Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

Date / Time Story
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:23PM Facebook Gets Hit With Four Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Friday March 23, 2018 @02:11PM My Cow Game Extracted Your Facebook Data
Friday March 23, 2018 @01:13PM 'What's Facebook?', Elon Musk Asks, As He Deletes SpaceX and Tesla Facebook Pages
Thursday March 22, 2018 @08:26PM Man Starts 'Gunbook' Social Media Site After His Gun-Loving Friends Were Kicked Off Facebook
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:14PM Instagram Will Show More Recent Posts Due To Algorithm Backlash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:55PM Reddit Bans Subreddits Related To Selling Guns, Drugs, Sex, and More
Thursday March 22, 2018 @02:10PM Facebook Gave Data About 57 Billion Friendships To Academic
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @11:11PM Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says He Isn't Opposed To Regulation
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @03:59PM Mark Zuckerberg Addresses the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says Facebook 'Made Mistakes' in Protecting Data
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @02:02PM Mozilla Launches a Petition Asking Facebook To Do More For User Privacy
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @03:39PM Mark Zuckerberg AWOL From Facebook's Data Leak Damage Control Session
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @10:20AM FTC Probing Facebook For Use of Personal Data: Bloomberg
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @09:47AM China Approves Giant Propaganda Machine To Improve Global Image
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:27PM Facebook Security Chief Said To Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:50PM Facebook Hires Firm To Conduct Forensic Audit of Cambridge Analytica Data
Monday March 19, 2018 @10:55AM Hackers Are So Fed Up With Twitter Bots They're Hunting Them Down Themselves
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:54AM Say Goodbye To the Information Age: It's All About Reputation Now
Sunday March 18, 2018 @02:22AM Facebook and Its Executives Are Getting Destroyed After Botching the Handling of a Massive Data Breach
Saturday March 17, 2018 @05:28PM How An Open Source Plugin Tamed a Chaotic Comments Section With A Simple Quiz
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @01:34PM Facebook Says It is Sorry For Suggesting Child Sex Videos in Search
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:04PM Reddit Is Bringing Promoted Posts To Its Mobile Apps
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @02:53PM Facebook Quietly Hid Webpages Bragging of Ability to Influence Elections
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:24PM Facebook Has Turned Into a Beast in Myanmar, UN Says
Sunday March 11, 2018 @10:05PM SXSW: No 'Hot Apps' Anymore But Still a Launchpad For Some Startups
Sunday March 11, 2018 @04:14AM Twitter Suspends Numerous Popular Accounts That Are Known For Stealing Tweets
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @10:06AM Twitter Exploring Letting Everyone Get a Blue Tick For Verification, CEO Jack Dorsey Says
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @03:56PM Scientists Prove That Truth is No Match For Fiction on Twitter
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @05:12PM Snap Is Laying Off Around 100 Engineers
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @10:04AM Facebook's VPN Service Onavo Protect Collects Personal Data -- Even When It's Switched Off
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @05:47AM Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook, Instagram To Prevent Spread of Hate Speech
Monday March 05, 2018 @12:32PM Facebook Asks Users: Should We Allow Men To Ask Children For Sexual Images?
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Thursday March 01, 2018 @02:14PM Twitter Asks For Help Fixing Its Toxicity Problem
Thursday March 01, 2018 @01:22PM Snap Said To Skip Bonuses, Combat Morale Slump After Rough Year
Thursday March 01, 2018 @04:43AM YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Friday February 23, 2018 @04:40PM Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:03AM Twitter Updates Developer Rules in the Wake of Bot Crackdown
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:25PM Snapchat Responds To Change.Org Petition Complaining About the App's Redesign
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @01:09PM Why Decentralization Matters
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:02AM Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:35PM Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble
Sunday February 18, 2018 @03:40AM Facebook Plans To Use US Mail To Verify IDs of Election Ad Buyers
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:32PM Phishing Attack Scores Credentials For More Than 50,000 Snapchat Users
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:36PM US Charges Russian Social Media Trolls Over Election Tampering
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:52AM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @06:55PM Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:38PM Google Is Adding Snapchat-Style Stories To Mobile Search Results
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:21PM Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million US Users Under 25 Last Year
Monday February 12, 2018 @01:29PM German Court Rules Facebook Use of Personal Data Illegal
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:05PM A Facebook Employee Asked a Reporter To Turn Off His Phone So Facebook Couldn't Track Its Location
Sunday February 11, 2018 @11:43AM Facebook 'Likes' Are a Powerful Tool For Authoritarian Rulers, Court Petition Says
Saturday February 10, 2018 @08:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Friday February 09, 2018 @09:04PM YouTube Will Remove Ads, Downgrade Discoverability of Channels Posting Offensive Videos
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday February 08, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Testing a Dislike Button
Thursday February 08, 2018 @11:03AM Google Executives Are Floating a Plan To Fight Fake News on Facebook and Twitter
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @12:06PM Twitter Bans Notorious Bitfinex and Tether Critic Bitfinex'ed
