articles tagged: facebook
facebook is trying to save itself by getting into the crypto game
# tech

facebook is trying to save itself by getting into the crypto game

Facebook's new cryptocurrency is a scary and dangerous ploy to further exploit its users, and government agencies are right to be worried.

seriously facebook, just quit the news biz
# tech

seriously facebook, just quit the news biz

Facebook can't fix its fake news problem because the damage is already done and mitigating it means jeopardizing its primary draw for users.

the habits of social media partisans: the far left rants and mocks, the far right just lies
# politics

the habits of social media partisans: the far left rants and mocks, the far right just lies

An analysis of partisan echo chambers on social media shows that the far left and the far right have unique approaches to propaganda.

why you shouldn’t coin buzzwords in trippy op-eds
# tech

why you shouldn’t coin buzzwords in trippy op-eds

If you're a Silicon Valley founder without a new idea, you can always just steal and existing one and paper over it with buzzwords, as David Gelernter demonstrates...

time.com goes after facebook
# tech

time.com goes after facebook

A new study tried to link Facebook use to a decline in academic performance and Time goes overboard with its conclusions.