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Here we go again: US govt tells Facebook to kill end-to-end encryption for the sake of the children

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/us_government_encryption/

2 weeks ago

Uncle Sam calls on tech giants to open up platforms for government snooping

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Imagine if Facebook could read your mind: Er, I have some bad news for you...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/20/imagine_if_facebook_could_read_your_mind_er_i_have_some_bad_news_for_you/

4 weeks ago

Something for the Weekend, Sir? These things can mess with your brain

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You can trust us to run a digital currency – we're Facebook: Exec begs Europe not to ban Libra

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/18/libra_exec_explanation/

4 weeks ago

His persuasive argument? You’re wrong – we know better about this money stuff

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Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google told: If you could cough up a decade of your internal emails, that'd be great

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/16/antitrust_probe_facebook_amazon_apple_google/

a month ago

Oh, and you have four weeks to comply, says US antitrust probe

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Facebook: Remember how we promised we weren’t tracking your location? Psych! Can't believe you fell for that

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/10/facebook_location_tracking/

a month ago

Analysis Super-harvester of private info forced to confront new iOS, Android safeguards

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Time to check Face Recognition settings on Facebook

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/04/time-to-check-face-recognition-settings-on-facebook/

a month ago

Facebook announced the global roll out of the Face Recognition setting for new users and existing users who had access to the tag suggestions feature today. The company launched a feature called […]

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Oh there it is, Facebook shrugs as Free Basics private key found to be signing unrelated apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/02/facebook_basics_app_key_compromised/

2 months ago

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Facebook rolls out Off-Facebook Activity controls

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/21/facebook-rolls-out-off-facebook-activity-controls/

2 months ago

Facebook started to roll out a new privacy tool called Off-Facebook Activity to users from Ireland, Spain, and South Korea earlier today. Designed to give users of the site better control over […]

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Facebook told by FTC that it can't do these privacy invasive things anymore

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/24/facebook-told-by-ftc-that-it-cant-to-these-privacy-invasive-things-anymore/

3 months ago

Facebook was fined $5 Billion USD today, July 24, 2019, by the FTC. More important from the perspective of Facebook users is that the company agreed to "new restrictions and a modified […]

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They are going to leave Facebook: A chat with social networkers Revolution Populi

https://www.zdnet.com/article/they-are-going-to-leave-facebook-a-chat-with-new-social-networkers-revolution-populi/

3 months ago

Famed Yale professor David Gelernter and investment banker Rob Rosenthal field questions about Revolution Populi, their startup effort to build a blockchain-based alternative to Facebook. Will the desire to control our personal information prompt us to abandon the giants that control today's Internet?

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iCloud goes down: Apple joins the Google, Facebook, Cloudflare cloud outage club

https://www.zdnet.com/article/icloud-goes-down-apple-joins-the-google-facebook-cloudflare-cloud-outage-club/

4 months ago

What's going on? It's cloud outage month, and there's nothing users can do about it.

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Struggle With Partial Outage

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/facebook-instagram-whatsapp-struggle-with-partial-outage-

4 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Facebook says its experiencing degraded performance across our platform API endpoints.

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Understanding Libra: Facebook's new cryptocurrency

https://www.zdnet.com/video/understanding-libra-facebooks-new-cryptocurrency/

4 months ago

Facebook announced plans to introduce a new cryptocurrency called Libra. In this video, TechRepublic's Karen Roby and ZDNet's David Gewirtz explore what you need to know about Libra, whether it's something you should be excited about or concerned about, and whether you'll want to trade in your hard-earned dollars for Zuckerbucks.

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Amazon, Facebook internet outage: Verizon blamed for 'cascading catastrophic failure'

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-facebook-internet-outage-verizon-blamed-for-cascading-catastrophic-failure/

4 months ago

Cloudflare loses 15 percent of traffic due to an error at Verizon.

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Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/do-we-really-need-or-want-facebook-to-reinvent-money/

4 months ago

Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone.

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How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-salesforce-got-its-developer-conference-right-while-microsoft-apple-facebook-and-google-lost-their-way/

4 months ago

Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer conferences.

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Facebook Container 2.0 for Firefox blocks Facebook's third-party site tracking

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/05/facebook-container-2-0-for-firefox-blocks-facebooks-third-party-site-tracking/

5 months ago

Mozilla announced a big privacy push yesterday on the official site. The organization revealed that Firefox's Tracking Protection would be enabled by default for non-private browser windows for new and existing users […]

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