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:17PM Facebook is Talking About Expanding Its TV-like Service, Watch, Into a Rival To YouTube
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @03:27PM False Tsunami Warning Sent To the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @01:00AM Former Google/Facebook/Mozilla Employees Will Fight Addictive Technologies
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:28PM Twitter Can't Be Blamed For 2015 ISIS-Linked Killings, Court Rules
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:29AM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @03:20PM Facebook Really Wants You To Come Back
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:39PM Facebook Users Cry 'Censorship' After Being Told Which Russian Troll Pages They Liked
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:11PM Facebook Is Banning Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:00PM Child Experts: Just Say 'No' To Facebook's Kids App
Monday January 29, 2018 @06:15PM Facebook Will Prioritize Local Stories In Your News Feed
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:41PM Florida Firm Sells Twitter Followers and Bots That Retweet Celebrities, Executives, and 'Influencers'
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @01:05PM Facebook Should Be 'Regulated Like Cigarette Industry', Salesforce CEO Says
Friday January 26, 2018 @12:48PM Breaking Up Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook Could Save Capitalism, NYU Professor Says
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:14PM Jack White Bans Cellphones At Concerts For '100% Human Experience'
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @10:46AM Hawaii Governor Didn't Correct False Missile Alert Sooner Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:42PM Facebook Announces That It Has Invented a New Unit of Time
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:21PM Rupert Murdoch Pushes Facebook To Pay For News To Guarantee Quality
Monday January 22, 2018 @10:32AM Facebook Says It Can't Guarantee Social Media is Good For Democracy
Monday January 22, 2018 @08:23AM Facebook VP Says Company Won't Use Experts To Fix Fake News Because It is Worried About Criticism
Sunday January 21, 2018 @08:31PM Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Saturday January 20, 2018 @01:50AM Twitter Says It Exposed Nearly 700,000 People To Russian Propaganda During Election
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:59PM How To Tame the Tech Titans
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:47PM Facebook Will Now Ask Users To Rank News Organizations They Trust
Friday January 19, 2018 @03:22PM Tim Cook: 'I Don't Want My Nephew on a Social Network'
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @10:35AM Twitter Hits Back Again at Claims That Its Employees Monitor Direct Messages
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:24PM Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger
Friday January 12, 2018 @05:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:01AM Facebook Overhauls News Feed in Favor of 'Meaningful Social Interactions'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @01:18PM Facebook Dives into Home Device Market with Video Chat Product Named 'Portal', Report Says
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:00AM Apple Should Address Youth Phone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors
Friday January 05, 2018 @06:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:40PM Ex-NSA Hacker Is Building an AI To Find Hate and Far-Right Symbols on Twitter and Facebook
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:02PM Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Personal Challenge Is To Do His Job As CEO
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Monday January 01, 2018 @10:53AM Call For Tech Giants To Face Taxes Over Extremist Content
Friday December 29, 2017 @05:47PM Facebook's Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules Allows Vile Posts To Stay Up
Thursday December 28, 2017 @09:53AM Mark Zuckerberg's Real Campaign: Save Facebook
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:23PM A Reporter Built a Bot To Find Nazi Sock Puppet Accounts. Twitter Banned the Bot and Kept the Nazis
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @12:43PM Vietnam Deploys 10,000 Cyber Warriors to Fight 'Wrongful Views'
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @10:36AM Obama Warns Against Irresponsible Social Media Use
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Monday December 25, 2017 @03:57PM Russia's Putin Calls For Web Activities of Some Firms To Be Monitored
Monday December 25, 2017 @10:01AM Should Regulators Force Facebook To Ship a 'Start Over' Button For Users?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @08:03PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Avoid 'Information Overload'
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:42PM The Lower Your Social Class, the 'Wiser' You Are, Suggests New Study
Friday December 22, 2017 @05:44PM How To Check If You Interacted With Russian Propaganda On Facebook During the 2016 Election
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:44PM Kids In 'Netflix Only' Homes Are Being Saved From 230 Hours of Commercials a Year, Says Report
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @07:30PM Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Job Ads
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:30PM The People Who Read Your Airline Tweets
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:08PM Russia-Linked Twitter Accounts 'Tried To Divide UK' After Terrorist Attacks
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @01:48PM Facebook Will Use Facial Recognition To Tell You When People Upload Your Picture
Monday December 18, 2017 @05:33PM Facebook To Demote Posts That Ask For 'Likes' Or Shares
Sunday December 17, 2017 @06:53PM Google Reveals the Most-Trending Searches of 2017
Sunday December 17, 2017 @03:49PM Former Exec Who Said Facebook Was 'Destroying Society' Still Loves Facebook
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:13PM Facebook Admits that Some Social Media Use Can Be Harmful
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:50PM Facebook Will Introduce Ads As Videos Start Playing
