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In the age of Cambridge Analytica what are reasonable data norms?
TechCrunch Sameer Noorani Contributor Share on Twitter Sameer Noorani is a serial entrepreneur currently working on a stealth startup. His previous startups include: Roomvine, Hoodere and RoundOnefight. Things really escalated quickly... 2 hours
Facebook: We take 'false news' in your timeline seriously - CNET
CNET Google, LinkedIn, AirBNB and Microsoft join Facebook at a conference on abuse of online services in explaining how they use algorithms to fight fraud. 2 hours
Meet people who review Facebook's reported content
BBC 'Laura' worked as a content reviewer for Facebook. She describes some of the terrible things she saw. 4 hours
Kanye West’s love for Donald Trump dominating Twitter - CNET
CNET West makes his bromance with the president official on Twitter -- and even manages to rope in Silicon Valley. But is he really losing Twitter followers? 4 hours
facebook s quarterly earnings are a bright spot amid a sea of bad headlines Facebook’s quarterly earnings are a bright spot amid a sea of bad headlines
THE VERGE Facebook reported strong first quarter earnings today, marking a bit... 4 hours
kanye west tweetstorms tim cook meeting request says he has some ideas Kanye West tweetstorms Tim Cook meeting request, says he has ‘some ideas’
9to5Mac Kanye West recently made his triumphant return to Twitter, sharing his thoughts on politics, fashion, and much more. Now, the rapper and fashion designer... 4 hours
microsoft follows google and ditches its pistol emoji for windows Microsoft follows Google and ditches its pistol emoji for Windows
THE VERGE Google and Facebook both committed to ditching the pistol emoji earlier today, leaving Microsoft as the... 5 hours
kanye west is not in fact losing millions of followers for tweeting his love of donald trump Kanye West is not in fact losing millions of followers for tweeting his love of Donald Trump
THE VERGE If you’ve... 5 hours
reps say we have yet to receive any responses to questions from zuckerberg testimony Reps say ‘we have yet to receive any responses’ to questions from Zuckerberg testimony
THE VERGE When Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress earlier this... 5 hours
President Trump and Kanye West are now buddies on Twitter - CNET
CNET Amid a fan backlash for supporting conservative voices, West makes his bromance with the president official on Twitter -- and even manages to rope... 5 hours
Facebook warns GDPR could flatten or reduce European user count
TechCrunch Europe’s sweeping privacy law GDPR goes into effect May 25th, and Facebook is being forced to push users through new agreements to terms of service changes required to... 6 hours
Facebook sales soar despite data scandal
BBC The firm reports a near 50% revenue rise and says it is taking a broader review of its responsibilities. 6 hours
Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandal
ABC NEWS What scandal? Facebook advertisers shrug off privacy concerns 6 hours
Facebook’s Internet.org has connected almost 100M to the “Internet”
TechCrunch Facebook is getting the developing world online, even as the developed world criticizes its privacy practices. Mark Zuckerberg said today on Facebook’s Q1 2018 earnings call that “our Internet.org efforts... 6 hours
Facebook sales soar despite privacy scandal
BBC The social network reports a near 50% revenue rise and says it is taking a broader review of its responsibilities. 7 hours
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Facebook still cashing in on your data as sales surge - CNET
CNET Mark Zuckerberg’s social network is going through the biggest crisis of its existence. But it’s still making gobs of money. 7 hours
President Trump and Kanye West now buddies on Twitter - CNET
CNET Amid a fan backlash for supporting conservative voices, West makes his bromance with the president official on Twitter -- and even manages to rope in Silicon... 7 hours
Facebook turns on AV1 technology to speed up video streaming - CNET
CNET The social network takes its first steps to send video using a new technology that can cut your data use, improve quality, and deliver... 7 hours
Facebook profit soars as it shakes off data scandal
Sky News Facebook's first-quarter profit soared amid little sign that users or advertisers had defected over its failure to safeguard personal data. 7 hours
Ahead of Avengers: Infinity War, we examine Iron Man at 10 - CNET
CNET VIDEO Ten years ago, the first Iron Man film opened with an un-ironic MySpace reference. Oh, how times have changed. 7 hours
Facebook still cashing in on user data as sales surge - CNET
CNET Mark Zuckerberg’s social network is going through the biggest crisis of its existence. But it’s still making gobs of money. 7 hours
Facebook advertisers shrug off scandal
ABC NEWS What privacy scandal? Facebook advertisers shrug off concerns 7 hours
Facebook beats in Q1 and boosts daily user growth to 1.45B amidst backlash
TechCrunch Amongst massive criticism over data privacy, Facebook showed the resiliency of its advertising machine by beating Wall Street’s $11.41 billion revenue estimate... 8 hours
Facebook puts ex-FCC Chair in charge of public policy - CNET
CNET Former Republican FCC chairman Kevin Martin will take the lead on US lobbying efforts for Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, while chief... 8 hours
facebook made an ad about how bad facebook has become Facebook made an ad about how bad Facebook has become
THE VERGE VIDEO Facebook has increasingly been reckoning with the many problems its network has, and today, the company... 10 hours
Twitter is profitable again in 1Q, Wall Street not impressed
