Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

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Sunday February 18, 2018 @02:40AM Facebook Plans To Use US Mail To Verify IDs of Election Ad Buyers
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:32PM Phishing Attack Scores Credentials For More Than 50,000 Snapchat Users
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:36PM US Charges Russian Social Media Trolls Over Election Tampering
Thursday February 15, 2018 @11:52PM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:55PM Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @06:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:38PM Google Is Adding Snapchat-Style Stories To Mobile Search Results
Monday February 12, 2018 @05:21PM Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million US Users Under 25 Last Year
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:29PM German Court Rules Facebook Use of Personal Data Illegal
Monday February 12, 2018 @11:05AM A Facebook Employee Asked a Reporter To Turn Off His Phone So Facebook Couldn't Track Its Location
Sunday February 11, 2018 @10:43AM Facebook 'Likes' Are a Powerful Tool For Authoritarian Rulers, Court Petition Says
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Saturday February 10, 2018 @06:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Friday February 09, 2018 @08:04PM YouTube Will Remove Ads, Downgrade Discoverability of Channels Posting Offensive Videos
Friday February 09, 2018 @04:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday February 08, 2018 @06:32PM Facebook Is Testing a Dislike Button
Thursday February 08, 2018 @10:03AM Google Executives Are Floating a Plan To Fight Fake News on Facebook and Twitter
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @11:06AM Twitter Bans Notorious Bitfinex and Tether Critic Bitfinex'ed
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:17PM Facebook is Talking About Expanding Its TV-like Service, Watch, Into a Rival To YouTube
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @02:27PM False Tsunami Warning Sent To the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @12:00AM Former Google/Facebook/Mozilla Employees Will Fight Addictive Technologies
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:28PM Twitter Can't Be Blamed For 2015 ISIS-Linked Killings, Court Rules
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @11:29PM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @02:20PM Facebook Really Wants You To Come Back
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:39PM Facebook Users Cry 'Censorship' After Being Told Which Russian Troll Pages They Liked
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @03:11PM Facebook Is Banning Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @11:00AM Child Experts: Just Say 'No' To Facebook's Kids App
Monday January 29, 2018 @05:15PM Facebook Will Prioritize Local Stories In Your News Feed
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:41AM Florida Firm Sells Twitter Followers and Bots That Retweet Celebrities, Executives, and 'Influencers'
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @12:05PM Facebook Should Be 'Regulated Like Cigarette Industry', Salesforce CEO Says
Friday January 26, 2018 @11:48AM Breaking Up Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook Could Save Capitalism, NYU Professor Says
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:14PM Jack White Bans Cellphones At Concerts For '100% Human Experience'
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @09:46AM Hawaii Governor Didn't Correct False Missile Alert Sooner Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:42PM Facebook Announces That It Has Invented a New Unit of Time
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:21PM Rupert Murdoch Pushes Facebook To Pay For News To Guarantee Quality
Monday January 22, 2018 @09:32AM Facebook Says It Can't Guarantee Social Media is Good For Democracy
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:23AM Facebook VP Says Company Won't Use Experts To Fix Fake News Because It is Worried About Criticism
Sunday January 21, 2018 @07:31PM Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:50AM Twitter Says It Exposed Nearly 700,000 People To Russian Propaganda During Election
Friday January 19, 2018 @04:59PM How To Tame the Tech Titans
Friday January 19, 2018 @04:47PM Facebook Will Now Ask Users To Rank News Organizations They Trust
Friday January 19, 2018 @02:22PM Tim Cook: 'I Don't Want My Nephew on a Social Network'
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @09:35AM Twitter Hits Back Again at Claims That Its Employees Monitor Direct Messages
Monday January 15, 2018 @08:24PM Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:01AM Facebook Overhauls News Feed in Favor of 'Meaningful Social Interactions'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @12:18PM Facebook Dives into Home Device Market with Video Chat Product Named 'Portal', Report Says
Monday January 08, 2018 @07:00AM Apple Should Address Youth Phone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:40PM Ex-NSA Hacker Is Building an AI To Find Hate and Far-Right Symbols on Twitter and Facebook
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:02PM Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Personal Challenge Is To Do His Job As CEO
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Monday January 01, 2018 @09:53AM Call For Tech Giants To Face Taxes Over Extremist Content
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:47PM Facebook's Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules Allows Vile Posts To Stay Up
Thursday December 28, 2017 @08:53AM Mark Zuckerberg's Real Campaign: Save Facebook
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @08:23PM A Reporter Built a Bot To Find Nazi Sock Puppet Accounts. Twitter Banned the Bot and Kept the Nazis
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @11:43AM Vietnam Deploys 10,000 Cyber Warriors to Fight 'Wrongful Views'
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:36AM Obama Warns Against Irresponsible Social Media Use
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @03:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Monday December 25, 2017 @02:57PM Russia's Putin Calls For Web Activities of Some Firms To Be Monitored
