Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

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Sunday October 22, 2017 @05:41PM Silicon Valley 'Divided Society and Made Everyone Raging Mad', Argues Newsweek
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:52PM Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:36AM Facebook Security Chief Says Its Corporate Network Is Run 'Like a College Campus'
Sunday October 15, 2017 @11:08AM Elon Musk Teases Reddit With Bad Answers About BFR Rocket
Friday October 13, 2017 @10:10AM Google Bombs Are Our New Normal
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Thursday October 12, 2017 @10:04AM How Facebook Outs Sex Workers
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @01:34PM Facebook Announces $199 Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @01:52PM Virtual Zuck Fails To Connect
Monday October 09, 2017 @04:22PM Google Uncovers Russia-Bought Ads On YouTube, Gmail and Other Platforms
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:03PM Regulate Facebook Like AIM
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @05:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @11:00AM Steemit Is a Social Network That Pays You For Your Posts In Cryptocurrency
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Monday October 02, 2017 @11:22PM Facebook Says 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-linked Ads
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @06:00PM Radical Leftists Built Their Own FOSS Alternative To Reddit After It Banned Them
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Thursday September 28, 2017 @12:02AM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @11:59PM Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Trump Bias Claims
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:35AM Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:04AM Twitter Tests Doubling Character Limit For Tweets To 280
Monday September 25, 2017 @07:16PM Russia Reportedly Bought Thousands of Facebook Ads Sought To Stress Racial Divisions
Monday September 25, 2017 @05:29PM Instagram Now Has 800 Million Monthly, 500 Million Daily Active Users
Monday September 25, 2017 @11:05AM Microsoft Connects LinkedIn and Office 365 Via Profile Cards, Starting To Capitalize on $26B Deal
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:49PM Facebook Will Share Copies of Political Ads Purchased by Russian Sources With the US Congress
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @05:37PM Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @05:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Saturday September 16, 2017 @03:18PM New Book Argues Silicon Valley Will Lead Us to Our Doom
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:18AM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @10:00PM More Millennials Would Give Up Voting Than Texting
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:13PM PewDiePie Is Inexcusable But DMCA Takedowns Are Not the Way To Fight Him
Friday September 15, 2017 @01:58PM Social Media Site Gab Sues Google For Antitrust Violations Following Ban From Play Store
Thursday September 14, 2017 @08:17PM Facebook Enabled Advertisers To Reach 'Jew Haters'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:04PM Spain Fines Facebook Over Tracking Users Without Consent
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @12:42PM The Fake News Machine: Inside a Town Gearing Up for 2020
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:50AM Why RSS Still Beats Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News
Saturday September 09, 2017 @09:56PM Neural Networks Can Auto-Generate Reviews That Fool Humans
Saturday September 09, 2017 @11:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:20PM Why It's So Hard To Trust Facebook
Friday September 08, 2017 @12:19PM Fake Facebook 'Like' Networks Exploited Code Flaw To Create Millions of Bogus 'Likes'
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:12PM Facebook Finds a New Service To Copy: Tinder
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:40PM 67% of Americans Use Social Media To Get Some of their News
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:38PM VR Company Upload Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:19PM Facebook Sold Ads To Russian-Linked Accounts During Election
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:02PM Facebook Essentially Has Been Telling Advertisers It Can Reach More People Than Actually Exist, Analyst Finds
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:36PM Over 28 Million Records Stolen In Breach of Latin American Social Network Taringa
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:29PM Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights
Monday September 04, 2017 @01:09PM Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues
Sunday September 03, 2017 @02:01AM Some Instagram Employees Sell Verification For Thousands of Dollars
Saturday September 02, 2017 @12:17PM Reddit's Main Code Is No Longer Open Source
Friday September 01, 2017 @11:41AM Facebook Has Mapped the Entire Human Population of Earth
