The Dark Side of ‘Are We Dating the Same Guy’ Groups
Is sense-checking your date with the internet ever a good idea?
Here’s How You Can Get In On Facebook’s $725 Million Class Action Settlement
A new website allows anyone who had a Facebook account between May 2007 and December 2022 to file a claim against the company—and potentially get paid.
Exclusive: Facebook Ran Pro-Russian Disinfo Ads Designed To Topple Ukraine’s Neighbour
Despite Facebook banning Moldova’s pro-Russian opposition from buying political ads after US Treasury sanctions, it repeatedly failed to stop sock puppet accounts from posting banned ads.
People Trying to Use Facebook's Leaked AI to Improve Their Tinder Matches
The results aren't as impressive as GPT4, but the news shows what sort of things people will use leaked AIs for.
People Used Facebook's Leaked AI to Create a 'Based' Chatbot that Says the N-Word
After 4chan published LLaMa online, others have taken the language model and created a functioning chat bot in Discord, which claimed that the n-word can refer to people who don't have good intentions.
Facebook's Powerful Large Language Model Leaks Online
The leaked language model was posted to 4chan. The model was previously only given to approved researchers, government organizations, and members of civil society.
Pornhub, OnlyFans, and Meta Join New Sextortion Prevention Platform
'Take It Down,' a new initiative by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, creates a hash from non-consensual images of minors without requiring them to upload anything.
Facebook Auto-Created Pages for ISIS and Al-Qaeda: Study
A "quirk" in the social media giant's programming had the platform creating landing pages for a number of terror groups, a new study has found.
Meta Takes Aim at Bosses Who Don’t Actually Do Anything
The social media and metaverse company is undergoing a process that is being referred to internally as the “flattening,” in which managers will be asked to do things besides endlessly go to meetings.
Facebook Is Bringing Back Trump and All His QAnon Content
Facebook says it will have “guardrails” for Trump if he starts posting again, but they won’t stop him from posting QAnon conspiracies.
Meta’s Board Gaming AI Learned Not To Lie
"Just like the best human players learn that lies are a poor strategy Cicero learnt that too.”
The Year Silicon Valley Bosses Reclaimed the Power
In Silicon Valley, the demands to return to work and desire to crack the whip aren't only about surviving a downturn. It was, and is, a matter of bosses reclaiming power from workers.