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fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.19
internet culture

Inside the 15,000-Person Online Community Obsessed with Jelly

“It’s just sort of amazing to see all the different ways people are using it—there’s people slapping and spanking gelatin and it’s wobbly.”
Melanie Woods
12.26.18
Facebook

Question of the Day: What's the Worst Thing We'd Find in Your Facebook Messages?

"Probably the naughty messages from university time."
Charlie Cottrell
12.22.18
Facebook

We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites

Personal websites and email can replace most of what people like about Facebook—namely the urge to post about their lives online.
Jason Koebler
12.19.18
Facebook

Facebook let companies read and delete your private messages

“If the allegations are true, Facebook may face a colossal volume of individual and collective lawsuits."
David Gilbert
12.19.18
privacy

Delete All Your Apps

It's not just Facebook: Android and iOS’s App Stores have incentivized an app economy where free apps make money by selling your personal data and location history to advertisers.
Jason Koebler
12.11.18
Facebook

Facebook’s Own Year in Review Missed a Few Things. We’ve Fixed That for Them.

It’s been a hell of a year for Mark Zuckerberg and company.
David Gilbert
12.6.18
feminism

A Facebook Page Is Leading the Way In Thailand's #MeToo Conversation

Thaiconsent is a safe space for sexual harassment victims to share their stories, and an accessible resource for some tough talk about the harmful effects of rape culture.
Alia Marsha
12.3.18
Dating

I Tried Facebook’s New Dating App and it Was Exhausting

Mark Zuckerberg has some odd ideas about dating in 2018.
Ebony-Renee Baker
11.28.18
Facebook

A Teenage Girl in South Sudan Was Auctioned off on Facebook

“This barbaric use of technology is reminiscent of latter-day slave markets.”
David Gilbert
11.21.18
cybersecurity

How to Tell if Your Account Has Been Hacked

How to check if your Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other accounts have been hacked.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.18.18
Social Media

A Guide to Being Less Embarrassing on Instagram, for Straight Men

An explainer from a straight man who knows what he's talking about.
Sam Diss
11.7.18
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