Thursday August 31, 2017 @10:39AM Instagram Hack Targets Celebrities
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @11:00AM Facebook To Open New Office in Kendall Square, Adding Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @09:14PM The IRS Decides Who To Audit By Data Mining Social Media
Monday August 28, 2017 @04:07PM The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Shows It's Impossible to Stop Social Media Streaming of Big Events
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Sunday August 27, 2017 @09:28PM China Orders Internet Comments Linked To Real Identities
Sunday August 27, 2017 @02:33PM People Are Complete Suckers For Online Reviews
Friday August 25, 2017 @12:08PM Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How
Thursday August 24, 2017 @03:17PM These Are the 10 Most Popular Mobile Apps in America
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:29PM Elon Musk Posts First Photo of SpaceX's New Spacesuit
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:25PM Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Add Subscriptions For News Stories
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:22PM Medium Will Now Pay Writers Based On How Many 'Claps' They Get
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:31PM Video Is Coming To Reddit
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:49PM Facebook Downranks Video Clickbait and Fake Play Buttons
Thursday August 17, 2017 @09:46AM Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook
Monday August 14, 2017 @06:39PM Judge Says LinkedIn Cannot Block Startup From Public Profile Data
Monday August 14, 2017 @05:34PM Trump Can Block People On Twitter If He Wants, Administration Says
Thursday August 10, 2017 @12:08PM Facebook Launches Watch Tab For Video Shows, Uses TV's 75-Year-Old Marketing Pitch
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @05:53PM Facebook Is Cracking Down On Deceptive Ads For Porn, Diet Pills
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:22PM FBI Tracked 'Fake News' Believed To Be From Russia On Election Day
Thursday August 03, 2017 @04:12PM Facebook Fights Fake News With Links To Other Angles
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:26PM Iranians Use 'Cute Photographer' Profile To Hack Targets In Middle East
Friday July 28, 2017 @10:43PM As If Facebook Wasn't Creepy Enough, Now They Can Watch You, Too
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:21PM Twitter Added Zero New Users Last Quarter Despite Trump Tweets
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @11:02AM It Looks Like Facebook Is Also Building a Smart Speaker With Touch Screen
Sunday July 23, 2017 @06:51PM Company Gets 45,000 Bad Facebook Reviews After Teenaged Hacker's Unjust Arrest
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:26PM Facebook Is Looking Into Allowing Paywall For Selected Media Stories
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:25PM Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Thursday July 13, 2017 @11:57AM Europe Says Employers Must Warn Job Applicants Before Checking Them Out on Social Media
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @03:25PM Mark Zuckerberg Hits the Road To Meet Regular Folks -- With a Few Conditions
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @07:05PM Students Are Better Off Without a Laptop In the Classroom
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @05:51PM 41 Percent of Adults In the US Have Been Harassed Online, Says Pew Study
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:07PM EFF's Latest Privacy Report Criticizes Amazon and WhatsApp Over Policies That 'Fall Short'
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:04PM Twitter Users Blocked By Trump Sue, Claim @realDonaldTrump Is Public Forum
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:50PM Russians Now Need a Passport To Watch Pornhub
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:16PM Nest Founder 'Wakes Up In Cold Sweats' Fearing The Impact Of Mobile Technology
Monday July 03, 2017 @03:57PM Germany's Federal Cartel Office Claims Facebook 'Extorts' Personal Data From Users
Sunday July 02, 2017 @02:19PM Seeking YouTube Fame, A Teenager Kills Her Boyfriend
Friday June 30, 2017 @08:05AM Germany Approves Plans To Fine Social Media Firms Up To $57M
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:50AM Facebook Inches Closer To Its Goal of Beaming Internet to World's Remotest Places
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:38AM Facebook May Finally Have To Compromise Its User Experience In Order To Keep Growing
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:22AM Twitter Detects Riots Faster Than Police, Study Says
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @04:06PM Facebook's Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @10:36AM The Guardian Backtracks On WhatsApp 'Backdoor' Report
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @02:33PM Facebook Crosses 2 Billion Monthly Users
Monday June 26, 2017 @03:58PM Social Media Giants Step Up Joint Fight Against Extremist Content
Saturday June 24, 2017 @07:02PM Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.
