Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

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Friday December 09, 2016 @11:03AM Facebook Discloses New Measurement Errors, Continues To Hone Its Math
Thursday December 08, 2016 @05:46PM US Presidential Election Was Most 'Talked About' Topic In 2016, Says Facebook
Monday December 05, 2016 @08:58PM Facebook Begins Asking Users To Rate Articles' Use of 'Misleading Language'
Monday December 05, 2016 @12:51AM EU Threatens Twitter And Facebook With Possible 'Hate Speech' Laws
Saturday December 03, 2016 @07:50PM Are We Seeing Propaganda About Russian Propaganda?
Saturday December 03, 2016 @03:34PM UK Health Secretary Urges Social Media Companies To Block Cyberbullying And Underaged Sexting
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:21PM Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump
Friday December 02, 2016 @10:08AM Facebook Knows What You're Streaming
Thursday December 01, 2016 @02:25PM Facebook Developing AI To Flag Offensive Live Videos
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @05:05PM Facebook Is Bringing Games Like Pac-Man, Space Invaders To Messenger and Your News Feed
Monday November 28, 2016 @08:10PM CNN Acquires Social-Video Startup Beme, Co-Founded By YouTube Star Casey Neistat
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Sunday November 27, 2016 @08:49PM Newest Skype For Linux Enables SMS Text Messages From The Desktop
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:46AM Crowdsourced Volunteers Search For Solutions To Fake News
Saturday November 26, 2016 @01:33PM Delete Yourself From Many Internet Sites By Pressing This Button
Saturday November 26, 2016 @12:06PM False Porn-on-CNN Report Shows How Quickly Fake News Spreads
Thursday November 24, 2016 @02:45PM Microsoft Set To Win EU Approval for LinkedIn Buy
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:39PM Facebook Said To Create Censorship Tool To Get Back Into China
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @02:20PM Facebook's Latest Experiment: Helping You Find Free Wi-Fi Hotspots
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @08:42AM Facebook's Solar-Powered Drone Under Investigation After 'Accident'
Monday November 21, 2016 @03:24PM Instagram Launches Disappearing Live Video and Messages
Monday November 21, 2016 @12:55PM China Says Terrorism, Fake News Impel Greater Global Internet Curbs
Monday November 21, 2016 @11:26AM 'Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.'
Monday November 21, 2016 @12:56AM EFF Report Finds 74% Of Censorship News Stories Are About Facebook
Sunday November 20, 2016 @02:31PM Spammers Compromised Popular Twitter Accounts Including Viacom And Microsoft Xbox
Sunday November 20, 2016 @12:52AM Snopes.com Editor on Fake News: Social Media Is Not the Problem
Saturday November 19, 2016 @01:47PM Mark Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Will Fight Fake News -- Next To An Ad With Fake News
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:56PM LinkedIn-Russia: US Says Concerned Over Decision to Block Professional Networking Site
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:34PM German Minister: Facebook Should Be Treated Like a Media Company Rather Than a Technology Platform
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:20AM Facebook Stops Collecting WhatsApp User Data in Europe After Government Pressure
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:11AM LinkedIn Blocked By Russian Government
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:42PM Facebook Users Interacted Most With Articles From Fox News, CNN and Breitbart In Month Leading Up To Nov 10
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @11:50AM Twitter Suspends American Far-Right Activists' Accounts
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @09:32AM Facebook Finds More Ad-Metric Errors, Vows Clarity About Fixes
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @05:33PM Cybersecurity CEO Gets Fired After Threatening To Kill Trump On Facebook
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @11:24AM The FBI Got Its Hands on Data That Twitter Wouldn't Give the CIA
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:32AM WhatsApp, Used By Over One Billion People, Gets Video Calling Feature
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:22AM Twitter Says It's Cracking Down on Hate Speech
Monday November 14, 2016 @04:19PM Facebook Disputes Gizmodo Report, Says It Never Built and Withheld Any News Feed Changes Based on Their Political Impact
Monday November 14, 2016 @03:56PM Google Surfaces Fake News About Election Results
Monday November 14, 2016 @02:53PM Internet Freedom Wanes As Governments Target Messaging, Social Apps
Monday November 14, 2016 @12:58PM Facebook's Fight Against Fake News Was Undercut by Fear of Conservative Backlash
Sunday November 13, 2016 @04:46PM Hack Exposes 412 Million Accounts on AdultFriendFinder Sites
Saturday November 12, 2016 @10:38PM Microsoft Survey Shows Negative Online Interactions Affect People In Real Life
Friday November 11, 2016 @06:36PM Facebook Bug Tells Users They Are Dead
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:54AM Mark Zuckerberg Says Fake News on Facebook Affecting the Election Is a 'Crazy Idea'
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:29AM Facebook To Stop Ads that Target, Exclude Races
Thursday November 10, 2016 @03:52PM Instagram Brings Mentions, Links, and Boomerang To Stories
Thursday November 10, 2016 @12:47PM Facebook on its Fake News Problem: 'There's So Much More We Need To Do'
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @02:46PM Ask Slashdot: Should Web Browsers Have 'Fact Checking' Capability Built-In?
