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Facebook's Influence In Consumer Consumption Of News Growing
2014-09-06 04:37:23

Can a cute blue cartoon dinosaur really change the way people control their social media privacy settings? Facebook seems to think so.

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent.

'Ask' Feature Dialed Back By Facebook After Privacy Concerns Arise
2014-05-23 10:48:15

Facebook started off the week with the introduction of a new "Ask" feature, but the social network apparently didn't realize that it might have been asking for trouble.

2014-04-09 20:22:31

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A class action lawsuit commenced today in the Ontario Superior Court alleges that Facebook illicitly intercepted and scanned its users' private messages

2014-02-26 00:22:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg keynotes this year's Mobile World Congress with the theme "Creating What's Next".

Zuckerberg Files Tracks Everything Uttered By The Facebook CEO
2013-10-29 12:53:46

As the founder and creator of one of the largest and most successful websites in human history, Mark Zuckerberg is an important figure. The CEO of Facebook, a social network that is almost constantly embroiled in some sort of privacy scandal, also has a tendency to speak candidly about the company's encroaching policies.

Teens Can Now Go Public On Facebook
2013-10-17 04:35:18

Facebook has removed a restriction for teenage users that previously limited who could view their online postings. The change, which took effect on Wednesday, allows users between the ages of 13 and 17 to manually change their settings to publicly share posts and obtain followers.

Facebook Privacy Setting Change Makes Everybody Searchable Again
2013-10-11 11:57:28

Facebook is changing its privacy settings again. This time it is making everybody searchable, meaning users now will need to adjust privacy settings on individual posts moving forward. The changes were detailed in a Newsroom post on Facebook written by Michael Richter, chief privacy officer for the social network.

Facebook Wants To Use Profile Pictures To Suggest Tags
2013-08-30 10:21:49

Facebook announced another round of changes to its privacy policy and user rights policy in an email sent to their users late last night. The social behemoth now wants to use its facial recognition technology to automatically scan users’ profile pictures, thereby letting the social network suggest tags in pictures.

Facebook Lets Users Explain Why They Don’t Like A News Item
2013-07-24 10:08:27

Facebook will begin asking users why they wanted to hide the news item in question to help them better determine which news items will appear in their feed.


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tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.