed Nearly 700,000 People To Russian Propaganda During Election
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:59PM How To Tame the Tech Titans
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:47PM Facebook Will Now Ask Users To Rank News Organizations They Trust
Friday January 19, 2018 @03:22PM Tim Cook: 'I Don't Want My Nephew on a Social Network'
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @10:35AM Twitter Hits Back Again at Claims That Its Employees Monitor Direct Messages
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:24PM Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger
Friday January 12, 2018 @05:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:01AM Facebook Overhauls News Feed in Favor of 'Meaningful Social Interactions'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @01:18PM Facebook Dives into Home Device Market with Video Chat Product Named 'Portal', Report Says
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:00AM Apple Should Address Youth Phone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors
Friday January 05, 2018 @06:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:40PM Ex-NSA Hacker Is Building an AI To Find Hate and Far-Right Symbols on Twitter and Facebook
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:02PM Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Personal Challenge Is To Do His Job As CEO
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests