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Date / TimeStory
Sunday December 14, 2014 @07:16AM Facebook Drops Bing Search Results
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @02:24PM An Algorithm To Prevent Twitter Hashtag Degeneration
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:27AM How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Twitterbot
Sunday November 30, 2014 @12:03PM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @01:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:19AM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @04:59PM The Software Big Oil's PR Firm Uses To "Convert Average Citizens"
Monday November 17, 2014 @07:54AM Facebook Planning Office Version To Rival LinkedIn, Google
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:51PM Facebook Testing Lithium-Ion Batteries For Backup Power
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @04:29PM Crowd-Sourced Experiment To Map All Human Skills
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:23AM New Facebook Update Lets You Choose News Feed Content
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:43PM Bounties vs. Extreme Internet Harassment
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Sunday November 02, 2014 @02:20PM How Google Can Get the Flu Right
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:08AM Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:15PM Facebook Sets Up Shop On Tor
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:46PM Can Ello Legally Promise To Remain Ad-Free?
Thursday October 23, 2014 @01:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @10:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @04:24PM The Inevitable Death of the Internet Troll
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @12:51PM Eggcyte is Making a Pocket-Sized Personal Web Server (Video)
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @06:58PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:13AM Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?
Friday October 03, 2014 @08:51PM Downtown Project Suicides Shock High Tech Community
Thursday October 02, 2014 @02:57PM Online Creeps Inspire a Dating App That Hides Women's Pictures
Thursday October 02, 2014 @11:36AM Could Maroney Be Prosecuted For Her Own Hacked Pictures?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:38AM Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @09:35AM Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail
Monday September 22, 2014 @04:53PM NY Magistrate: Legal Papers Can Be Served Via Facebook
Sunday September 21, 2014 @08:56PM Small Restaurant Out-Maneuvers Yelp In Reviews War
Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:12PM Netropolitan Is a Facebook For the Affluent, and It's Only $9000 To Join
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:40PM Responding to Celeb Photo Leaks, Reddit Scotches "Fappening" Subreddit
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:21AM Facebook Blamed For Driving Up Cellphone Bills, But It's Not Alone
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:48AM Interview: Ask Christopher "moot" Poole About 4chan and Social Media
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:53PM Facebook Experimenting With Blu-ray As a Storage Medium
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:13PM Illinois University Restricts Access To Social Media, Online Political Content
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @12:48PM Book Review: Social Engineering In IT Security Tools, Tactics, and Techniques
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @10:42AM Inside the Facebook Algorithm Most Users Don't Even Know Exists
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:17PM Hotel Charges Guests $500 For Bad Online Reviews
Friday August 01, 2014 @05:19PM Google+ Photos To Be Separated From Google+
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:09AM Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:21AM New Digital Currency Bases Value On Reputation
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:45AM Gov't Censorship Pushing Users To More Private Messaging In China
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:31AM Employees Staying Away From Internal Corporate Social Networks
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:44AM Baton Bob Strikes Back Against Police That Coerced Facebook Post From Him
Monday June 30, 2014 @10:43AM Google Kills Orkut To Focus On YouTube, Blogger and Google+
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:30PM Facebook's Emotion Experiment: Too Far, Or Social Network Norm?
