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More Than 80% of Children Have an Online Presence by the Age of Two

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments



Welcome to the world of “sharenting” — a world where the average parent shares almost 1,500 images of their child online before their fifth birthday.

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Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments




The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start.

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Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

Facebook Navigates an Internet Fractured by Governmental Controls

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Comments by Jemele Hill of ESPN a ‘Fireable Offense,’ White House Says

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Mystery of Russian Fake on Facebook Solved, by a Brazilian

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments





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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving to start a non-profit

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the Facebook-owned messaging app to start his own non-profit business. Acton announced the decision on Facebook, of course: After 8 years at WhatsApp, I have decided to move on and start a new chapter in my life. I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I’m passionate about. I’ve decided… Read More


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Does the Internet Give Us Too Much of a Good Thing?

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments



The internet represents a dangerous paradox.

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Airlines Face Criticism Amid Irma Price-Gouging Complaints

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




A tweet that went viral earlier this week sparked outrage over suspected price-gouging by airlines of Hurricane Irma evacuees.

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Airlines Face Criticism Amid Irma Price-Gouging Complaints

How the CIA is Using Artificial Intelligence to Collect Social Media Data

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments



The CIA is developing AI to advance data collection and analysis capabilities. These technologies are, and will continue to be, used for social media data.

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Storm Path: How to Follow Hurricane Irma

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Fake Russian Facebook Accounts Bought $100,000 in Political Ads

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments




Facebook said that fake accounts and pages had bought 3,000 ads focused on divisive social issues, including race and immigration.

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Fake Russian Facebook Accounts Bought $100,000 in Political Ads

Remember when WhatsApp didn’t want to make money?

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Remember when WhatsApp didn’t want to make money?

Video of Police Officer Knocking Down Woman and Child Incenses China

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments




A street altercation in Shanghai has renewed a national discussion about the powers of the police to push back against irate residents.

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L’Oréal Drops Transgender Model Over Comments on Race

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments




Munroe Bergdorf posted on social media about “the racial violence of white people” and was dropped from a makeup advertising campaign.

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L’Oréal Drops Transgender Model Over Comments on Race

Twitter has a big bot problem

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Twitter bots – robots that interact with humans – have a long history. The Twitter API is fairly easy to use (I made a bot that plays Zork with a friend two years ago) and there is little protection against creating new accounts automatically. This ease of use used to be great for programmers but now Twitter has a huge bot problem. Bots have expanded beyond the traditional tactics.… Read More


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Behind the Photo of the Older Women in Waist-High Water in Texas

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Amazon’s social media ‘Influencers’ program opens up to YouTube stars

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Teens favoring Snapchat and Instagram over Facebook, says eMarketer

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Alt-Right, Alt-Left, Antifa: A Glossary of Extremist Language

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Shares, Then Deletes, Twitter Post of Train Hitting Cartoon Person Covered by CNN Logo

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Amateur Sleuths Aim to Identify Charlottesville Marchers, but Sometimes Misfire

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




An Arkansas professor 1,100 miles away from the white nationalist gathering in Virginia woke up to find himself wrongly exposed as a racist. Then the online abuse began.

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Amateur Sleuths Aim to Identify Charlottesville Marchers, but Sometimes Misfire

Telegramming Recruits – ISIS and Their Favourite Social Media App

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Telegramming Recruits – ISIS and Their Favourite Social Media App

A Crisis Forces Google to Uphold Its Values While Fostering Debate

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments




Employees are encouraged to speak up in online forums, but those forums have become heated over an internal memo that questioned the role of women in tech.

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Jeffrey Lord, Trump Defender on CNN, Is Fired for Using Nazi Slogan

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Lord, a CNN contributor and stalwart Trump loyalist, was abruptly fired after posting “Sieg Heil” on Twitter in a heated exchange with the president of a media watchdog site.

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Snap Stumbles Through Another Disappointing Quarter

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




The company did little to ease concerns about its future, posting financial results that missed Wall Street expectations.

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Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




From the colors in photos to the filters chosen, Instagram users with a history of depression present the world differently, a study suggests.

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Video of Drive-By Cat Killings Prompts Arrest in Saudi Arabia

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Video of Drive-By Cat Killings Prompts Arrest in Saudi Arabia

Sunday Times of London Fires Writer Over Article Called Anti-Semitic

| July 30, 2017 | 0 Comments




The column, by Kevin Myers, was framed as an attack on a campaign by women to close the pay gap at the BBC. It was later removed from the paper’s website.

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Their Identities Denied, Afghan Women Ask, ‘Where Is My Name?’

| July 30, 2017 | 0 Comments




A social media campaign is looking to change a custom in which men traditionally use substitutes for women’s actual names in public, like My Weak One or My Goat.

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Their Identities Denied, Afghan Women Ask, ‘Where Is My Name?’

No, Comic Books Are ‘Not a Security Threat,’ T.S.A. Says

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments





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