Facebook May Face Record FTC Fine for Privacy Violations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users. The FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its Läs mer…

Facebook Just Removed Hundreds of Pages Linked to Russia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations targeting users outside the U.S. The social media company said its latest effort to fight misinformation came after it found Läs mer…

Facebook removes hundreds of pages 'linked to Russian site'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Social network says it has taken down 289 pages connected to Kremlin-backed news website The pages were targeted at people in former Soviet satellite states. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Facebook has removed hundreds of pages believed to be connected to the Kremlin-backed Sputnik news Läs mer…

'A blemish in his sanctuary': the battle behind Mark Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hawaii ’A blemish in his sanctuary’: the battle behind Mark Zuckerberg’s Hawaii estate The Facebook CEO’s involvement in a family dispute over four small parcels of land worries many on an island where longtime residents have lost land to wealthy newcomers A view of Läs mer…

Here, here: the Swedish online love army who take on the trolls

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Upside Sweden #Jagärhär (#Iamhere) aims to battle abuse in online threads and jumps to defend those on receiving end Journalist Mina Dennert, the founder of #jagärhär, began by asking those spreading misinformation to back up their statements. Photograph: David Lagerlöf/Courtesy of Mina Dennert Läs mer…

Facebook staff discussed cashing in on user data, reports say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Guardian Tech RSS 2019-01-12 00:51 https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/12/facebook-staff-discussed-cashing-in-on-user-data-reports-say

Facebook rolls out fact-checking operation to UK

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Social network brings in independent charity in attempt to tackle misinformation Posts, links and videos flagged as false will be marked as such, but users will not be stopped from sharing or reading any content. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Facebook’s fact-checking operation is Läs mer…

Older people more likely to share fake news on Facebook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Researchers speculate that older Americans lack digital media literacy to determine trustworthiness of online news The study found that US Facebook users over 65 shared nearly seven times as many articles from fake news domains as those aged between 18 and 29. Photograph: Läs mer…

Apple reportedly hires Facebook critic in privacy role

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Sandy Parakilas, who worked at Facebook before opposing its use of personal data, ‘to work on data protection’ Sandy Parakilas, above, is said to be starting a new job as an Apple product manager briefed to ‘minimise data collection’. Photograph: Robert Gumpert for Läs mer…

'ZuckTalks': Facebook founder's 2019 personal challenge to host public discussions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mark Zuckerberg Last year he focused on ‘fixing’ Facebook. Now Mark Zuckerberg plans to host talks about technology’s future in society Zuckerberg’s personal challenges have become a key part of his public persona, evolving from traditional New Year’s resolution fodder into corporate communications bonanzas. Läs mer…

Some Samsung Users Are Finding They Can’t Delete Facebook From Their Phones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (Bloomberg) — Nick Winke, a photographer in the Pacific northwest, was perusing internet forums when he came across a complaint that alarmed him: On certain Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones, users aren’t allowed to delete the Facebook app. Winke bought his Samsung Galaxy S8, an Läs mer…

Seven ways technology will change in 2019

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology App stores, Facebook, smartphone photography, even USB cables – they are all facing disruption this year Facebook is in trouble after the UK parliament released its internal emails. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images 1 Silicon Valley’s cold war with the EU heats Läs mer…

'Resign from Facebook': experts offer Mark Zuckerberg advice for 2019

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook ’Resign from Facebook’: experts offer Mark Zuckerberg advice for 2019 The CEO sets himself a personal challenge every new year. But after a bruising 12 months, what should he do next? Mark Zuckerberg should ‘resign and find a pursuit that will teach him Läs mer…

Online uproar as Instagram modifies its interface

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instagram Picture-sharing platform retracts horizontal-scrolling feature within an hour of ‘mistaken’ rollout The move was met with hostility from many users, including the rapper Skepta. Photograph: Dado Ruvić/Reuters The photo-sharing social media site Instagram has apologised after rolling out a major change to the Läs mer…

It's complicated: Facebook's terrible 2018

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The year is coming to a close, and it’s time to reflect on what a year it was. Luckily, Facebook can wrap up all your memories – from awkward photos to events you never planned to attend – with an algorithmically generated bow. Its Läs mer…