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:48PM In 2012, Facebook Altered Content To Tweak Readers' Emotions
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:07AM Human Language Is Biased Towards Happiness, Say Computational Linguists
Saturday June 14, 2014 @11:00AM LinkedIn Spam Lawsuit Can Continue
Friday June 13, 2014 @07:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Thursday June 12, 2014 @01:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:33PM Can Closed Public Schools Become Makerspaces? (Video)
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:12PM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Saturday May 31, 2014 @11:09PM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Friday May 30, 2014 @08:18PM German Intelligence Agency Planning To Follow Big NSA Brother On Shoestring
Friday May 30, 2014 @05:48PM Linus Torvalds Reads Your Mean Tweets
Thursday May 29, 2014 @11:55AM Iranian Hacker Group Created Fake News Organization For Social Engineering
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @11:23AM Iran Court Summons Mark Zuckerberg For Facebook Privacy Violations
Monday May 26, 2014 @07:14AM The Internet Is Now Part of the Crime Scene
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:51PM Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users
Thursday May 15, 2014 @09:04AM Data Mining Reveals How Wording Influences Tweet Propagation
Sunday May 04, 2014 @01:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:59PM Google Plus Now Minus Chief Vic Gundotra
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @05:20PM NYPD's Twitter Campaign Backfires
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @09:36AM VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control
Monday April 21, 2014 @11:54AM The Limits of Big Data For Social Engineering
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Thursday April 17, 2014 @04:38PM Click Like? You May Have Given Up the Right To Sue
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:18AM 44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:07AM How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:31AM Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @12:35AM Facebook, Google Battle To Bring Internet To Remote Locations
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:19AM Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password
Monday March 24, 2014 @03:57PM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Sunday March 23, 2014 @04:45PM Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:04AM Twitter Turns 8; May Drop Hashtags and @replies
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:13PM After FOIA, Homeland Security Releases Social Media Monitoring Guides
Sunday March 09, 2014 @03:02PM Yik Yak, After Complaints From Schools, Suspends Its Service In Chicago
Friday March 07, 2014 @11:08AM First Study of the Evolution of Memes On Facebook
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:13PM Popularity On Facebook Makes People Think You're Attractive
Sunday March 02, 2014 @01:18PM Girl's Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:16AM Quebec Language Police Target Store Owner's Facebook Page
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @12:07PM Facebook Shuts Down @Facebook Email System
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:26PM Who's On WhatsApp, and Why?
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:11PM WhatsApp Founder Used Unchangable Airline Ticket To Pressure Facebook
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:41PM The Science of Social Participation
Thursday February 20, 2014 @08:44AM How Jan Koum Steered WhatsApp Into $16B Facebook Deal
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @08:20AM Gracenote, Privacy, and the Rise of Metadata As a Valuable Asset
Friday February 14, 2014 @08:33PM Venezuelan Regime Censoring Twitter
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @10:30AM How Blogs Are Changing the Scientific Discourse
Sunday February 09, 2014 @08:08PM LinkedIn Ditches Feature That Was a 'Dream For Attackers'
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @09:07AM Rome Police Use Twitter To Battle Illegal Parking
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @07:54AM Facebook Estimates Around 10% of Accounts Are Fake
Thursday January 30, 2014 @03:49PM Startup Out of MIT Promises Digital Afterlife — Just Hand Over Your Data
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:53PM Developer Loses Single-Letter Twitter Handle Through Extortion
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:31PM Why Does Facebook Need To Read My Text Messages?
Friday January 24, 2014 @06:49PM Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise
Thursday January 23, 2014 @03:37PM Snapchat Account Registration CAPTCHA Defeated
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:33PM Facebook Is a Plague That'll Burn Out In a Few Years, Says Study
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:32PM In Greece, 10 Months In Prison For "Blasphemous" Facebook Page
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @11:02AM Twister: The Fully Decentralized P2P Microblogging Platform
Sunday January 05, 2014 @10:48AM UK Company Successfully Claims Ownership of "Pinterest" Trademark
Sunday December 29, 2013 @09:30AM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Implement Wave Protocol Self Hosted?
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:17PM Researchers Claim Facebook Is 'Dead and Buried' To Many Young Users
Saturday December 28, 2013 @07:06PM Snapchat Users' Phone Numbers Exposed To Hackers
Thursday December 26, 2013 @06:08PM Memo To Parents and Society: Teen Social Media "Addiction" Is Your Fault
Wednesday December 25, 2013 @08:16AM The Power of the Hoodie-Wearing C.E.O.
Monday December 23, 2013 @11:45AM Can a Computer Identify Your Urban Tribe?
