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German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook’s Whole Ad Business

“Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data to their Facebook user accounts,” FCO president Andreas Mundt said in a statement announcing the decision.

https://www.wired.com/story/germany-facebook-antitrust-ruling/?CNDID=49046367&CNDID=49046367&bxid=MjM5NjgxNjQ4MjY5S0&hasha=051456e5dd3dcc7e9dc3f0af5c58ce38&hashb=f25d57ca4e78eed3fd06146c3baa1f06f00d9d42&mbid=nl_020819_daily_list1_p4&source=DAILY_NEWSLETTER&utm_brand=wired&utm_mailing=WIRED%20NL%20020819%20(1)&utm_medium=email&utm_source=nlThe country’s antitrust regulator told Facebook it couldn’t demand so much data from users simply to have an account. Experts say it’s a big deal.

4 Instagram Alternatives to Share Your Photos On

4 Instagram Alternatives to Share Your Photos On - The Mac Observer

4 Instagram Alternatives to Share Your Photos On – The Mac Observerhttps://www.macobserver.com/tips/4-instagram-alternatives-share-photos/Facebook is bringing a lot of changes to Instagram, and bloating it with features. We’ve searched the App Store to tell you about some Instagram alternatives, if you’re looking for one.

Facebook bug let apps access unposted photos for millions of users

Facebook bug let apps access unposted photos for millions of usershttps://www.engadget.com/2018/12/14/facebook-privacy-bug-photos-timeline-stories-marketplace/?utm_source=spotim&utm_medium=spotim_recirculation&spotim_referrer=recirculationYou should receive a notification if you were one of the up to 6.8 million people who were affected.

There Is Literally No Excuse to Keep Using Facebook

There Is Literally No Excuse to Keep Using Facebook

There Is Literally No Excuse to Keep Using Facebookhttps://medium.com/s/story/there-is-literally-no-excuse-to-keep-using-facebook-anymore-f76eaa5573faFacebook is harming democracies around the world, including the U.S. It supports shady advertising and fake news. There are other options more concerned with safety than revenue. Let’s #QuitFacebook.

Facebook’s Security Is so Bad It’s Surprising Zuckerberg Hasn’t Deleted His Account

Facebook’s Security Is so Bad It’s Surprising Zuckerberg Hasn’t Deleted His Account

Facebook’s Security Is so Bad It’s Surprising Zuckerberg Hasn’t Deleted His Accounthttps://medium.com/@guardian/facebooks-security-is-so-bad-it-s-surprising-zuckerberg-hasn-t-deleted-his-account-2659bbd69339Facebook missed serious holes in their security system. Their incompetence warrants outrage