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  1. life in pixels
    Facebook Doesn’t Need to Fool YouIs the #10YearChallenge meme a conspiracy to steal your data?
  2. privacy
    Most Americans Don’t Know How Much Facebook Knows About ThemPer a new survey, odds are you haven’t seen the detailed psychographic profile Facebook has on you — and you’d be uncomfortable once you did.
  3. facebook
    Aaron Sorkin Says Producer Scott Rudin Bugging Him About Social Network SequelA lot’s gone down since 2010.
  4. life in pixels
    Zuckerberg’s 2019 Personal Challenge Is to Explain Why Facebook Is GoodMark Zuckerberg’s series of “public discussions about technology” is more likely to be a series of public defenses of his life’s work.
  5. facebook
    Fake News Is an Old-People ProblemA new study shows the most fake news is shared by people older than 65.
  6. facebook
    On Average, You’d Have to Pay Someone $1,000 to Stop Using Facebook for a YearYou can pay people to not use Facebook, but it isn’t cheap.
  7. friction
    Facebook Doesn’t Need to Fix Society. It Just Needs to Fix Facebook.The company’s struggle to create and enforce a single rule-set masks the larger issue.
  8. facebook follies
    Facebook’s Year of Scandal, Ranked By How Much You Should Actually CareIt’s tough to separate controversy from non-troversy when it comes to Facebook
  9. whatsapp
    With 1.5 Billion Users and Just 300 Employees, Can WhatsApp Ban Child Porn?As one of the world’s biggest messaging platforms faces down a child porn plague, its tiny head count comes back to haunt it.
  10. youth culture
    Netflix Swears It Didn’t Read Your Facebook Messages in Weird TweetThere’s a DM-sliding joke?
  11. facebook
    Facebook Promised Privacy Features That Still Haven’t MaterializedIn May, Mark Zuckerberg said “Clear History” would take a few months to build. That was nearly seven months ago.
  12. what the zuck?
    Facebook ‘Sorry’ About Bug That Exposed Unposted Photos From 6.8 Million UsersThe bug existed for 12 days in September.
  13. what the zuck?
    Facebook’s Math on Who Is Watching Videos Takes Some Serious LibertiesFacebook says 75 million people watch at least a minute of Facebook Watch content each day. That’s true, but not quite accurate.
  14. facebook
    Facebook HQ Evacuated Overnight Due to Bomb ThreatThankfully, things are now back to business as usual.
  15. life in pixels
    Did Facebook Cause Riots in France?If you’re blaming the gilets jaunes on Facebook, you might be missing the forest for the trees.
  16. what the zuck?
    Facebook Funded Pro–Conversion Therapy CandidatesThe platform gave thousands of dollars in the 2018 election cycle to two candidates who voted against banning the dangerous practice.
  17. the zucc
    Mark Zuckerberg: ‘That May Be Good for the World But It’s Not Good For Us’Information cannot just flow through the internet; it all has to flow through Facebook.
  18. what the zuck?
    Facebook Employees Are So Paranoid They’re Using Burner Phones to CommunicateAmid the company’s spate of scandals, employees are reportedly feeling fearful and musing about new leadership.
  19. facebook
    Facebook Groups Will Now Have Stories Because It’s Apparently Still 2016Is anybody even using these on Facebook?
  20. just asking questions
    Ex-Facebook Manager Mark Luckie on Silicon Valley’s ‘Black People Problem’The former Facebook and Twitter employee discusses his blockbuster memo and what Silicon Valley should do to solve its problems with inclusion.
  21. oh word?
    Documents Show Facebook Considered Charging for Access to User DataDocuments seized in a new lawsuit shed light on the company’s thinking.
  22. google
    The End of the Tech-Industry OmertàIs Silicon Valley’s legendary secretiveness on its way out?
  23. facebook
    Outgoing Employee Describes Facebook’s ‘Black People Problem’A memo sent by Mark Luckie outlines how Facebook is failing to adequately support its black users and employees.
  24. select all
    Facebook Would Really, Really Like You to Use Watch PartyThe feature will now be available on all pages and profiles.
  25. the zucc
    Mark Zuckerberg Is Done Apologizing to YouThere are no checks on the Facebook founder’s power, and he knows it.
