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Facebook wants to be your matchmaker

Facebook Dating will allow users the ability to integrate their Instagram posts directly into their Facebook Dating profile and add Instagram followers to their Secret Crush lists.

Menstruation apps are sending data to Facebook

It has been revealed that some menstruation apps are sending women's personal data such as when last they had sex to Facebook and other 3rd-party services. This is being done without user knowledge and consent.

Facebook’s new anti-fake news strategy

Facebook is like a megaphone, as such, it can be useful tool for those looking to spread misinformation. Unfortunately, the social media company has a depressingly incompetent strategy for tackling fake news.

Facebook exposed 419 million user records publicly

Facebook exposed 419 million user records publicly including their phone numbers. The server and databases that these records were on were apparently not password protected.

Technologies that keep you addicted

Social media has a tendency of being addictive. As such, shouldn't it be regulated in the same manner that tobacco companies are regulated?

Facebook used contractors to transcribe users' audio messages

Facebook has revealed that it hired contractors to transcribe audio messages sent on its Messenger service without users' permission. Apple, Amazon, Google have previously been exposed for doing the same.

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind

The mind-reading systems by Facebook and Neuralink could affect our privacy, security, identity, equality and personal safety. Do we really want all that left to companies with philosophies such as that of Facebook’s former mantra, “move fast and break things”?