Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

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Wednesday December 13, 2017 @11:01AM Russia-Linked Accounts Were Active on Facebook Ahead of Brexit
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:29PM Instagram Will Now Let You Follow Hashtags In Your Main Feed
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @12:19PM We've Toned Down the 'Destroying Society' Shtick, Facebook Insists
Monday December 11, 2017 @02:05PM LinkedIn Bro Poetry Pretty Much Sums Up 2017
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:53AM Former Facebook Exec Says Social Media is Ripping Apart Society
Friday December 08, 2017 @10:18PM Patreon Hits Donors With New Fees, Angering Creators
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:01PM Twitter Says It Accidentally Banned A Bunch Of Accounts
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:27PM EU Urges Internet Companies To Do More To Remove Extremist Content
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @03:07PM Health Secretary Hits Out at Facebook's New App, Says 'Stay Away From My Kids'
Monday December 04, 2017 @10:43AM Facebook Launches New Messenger App for Young Kids -- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:46PM Vine Co-Founder Dom Hofmann Says He's Working On 'a Follow-Up To Vine'
Thursday November 30, 2017 @03:16PM Facebook Judge Frowns on Bid To Toss Biometric Face Print Suit
Thursday November 30, 2017 @09:11AM New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don't Actually Read the Articles They Vote On
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:45PM Snapchat Is Becoming the Anti-Facebook
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:06PM Facebook's New Captcha Test: 'Upload A Clear Photo of Your Face'
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Monday November 27, 2017 @02:17PM Tumblr Is Tumbling
Saturday November 25, 2017 @12:21PM Bloomberg Op-Ed: The Internet 'Already Lost Its Neutrality'
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:04PM Facebook To Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @09:45AM Facebook Still Lets Housing Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Monday November 20, 2017 @08:14AM We Can't Trust Facebook To Regulate Itself, Says Former Operations Manager
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @07:50PM Twitter Bans, Removes Verified Status of White Supremacists
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @03:44PM Thirty Countries Use 'Armies of Opinion Shapers' To Manipulate Democracy
Thursday November 09, 2017 @11:30AM Sean Parker Unloads on Facebook 'Exploiting' Human Psychology
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @04:29PM Twitter Officially Expands Its Character Count To 280 Starting Today
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @01:25PM Facebook To Fight Revenge Porn by Letting Potential Victims Upload Nudes in Advance
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @11:35AM How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Exploit Let Two Pranksters Post 30,000-Character Tweet
Saturday November 04, 2017 @11:15AM 9.6% of Facebook's Users 'May Be Fakes'
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:56AM Twitter Employee Blamed For Deleting President Donald Trump's Account
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @01:51PM Facebook, Twitter and Google Berated by Senators on Russia
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:25PM Vendor Tracks LinkedIn Profile Changes To Alert Client Employers
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Sunday October 29, 2017 @01:45AM TechCrunch Argues Social Media News Feeds 'Need to Die'
Friday October 27, 2017 @12:33PM Facebook Exec: 'Just Not True' That We Listen To Your Phone's Mic
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:48PM Reddit Conducts Wide-Ranging Purge of Offensive Subreddits
Thursday October 26, 2017 @03:22PM Twitter Says It Overstated Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:01PM Justice Department Demands Five Twitter Users' Personal Info Over an Emoji
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:28PM Snapchat Reportedly Stuck With 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Unsold Spectacles
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:06PM Facebook Tests Removing Publishers From News Feed -- Unless They Pay
Sunday October 22, 2017 @04:41PM Silicon Valley 'Divided Society and Made Everyone Raging Mad', Argues Newsweek
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:52PM Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:36AM Facebook Security Chief Says Its Corporate Network Is Run 'Like a College Campus'
Sunday October 15, 2017 @10:08AM Elon Musk Teases Reddit With Bad Answers About BFR Rocket
