Posts Tagged by Technology

From Cursing To Murder, Facebook Opens Up About The Site’s ‘Community Standards’

For years, Facebook had “community standards” for what people can post, but only a relatively brief and general version was publicly available. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Professor Who Sold Facebook Data To Cambridge Analytica ‘Sincerely Sorry’

Aleksandr Kogan said he assumed people were aware that their data was being taken, but just didn’t care. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook’s Tracking Of Non-Users Sparks Broader Privacy Concerns

Zuckerberg told Congress that, for security reasons, Facebook collects “data of people who have not signed up for Facebook.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Some Criminals Have A ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ On Google, UK High Court Rules

A London judge says Google must scrub search results related to one man’s prior criminal conviction — but not for another man. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Uber Is Adding A Panic Button, 3 Years After Rolling One Out In India

The app company also says it will run more background checks on its drivers. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Instagram Rolls Out Focus Feature That Rivals iPhone Portrait Mode

The new feature works on some Android devices and on Apple phones back to the iPhone 6s. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook To Begin Letting Users Know If Their Data Was Harvested By Cambridge Analytica

The social media giant admitted that up to 87 million users may have been affected. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Sears, Delta Air Lines Say Customers’ Payment Info May Have Been Exposed

The incident happened on or after Sept. 26, 2017 and was found and resolved on Oct. 12. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Is Adding Privacy Wording To Its Policies And Wants Your Feedback

The company acknowledged last month that a privacy mishap had affected 50 million users. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Employees Are Outraged About — Wait For It — Their Own Online Privacy

The company’s reaction to a leaked internal memo shows a shocking lack of self-awareness. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Explosive Facebook Memo Defended Company’s Strategy, Even If It Got People Killed

“We connect people. Period. That’s why all the work we do in growth is justified,” an executive wrote in 2016. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Still Allows Discriminatory Housing Ads, Despite Pledge To Crack Down: Lawsuit

Landlords using the platform’s ad technology can exclude women and families with children from viewing rental ads, according to the complaint. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk Pulls Tesla, SpaceX Facebook Pages In Nod To #DeleteFacebook

He also deleted his personal profile. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Can You Really Protect Your Privacy On Facebook?

Why it might be time for some digital spring cleaning. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

WhatsApp Co-Founder Says People Should Delete Facebook

Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Equifax Says Another 2.4 Million Customers Hit By Data Breach In 2017

The company’s shares were down 2 percent on Thursday. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Wondering What Vero Is? Here’s A Primer.

The ad-free, privacy-oriented Instagram competitor exploded in popularity this week. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Re-Introducing The Flipside

One story. Many perspectives. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Snapchat’s Value Drops $1.3 Billion After 1 Kylie Jenner Tweet

But she’s not the only one getting snippy at Snapchat. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google Made A Small Change To Image Search, But It’s A Big Deal

The move is meant to minimize piracy. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A Boston Dynamic Robot Has Figured Out Door Levers. Sleep Tight!

Prepare to be amazed — and/or terrified. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Instagram May Start Ratting On You If You Screenshot Someone’s Story

This is Insta-tattling, plain and simple. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Winter Olympics Organizers Probe Possible Cyberattack On Opening Ceremony Day

All competitions are running as planned as officials continue to investigate a disruption of non-critical systems. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google Kicks Off Winter Olympics With Vibrant ‘Snow Games’ Doodle

Who knew dogs could ski-jump? read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Reportedly Beta-Testing ‘Dislike’ Button

Selected users now have the option to “downvote” posts. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk Says He’s Sold 10,000 Flamethrowers Through His Boring Co. Website

“World’s safest flamethrower!” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Pledges To Add More Local News To Newsfeeds

“People who know what’s happening around them are more likely to get involved and help make a difference,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

ATM Makers Issue Warning About Cyber Criminals Targeting Cash Machines

A confidential U.S. Secret Service alert sent to banks said the hackers targeted stand-alone ATMs typically located in pharmacies, big box retailers and drive-thru ATMs. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Trap Adventure 2’ Might Be The Most Infuriatingly Difficult Game Ever

If you like chucking your phone across the room, this is the game for you. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Montana Becomes First State To Set Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

“We can’t wait for folks in Washington to come to their senses,” says Montana Gov. Steve Bullock. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Watch As A Drone Saves Two Teen Swimmers From Heavy Surf In Australia

“Never before has a drone fitted with a flotation device been used to rescue swimmers like this.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

YouTube’s ‘Open Letter’ About Logan Paul Isn’t Very Open At All

YouTube didn’t address what penalties Paul might face for his controversial video showing a dead body. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Former Google Engineer Suing Company Over Perceived Discrimination Against White Men

The writer of a controversial Google memo is accusing the company of silencing conservative viewpoints. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Investors Urge Apple To Tackle ‘Growing’ Evidence Of Device Addiction In Kids

“There is no good reason why you should not address this issue proactively,” the shareholders wrote. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Apple Eyes Fix For Chip Flaw Leaving Consumers Without Secure Web Browsing

With Safari and virtually all other popular browsers not patched, hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users may not have secure means of web browsing until Apple issues its patch. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Silicon Valley’s Problematic Sex Parties On Blast In Upcoming Book

“You’re damned if you do, damned if you don’t,” one woman said of attending these secret gatherings. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

2017 Was The Year Of Hacks. 2018 Probably Won’t Be Better.

Remembering Equifax, Uber and all the other data breaches of the last year. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Spend Winter Curled Up With Your Favorite On-Sale Movies And Shows

The sale starts Dec. 29. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Bitcoin Hoax

We should hardly be surprised that Bitcoin is on a wild speculative ride—that’s the essence of privatized credit creation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Apple Confirms It Slows Down Old iPhones As Their Batteries Age

But only in certain circumstances. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Is The Enemy Now

The tech giant has proven time and again that it doesn’t deserve our trust. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Genius Hack Shows How To Use Amazon Prime To Help The Homeless

A heartwarming video perfectly captures the spirit of the season. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Being A Facebook Wallflower Isn’t Good For You, The Social Site Says

That’s why everyone has to start posting, the company argues in a blog post. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

What The End Of Net Neutrality Means For Native Communities

The divide just got a LOT bigger. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Worker Says Colleague Faked Out Her iPhone X’s Facial Recognition ID

It could also be cheeky passcode training, an Apple spokesman says. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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