Other stories about Facebook

Facebook's questionable moderation policies exposed

Over the last few months Facebook has done plenty to try and save face. The company had to clean up one mess after another,...
Happening Now July 18, 2018

Facebook refuses to ban fake news

In an increasingly connected world, the proliferation of fake news is one problem that's not easy to solve. With billions having instant access to social media...
Happening Now July 16, 2018

The private information we happily give away each day

America’s relationship with big tech defies logic. We blame big tech for the disappearance of our personal privacy. Yet, every day, we think nothing...
Columns July 11, 2018

21 million users affected as Timehop was hacked

A downside to social media is that once something is posted, it is pretty much there forever. However, for some that's actually a good...
Happening Now July 9, 2018

Beware of illegal designer brand items sold on Facebook

If a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is. This old saying turns out to be very true on Facebook. Stroll down...
Columns July 6, 2018

Facebook: Declaration of Independence is 'racist'

This week we celebrated the 4th of July holiday with most probably understanding why it is a special day in the United States of...
Happening Now July 6, 2018

Facebook bug leads to users being unblocked

When it comes to Facebook, we get to choose who our "friends" are. We decide whose posts and stories we would like to follow,...
Happening Now July 3, 2018

5 ordinary things hackers tell you not to do or else you’ll be their next victim

By now we all think we know how to keep our personal information safe online, right? There have been so many stories and instances...
Tips June 30, 2018

Facebook abandons internet drone plans

Around-the-clock internet access has changed our lives significantly - in this modern age of telecommunications, we can rummage the web for information, communicate with...
Happening Now June 27, 2018

Is Facebook listening? Public isn’t sure

Here’s a creepy scene that’s being reported more and more often: Immediately after a private, personal conversation, an online ad pops up on your...
Columns June 25, 2018

Facebook Messenger is changing and you'll hate it

Facebook Messenger has become one of the go-to forms of communication for people. Available for both the desktop version of Facebook as well as...
Happening Now June 20, 2018

Fake news trips up Americans in new study

 Fake news was a big issue in the past presidential election, with accusations flying of attempts to influence voting by using made-up news...
Happening Now June 20, 2018

Supremacists, extremists gather at Google+ after other social media kick them out

You had to figure the more attention platforms like Facebook and Twitter got for allowing hate-speech, the quicker they would act to try and...
Happening Now June 19, 2018

Fake news backlash? Fewer use Facebook for news

Facebook began as a place to post profiles and connect with people at specific universities. It grew into so much more, and recently Facebook...
Happening Now June 14, 2018

Why you shouldn't wish people Happy Birthday on Facebook

Looking back, social media is the kind of thing we all rushed into out of excitement without necessarily thinking about what, exactly, we were...
Happening Now June 13, 2018

18 things Facebook knows about you that you would have never dreamed of

We've all been told to be careful on Facebook. Don't share your personal information, your bank accounts, your passwords. Don't overshare! But did you...
Happening Now June 12, 2018

Are you a target of identity thieves?

For scammers, one of the oldest tricks in the books is identity theft. With enough information, often not even that much, they can impersonate...
Happening Now June 12, 2018

You're not paranoid, your phone really IS listening to EVERYTHING you say

Have you ever had an ad show up on your gadgets about a trip you were just discussing with your friends? How about sponsored...
Happening Now June 9, 2018

One essential thing you must do with your digital life before it's too late

Many of our experiences are kept and shared online through social media sites like Facebook, our email accounts, and in photo archives like Google...
Tips June 8, 2018

Facebook bug left 14 million users' sharing settings open to public

Facebook has made a big stink lately about its improved focus on privacy, from alerting us to specific security settings to even removing certain...
Happening Now June 7, 2018
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