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @09:59AM Facebook Puts Deep Learning in the Palm of Your Hand
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @09:44AM Twitter May Save Vine by Selling it
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @08:54AM US President Barack Obama Criticizes Facebook of Spreading Fake Stories
Monday November 07, 2016 @05:35PM Facebook Users Sue Over Alleged Racial Discrimination In Housing, Job Ads
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:08PM Teenagers In Macedonia Launch Fake Pro-Trump Sites To Earn Money
Friday November 04, 2016 @05:45PM Turkey Doubles Down On Censorship With Block On VPNs, Tor
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:31PM Munich Court To Try Facebook's Zuckerberg For Inciting Hatred
Friday November 04, 2016 @09:20AM Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook
Thursday November 03, 2016 @05:18PM Judge Refuses To Block New York 'Ballot Selfie' Law
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @04:29PM Facebook Deletes Music Piracy Groups Following Complaints
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @11:17AM UK Auto Insurer Will Use Facebook Data To Set Premium
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:05PM Instagram's New Shoppable Photos Are a Glimpse At Its E-Commerce Future
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:20AM Facebook Needs To Protect Human Rights Issue, Civil Groups Say
Monday October 31, 2016 @07:29PM People Who Use Facebook Live Longer, Study Finds
Sunday October 30, 2016 @04:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:35PM Lawsuit Seeks To Block New York Ban On 'Ballot Selfies'
Thursday October 27, 2016 @09:12AM Twitter Is Cutting 9% of Its Global Workforce
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @01:04AM Latest WikiLeaks Reveal Suggests Facebook Is Too Close For Comfort With Clinton
Monday October 24, 2016 @08:34PM Twitter Plans To Cut About 300 Jobs As Soon As This Week: Bloomberg
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:34PM Facebook Employees Tried To Remove Trump Posts As Hate Speech
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:53AM Steve Ballmer Says Microsoft Tried To Buy Facebook For $24 Billion
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:10PM Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
Thursday October 20, 2016 @10:47PM Facebook Bans Animated Breast Cancer Awareness Video Showing Circle-Shaped Breasts
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @06:18PM Hillary Clinton's Campaign Creates Way To Make Money From Donald Trump's Tweets
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @03:38PM Mark Zuckerberg Defends Peter Thiel's Trump Ties In Internal Memo
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:54PM Tomorrow's Wars Will Be Livestreamed
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:20PM Ethiopia's State of Emergency Makes Posting To Facebook a Crime
Monday October 17, 2016 @01:53AM More Performers Are Demanding Audiences Lock Up Their Phones
Thursday October 13, 2016 @06:33PM Facebook Now Lets You Use Google Cast or AirPlay To Stream Video On Your TV
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @02:23PM The Washington Post Tracked Facebook's Trending Topics For 3 Weeks, Found 5 Fake Stories and 3 Inaccurate Articles
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @11:44AM Google Research Promotes Equality In Machine Learning, Doesn't Mention Age
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:53PM Facebook Launches 'Workplace' So You Can Use Facebook At Work For Work
Sunday October 09, 2016 @01:22PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Friday October 07, 2016 @05:13PM CIA 'Siren Servers' Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:05PM Facebook Wins 'Big Brother' Award in Belgium After Being Declared Worst Privacy Villain
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:48AM Facebook Says a 'Technical Issue' Caused Drugs, Animals and Other Illegal Listings To Flood Its New Craigslist Competitor
Saturday October 01, 2016 @12:49AM Yahoo Insiders Believe Hackers Could Have Stolen Over 1 Billion Accounts
Friday September 30, 2016 @05:17PM Facebook 'Messenger Day' Is the Chat App's New Snapchat Stories Clone
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:50AM Saudi Arabian Teen Arrested For Online Videos With American Blogger
Thursday September 29, 2016 @09:43AM Facebook at Work To Report For Duty Next Month
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:09AM Facebook Told To Stop Taking Data From German WhatsApp Users
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @12:12AM YouTube-MP3 Ripping Site Sued By IFPI, RIAA and BPI
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:30PM Trump Takes On 'Crooked Hillary' With Snapchat Geofilter
Saturday September 24, 2016 @10:06AM Snapchat's 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:22AM Snapchat's 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:48AM 97% of the Top Companies Have Leaked Credentials Online
Friday September 23, 2016 @04:10PM VR Devs Pull Support For Oculus Rift Until Palmer Luckey Steps Down
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:15AM Indian Students Score a Partial Win in Facebook Privacy Dispute