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:10AM Google Bombs Are Our New Normal
Friday October 13, 2017 @08:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Thursday October 12, 2017 @09:04AM How Facebook Outs Sex Workers
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @12:34PM Facebook Announces $199 Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @12:52PM Virtual Zuck Fails To Connect
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:22PM Google Uncovers Russia-Bought Ads On YouTube, Gmail and Other Platforms
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:03PM Regulate Facebook Like AIM
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @10:00AM Steemit Is a Social Network That Pays You For Your Posts In Cryptocurrency
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Monday October 02, 2017 @10:22PM Facebook Says 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-linked Ads
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:00PM Radical Leftists Built Their Own FOSS Alternative To Reddit After It Banned Them
Friday September 29, 2017 @03:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @11:02PM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:59PM Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Trump Bias Claims
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:35AM Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:04AM Twitter Tests Doubling Character Limit For Tweets To 280
Monday September 25, 2017 @06:16PM Russia Reportedly Bought Thousands of Facebook Ads Sought To Stress Racial Divisions
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:29PM Instagram Now Has 800 Million Monthly, 500 Million Daily Active Users
Monday September 25, 2017 @10:05AM Microsoft Connects LinkedIn and Office 365 Via Profile Cards, Starting To Capitalize on $26B Deal
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:49PM Facebook Will Share Copies of Political Ads Purchased by Russian Sources With the US Congress
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:37PM Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Saturday September 16, 2017 @02:18PM New Book Argues Silicon Valley Will Lead Us to Our Doom
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:18PM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @09:00PM More Millennials Would Give Up Voting Than Texting
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:13PM PewDiePie Is Inexcusable But DMCA Takedowns Are Not the Way To Fight Him
Friday September 15, 2017 @12:58PM Social Media Site Gab Sues Google For Antitrust Violations Following Ban From Play Store
Thursday September 14, 2017 @07:17PM Facebook Enabled Advertisers To Reach 'Jew Haters'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:04PM Spain Fines Facebook Over Tracking Users Without Consent
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @11:42AM The Fake News Machine: Inside a Town Gearing Up for 2020
Monday September 11, 2017 @09:50AM Why RSS Still Beats Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:56PM Neural Networks Can Auto-Generate Reviews That Fool Humans
Saturday September 09, 2017 @10:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:20PM Why It's So Hard To Trust Facebook
Friday September 08, 2017 @11:19AM Fake Facebook 'Like' Networks Exploited Code Flaw To Create Millions of Bogus 'Likes'
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:12PM Facebook Finds a New Service To Copy: Tinder
Thursday September 07, 2017 @03:40PM 67% of Americans Use Social Media To Get Some of their News
Thursday September 07, 2017 @03:38PM VR Company Upload Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook Sold Ads To Russian-Linked Accounts During Election
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:02PM Facebook Essentially Has Been Telling Advertisers It Can Reach More People Than Actually Exist, Analyst Finds
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:36PM Over 28 Million Records Stolen In Breach of Latin American Social Network Taringa
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @02:29PM Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights
Monday September 04, 2017 @12:09PM Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues
Sunday September 03, 2017 @01:01AM Some Instagram Employees Sell Verification For Thousands of Dollars
Saturday September 02, 2017 @11:17AM Reddit's Main Code Is No Longer Open Source
Friday September 01, 2017 @10:41AM Facebook Has Mapped the Entire Human Population of Earth
Thursday August 31, 2017 @09:39AM Instagram Hack Targets Celebrities
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:00AM Facebook To Open New Office in Kendall Square, Adding Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @08:14PM The IRS Decides Who To Audit By Data Mining Social Media
