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
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European lawmakers told Mark Zuckerberg they could regulate — or break up — Facebook – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/05/22/zuckerberg-european-parliament-facebook-testimony/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.da7dec2dfcd2Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is set to field tough questions Tuesday from European policymakers who are investigating the social network’s recent privacy mishaps.
What an excruciatingly miniscule amount of effort for the largest social media platform. But then again, not all members of this community are human beings. Followers you say? Technically they’re bots. Just like their master! Clearly he’s not human. </donvy>
Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake Newshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/fast-tech/facebook-will-suppress-certain-news-sites-weed-fake-news/70562/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=05042018&utm_term=NewsletterDuring a speech this week at Menlo Park, California’s Rosewood Sand Hill hotel, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced to an audience of high-ranking media executives that his company’s platform has begun ranking news organizations and their pages based on “trustworthiness,” in what appears to be the social media-giant’s next foray into combating so-called “fake news.”
Facebook’s New Download Tool: Better, But Still Incomplete – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/facebooks-new-download-tool-better-but-still-incomplete-1525112291In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Mark Zuckerberg’s Capitol Hill testimony, Facebook has made it easier for users to receive a copy of things they have posted and interacted with on the social network. In other words, all the mysteries that weren’t answered when CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent about 10 hours testifying on Capitol Hill still aren’t answered here.
Zuckerberg certainly convinced me – to log off Facebook for good, that is | Emma Brockes | Opinion | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/12/mark-zuckerberg-log-off-facebook-congress?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=271200&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2I felt little more than distaste for the tech mogul. Then I saw him before Congress, writes Guardian columnist Emma Brockes, and the effect was immediate
6 things to know about your Facebook account – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/things-to-know-about-your-facebook-account/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756There’s a lot of confusion regarding your Facebook account and data — we try to help clear things up. To Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s credit, users do opt in to a lot of Facebook’s services, many of which share your data either directly with the company, third-party developers or advertisers. What’s done is done, but you still have control over every app’s access to your data going forward.
Facebook is now in the data-privacy spotlight. Could Google be next? – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/04/11/facebook-is-now-in-the-data-privacy-spotlight-could-google-be-next/?utm_term=.aeee8be65182The search giant gathers a lot more data on us than Mark Zuckerberg’s social network. Who let Google off the hook? The titan of search, smartphones and Web browsing makes more money off its users than Facebook does, gathers more of their data and covers parts of their lives that Facebook can only dream of, Google documents show: what websites they’ve looked at, what places they’ve visited, and many (if not all) of their searches, calendars, documents and emails.
Why Mark Zuckerberg Should Read “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/why-mark-zuckerberg-should-read-a-tree-grows-in-brooklyn?mbid=nl_Daily%20040318&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=13246144&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1380233989&spReportId=MTM4MDIzMzk4OQS2The spy story embedded in Betty Smith’s novel is a parable for businesses, like Facebook, that collect and sell other people’s information.
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have gained 37m more users’ data | UK news | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/04/facebook-cambridge-analytica-user-data-latest-more-than-thought?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=270168&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Company reveals up to 87m people – 37 million more than previously reported – may have been affected as Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for ‘a huge mistake’