The work of two New York Times journalists challenges the data security policies adopted by Facebook at the height of its expansion, which for months allowed an unknown number of employees to freely dig through personal information and between the activity of millions of social network users.In recent years Facebook has tried more and more decisively to show itself to the … [Read more...] about “Facebook users spied on social by dozens of employees”: the accusation in the book-survey
Android: apps with 5.8 million downloads used to steal your Facebook passwords
There is a constant struggle to clean the app stores of malware scams that attack users. This time, researchers discovered 9 apps that used a trick to steal Facebook passwords from Android users. The worst part is that these are not niche apps i.e. they have over 5.8 million downloads making the high number of users with their smartphones "engaged" already … [Read more...] about Android: apps with 5.8 million downloads used to steal your Facebook passwords
Pink Floyd violently attacks Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)
The legendary group refused an advertisement. And more.Roger Waters, member of the music group "Pink Floyd" of which he is the founder, singer and bassist, does not share much affection for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg .On the set of an event in defense of Julian Assange, journalist and founder of the WikiLeaks site, the author and performer said that Mark Zuckerberg … [Read more...] about Pink Floyd violently attacks Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)
The European Commission on the verge of opening an antitrust investigation on Facebook?
It would be a matter of day or week, according to the Financial Times.The European Commission is about to officially open an antitrust investigation on Facebook according to the Financial Times. According to information from the British newspaper, the investigation would focus on the tendency of Facebook to favor its marketplace over other sellers using its … [Read more...] about The European Commission on the verge of opening an antitrust investigation on Facebook?
Is TikTok Crushing Facebook?
While TikTok is still the most downloaded app in the world, Facebook is reportedly seeing a significant drop in the number of downloads on the App Store and Play Store. Is Mark Zuckerberg losing this battle?It has been over a year since the media keep talking about the success of the social network TikTok. And if it rarely evokes its number of users, data published by … [Read more...] about Is TikTok Crushing Facebook?
Facebook wants to make sure you’ve read an article before sharing it
The social network continues its fight against fake news.Keen to limit the spread of fake news, Facebook has tested an extra feature that prompts users to open a link before sharing it with their network. A feature already proven by Twitter.The goal of Facebook is to make its users reconsider sharing links if they are unaware of the content of the article. The … [Read more...] about Facebook wants to make sure you’ve read an article before sharing it
Facebook close to doubling profits in Q1 2021
Mark Zuckerberg's group continues to climb, but still expects growth to slow down in mid-2021.Like every three months, it's time to take stock for Facebook. The social network has released its first quarter 2021 results, and they are overwhelmingly positive. Mark Zuckerberg's company reported sales of $26.17 billion between January and March 2021, which is a 48% … [Read more...] about Facebook close to doubling profits in Q1 2021
Microphone turned off
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defended his power at his group's annual general meeting - once again. How long can this go on?Facebook, as many observers see it, actually suffers from the fact that creator Mark Zuckerberg has too much to say, including his definition of freedom of expression. Yes, that he even acts like a dictator.Nobody can get past Zuckerberg.On … [Read more...] about Microphone turned off
Panic and fear in times of social media
Hardly anyone can get past social media. No matter what age, no matter what origin, who has an internet-enabled smartphone, is usually registered with a social media service.Terrorist attacks, kidnapping attempts, epidemics or rampages: these are topics that many people are afraid of. At the same time, these are topics that feed on social media. These topics generate … [Read more...] about Panic and fear in times of social media
Facebook is fighting against false reports like never before
In the corona crisis, Facebook shows how well it can deal with fake news. CEO Mark Zuckerberg just has to want it. For him it is now about human life, no longer about freedom of expression.Particularly the lie with the bleaching agent is Mark Zuckerberg remained in my memory. He knows her from Facebook, his network. The myth is that Corona infected people should drink … [Read more...] about Facebook is fighting against false reports like never before