Monday August 28, 2017 @03:07PM The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Shows It's Impossible to Stop Social Media Streaming of Big Events
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Sunday August 27, 2017 @08:28PM China Orders Internet Comments Linked To Real Identities
Sunday August 27, 2017 @01:33PM People Are Complete Suckers For Online Reviews
Friday August 25, 2017 @11:08AM Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How
Thursday August 24, 2017 @02:17PM These Are the 10 Most Popular Mobile Apps in America
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:29PM Elon Musk Posts First Photo of SpaceX's New Spacesuit
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:25PM Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Add Subscriptions For News Stories
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:22PM Medium Will Now Pay Writers Based On How Many 'Claps' They Get
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:31PM Video Is Coming To Reddit
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:49PM Facebook Downranks Video Clickbait and Fake Play Buttons
Thursday August 17, 2017 @08:46AM Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook
Monday August 14, 2017 @05:39PM Judge Says LinkedIn Cannot Block Startup From Public Profile Data
Monday August 14, 2017 @04:34PM Trump Can Block People On Twitter If He Wants, Administration Says
Thursday August 10, 2017 @11:08AM Facebook Launches Watch Tab For Video Shows, Uses TV's 75-Year-Old Marketing Pitch
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:53PM Facebook Is Cracking Down On Deceptive Ads For Porn, Diet Pills
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:22PM FBI Tracked 'Fake News' Believed To Be From Russia On Election Day
Thursday August 03, 2017 @03:12PM Facebook Fights Fake News With Links To Other Angles
Monday July 31, 2017 @03:26PM Iranians Use 'Cute Photographer' Profile To Hack Targets In Middle East
Friday July 28, 2017 @09:43PM As If Facebook Wasn't Creepy Enough, Now They Can Watch You, Too
Thursday July 27, 2017 @02:21PM Twitter Added Zero New Users Last Quarter Despite Trump Tweets
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @10:02AM It Looks Like Facebook Is Also Building a Smart Speaker With Touch Screen
Sunday July 23, 2017 @05:51PM Company Gets 45,000 Bad Facebook Reviews After Teenaged Hacker's Unjust Arrest
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @03:26PM Facebook Is Looking Into Allowing Paywall For Selected Media Stories
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @03:25PM Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Thursday July 13, 2017 @10:57AM Europe Says Employers Must Warn Job Applicants Before Checking Them Out on Social Media
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @02:25PM Mark Zuckerberg Hits the Road To Meet Regular Folks -- With a Few Conditions
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @06:05PM Students Are Better Off Without a Laptop In the Classroom
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:51PM 41 Percent of Adults In the US Have Been Harassed Online, Says Pew Study
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @03:07PM EFF's Latest Privacy Report Criticizes Amazon and WhatsApp Over Policies That 'Fall Short'
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @03:04PM Twitter Users Blocked By Trump Sue, Claim @realDonaldTrump Is Public Forum
Monday July 10, 2017 @03:50PM Russians Now Need a Passport To Watch Pornhub
Saturday July 08, 2017 @03:16PM Nest Founder 'Wakes Up In Cold Sweats' Fearing The Impact Of Mobile Technology
Monday July 03, 2017 @02:57PM Germany's Federal Cartel Office Claims Facebook 'Extorts' Personal Data From Users
Sunday July 02, 2017 @01:19PM Seeking YouTube Fame, A Teenager Kills Her Boyfriend
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:05AM Germany Approves Plans To Fine Social Media Firms Up To $57M
Friday June 30, 2017 @06:50AM Facebook Inches Closer To Its Goal of Beaming Internet to World's Remotest Places
Thursday June 29, 2017 @07:38AM Facebook May Finally Have To Compromise Its User Experience In Order To Keep Growing
Thursday June 29, 2017 @07:22AM Twitter Detects Riots Faster Than Police, Study Says
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @03:06PM Facebook's Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @09:36AM The Guardian Backtracks On WhatsApp 'Backdoor' Report
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @01:33PM Facebook Crosses 2 Billion Monthly Users
Monday June 26, 2017 @02:58PM Social Media Giants Step Up Joint Fight Against Extremist Content
Saturday June 24, 2017 @06:02PM Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.