Friday September 23, 2016 @09:48AM Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Verizon Are In Talks With Twitter For a Potential Acquisition
Friday September 23, 2016 @09:32AM Facebook Inflated Video Viewing Stats For Two Years
Thursday September 22, 2016 @10:23PM Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Is Secretly Funding Trump's Meme Machine
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @11:35PM Oversight Orders Reddit To Preserve Deleted Posts In Clinton Investigation
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @04:10PM Reddit Brings Down North Korea's Entire Internet
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @02:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Monday September 19, 2016 @03:52PM Twitter No Longer Counts Photos, GIFs, Videos Toward 140-Character Limit
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:16PM Laurene Jobs Awards $10M To Pet Charter School Network of Zuckerberg, Gates
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:57PM A Woman Is Suing Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos To Facebook
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @07:46PM None of Your Pixelated or Blurred Information Will Stay Safe On The Internet
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:06PM YouTube Gets Its Own Social Network With Launch of YouTube Community
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:47AM Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg On 'Napalm Girl' Photo: 'We Don't Always Get it Right'
Monday September 12, 2016 @11:39PM Twitter Will Extend Its 140 Character Limit On September 19th
Monday September 12, 2016 @11:15PM Instagram Rolls Out 'Keyword Moderation Tool' That Will Filter Out Offensive Comments
Monday September 12, 2016 @06:34PM Yelp Is Not Liable For Negative Rating 'Stars' On Website, Says Appeals Court
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:28PM Facebook Is Collaborating With The Israeli Government To Determine What Should Be Censored
Saturday September 10, 2016 @05:36PM China's Expensive Super Particle Collider Jeopardized By Criticism
Friday September 09, 2016 @03:11PM Facebook Features 9/11 Conspiracy Theory as 'Trending'
Friday September 09, 2016 @11:42AM Who Is Getting Left Behind In the Internet Revolution?
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @04:04PM Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty Program
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @01:54PM Instagram Is Killing Photo Maps
Sunday September 04, 2016 @01:55PM Fugitive Arrested After Using 'Wanted' Poster As His Facebook Profile Pic
Saturday September 03, 2016 @01:50AM Facebook Engineers Crash Data Centers In Real-World Stress Test
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:40PM Creators Call Out YouTube For Demonetizing Videos
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @06:01PM Revived Lawsuit Says Twitter DMs Are Like Handing ISIS a Satellite Phone
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @03:04PM Study: 33% of Facebook Users Want Less News In Their Feed
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @10:29AM Facebook Lets Users Prompt Danger Alert
Monday August 29, 2016 @03:06PM Facebook Is Telling the World It's Not a Media Company, But It Might Be Too Late
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:22AM Facebook Removes Fake Article About Megyn Kelly From Trending Topics
Saturday August 27, 2016 @05:12PM 'Social Media ID, Please?' Proposed US Law Greeted With Anger
Saturday August 27, 2016 @02:11AM Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:54PM Twitter Is Working On Anti-Harassment Keyword Filtering Tool, Says Report
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM Facebook Says Humans Won't Write Its Trending Topic Descriptions Anymore
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @10:35PM Researchers Create Algorithm That Diagnoses Depression From Your Instagram Feed
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @06:03PM YouTube Plans To Bring Photos, Polls, and Text To Its Video Service
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @10:40PM Facebook Is Testing Autoplaying Video With Sound
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:49PM Sony Tries To Remove News Articles About PlayStation 4 Slim Leak From The Internet
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @04:13PM Ashley Madison Security Protocols Violated Canada, Austrialia Privacy Laws
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @01:02AM US Customs and Border Protection Wants To Know Who You Are On Twitter
Sunday August 21, 2016 @12:53PM Twitter Announces New Blocking and Filtering Features
Thursday August 18, 2016 @01:05PM Twitter Has Suspended 235,000 Accounts Since February For Promoting Terrorism
Thursday August 18, 2016 @12:57AM WSJ: Facebook's Point System Fails To Close Diversity Gap
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @11:49AM Your Political Facebook Posts Aren't Changing How Your Friends Think
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @11:01AM Metropolitan Police To Target Online Hate Crime and Abuse
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @08:04AM LinkedIn Sues 100 Individuals For Scraping User Data From the Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:55PM Former Twitter Employees: 'Abuse Problem' Comes From Their Culture Of Free Speech