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:07PM UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:28AM Twitter Will Track Your Browsing To Sell Ads
Monday December 02, 2013 @09:24PM Bursting the Filter Bubble
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:37AM AI Reality Check In Online Dating
Friday November 29, 2013 @07:35PM Encrypted Social Network Vies For Disgruntled Facebook Users
Thursday November 28, 2013 @06:04PM Google Wants To Write Your Social Media Responses For You
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @11:25PM BlackBerry Launches Twitter-Like BBM Channels
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @11:01AM Google Patents Fooling Friends With Snooping, Chatbots
Friday November 08, 2013 @06:25PM Feedly Forces Its Users To Create Google+ Profiles
Thursday October 31, 2013 @10:41AM Pen Testers Break Into Gov't Agency With Fake Social Media ID
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:06PM Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users
Friday October 25, 2013 @05:42PM LinkedIn's New Mobile App Called 'a Dream For Attackers'
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:06AM Blackberry BBM App and Suspicious Google Play Ratings
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @06:09AM PM Calls Facebook Irresponsible For Allowing Beheading Clips
Sunday October 20, 2013 @05:24PM What Employee Lock-In Means At Facebook
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @01:28PM Facebook May Dislike the Social Fixer Extension, but Many Users Love It (Video)
Monday October 14, 2013 @10:40AM What's Lost When a Meeting Goes Virtual
Sunday October 13, 2013 @06:25PM Oil Traders Misread Tweet, Oil Prices Spike
Saturday October 12, 2013 @07:34AM NY Comic Con Takes Over Attendees' Twitter Accounts To Praise Itself
Friday October 11, 2013 @09:44PM Google ToS Change Means Your Photo Could Go In Ads
Friday October 11, 2013 @04:54PM Book Review: The Circle
Monday October 07, 2013 @06:14PM Sick of Your Local Police Force? Crowdfund Your Own
Saturday October 05, 2013 @05:35PM Social Fixer Falls Victim To Facebook Legal Threats
Thursday October 03, 2013 @09:48AM Facebook and Cisco Offer Check-In Service For Free Wifi
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @05:12PM Researchers Show How Easy It Is To Manipulate Online Opinions
Monday September 30, 2013 @07:03AM LinkedIn Agrees To Block Stalkers
Monday September 30, 2013 @06:55AM Saudi Cleric Pummeled On Twitter For Claiming Driving Damages Women's Ovaries
Sunday September 29, 2013 @07:26AM Rapid7 Launches Crowdsourced Security Research Project
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @12:21PM China Lifts Bans On Social Media, Foreign ISPs In Free Trade Zone
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @11:19AM Horse_ebooks Is Human After All
Monday September 23, 2013 @07:02AM Comments About Comments
Sunday September 22, 2013 @04:16PM Will Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Stay With MySQL?
Sunday September 22, 2013 @01:42AM BlackBerry Delays Launch of BBM Apps For iOS, Android
Saturday September 21, 2013 @01:31PM Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort To Find Meaning In Your Posts
Saturday September 21, 2013 @07:58AM LinkedIn Accused of Hacking Customers' E-Mails To Slurp Up Contacts
Friday September 20, 2013 @05:17PM StumbleUpon Claims They've Stumbled Onto Profits
Thursday September 19, 2013 @03:41PM Wi-Fi Sniffing Lets Researchers Build Graph of Offline Social Networks
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @10:27AM Can Internet Pseudonymity Be Saved?
