An internal email from 2015 documents something pretty disturbing: a scheme by Facebook to make a data grab less noticeable.
Numerous buildings on Facebook's campus in Menlo Park, California were evacuated Tuesday evening after local police were forwarded a tip about a bomb threat. Police searched the area and determined there were no explosives that could be found.
The door to the Lean In office in Palo Alto has Sheryl Sandberg's name on it. The email addresses for Lean In employees bear her initials. And millions of dollars in funding every year for the women's empowerment organization comes from her. But the staff has a singular message: Sandberg now has little to do with the group she founded.
This bride's extremely specific dress code for her Hawaiian dream wedding specifies different colors for women below 160 pounds, women above 160 pounds, men below 200 pounds, men above 200 pounds and children.
Your personal data has always been the key to Facebook's business — and Facebook executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, have used access to that personal data to strengthen strategic partnerships and hurt competitors over the years.
“It’s the bunker mentality. These people have been under siege for 600 days now. They’re getting tired, getting cranky — the only survival strategy is to quit or fully buy in.”
"Even if you delete Facebook and choose to opt-out... it doesn't matter. Facebook shapes how people around you behave, make decisions and even vote."
Definers' research for Facebook on billionaire George Soros has never been published before. You can read one of those documents here.
The 2010 movie tried to deromanticize Facebook, but really, it just found a new way to romanticize it.
Augustus, at least, was a charismatic leader and confident ruler.
Columbia Law professor Tim Wu lays it out in his new book The Curse of Bigness.
Announced just weeks after a major hack that exposed the personal info of millions, the Facebook Portal and Portal+ have a lot of baggage to overcome. Do they?
Facebook's political ad archive lets advertisers write whatever they want in the "paid for" field and reporters are having a field day.
Facebook has had a turbulent two years. But almost no one in tech thinks Mr. Zuckerberg, the social network's chief executive, should step down from the company he built.
The basic concept of couponing—companies offer a deal, customers take that deal—has not changed since the late 1800s. But the speed and reach of the internet has turned discount hunting into a boutique industry, a side gig, and yet another millennial existential crisis.
On the eve of the 2018 midterm elections, a Vice News investigation found the "Paid for by" feature is easily manipulated, and appears to allow anyone to lie about who is paying for a political ad, or to pose as someone else paying for the ad.
Haven't logged into the social network for a while? You may get an unsolicited email offering an easy way back in — a method that experts say is riddled with risks.
"We are all so committed to getting it right this time."
The timing of Facebook's announcement throws into question how serious the company is about actually fighting misinformation in Brazil's election.
If you're one of the thirty million users affected by the hack, there's a good chance that the attackers made off with a lot of sensitive information about you.
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