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…

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…

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…

Yuletide log-off: are people really taking a break from Twitter over Christmas?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Arguments around the family Christmas table may make up for the lack of social media bashing Declaring you’re taking a break from social media over the holidays is a new modern tradition. Photograph: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images It’s the most wonderful time of the Läs mer…

Why Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s ‘adult in the room’, may pay the price for its failings

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Facebook After months of revelations about the firm, the executive is being talked of as a sacrifice, not founder Mark Zuckerberg Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, testify before a Senate intelligence committee hearing on ‘foreign influence Läs mer…

Is 2019 the year you should finally quit Facebook? | Arwa Mahdawi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Facebook Is 2019 the year you should finally quit Facebook? Arwa Mahdawi Deleting your Facebook account isn’t a bad New Year resolution – the company has proven yet again it violated public trust ‘Time and time again Facebook has made it abundantly clear Läs mer…

Facebook shared private user messages with Netflix and Spotify

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Firm bent its own data rules for major clients such as Amazon, Microsoft and Sony, report says In a statement, Facebook said that: ‘None of these partnerships or features gave companies access to information without people’s permission, nor did they violate our 2012 Läs mer…