Monday September 16, 2013 @04:28PM The Sharing Economy Fights Back Against Regulators
Sunday September 15, 2013 @07:29PM California School District Hires Firm To Monitor Students' Social Media
Thursday September 12, 2013 @11:11AM Social Media Is a New Vector For Mass Psychogenic Illness
Thursday September 12, 2013 @08:43AM Facebook Deletes Social Fixer Community Page Without Explanation
Sunday September 08, 2013 @12:49PM Silicon Beach Startups Spawn From the Ashes of MySpace
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:00AM Online Law Banning Discussion of Current Affairs Comes Into Force In Vietnam
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @11:41AM New Keyboard Accessory Shocks Users When They Try To Go On Facebook
Monday August 26, 2013 @02:32PM Meet the Programmer Behind Social Fixer
Monday August 26, 2013 @12:41PM How Deadbeat Facebook Friends and Using ALL-CAPS Can Lower Your Credit Score
Thursday August 22, 2013 @05:05PM Canadian Hotel Sues Guest For $95K Over Bad Review, Bed Bugs
Thursday August 22, 2013 @11:45AM's Slave and Helicopter-Powered Internet
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @05:24PM Twitter-Based Study Figures Out Saddest Spots In New York City
Monday August 19, 2013 @08:25AM Instagram "Likes" Worth More Than Stolen Credit Cards
Thursday August 15, 2013 @08:01AM Twitter Eyes Signatures To Kill Fake Followers
Thursday August 15, 2013 @07:18AM Twitter Buzz As an Election Predictor
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @07:40AM Aussie Public Servant Criticises Gov't On Twitter, Gets Sacked
Saturday August 10, 2013 @09:07PM New Zealand Court Orders Facebook Disclosure To Employer
Saturday August 10, 2013 @09:22AM There Is a Fly In My Tweet: Tracking Food-Borne Illness the Crowd-Sourced Way
Thursday August 01, 2013 @02:15PM Samsung Offered StackOverflow Users $500 For "Organic" Publicity
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:31AM SF Airport Officials Make Citizen Arrests of Internet Rideshare Drivers
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:30AM Fearful of Reader Reaction, Facebook Delays Video Ads
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:30PM When Metadata Analytics Goes Awry
Thursday July 11, 2013 @11:26AM Discovering NSA Code Names Via LinkedIn
Thursday July 04, 2013 @11:31AM State Dept. Bureau Spent $630k On Facebook 'Likes'
Thursday June 27, 2013 @08:07AM Meet PRISM's English Little Brother: Socmint
Sunday June 23, 2013 @04:05PM Google Preparing "Google Mine" For Organizing and Sharing Your Stuff On Google+
Thursday June 20, 2013 @10:17AM Attackers Tweet As They Assault UN Development Program Compound
Monday June 17, 2013 @10:07PM How To Block the NSA From Your Friends List
Friday June 14, 2013 @11:51AM Facebook's Complaint Process Is Arbitrary — But So Is Campaigning
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @09:06AM Slashdot Asks: How Will You Replace Google Reader?
Saturday June 08, 2013 @04:05PM In Praise of the King: 1.7M Social Media Comments In Thailand
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @10:49AM Facebook Silently Removes Ability To Download Your Posts
Monday June 03, 2013 @02:31PM Vine Launches On Android
Sunday June 02, 2013 @03:16PM Turkish PM: "To Me, Social Media Is the Worst Menace To Society."
Friday May 31, 2013 @05:41PM Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook's Home App Needs Some Work
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @06:40AM Entrepreneur On Yahoo/Tumblr: It's the Content Readers, Stupid
Saturday May 25, 2013 @06:50AM Ex-Marine Detained Under Operation Vigilant Eagle For His Political Views Sues
Thursday May 23, 2013 @08:51AM French Police End Missing Persons Searches, Suggest Using Facebook
Thursday May 23, 2013 @07:12AM Why We Should Celebrate Snapchat and Encourage Ephemeral Communication
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @09:27PM Teens, Social Media, and Privacy
Sunday May 19, 2013 @12:10PM Yahoo Board Approves a $1.1B Pricetag For Tumblr
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @01:17PM Google I/O 2013 Underway: Watch For Updates
Sunday May 12, 2013 @02:39PM How Facebook Ruined Comments (at Least For One Writer)
Thursday May 02, 2013 @09:28PM Facebook "Trusted Contacts" Lets You Pester Friends To Recover Account Access

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