ABC NEWS Twitter has second profitable quarter with strong profit and revenue, sending shares up sharply 10 hours
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Twitter posts profit and adds 6 million users
Sky News Twitter posted its second consecutive quarterly profit as it added more users and reaped the benefit of streaming video.  12 hours
snapchat update introduces snappables a new way to play fun ar games with your friends Snapchat update introduces Snappables — a new way to play fun AR games with your friends
9to5Google Snapchat is continuing to... 12 hours
snapchat update introduces snappables a new way to play fun ar games with your friends Snapchat update introduces Snappables — a new way to play fun AR games with your friends
9to5Mac VIDEO Snapchat is continuing to... 12 hours
Twitter earnings show growth, despite bot questions - CNET
CNET The company’s user numbers and revenue tick up despite lingering concerns about harassment and fake accounts. 12 hours
Snapchat launches AR selfie games called Snappables
TechCrunch Snapchat wants to let you play its augmented reality Lenses, not just play dress-up. Today it launched Snappables — AR games that use your touch, motion, and facial expressions to compete for high scores... 12 hours
Twitter revoked API access for 142k apps covering 130M ‘low-quality’ Tweets in 1 week under new terms
TechCrunch Twitter is making good on its pledge to fight the persistent problems of spam,... 13 hours
facebook finally spells out what kinds of posts it bans Facebook finally spells out what kinds of posts it bans
CBC Facebook has revealed for the first time just what, exactly, is banned on its service in... 14 hours
facebook apps to be banned from posting to your profile in two stages Facebook apps to be banned from posting to your profile, in two stages
9to5Google Facebook continues to tighten security after the Cambridge Analytica saga.... 14 hours
Twitter axed 142k spammy apps and 130M ‘low-quality’ Tweets in 1 week of Q1
TechCrunch Twitter is making good on its pledge to fight the persistent problems of spam, bots, harassment, and misinformation that have... 15 hours
facebook apps to be banned from posting to your profile in two stages Facebook apps to be banned from posting to your profile, in two stages
9to5Mac Facebook continues to tighten security after the Cambridge Analytica saga.... 15 hours
Twitter axed 142k apps and 130M ‘low-quality’ Tweets 1 week of Q1 in its fight against spam
TechCrunch Twitter is making good on its pledge to fight the persistent problems of spam,... 15 hours
twitter boosts revenue by 21 profits up too beats wall street expectations Twitter boosts revenue by 21%, profits up too, beats Wall Street expectations
9to5Google Twitter took twelve years to finally make it into profit, but it seems the company is now on a roll. In a letter to... 15 hours
twitter boosts revenue by 21 profits up too beats wall street expectations Twitter boosts revenue by 21%, profits up too, beats Wall Street expectations
9to5Mac Twitter took twelve years to finally make it into profit, but it seems the company is now on a roll. In a letter to... 15 hours
Twitter axed 142k apps violating ToS in Q1, accounting for 130M ‘low-quality’ Tweets
TechCrunch Twitter is making good on its pledge to fight the persistent problems of spam, bots, harassment, and misinformation that have plagued the... 15 hours
twitter s user numbers are growing again Twitter’s user numbers are growing again
THE VERGE Twitter is having a surprisingly good 2018, at least from a business perspective. Not only has the company made a profit for the second... 16 hours
Google gun emoji becomes water pistol
BBC Facebook is expected to follow suit after internet giant falls into line with most other major platforms. 16 hours
Twitter beats expectations with $665M in revenue amid its turnaround hopes
TechCrunch It looks like Twitter, the oft-beleaguered social network that’s still worth more than Snap, will still hold that status for a little longer after delivering a stronger-than-expected... 16 hours
Twitter earnings show more growth, despite bot questions - CNET
CNET The company’s user numbers tick upward despite lingering concerns about harassment and fake accounts. 16 hours
Twitter is profitable again in 1st quarter, grows overseas
ABC NEWS Twitter has second profitable quarter with strong profit and revenue, sending shares up sharply 16 hours
microsoft working on windows 10 lean edition for devices with less storage Microsoft working on Windows 10 Lean edition for devices with less storage
THE VERGE Microsoft’s next version of Window 10, currently codenamed Redstone 5, will include a new “Lean edition” designed for devices with less storage space. Sources... 16 hours
wonder woman actor gal gadot tweets praise for her new huawei mate 10 from an iphone Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot tweets praise for her new Huawei Mate 10 … from an iPhone
9to5Mac Gal Gadot,... 16 hours
WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16 in Europe ahead of GDPR
TechCrunch Tech giants are busy updating their T&Cs ahead of the EU’s incoming data protection framework, GDPR. Which is why, for instance, Facebook-owned Instagram is suddenly offering... 17 hours
google and facebook adopt water gun emoji leaving microsoft holding the pistol Google and Facebook adopt water gun emoji, leaving Microsoft holding the pistol
THE VERGE Google is the latest company to ditch the pistol with a new emoji update for Android users. The switch to a bright orange and... 18 hours
xiaomi launches mi 6x with 18 9 display and snapdragon 660 Xiaomi launches Mi 6X with 18:9 display and Snapdragon 660
THE VERGE Xiaomi has announced the Mi 6X, a new phone for China. The phone sees Xiaomi start... 20 hours
