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Here’s how to see if you were affected by Facebook’s breach

Today, Facebook provided additional information on the data breach it disclosed last month. Whereas it initially said up to 50 million users might have been affected, it now reports that 30 million were impacted by the breach. By exploiting a system…
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Facebook’s ‘playable ads’ bring game demos to the news feed

Facebook's next foray into the gaming space is giving players a chance to try mobile games out before they download them. The social network is calling them "Playable Ads," which is fairly self-explanatory. There's a lot of advertising mumbo-jumbo in…
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Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica woes continue with UK lawsuits

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica troubles are far from over and a new class action lawsuit over the scandal might be on the way. Wired reports today that a group of UK residents has sent the company a letter before claim, in which they highlight the ma…
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Facebook’s apology ad tries to remind you of the good times

Remember when Facebook was a place where you wished happy birthday to people you never interact with otherwise and occasionally pulled up an ex's current pictures to see how they're doing? In an apparent bid to pull the narrative back from its execut…
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Facebook’s video app comes to Xbox One

Facebook is continuing its quest to make its video easier to watch in the living room. The company has released a version of its Video app for Xbox One that gives you an easy way to catch videos in between Sea of Thieves sessions. It'll seem famili…
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Facebook’s ‘trusted’ news source survey is two simple questions

When Facebook said it would rank the trustworthiness of sources in your News Feed based on community feedback, it raised questions as to what that survey would look like. Well, we know now… and it's not terribly complicated. BuzzFeed has obtained…
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Facebook’s trending algorithm promoted a 9/11 truther story

Facebook's trending news algorithm has failed once again. Earlier today, Facebook users who clicked on the "9/11" trending topic on the social network were directed to a tabloid story by The Daily Star, which claimed that bombs destroy the World Trad…
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Weekly Rewind: Facebook’s alleged snooping, Tesla’s new doors, coolest hotel rooms

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.

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Weekly Rewind: Disappearing tattoos, Facebook’s Trending Topics scandal, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.

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Weekly Rewind: Facebook’s F8, your brain on LSD, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.

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Facebook’s new search will scour all public posts

Facebook’s expanding the scope of its search function to encompass all 2 trillion (and counting) public posts on the social network. It’s an attempt at transforming search into a more useful, cohesive tool.

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