Friday June 23, 2017 @06:31PM The People GoFundMe Leaves Behind
Friday June 23, 2017 @10:42AM Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, not Engaged Argument
Thursday June 22, 2017 @01:54PM Facebook Has a New Mission: Bring the World Closer Together
Monday June 19, 2017 @11:13PM Time Warner Will Spend $100 Million On Snapchat Original Shows, Ads
Monday June 19, 2017 @03:54PM Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can't Be Barred From Social Media
Friday June 16, 2017 @01:47PM Facebook Exposes Employee Data To Terrorists
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:38PM Man Sentenced to Death For Blasphemous Facebook Comments In Pakistan
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:49PM 'COVFEFE Act' Would Make Social Media a Presidential Record
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:07PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:54PM The Public Is Growing Tired of Trump's Tweets, Says Voter Survey
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:36PM Facebook Unveils New Tools To Help Elected Officials Reach Constituents
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:14PM Airbnb Announces Its Plan To House 100,000 People In Need
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:07PM Russian Malware Communicates Using Britney Spears's Instagram Account
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Monday June 05, 2017 @02:00AM Can Twitter Survive By Becoming A User-Owned Co-Op?
Saturday June 03, 2017 @02:57PM Twitter Isn't Removing Enough Hate Speech, Complains The EU
Friday June 02, 2017 @10:52PM Pioneering Link-Sharing Site Del.icio.us Shuts Down
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:49AM Hillary Clinton Rips 'Bankrupt' DNC Data Operation
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:41PM Man Fined $4,000 For 'Liking' Defamatory Posts on Facebook
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:02PM Parents Have No Right To Dead Child's Facebook Account, German Court Rules
Sunday May 28, 2017 @07:13PM Leaked 'Standing Rock' Documents Reveal Invasive Counterterrorism Measures
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:48AM Mark Zuckerberg Calls for Universal Basic Income in His Harvard Commencement Speech
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook's Instant Articles Platform To Support Google AMP, Apple News
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:07PM Instagram Ranked Worst For Young People's Mental Health
Thursday May 25, 2017 @11:47AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @09:34PM How Facebook Flouts Holocaust Denial Laws Except Where It Fears Being Sued
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @06:35PM Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @01:49PM Imzy, the Kinder and Gentler Reddit By Ex Employee, Is Shutting Down
Monday May 22, 2017 @01:28PM Mark Zuckerberg Is Working On a Way To Connect You To People You 'Should' Know
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:28PM Facebook Flooded With 'Sextortion' and Revenge Porn, Files Reveal
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:20PM Is Russia Conducting A Social Media War On America?
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @12:48PM Facebook Now Battles Clickbait On a Post-by-Post Basis
Thursday May 18, 2017 @10:10AM EU Fines Facebook $122 Million Over Misleading Information On WhatsApp Deal
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @05:18PM Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Is Returning to the Company
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM European Privacy Regulators Take Coordinated Action Against Facebook
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:26PM British PM Candidate Promises Social Media Crackdown
Thursday May 11, 2017 @03:18PM Amazon Is the 2nd Most Popular App Among Teens, Says Study
Thursday May 11, 2017 @12:38PM Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Is Not Afraid of Facebook
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @04:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @11:16AM Slashdot Asks: Which Tech Giant You Can't Live Without?
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:50PM Facebook Must Delete Hate Postings Worldwide, Rules Austrian Court
Monday May 08, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook Takes Out Full-page Newspaper Ads To Help UK Citizens Detect Fake New
Saturday May 06, 2017 @09:26PM Social Media Giants Sued For Helping ISIS
Friday May 05, 2017 @06:02PM US To Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:35PM WhatsApp Users Are Reporting Outages Worldwide
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @01:38PM Facebook Hiring 3,000 To Monitor Videos After Murders, Violence Shown Live
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:17PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Insecure Teens, Says Report
Sunday April 30, 2017 @02:49PM Massive Tinder Photo Scrape Has Users Upset
Thursday April 27, 2017 @11:42PM Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:53PM Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:09PM Facebook Shows Related Articles and Fact Checkers Before You Open Links
Monday April 24, 2017 @02:12PM Microsoft's Nadella Banks On LinkedIn Data To Challenge Salesforce
Monday April 24, 2017 @11:29AM Some of the Biggest Economies Aren't a Big User Of Social Media
Sunday April 23, 2017 @06:38PM Is Social Media Making Us Hate Each Other?