Friday June 23, 2017 @05:31PM The People GoFundMe Leaves Behind
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:42AM Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, not Engaged Argument
Thursday June 22, 2017 @12:54PM Facebook Has a New Mission: Bring the World Closer Together
Monday June 19, 2017 @10:13PM Time Warner Will Spend $100 Million On Snapchat Original Shows, Ads
Monday June 19, 2017 @02:54PM Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can't Be Barred From Social Media
Friday June 16, 2017 @12:47PM Facebook Exposes Employee Data To Terrorists
Monday June 12, 2017 @05:38PM Man Sentenced to Death For Blasphemous Facebook Comments In Pakistan
Monday June 12, 2017 @02:49PM 'COVFEFE Act' Would Make Social Media a Presidential Record
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @07:07PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:54PM The Public Is Growing Tired of Trump's Tweets, Says Voter Survey
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:36PM Facebook Unveils New Tools To Help Elected Officials Reach Constituents
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:14PM Airbnb Announces Its Plan To House 100,000 People In Need
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:07PM Russian Malware Communicates Using Britney Spears's Instagram Account
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @02:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Monday June 05, 2017 @01:00AM Can Twitter Survive By Becoming A User-Owned Co-Op?
Saturday June 03, 2017 @01:57PM Twitter Isn't Removing Enough Hate Speech, Complains The EU
Friday June 02, 2017 @09:52PM Pioneering Link-Sharing Site Del.icio.us Shuts Down
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Thursday June 01, 2017 @02:49AM Hillary Clinton Rips 'Bankrupt' DNC Data Operation
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:41PM Man Fined $4,000 For 'Liking' Defamatory Posts on Facebook
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:02PM Parents Have No Right To Dead Child's Facebook Account, German Court Rules
Sunday May 28, 2017 @06:13PM Leaked 'Standing Rock' Documents Reveal Invasive Counterterrorism Measures
Friday May 26, 2017 @03:48AM Mark Zuckerberg Calls for Universal Basic Income in His Harvard Commencement Speech
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:19PM Facebook's Instant Articles Platform To Support Google AMP, Apple News
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:07PM Instagram Ranked Worst For Young People's Mental Health
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:47AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @08:34PM How Facebook Flouts Holocaust Denial Laws Except Where It Fears Being Sued
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:35PM Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @12:49PM Imzy, the Kinder and Gentler Reddit By Ex Employee, Is Shutting Down
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:28PM Mark Zuckerberg Is Working On a Way To Connect You To People You 'Should' Know
Monday May 22, 2017 @11:28AM Facebook Flooded With 'Sextortion' and Revenge Porn, Files Reveal
Friday May 19, 2017 @08:20PM Is Russia Conducting A Social Media War On America?
Friday May 19, 2017 @08:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @11:48AM Facebook Now Battles Clickbait On a Post-by-Post Basis
Thursday May 18, 2017 @09:10AM EU Fines Facebook $122 Million Over Misleading Information On WhatsApp Deal
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:18PM Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Is Returning to the Company
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @03:42PM European Privacy Regulators Take Coordinated Action Against Facebook
Saturday May 13, 2017 @05:26PM British PM Candidate Promises Social Media Crackdown
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:18PM Amazon Is the 2nd Most Popular App Among Teens, Says Study
Thursday May 11, 2017 @11:38AM Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Is Not Afraid of Facebook
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @03:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @10:16AM Slashdot Asks: Which Tech Giant You Can't Live Without?
Monday May 08, 2017 @10:50PM Facebook Must Delete Hate Postings Worldwide, Rules Austrian Court
Monday May 08, 2017 @08:36AM Facebook Takes Out Full-page Newspaper Ads To Help UK Citizens Detect Fake New
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:26PM Social Media Giants Sued For Helping ISIS
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:02PM US To Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:35PM WhatsApp Users Are Reporting Outages Worldwide
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @12:38PM Facebook Hiring 3,000 To Monitor Videos After Murders, Violence Shown Live
Monday May 01, 2017 @02:17PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Insecure Teens, Says Report
Sunday April 30, 2017 @01:49PM Massive Tinder Photo Scrape Has Users Upset