Monday December 25, 2017 @09:01AM Should Regulators Force Facebook To Ship a 'Start Over' Button For Users?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @07:03PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Avoid 'Information Overload'
Friday December 22, 2017 @07:42PM The Lower Your Social Class, the 'Wiser' You Are, Suggests New Study
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:44PM How To Check If You Interacted With Russian Propaganda On Facebook During the 2016 Election
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:44PM Kids In 'Netflix Only' Homes Are Being Saved From 230 Hours of Commercials a Year, Says Report
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:30PM Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Job Ads
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @05:30PM The People Who Read Your Airline Tweets
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:08PM Russia-Linked Twitter Accounts 'Tried To Divide UK' After Terrorist Attacks
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @12:48PM Facebook Will Use Facial Recognition To Tell You When People Upload Your Picture
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:33PM Facebook To Demote Posts That Ask For 'Likes' Or Shares
Sunday December 17, 2017 @05:53PM Google Reveals the Most-Trending Searches of 2017
Sunday December 17, 2017 @02:49PM Former Exec Who Said Facebook Was 'Destroying Society' Still Loves Facebook
Friday December 15, 2017 @04:13PM Facebook Admits that Some Social Media Use Can Be Harmful
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:50PM Facebook Will Introduce Ads As Videos Start Playing
Thursday December 14, 2017 @03:55PM EFF: Accessing Publicly Available Information On the Internet Is Not a Crime
Thursday December 14, 2017 @07:08AM Google and Facebook 'Must Pay For News' From Which They Make Billions
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @11:01AM Russia-Linked Accounts Were Active on Facebook Ahead of Brexit
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:29PM Instagram Will Now Let You Follow Hashtags In Your Main Feed
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @12:19PM We've Toned Down the 'Destroying Society' Shtick, Facebook Insists
Monday December 11, 2017 @02:05PM LinkedIn Bro Poetry Pretty Much Sums Up 2017
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:53AM Former Facebook Exec Says Social Media is Ripping Apart Society
Friday December 08, 2017 @10:18PM Patreon Hits Donors With New Fees, Angering Creators
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:01PM Twitter Says It Accidentally Banned A Bunch Of Accounts
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:27PM EU Urges Internet Companies To Do More To Remove Extremist Content
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @03:07PM Health Secretary Hits Out at Facebook's New App, Says 'Stay Away From My Kids'
Monday December 04, 2017 @10:43AM Facebook Launches New Messenger App for Young Kids -- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:46PM Vine Co-Founder Dom Hofmann Says He's Working On 'a Follow-Up To Vine'
Thursday November 30, 2017 @03:16PM Facebook Judge Frowns on Bid To Toss Biometric Face Print Suit
Thursday November 30, 2017 @09:11AM New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don't Actually Read the Articles They Vote On
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:45PM Snapchat Is Becoming the Anti-Facebook
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:06PM Facebook's New Captcha Test: 'Upload A Clear Photo of Your Face'
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Monday November 27, 2017 @02:17PM Tumblr Is Tumbling
Saturday November 25, 2017 @12:21PM Bloomberg Op-Ed: The Internet 'Already Lost Its Neutrality'
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:04PM Facebook To Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @09:45AM Facebook Still Lets Housing Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Monday November 20, 2017 @08:14AM We Can't Trust Facebook To Regulate Itself, Says Former Operations Manager
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @07:50PM Twitter Bans, Removes Verified Status of White Supremacists
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @03:44PM Thirty Countries Use 'Armies of Opinion Shapers' To Manipulate Democracy
Thursday November 09, 2017 @11:30AM Sean Parker Unloads on Facebook 'Exploiting' Human Psychology
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @04:29PM Twitter Officially Expands Its Character Count To 280 Starting Today
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @01:25PM Facebook To Fight Revenge Porn by Letting Potential Victims Upload Nudes in Advance
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @11:35AM How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Exploit Let Two Pranksters Post 30,000-Character Tweet
Saturday November 04, 2017 @11:15AM 9.6% of Facebook's Users 'May Be Fakes'
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:56AM Twitter Employee Blamed For Deleting President Donald Trump's Account
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @01:51PM Facebook, Twitter and Google Berated by Senators on Russia
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:25PM Vendor Tracks LinkedIn Profile Changes To Alert Client Employers
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Sunday October 29, 2017 @01:45AM TechCrunch Argues Social Media News Feeds 'Need to Die'
Friday October 27, 2017 @12:33PM Facebook Exec: 'Just Not True' That We Listen To Your Phone's Mic
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:48PM Reddit Conducts Wide-Ranging Purge of Offensive Subreddits
Thursday October 26, 2017 @03:22PM Twitter Says It Overstated Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:01PM Justice Department Demands Five Twitter Users' Personal Info Over an Emoji
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:28PM Snapchat Reportedly Stuck With 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Unsold Spectacles
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:06PM Facebook Tests Removing Publishers From News Feed -- Unless They Pay