Sunday April 23, 2017 @01:21PM Startup Still Working On 'Immortal Avatars' That Will Live Forever
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:53PM LinkedIn Apologizes For Trying To Connect Everyone In Real Life
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:10AM In The First Months of Trump Era, Facebook And Apple Spent More On Lobbying Than They Ever Have
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @09:58AM Facebook Owns Four Out of the Five Most Downloaded Apps Worldwide
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @05:06PM How Tilt Went From Hot $375 Million Startup To Fire Sale
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @02:49PM Facebook Adds a Login Shortcut To Other Android Apps
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @01:22PM Facebook Launches Augmented Reality Camera Effects Developer Platform
Sunday April 16, 2017 @12:31AM Embarrassing Ex-Employee Complaint Against Snapchat Unsealed
Friday April 14, 2017 @10:31PM Facebook Targets 30,000 Fake France Accounts Before Election
Thursday April 13, 2017 @12:09PM Instagram's Snapchat Clone Is Now More Popular Than Snapchat -- and It's Only 8 Months Old
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:41PM Twitter Allegedly Deleting Negative Tweets About United Airlines' Passenger Abuse
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @03:30PM Facebook Has Reached Its Microsoft Bing Moment -- History Shows the Results Won't Be Pretty
Monday April 10, 2017 @07:31PM McDonald's Is Now Accepting Snapchats As Job Applications
Friday April 07, 2017 @01:53PM The Trump Administration No Longer Wants Twitter To Reveal the Owner of an Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @06:49PM Facebook To Use Photo-Matching To Block Repeat 'Revenge Porn'
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:27PM Twitter Sues US Government Over Attempt To Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @11:45AM Twitter To Developers: Please Love Us Again
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @05:03PM Former Snapchat Employee Presses To Unseal Allegedly Doctored Usage Statistics
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:47AM WhatsApp To Foray Into Digital Payments With India's Controversial Aadhaar
Sunday April 02, 2017 @11:14AM Telcos Gear Up To Fight Facebook and Google Over How You Log Into Websites
Friday March 31, 2017 @04:04PM Oculus Co-Founder and Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:13PM Twitter Is Ditching the Egg
Friday March 31, 2017 @09:17AM 'Verified' Is Now a Derogatory Term on Twitter
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:52PM Twitter Will No Longer Count Usernames Against a Tweet's 140-Character Limit
Thursday March 30, 2017 @01:37PM Facebook Announces Crowdfunding Service To Back Causes Such As Medical Needs
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:47PM UW Professor: The Information War Is Real, and We're Losing It
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @01:23PM Facebook Copied Snapchat a Fourth Time, and Now All Its Apps Look the Same
Monday March 27, 2017 @07:00PM Facebook Launches 'Town Hall' For Contacting Government Reps, Adds Local Election Reminders
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @08:49PM Twitter Considers Premium Version After 11 Years As a Free Service
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:49AM Reddit To Transform Into a Social Network With New Profile Pages
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:18PM Microsoft Just Showed Off Exactly What Salesforce Was Worried About
Friday March 17, 2017 @01:53PM FBI Arrests Alleged Attacker Who Tweeted Seizure-Inducing Strobe at a Writer
Thursday March 16, 2017 @12:36PM The Last Days of Club Penguin
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:36PM Facebook Admits Flaw in Image Moderation After BBC Report
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:16PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:13PM 'We Didn't Lose Control Of Our Personal Data -- It Was Stolen From Us By People Farmers'
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:50AM ShatChat: How Facebook's Bizarre Obsession With Snapchat Is Ruining User Experience On Messenger