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Your social media posts are likely way more predictable than you think

Jan 28, 2019
A new study shows your friends' posts can indicate what you're likely to say on social media.
"If I choose to use one of these platforms and I'm giving it useful information about myself, then our research suggests that, in principle, I'm also giving it useful information about my friends," said Jim Bagrow, a professor at the University of Vermont who led a study about Twitter privacy.
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France fines Google $57 million for violating privacy rules

Jan 25, 2019
How big a fine is appropriate when a company earns scores of billions a year?

An American's quest to track down his digital data... in the UK

Jan 25, 2019
One man takes on a multiyear legal battle with Cambridge Analytica.
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Five things to look for in the 2019 tech industry

Dec 26, 2018
More data breaches? Multiple versions of the internet? Here's what to keep an eye on.
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What’s a company to do with all that Facebook Data?

Dec 19, 2018
The District of Columbia sued Facebook today for sharing users’ personal data with consulting firm Cambridge Analytica before the 2016 election. But that may be the least of the company’s troubles today. A New York Times investigation has revealed that…

The privacy debate is starting to pit tech against tech

Oct 26, 2018
Unpacking Apple CEO Tim Cook’s call for federal privacy measures.
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc talks at the Debating Ethics event at the European Parliament in Brussels on October 24, 2018. 
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The privacy debate is starting to pit tech against tech

Oct 26, 2018
Unpacking Apple CEO Tim Cook’s call for federal privacy measures.
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc talks at the Debating Ethics event at the European Parliament in Brussels on October 24, 2018. 
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Why the Facebook breach isn't just about Facebook

Oct 5, 2018
At least 50 million users had their accounts compromised in the breach.
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Why do you see what you see on your Facebook news feed?

Sep 6, 2018
A new Pew poll looks at what Americans do — and don't — know about how the social media feed works.
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