Google and Facebook are already being accused of violating GDPR laws

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Android Police – Android news, reviews, apps, games, phones, tablets The new GDPR rules have barely been in effect … Continue reading Google and Facebook are already being accused of violating GDPR laws

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Millions more Facebook users’ data was left open for anyone to access

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review New Scientist reports that 3.1 million users of a quiz app called myPersonality had … Continue reading Millions more Facebook users’ data was left open for anyone to access

Facebook suspends around 200 apps in data misuse investigation

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to CNET Facebook has suspended around 200 apps as part of its investigation into whether companies misused personal user data … Continue reading Facebook suspends around 200 apps in data misuse investigation

Facebook opens A.I. research labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Digital Trends Facebook has announced that it is opening two new artificial intelligence research labs in Pittsburgh and Seattle. … Continue reading Facebook opens A.I. research labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh

How to Remove Third-Party Accounts Like Facebook From Your Mac

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors With the release of iOS 11, Apple nixed its built-in integration with Twitter, Facebook, … Continue reading How to Remove Third-Party Accounts Like Facebook From Your Mac

Facebook, Twitter, and Google Would Like to Be the Gatekeepers of Democracy Without the Responsibility

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Gizmodo Top brass from Facebook, Twitter, and Google stopped by Stanford Law School Thursday to participate in a conversation … Continue reading Facebook, Twitter, and Google Would Like to Be the Gatekeepers of Democracy Without the Responsibility

[Update: Rolling out to more users] Facebook testing a downvote button, claims it is not a dislike button

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Android Police – Android news, reviews, apps, games, phones, tablets Sometimes, the best thing you can do is stay … Continue reading [Update: Rolling out to more users] Facebook testing a downvote button, claims it is not a dislike button

Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to … Continue reading Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers

How to find out if Cambridge Analytica stole your Facebook data

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Mashable Did Cambridge Analytica steal your Facebook data? You’ll finally be getting an answer to the question that’s been … Continue reading How to find out if Cambridge Analytica stole your Facebook data

Facebook will soon allow users to permanently delete messages, after executives were caught doing it

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Android Police – Android news, reviews, apps, games, phones, tablets     Facebook continues to run into trouble regarding … Continue reading Facebook will soon allow users to permanently delete messages, after executives were caught doing it

Designers Just Fixed Facebook. Your Move, Zuckerberg

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Co.Design Facebook has already announced some new policies and updates, but the response from Zuckerberg has run along the … Continue reading Designers Just Fixed Facebook. Your Move, Zuckerberg

Camera lost at sea for two years reunited with its owner after Facebook post

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I take a social media break once a year — and I feel so much better (TWTR, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, SNAP)

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Tech Insider   I don’t post or read social media in the month of December. I’ve been taking this … Continue reading I take a social media break once a year — and I feel so much better (TWTR, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, SNAP)

Facebook’s tracking of non-users ruled illegal again

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to TechCrunch Another blow for Facebook in Europe: Judges in Belgium have once again ruled the company broke privacy laws by … Continue reading Facebook’s tracking of non-users ruled illegal again

Facebook feed change sacrifices time spent and news outlets for “well-being”

Your daily selection of the hottest trending gaming news!   According to TechCrunch Facebook is making a huge change to its News Feed algorithm to prioritize friends and posts that … Continue reading Facebook feed change sacrifices time spent and news outlets for “well-being”

Facebook is clamping down on posts that shamelessly beg for your engagement

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to TechCrunch A lot of crap gets shared on Facebook, but coming soon the volume may be a little less … Continue reading Facebook is clamping down on posts that shamelessly beg for your engagement

Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to The Verge Another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil … Continue reading Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society

Facebook “Messenger Kids” lets under-13s chat with whom parents approve

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to TechCrunch For the first time, Facebook is opening up to children under age 13 with a privacy-focused app designed … Continue reading Facebook “Messenger Kids” lets under-13s chat with whom parents approve

Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they’re reported

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to TechCrunch This is software to save lives. Facebook’s new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts for patterns … Continue reading Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they’re reported

Facebook denies eavesdropping on you through your phone’s mic to target ads

So giving Facebook the benefit of the doubt here, where are these ads coming from if we haven’t searched for these topics, looked up related pages on Facebook or chatted about them in Messenger?

If data is the new oil, are tech companies robbing us blind?

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to Digital Trends Why it matters to you Could a radical way of rethinking data ownership provide a new payment system … Continue reading If data is the new oil, are tech companies robbing us blind?

How to post GIFs on Instagram

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to Digital Trends Animated GIFs are a great source of amusement — not to mention, a big business opportunity. It’s entertaining … Continue reading How to post GIFs on Instagram

How to bring Harry Potter magic to your Facebook account

Quickly, Potterheads, to Facebook! Wanna feel old? The first Harry Potter book was released 20 years ago today. Don’t let that bum you out, though. In celebration of this anniversary, … Continue reading How to bring Harry Potter magic to your Facebook account

Brain-Hacking Tech Gets Real: 5 Companies Leading the Charge

There’s been a lot of hype coming out of Silicon Valley in recent months about technology that can meld the human brain with machines. But how will this tech help … Continue reading Brain-Hacking Tech Gets Real: 5 Companies Leading the Charge

Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Leading eSports company ESL has signed a deal that will see it bring exclusive content to Facebook.   The partnership highlights Facebook’s growing interest in the competitive gaming space, with the … Continue reading Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Facebook creeping is no longer totally anonymous

Facebook creeping is no longer totally anonymous Image: Vicky Leta/Mashable By Damon Beres2017-04-02 05:26:43 UTC Facebook’s new “Stories” update is here, and it ruins the best part about the entire … Continue reading Facebook creeping is no longer totally anonymous

Facebook changes feed to promote posts that aren’t fake, sensational, or spam.

Facebook is prioritizing “authentic” content in News Feed with a ranking algorithm changethat detects and promotes content “that people consider genuine, and not misleading, sensational, or spammy.” It’s also giving … Continue reading Facebook changes feed to promote posts that aren’t fake, sensational, or spam.