Innocent Couple Raided by Cops for Facebook Post of LEGAL Morel Mushrooms

Innocent Couple Raided by Cops for Facebook Post of LEGAL Morel Mushrooms

Darlington, MD — It is a travesty enough when the drug war lays waste to the rights and lives of entirely decent people who’ve harmed no one simply because they choose to ingest a substance deemed illegal by the state. However, because the drug war is such an immoral and barbaric practice, entirely innocent people […]

It’s Way Too Hard To Turn Off Facebook Tracking

It’s Way Too Hard To Turn Off Facebook Tracking

Typically, ad campaigns have the goal of getting people to do something. But the one launched today by the activist group Citizens Against Monopoly is instead intended to show how hard something is to do. The campaign, I’m Not Your Product, gives Facebook users a step-by-step guide to opting out of as much ad targeting […]

Cambridge Analytica-linked Kogan collected Facebook users’ private messages

Cambridge Analytica-linked Kogan collected Facebook users’ private messages

The developer of the quiz app Cambridge Analytica used to collect the data of some 87 million Facebook users also had access to their private messages, according to a warning sent by the social media giant to affected users. Through Aleksandr Kogan’s “This Is Your Digital Life” app, the Cambridge University researcher was able to […]

A Brazilian Judge Just Handed Facebook Censorship Powers

A Brazilian Judge Just Handed Facebook Censorship Powers

Marco Civil A new ruling also orders Facebook to provide Brazilian authorities with the names and IP addresses of users who share false stories, even if those users had subsequently deleted the posts. by Taisa Sganzerla Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news […]

CEO Zuckerberg says Facebook could have done more to prevent misuse

CEO Zuckerberg says Facebook could have done more to prevent misuse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met U.S. lawmakers individually on Monday and told Congress in written testimony that the social media network should have done more to prevent itself and its members’ data being misused. His conciliatory tone precedes two days of congressional hearings where Zuckerberg is set to answer questions […]

Zuckerberg's 'deleted messages' revelation adds to list of Facebook faux pas

Zuckerberg's 'deleted messages' revelation adds to list of Facebook faux pas

As the firestorm surrounding Facebook’s handling of user data continues to rage, it’s now emerging that the social media site giant reached into people’s accounts and deleted messages from CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives. Citing multiple sources, Techcrunch is reporting that people’s interactions with Zuckerberg have mysteriously disappeared from their inboxes, although their responses […]

Royal Mail set to take over Facebook messaging|Humor

Amid increasing paranoia surrounding the sharing of private data, Royal Mail is preparing for a massive comeback for traditional letter-writing. Scientists have welcomed the move, believing this may be the last chance for teenagers to learn cursive script before their opposable thumbs evolve entirely into texting organs. Facebook executives have resigned themselves to the fact […]