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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

Facebook shared data with a Chinese company considered a national security threat

Just when we thought Facebook had hit rock bottom, it finds itself on another level of low. I'm sure you remember the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica...
Happening Now June 7, 2018

Facebook gave your data to more than 60 companies including Apple and Samsung

Facebook is not having a great year. The social media giant found itself in hot water not long ago when news of the Cambridge...
Happening Now June 4, 2018

Creepy Google Chrome extension knows when you look away from your screen

You ever get the feeling that you are being watched, even when no one else is in the room? That's silly, right? Like, there's...
Happening Now May 29, 2018

Facebook’s being sued over a tool being used to screen out older job seekers

Among the many different things Facebook does is help people find and fill jobs. Similar to other job sites, the idea is to pair...
Happening Now May 29, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Using Reddit, Retirees Making Money, Old Phones, and More

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns May 26, 2018

Don't ignore this alert from Facebook it's your chance to protect your privacy

Facebook is still scrambling to try and convince us all they are taking privacy seriously, with a big part of their effort revolving around...
Happening Now May 25, 2018

Facebook's creepy revenge porn program comes to U.S.

Did you hear that Facebook really wants to help people with privacy? You know, how they feel bad about all that has gone wrong...
Happening Now May 25, 2018

Facebook promises fail: Site can't control fake news and viral lies after Sante Fe school shooting

One of the best parts about the internet age, especially now with social media sites, is that information can be distributed quickly and broadly....
Happening Now May 21, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Amazon Porch Pirates, Facebook Defenses, Expediting Videos, and More

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns May 19, 2018

3 million users exposed in another Facebook privacy scandal

After the embarrassing Cambridge Analytica fiasco, Facebook is obviously in damage control mode, trying its best to clean up its platform and assure its...
Happening Now May 16, 2018

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