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:55PM EFF: Accessing Publicly Available Information On the Internet Is Not a Crime
Thursday December 14, 2017 @08:08AM Google and Facebook 'Must Pay For News' From Which They Make Billions
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @12:01PM Russia-Linked Accounts Were Active on Facebook Ahead of Brexit
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @06:29PM Instagram Will Now Let You Follow Hashtags In Your Main Feed
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @06:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @01:19PM We've Toned Down the 'Destroying Society' Shtick, Facebook Insists
Monday December 11, 2017 @03:05PM LinkedIn Bro Poetry Pretty Much Sums Up 2017
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:53AM Former Facebook Exec Says Social Media is Ripping Apart Society
Friday December 08, 2017 @11:18PM Patreon Hits Donors With New Fees, Angering Creators
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:01PM Twitter Says It Accidentally Banned A Bunch Of Accounts
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:27PM EU Urges Internet Companies To Do More To Remove Extremist Content
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @04:07PM Health Secretary Hits Out at Facebook's New App, Says 'Stay Away From My Kids'
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:43AM Facebook Launches New Messenger App for Young Kids -- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @07:46PM Vine Co-Founder Dom Hofmann Says He's Working On 'a Follow-Up To Vine'
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:16PM Facebook Judge Frowns on Bid To Toss Biometric Face Print Suit
Thursday November 30, 2017 @10:11AM New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don't Actually Read the Articles They Vote On
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @05:45PM Snapchat Is Becoming the Anti-Facebook
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:06PM Facebook's New Captcha Test: 'Upload A Clear Photo of Your Face'
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:17PM Tumblr Is Tumbling
Saturday November 25, 2017 @01:21PM Bloomberg Op-Ed: The Internet 'Already Lost Its Neutrality'
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:04PM Facebook To Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @10:45AM Facebook Still Lets Housing Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Monday November 20, 2017 @09:14AM We Can't Trust Facebook To Regulate Itself, Says Former Operations Manager
Friday November 17, 2017 @05:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Thursday November 16, 2017 @05:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @05:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:50PM Twitter Bans, Removes Verified Status of White Supremacists
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:44PM Thirty Countries Use 'Armies of Opinion Shapers' To Manipulate Democracy
Thursday November 09, 2017 @12:30PM Sean Parker Unloads on Facebook 'Exploiting' Human Psychology
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:29PM Twitter Officially Expands Its Character Count To 280 Starting Today
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @02:25PM Facebook To Fight Revenge Porn by Letting Potential Victims Upload Nudes in Advance
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @12:35PM How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:06PM Twitter Exploit Let Two Pranksters Post 30,000-Character Tweet
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:15PM 9.6% of Facebook's Users 'May Be Fakes'
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:56AM Twitter Employee Blamed For Deleting President Donald Trump's Account
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @02:51PM Facebook, Twitter and Google Berated by Senators on Russia
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @04:25PM Vendor Tracks LinkedIn Profile Changes To Alert Client Employers
Monday October 30, 2017 @08:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Sunday October 29, 2017 @02:45AM TechCrunch Argues Social Media News Feeds 'Need to Die'
Friday October 27, 2017 @01:33PM Facebook Exec: 'Just Not True' That We Listen To Your Phone's Mic
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:48PM Reddit Conducts Wide-Ranging Purge of Offensive Subreddits
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:22PM Twitter Says It Overstated Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @05:01PM Justice Department Demands Five Twitter Users' Personal Info Over an Emoji
Monday October 23, 2017 @05:28PM Snapchat Reportedly Stuck With 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Unsold Spectacles
Monday October 23, 2017 @05:06PM Facebook Tests Removing Publishers From News Feed -- Unless They Pay
Sunday October 22, 2017 @05:41PM Silicon Valley 'Divided Society and Made Everyone Raging Mad', Argues Newsweek
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:52PM Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:36AM Facebook Security Chief Says Its Corporate Network Is Run 'Like a College Campus'
Sunday October 15, 2017 @11:08AM Elon Musk Teases Reddit With Bad Answers About BFR Rocket
Friday October 13, 2017 @10:10AM Google Bombs Are Our New Normal
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Thursday October 12, 2017 @10:04AM How Facebook Outs Sex Workers
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @01:34PM Facebook Announces $199 Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @01:52PM Virtual Zuck Fails To Connect
Monday October 09, 2017 @04:22PM Google Uncovers Russia-Bought Ads On YouTube, Gmail and Other Platforms
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:03PM Regulate Facebook Like AIM
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @05:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @11:00AM Steemit Is a Social Network That Pays You For Your Posts In Cryptocurrency
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Monday October 02, 2017 @11:22PM Facebook Says 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-linked Ads
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @06:00PM Radical Leftists Built Their Own FOSS Alternative To Reddit After It Banned Them
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Thursday September 28, 2017 @12:02AM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information