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Facebook was quick to promise that its Libra cryptocurrency would have the stability of real-world money behind it, but whose money will dominate? It's now particularly clear. Facebook sent a letter ...
Monday, 23 September 2019
If you didn't find yourself using Facebook's Group Stories, you're not the only one. The social network has confirmed a report from commentator Matt Navarra that it's shutting down ...
Sunday, 22 September 2019
... ten books? But I do have some time in my day to read older books: I swim every day for my chronic pain, and when I do, I use an underwater MP3 player to listen to audiobooks that I generally get from ...
Sunday, 22 September 2019
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
5. Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... -- not merely correcting the beliefs of people who have come under their sway. They say that ad-driven companies such as Google and Facebook threw so much R&D at using data-mining to persuade ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
My latest LA Times book review is for Naomi Klein's new essay collection, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal, which traces more than a decade of Klein's outstanding, on-the-ground reports ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
... (recently blessed with a surprise reappointment) says that attempts to break up Facebook will turn into protracted litigation boondoggles, and instead, she just wants to go on extracting massive fines ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
NEWS – I’ve been wanting to read Where the Crawdads Sing for months. But bestsellers like that can be tough to find at the library, and I rarely buy books unless I can find them second hand. Even my usual ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
If you're part of the maker community, you know Make:. Though Make: magazine is off the shelves as of this year, the eBooks and resources put out by Maker Media are still a fantastic resource for the new ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Anna Merlan has made a distinguished journalistic career out of covering conspiracy theories, particularly far-right ones, for Gizmodo Media; her book-length account of conspiratorial thinking, Republic ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Just when you think researchers have found the wackiest possible use for a neural net yet, another team finds an even more novel use for artificial intelligence. Take Facebook's new Fashion++ AI. ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Of course they announced it at the end of the day on Friday, that's what you do with bad news. In a Facebook blog post from Ime Archibong, VP of Product Partnerships, Facebook says it has had suspended ...
Saturday, 21 September 2019
... On Lockdown (CBS2 Chicago) (Photo: Facebook Live screenshot/WGN-TV) Read the rest Read all  ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook promised to investigate other apps with access to large amounts of user data. The app developer investigation is ongoing, but today, Facebook ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
... can say is I'm amazed that this took only 60 hours! You can follow them on Facebook and Instagram as @thebabytitanembroidery, lots of inspiring and fun work. View this post on Instagram  ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
The tech world's penchant for outright copying successful ideas is well-documented. You only need to look at the last couple of years of Instagram's development path to see just how much Facebook ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
Piccole novità per WhatsApp, l'applicazione di messaggistica istantanea: arriva una migliore gestione degli stati e il supporto a Facebook Pay. The post WhatsApp, novità per gli Stati e Facebook Pay appeared ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has met with the president at the White House, as well as with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to talk about the future of internet regulation. According to The Wall Street Journal, ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's “please don't regulate us too much” charm offensive stopped off in Washington, DC today, where Zuck met with Donald Trump and various members of Congress. The meeting Zuckerberg ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
... posted a silly post on Facebook inviting all comers to run into Area 51 on foot to “see them aliens.” In early September, young mister Roberts disassociated himself from the event that is today descending ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
... suicide” at the headquarters of social media company Facebook. A man who was later confirmed to be an employee of Facebook killed himself by jumping off of the fourth floor of a building at Facebook’s ...
Friday, 20 September 2019
... “Facebook Moms,” women over 30 who make up the largest audience for these types of mobile games. Read the rest Read all  ...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
... Pastor Bill McKissick was pacing around the room, fuming, and saying that someone present in the church at that moment was “guilty of homosexuality,” an “abomination of a sin,” Sean says. In a Facebook ...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion ...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. Facebook groups like 'Oregonians Against Tax Hikes' and 'No Blank Checks for Colorado' ...
Thursday, 19 September 2019