how to download your user data from instagram How to download your user data from Instagram
9to5Google VIDEO Because of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes live next month, Instagram has launched a new tool that lets... 22 hours
Why Alex Jones and Eric Trump are suddenly Kanye West fans - CNET
CNET VIDEO Kanye West’s return to Twitter after nearly a year away has taken a very unexpected turn. 1 day
Gal Gadot: I didn't cheat on Huawei Mate 10 Pro with iPhone - CNET
CNET The Wonder Woman actor says an earlier tweet was all one big mistake. 1 day
Twitter's new privacy policy: Here's what we do with your data - CNET
CNET In a new policy, the social media site lays out how it uses your data. As EU regulations loom, expect more privacy... 1 day
Facebook shuffle brings a new head of US policy and chief privacy officer
TechCrunch Trying times in Menlo Park, it seems: amid assaults from all quarters largely focused on privacy, Facebook is shifting some upper management... 1 day
Looks like Google is changing Android’s gun emoji into a water gun
TechCrunch Back in 2016, Apple swapped out the graphic used for its gun emoji, replacing the realistically drawn handgun with a bright green water gun.... 1 day
as new youtube remix streaming service nears google unsurprisingly killing play music As new YouTube ‘Remix’ streaming service nears, Google unsurprisingly killing Play Music
9to5Google A tipster told us recently that Google has lately been “preparing to shut down Google Play Music,” something that I hinted at early today in... 1 day
Facebook and the perils of a personalized choice architecture
TechCrunch The recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica chaos has ignited a fire of awareness, bringing the risks of today’s data surveillance culture to the forefront of mainstream conversations. This episode and the many... 1 day
Windows 10 'Lean' is a smaller edition of Windows 10 for devices with 16GB of storage
Windows Central Windows 10 Lean is Windows 10 on a diet. Featuring a much smaller footprint, Windows 10... 1 day
pepper the robot is working at the smithsonian for free Pepper the Robot is working at the Smithsonian for free
THE VERGE SoftBank’s Pepper the humanoid robot has held a variety of odd jobs over the past few... 1 day
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cambridge researcher says canadian whistleblower in facebook data scandal was duplicitous Cambridge researcher says Canadian whistleblower in Facebook data scandal was 'duplicitous'
CBC A researcher at the centre of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the... 1 day
turns out facebook moderation sucks because its guidelines suck Turns out Facebook moderation sucks because its guidelines suck
THE VERGE Facebook has finally made its moderation guidelines officially available to the public in full and boy is this... 1 day
whatsapp says users must be 16 or older to access the app in europe WhatsApp says users must be 16 or older to access the app in Europe
THE VERGE WhatsApp is banning anyone under 16 years old... 1 day
facebook s whatsapp updates privacy policy details upcoming data download tool ahead of gdpr Facebook’s WhatsApp updates privacy policy, details upcoming data download tool ahead of GDPR
9to5Mac VIDEO WhatsApp has today shared its updated privacy policy and terms... 1 day
Cambridge Analytica: We didn't use Facebook data in Trump campaign - CNET
CNET The company says it didn't use improperly handled data on millions of Facebook users in the 2016 election because of its "effective uselessness." 1 day
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THE VERGE I have sad news for you... 1 day
instagram adds new data download tool to export pictures and user information Instagram adds new data download tool to export pictures and user information
THE VERGE Instagram has a new tool that lets users download their data from the social media photo site, reports TechCrunch. Submit your email address, and... 1 day
Kogan: “I don’t think Facebook has a developer policy that is valid”
TechCrunch A Cambridge University academic at the center of a data misuse scandal involving Facebook user data and political ad targeting faced questions from the... 1 day
Facebook shuts down custom feed sharing prompts and 12 other APIs
TechCrunch Facebook is making good on Mark Zuckerberg’s promise to prioritize user safety and data privacy over its developer platform. Today Facebook and Instagram announced a slew... 1 day
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Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal
ABC NEWS A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the suspended CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news 1 day
facebook sure has been thinking a lot about nipples Facebook sure has been thinking a lot about nipples
THE VERGE There’s a curious divide on social media about when, where, and what kind of female nipples are allowed... 1 day
Are you the new Audi Q8 SUV? - Roadshow
CNET Audi's latest teaser on Facebook is definitely an SUV, but beyond that, nothing has been confirmed. 1 day
Instagram launches “Data Download” tool to let you leave
TechCrunch Two weeks ago TechCrunch called on Instagram to build an equivalent to Facebook’s “Download Your Information feature so if you wanted to leave for another photo sharing network, you could.... 1 day
microsoft partners with discord to link xbox live profiles Microsoft partners with Discord to link Xbox Live profiles
THE VERGE Microsoft is partnering with popular gaming chat app Discord. The partnership will see Xbox Live profiles appear within... 1 day
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Facebook rules at a glance: What's banned, exactly?