Sunday October 22, 2017 @04:41PM Silicon Valley 'Divided Society and Made Everyone Raging Mad', Argues Newsweek
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:52PM Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:36AM Facebook Security Chief Says Its Corporate Network Is Run 'Like a College Campus'
Sunday October 15, 2017 @10:08AM Elon Musk Teases Reddit With Bad Answers About BFR Rocket
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:10AM Google Bombs Are Our New Normal
Friday October 13, 2017 @08:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Thursday October 12, 2017 @09:04AM How Facebook Outs Sex Workers
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @12:34PM Facebook Announces $199 Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @12:52PM Virtual Zuck Fails To Connect
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:22PM Google Uncovers Russia-Bought Ads On YouTube, Gmail and Other Platforms
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:03PM Regulate Facebook Like AIM
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @10:00AM Steemit Is a Social Network That Pays You For Your Posts In Cryptocurrency
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Monday October 02, 2017 @10:22PM Facebook Says 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-linked Ads
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:00PM Radical Leftists Built Their Own FOSS Alternative To Reddit After It Banned Them
Friday September 29, 2017 @03:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @11:02PM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:59PM Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Trump Bias Claims
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:35AM Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:04AM Twitter Tests Doubling Character Limit For Tweets To 280
Monday September 25, 2017 @06:16PM Russia Reportedly Bought Thousands of Facebook Ads Sought To Stress Racial Divisions
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:29PM Instagram Now Has 800 Million Monthly, 500 Million Daily Active Users
Monday September 25, 2017 @10:05AM Microsoft Connects LinkedIn and Office 365 Via Profile Cards, Starting To Capitalize on $26B Deal
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:49PM Facebook Will Share Copies of Political Ads Purchased by Russian Sources With the US Congress
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:37PM Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Saturday September 16, 2017 @02:18PM New Book Argues Silicon Valley Will Lead Us to Our Doom
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:18PM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @09:00PM More Millennials Would Give Up Voting Than Texting
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:13PM PewDiePie Is Inexcusable But DMCA Takedowns Are Not the Way To Fight Him
Friday September 15, 2017 @12:58PM Social Media Site Gab Sues Google For Antitrust Violations Following Ban From Play Store
Thursday September 14, 2017 @07:17PM Facebook Enabled Advertisers To Reach 'Jew Haters'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:04PM Spain Fines Facebook Over Tracking Users Without Consent
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @11:42AM The Fake News Machine: Inside a Town Gearing Up for 2020
Monday September 11, 2017 @09:50AM Why RSS Still Beats Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:56PM Neural Networks Can Auto-Generate Reviews That Fool Humans
Saturday September 09, 2017 @10:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:20PM Why It's So Hard To Trust Facebook
Friday September 08, 2017 @11:19AM Fake Facebook 'Like' Networks Exploited Code Flaw To Create Millions of Bogus 'Likes'
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:12PM Facebook Finds a New Service To Copy: Tinder
Thursday September 07, 2017 @03:40PM 67% of Americans Use Social Media To Get Some of their News
Thursday September 07, 2017 @03:38PM VR Company Upload Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook Sold Ads To Russian-Linked Accounts During Election
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:02PM Facebook Essentially Has Been Telling Advertisers It Can Reach More People Than Actually Exist, Analyst Finds
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:36PM Over 28 Million Records Stolen In Breach of Latin American Social Network Taringa
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @02:29PM Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights
Monday September 04, 2017 @12:09PM Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues
Sunday September 03, 2017 @01:01AM Some Instagram Employees Sell Verification For Thousands of Dollars
Saturday September 02, 2017 @11:17AM Reddit's Main Code Is No Longer Open Source
Friday September 01, 2017 @10:41AM Facebook Has Mapped the Entire Human Population of Earth
Thursday August 31, 2017 @09:39AM Instagram Hack Targets Celebrities
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:00AM Facebook To Open New Office in Kendall Square, Adding Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @08:14PM The IRS Decides Who To Audit By Data Mining Social Media
Monday August 28, 2017 @03:07PM The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Shows It's Impossible to Stop Social Media Streaming of Big Events
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Sunday August 27, 2017 @08:28PM China Orders Internet Comments Linked To Real Identities
Sunday August 27, 2017 @01:33PM People Are Complete Suckers For Online Reviews
Friday August 25, 2017 @11:08AM Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How
Thursday August 24, 2017 @02:17PM These Are the 10 Most Popular Mobile Apps in America
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:29PM Elon Musk Posts First Photo of SpaceX's New Spacesuit
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:25PM Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Add Subscriptions For News Stories
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:22PM Medium Will Now Pay Writers Based On How Many 'Claps' They Get
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:31PM Video Is Coming To Reddit
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:49PM Facebook Downranks Video Clickbait and Fake Play Buttons