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

Written 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

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

Written 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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As Feds Launch Probe, Users Discover ‘Horrifying’ Reach of Facebook’s Data Mining

Written by on March 27, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
As Feds Launch Probe, Users Discover ‘Horrifying’ Reach of Facebook’s Data Mining

After a New Zealand man named Dylan McKay called attention in a viral tweet last week to the alarming fact that Facebook had collected his “entire call history” with his partner’s mother and “metadata about every text message [he’s] ever received or sent,” other Facebook users began downloading their archive of personal data the social media giant had stored and discovered that McKay’s experience was hardly anomalous.

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