  26. technology
    New Study Indicates Silicon Valley’s Elite Are Not As Liberal As They ThinkA Stanford paper attempts to categorize and classify the politics of tech elites.
  27. life in pixels
    The Decline and Fall of the Zuckerberg EmpireDo we need Facebook?
  28. what the zuck?
    Facebook Is at War and Mark Zuckerberg Is Its GeneralThings at Facebook seem totally calm and normal.
  29. the zucc
    Facebook Can’t Explain What Separates Its PR Operation and Russian Troll FarmsFacebook used a consulting firm to clandestinely push propaganda into the news cycle. It also penalizes Facebook users for doing the same.
  30. 🤔🤔🤔
    Try This: Just Log Out of FacebookIt’s really easy.
  31. life in pixels
    Fake News Isn’t Just a Problem for Facebook. It’s Also a Solution!Having learned about the dangerous effects of “fake news” influence campaigns, Facebook has finally landed on a solution: Create its own.
  32. just asking questions
    Tim Wu on How Enforcing Competition Law Could Have Stopped Big TechHis new book argues that it’s time to revive the trustbusting tradition.
  33. privacy
    Facebook Wasn’t Keeping a Close Eye on How Its Data Was Being UsedNew info emerges about privacy audits and the company’s agreement with the FTC.
  34. palmer luckey
    It Turns Out Palmer Luckey Was FiredThe VR prodigy was mothballed after supporting a right-wing PAC.
  35. life in pixels
    Facebook Stopped Russia. Is That Enough?Facebook’s “misinformation problem” is a lot bigger than Facebook.
  36. mail bombings
    Mail Bombing Suspect Cesar Sayoc Dispensed Memes and Threats on Social MediaThe suspect loves MAGA memes and hates the fake-news media. Very surprising. Wow.
  37. cloning
    Facebook’s Latest Innovation Is Cloning TikTokThe gargantuan social network is working on a competitor for the popular lip-sync app.
  38. just asking questions
    Tech’s Biggest Enforcer Talks Facebook, Google, and What She’s LearnedMargrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, talks about fighting back against tech’s largest and most powerful companies.
  39. social media
    The Thing I Most Crave on Social Media Is an EndingOnline, these days, the feeling of coming to the end of a feed is so rare, so elusive, that encountering it anywhere is immensely satisfying.
  40. life in pixels
    Nick Clegg Isn’t Leaving the World of Politics, He’s Reentering ItOnce you’ve formed a coalition with David Cameron, how bad can one with Mark Zuckerberg really be?
  41. facebook
    Oculus’s Brendan Iribe Is the Latest Founder to Flee FacebookThere must be something in the water at Menlo Park — founders of companies that get acquired by Facebook don’t seem to like sticking around.
  42. global tech
    WhatsApp Says It’s Too Late to Stop Far-Right Fake News in BrazilFake news stories spread like wildfire on messaging service WhatsApp — and there’s no easy way to stop it.
  43. select all
    Why Can’t Instagram Get Anybody to Care About IGTV?It’s been months since Instagram launched its longform video hub, with help from popular creators. So why isn’t the YouTube competitor luring users?
  44. facebook
    Facebook Risks Losing the Trust of Its Only Real CustomersFacebook can stand to piss off every group except one: the advertisers who actually spend money on the social network.
  45. hacking
    Good News! The Enormous Facebook Data Breach Only Has 30 Million Victims!The company is working with the FBI to investigate.
  46. come out come out wherever you are
    Facebook, Please Leave National Coming Out Day AloneUsers can now add “Came Out” as a life event. It’s an unnecessary addition that shows a misunderstanding of how most LGBTQ people actually come out.
  47. facebook
    Facebook Removes More ‘Inauthentic’ Accounts, This Time From Within the U.S.The problem was behavior, not content.
  48. private eyes
    The Facebook Portal Could Be Good If Anyone But Facebook Released ItHas there ever been a more ill-timed product launch than Facebook selling a video-chat camera for your home?
  49. life in pixels
    Does Facebook Need a Constitution?Facebook’s gestures toward “free speech” make it sound like a liberal democracy. But where are its checks and balances?
  50. select all
    Hey, Just a Reminder That Facebook Revealed a Huge Data Breach Last WeekThe company is doing the bare minimum to notify affected users.
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