Technology and Social Media

Facebook spent $20 million on Mark Zuckerberg's security last year     – CNET
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The social network also spent $2.6 million on the CEO’s private plane costs.

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How to delete your Facebook account so the social network stops tracking your data     – CNET
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CNET discovered that simply deactivating your account doesn’t go far enough.

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Politicians call for crackdown on social media 'toxic swamp' after mosque shooting     – CNET
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Australia’s top politicians say tech companies are not doing enough to stop extremist content, with one saying Facebook has “gone missing” on hate speech.

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Facebook under pressure to curb spread of anti-vaccine content     – CNET
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The social network says it’s exploring ways to minimize harm caused by misinformation about vaccines.

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Zuckerberg reportedly told Facebook execs to use Android, not Apple, phones     – CNET
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The move allegedly happened after Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized the social media company.

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Gab is down as GoDaddy, PayPal pull service following synagogue shooting     – CNET
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The social network says it’s working around the clock to get back online.

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Twitter apologizes for not addressing threat later linked to mail bombs     – CNET
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The social network says it should’ve responded differently when a user flagged a threatening tweet she says turned out to be from pipe-bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc.

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Facebook breach put data of 50 million users at risk     – CNET
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The vulnerability had to do with the social network’s “view as” feature.

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Reality Winner sentenced to 63 months for leaking classified report     – CNET
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It’s reportedly the longest sentence imposed for a federal crime that involves leaking to the media.

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