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What Are Facebook Shadow Profiles, and Should You Be Worried?

Social media services collect data about their users, which is then used for targeted advertising or sold directly to third parties for various purposes. But…

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Why You Need To Delete, Not Just Deactivate, Your Facebook Account

Facebook may be the 800-pound gorilla of social media platforms, but the company’s business practices are leading many users to abandon it. In recent years,…

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Facebook’s ‘Professional Mode’ lets creators monetize their own profile page

Facebook has launched a new professional mode for profiles that will let eligible creators earn money without the need to create a separate Page. The…

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Facebook Will Soon Require Two-Factor Authentication for Some Users

In an effort to keep certain at-risk accounts even more secure, Facebook is updating its Protect program and will soon force enrolled users to enable…

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Streamlabs says Facebook Gaming views have overtaken YouTube Gaming

For the first time ever, people recently spent more time on Facebook Gaming than YouTube Gaming watching their favorite streamers. That’s according to Streamlabs, which…

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Four revelations from the Facebook Papers

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) Facebook is battling its gravest crisis since the Cambridge Analytica scandal after a whistleblower accusing the company of…

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‘This is NOT normal’: Facebook employees vent their anguish

Facebook has long polarized the ranks of its own employees, and whistleblower Frances Haugen’s trove of leaked internal documents paint a vivid new picture of…

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Facebook is being deceitful, Sen. Blumenthal says

Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Sunday tore into Facebook, calling the company’s stated attitudes on regulation a sham. Speaking on “Reliable Sources” on CNN, Blumenthal (D-Conn.)…

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Google Takes a Big Step Toward the Unified Smart Home Future

Google Just months after announcing its commitment to Matter, the unified smart home standard, Google is launching a set of tools to help developers integrate…

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How to Delete Your Photos on Facebook

Feeling embarrassed by that Facebook photo from your younger days? No worries, you can always delete any of your uploaded photos from Facebook. We’ll show…

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What Congress learned from the Facebook whistleblower

A whistleblower’s disclosures about Facebook’s impact on children may have finally given Congress something it has lacked: bipartisan resolve to tighten Washington’s grip on Silicon…

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‘The Buck Stops With Mark’: Facebook Whistleblower Says Zuckerberg Responsible for System Harming Kids

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen stepped out of the shadows Sunday after months of working secretly with lawyers, journalists and lawmakers to build a case against…

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Facebook is down, along with Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

If you can’t access Facebook, Instagram, Messenger or WhatsApp, you’re not the only one. Starting at approximately 11:38AM ET, Downdetector began logging a spike in…

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9 Horrifying Facts From the Facebook Whistleblower’s New 60 Minutes Interview

Last week, the Wall Street Journal published internal research from Facebook showing that the social media company knows precisely how toxic its own product is…

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How to Hide (or Show) Like Counts on Facebook

Do you measure a Facebook post’s quality not by how many likes (reactions) it receives but the post’s actual impact on people? If so, you…

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Library of Congress bomb suspect livestreamed on Facebook for hours before being blocked

The man suspected of making a bomb threat near the Library of Congress livestreamed his anti-government remarks for hours before Facebook took down his account…

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Android FlyTrap Trojan malware aims to take over Facebook accounts

Malware is a common problem for computer and mobile device users. Malware can target various assets of the target device, including social media accounts, banking…

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How to Change Your Email Address on Facebook

In your Facebook account, you can change your email address at any time and for any reason. You can do this from both the Facebook…

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Facebook’s next hardware product will be “smart” Ray-Ban glasses

Enlarge / Don’t get too excited about how well these Ray-Bans go with Gitta Banko’s outfit—we don’t know what Facebook’s new smart glasses will look…

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New bill strips Facebook, Twitter of Section 230 immunity for spreading vaccine falsehoods

Enlarge (credit: CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) A new bill introduced Thursday would hold Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies responsible for amplifying conspiracies and falsehoods…

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Who is the ‘pizza king’? The secret language being used by anti-vaccine groups to skirt detection

Some anti-vaccination groups on Facebook are changing their names to euphemisms like “Dance Party” or “Dinner Party,” and using code words to fit those themes….

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Facebook Just Blocked the #VaccinesKill Hashtag Two Years Too Late

At least two years after it would have been politically prudent to do so, Facebook moved to block content under the #VaccinesKill hashtag on Wednesday….

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