Tag: Cambridge Analytica

How Facebook ‘Likes’ Predict Race, Religion And Sexual Orientation

Posted by on June 9, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
How Facebook ‘Likes’ Predict Race, Religion And Sexual Orientation

It’s true: Actions really do speak louder than words, even when you don’t want them to.

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Here’s the Kind of Information Google and Facebook Have on You

Posted by on April 19, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Here’s the Kind of Information Google and Facebook Have on You

Google and Facebook are two of the largest and clearest monopolies in the world, and between them, the harvesting of your personal information goes far beyond what most people realize was even possible.

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Google’s File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook’s — Here’s How to View It

Posted by on April 10, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Google’s File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook’s — Here’s How to View It

Curious about just how much of his data Google had, web developer Dylan Curran says he downloaded his Google data file, which is offered by the company in a hub called “My Account.” This hub was created in 2015, along with a tool called “My Activity.” The report issued is similar to the one Facebook delivers to its users upon request. Curran says his report totalled 5.5 GB, which is almost ten times larger than the one Facebook offered him. The amount and type of data in his file, Mr. Curran says, suggests Google is not only constantly tracking our online movements but may also be monitoring our physical locations.

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Not 50 Million, Not 87 Million… Facebook Admits Data From ‘Most’ of Its 2 Billion Users Compromised by ‘Malicious Actors’

Posted by on April 5, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Not 50 Million, Not 87 Million… Facebook Admits Data From ‘Most’ of Its 2 Billion Users Compromised by ‘Malicious Actors’

Buried in Facebook’s announcement that Cambridge Analytica had improperly gathered data from up to 87 million users was the stunning admission that “malicious actors” exploited the site’s search features to collection information from “most” of its 2 billion users.

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Lawsuits Pile Up As #DeleteFacebook Movement Spreads

Posted by on March 22, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Lawsuits Pile Up As #DeleteFacebook Movement Spreads

#DeleteFacebook started trending on Twitter late Tuesday as users complained about “trust issues” regarding how the company shares their personal data. It gained a notable booster when WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton tweeted that the time has come for Facebook users to delete their accounts. “Delete and forget. It’s time to care about privacy,” he tweeted.

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