Date Posted: Oct 09, 2019

If you’re the type who likes app games on your smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve probably played or at least heard of “Words With Friends.” Among the many digital …

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Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Facebook is the latest in a parade of companies found assigning contract workers the role of eavesdropping on our conversations. Facebook Messenger users who opted to have their voice messages transcribed were affected, as hundreds of …

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Date Posted: Jul 22, 2019

If some of your social media friends suddenly look a lot older, their photos might have been altered by FaceApp, which digitally ages selfies. With its portrait predictions amounting to either uncanny hits or cringeworthy misses, the Russian-owned …

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Date Posted: Jul 08, 2019

The Retail Industry Leaders Association, whose members include Best Buy, Walmart, and Target, are confronting the sales hegemony of Amazon and Google. The retail groups wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission in furtherance of …

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Date Posted: Jun 24, 2019

The just-announced Facebook cryptocurrency, Libra, has triggered a new privacy outcry. Can Facebook be trusted not to mishandle users’ financial data? But there are questions even more momentous. Facebook’s partnerships with leading credit companies to …

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Date Posted: Jun 10, 2019

A Facebook lawyer apparently thinks there is no privacy to lose if you use the social media platform—so Facebook can’t violate it.  The lawyer told US District Judge Vince Chhabria that users “have …

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Facebook Monitor Vital Meddling Messages
Date Posted: Apr 10, 2018

Facebook has been talking to Stanford’s med school and the American College of Cardiology about sharing anonymous patient records. Though the sharing of profiles would start off in anonymity, the medical groups and …

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cambridge analytical exposed
Date Posted: Mar 27, 2018

The gist of it: the data collectors of Cambridge Analytica want to help businesses and political parties change people’s conduct so intensely, that they didn’t mind mining 50 million Facebook profiles as part of a …

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