Friday August 12, 2016 @08:18PM Wild Abuse Allegations Taint Indiegogo Helmet Maker Skully
Friday August 12, 2016 @03:38PM Google Play Store Drops Google+ Integration
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:13PM Cracking The Code On Trump Tweets
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:43PM Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama, Says Report
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:33PM Twitter Is Not Legally Responsible For The Rise of ISIS, Rules California District Court
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:48PM Nicholas Carr Says Tech 'Utopia Is Creepy'
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @10:11AM Facebook Will Force Advertising On Ad-Blocking Users
Monday August 08, 2016 @02:53PM Facebook Plans Commercial Launch of Rural WiFi in India
Monday August 08, 2016 @10:17AM Positive Link Between Video Games and Academic Performance, Study Suggests
Saturday August 06, 2016 @08:01PM Stopping Trolls Is 'Now Life and Death For Twitter', Argues Backchannel
Saturday August 06, 2016 @01:54PM The World's First Web Site Celebrates 25 Years Online
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:32AM Yahoo's New Anti-Abuse AI Outperforms Previous AI
Friday August 05, 2016 @04:54PM 1,000+ US Spies Are Protecting Rio Olympics, Says Report
Friday August 05, 2016 @11:07AM Zimbabwe Military Threatens To 'Deal With' Social Media-Powered Protesters
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:36PM Olympic Committee Prohibits Streaming Apps, Vines and GIFs From Its Events
Thursday August 04, 2016 @12:22PM Facebook's New Anti-Clickbait Algorithm Buries Bogus Headlines
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @05:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @01:43PM Bar In UK Uses Faraday Cage To Block Mobile Phone Signals
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @12:23PM LinkedIn Moves Into Video, Starting With Quora-Style Q&A From Influencers
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @09:40AM Instagram's New Stories Are a Near-Perfect Copy of Snapchat Stories
Monday August 01, 2016 @08:10PM Hacker Selling Data For 200 Million Yahoo Users On The Dark Web
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:15PM Apple Replaces The Pistol Emoji With A Water Gun
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:47PM QRLJacking Attack Can Bypass Any QR Login System
Friday July 29, 2016 @07:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:00PM Instagram Will Soon Allow Users To Filter Comments
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:19AM Facebook Offering Refunds For Kids' In-App Purchases
Thursday July 28, 2016 @12:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @11:41AM Olympics Committee Says Non-Sponsors Are Banned From Tweeting About the Olympics
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:49AM Pop Star Tells Fans To Send Their Twitter Passwords, But It Might Be Illegal
Monday July 25, 2016 @10:52PM Glassdoor Exposes 600,000 Email Addresses
Monday July 25, 2016 @05:49PM Vine's Source Code Was Accidentally Made Public For Five Minutes
Monday July 25, 2016 @03:04PM Twitter, a 10-Year-Old Company, Is Still Explaining What Twitter Is
Monday July 25, 2016 @02:49PM Facebook Admits Blocking WikiLeaks' DNC Email Links, But Won't Say Why
Saturday July 23, 2016 @02:43PM Turn Your Android Phone Into a Laptop For $99 With the Superbook
Saturday July 23, 2016 @12:44PM Salesforce CEO Told LinkedIn He Would Have Paid Much More Than Microsoft
Thursday July 21, 2016 @01:41PM Facebook Took Its Giant Internet Drone On Its First Test Flight
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @10:28AM Facebook Messenger Hits 1B Monthly Active Users, Accounts For 10 Percent Of All VoIP Calls
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @01:04AM Facebook's Android App Can Now Save Offline Videos
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:11PM Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Blocked In Turkey During Reported Coup Attempt
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:33PM Facebook Makes Little Progress in Race and Gender Diversity
Thursday July 14, 2016 @08:14PM How President Jimmy Carter Saved The Space Shuttle
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:17PM Emirati Man Gets 3-Month Prison Sentence Over Instagram Insult
Thursday July 14, 2016 @03:31PM Google's New Emoji Aimed At Promoting Gender Equality Are Coming
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @04:01PM Pokemon Go Becomes Biggest Mobile Game In US History
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @12:23AM Warner Bros. Settles FTC Charge For Not Disclosing Payments To YouTubers For Positive Reviews
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Monday July 11, 2016 @01:24PM Facebook Sued for $1 Billion for Alleged Use of Medium for Terror
Saturday July 09, 2016 @06:02PM Yahoo and Twitter CEOs Have Their Twitter Accounts Compromised
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:34AM Tech Job Postings Are Down 40% On Popular Job Boards
Saturday July 09, 2016 @07:45AM Ashley Madison Admits It Lured Customers With 70,000 Fake 'Fembots'
Friday July 08, 2016 @10:12AM Facebook Messenger To Get End-To-End Encryption
Thursday July 07, 2016 @05:48PM IRS Is Suing Facebook Over Asset Transfers In Ireland