ABC NEWS Facebook has revealed for the first time just what, exactly, is banned on its service in a new Community Standards document released on Tuesday 1 day
Firm at heart of Facebook data row: 'We're no villain'
Sky News Cambridge Analytica has responded furiously to coverage of the Facebook data scandal - claiming reports in the media have portrayed the firm as "some Bond villain". 1 day
Academic says suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO lied
ABC NEWS A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the suspended CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news 2 days
AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit
ABC NEWS Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, with Facebook-owned Instagram coming in No. 2 among social media... 2 days
Facebook in PR crisis mode, says academic at heart of row
BBC Dr Kogan also accused Cambridge Analytica boss Alexander Nix of fabrication. 2 days
Facebook 'unclear' over what it does with data
Sky News The researcher at the heart of the Facebook data breach scandal has accused the social network of being "unclear" about what it does with user information. 2 days
Academic says ex-Cambridge Analytica CEO lied
ABC NEWS A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news 2 days
cambridge researcher downplays his work amid facebook data harvesting Cambridge researcher downplays his work amid Facebook data harvesting
CBC A researcher at the centre of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100... 2 days
AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes
ABC NEWS AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks 2 days
appeals court blasts peta for using selfie monkey as an unwitting pawn Appeals court blasts PETA for using selfie monkey as ‘an unwitting pawn’
THE VERGE On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a copyright lawsuit brought by a selfie-taking monkey. The parties in Naruto v. Slater... 2 days
Facebook scandal app builder accuses 'duplicitous' whistleblower - CNET
CNET Watch live: UK government officials grill Aleksandr Kogan, the man who funneled Facebook users' data to Cambridge Analytica. 2 days
Twitter blocks Israeli lawmaker for wishing Palestinian shot
ABC NEWS Hard-line Israeli lawmaker mocks Twitter, says it highlighted his stance on teen Palestinian protester as 'terrorist' 2 days
Facebook scandal researcher says Cambridge Analytica boss lied - CNET
CNET Watch live: UK government officials grill Aleksandr Kogan, the man sold Facebook users' data to Cambridge Analytica. 2 days
Man who links Facebook and Cambridge Analytica faces questions - CNET
CNET Watch live: UK government officials grill Aleksandr Kogan, the man sold Facebook users' data to Cambridge Analytica. 2 days
what you can and can t do on facebook What you can (and can’t) do on Facebook
THE VERGE Last May, The Guardian published a leaked copy of Facebook’s content moderation guidelines, which describe the company’s policies for determining... 2 days
Facebook now tells you exactly why it takes down posts - CNET
CNET The social network is also expanding its appeals process around objectionable posts -- as Facebook tries to purge toxic content. 2 days
For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids
ABC NEWS For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts 2 days
Facebook publishes new guidelines on extremist content
Sky News Facebook has launched a fresh drive to root out race hate, extremism and fake news from its platform. 2 days
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Ahead of Avengers: Infinity War, we examine Iron Man at 10 - CNET
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Facebook made an ad about how bad Facebook has become
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Snapchat update introduces Snappables — a new way to play fun AR games with your friends
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Why Alex Jones and Eric Trump are suddenly Kanye West fans - CNET
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Facebook’s WhatsApp updates privacy policy, details upcoming data download tool ahead of GDPR
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How to download your user data from Instagram
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YouTube is officially a teenager today, which sounds about right
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How Elon Musk could recover rockets with balloons — just not the party kind
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Facebook, Microsoft, and other tech companies pledge to never help governments launch cyberattacks
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Snapchat Lens Studio now lets anyone create AR Face Lenses, gains integrated GIF stickers
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Congress isn't ready to regulate Facebook, but it wants to - CNET
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Facebook Stories update adds AR doodles and Instagram’s Boomerang
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This Elon Musk-approved AI documentary is mostly bluster and scare tactics
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