updated November 27, 2020

Social media security/privacy issues

  • AtariBoy -- Viewing hidden comments on myspace
  • YvoSchaap.com - Facebook and MySpace security: backdoor wide open, millions of accounts exploitable
  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg 'hacked into emails of rivals and journalists' | Mail Online
  • Hacker sells Facebook passwords - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  • Compromising Twitter's OAuth security system
  • Australian journalist arrested for reporting facebook security breach - Boing Boing
  • The Anatomy Of The Twitter Attack | TechCrunch
  • Facebook's URL scanner is vulnerable to cloaking attacks | ITworld
  • Chinese spies used fake Facebook profile to friend NATO officials | ZDNet
  • How I Hacked Facebook OAuth To Get Full Permission On Any Facebook Account (Without App "Allow" Interaction) | Nir Goldshlager Web Application Security Blog
  • Facebook scammers exploit your intention to hack friends' account | Security Affairs
  • Facebook forces malware scan - Facebook Marketing Forum forum at WebmasterWorld - WebmasterWorld
  • Facebook promoting Onavo Protect without disclosing ownership
  • Reddit announces data breach that threatens anonymity of users
  • The Laboratorium: Facebook and the VPPA: Uh-Oh
  • PC World - Facebook's Beacon More Intrusive Than Previously Thought
  • Facebook CEO Slammed 'Dumb' Users Who Trusted Him in College - Facebook - Gawker
  • The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook
  • Facebook, MySpace Confront Privacy Loophole - WSJ.com
  • Politics, Law, and Technology | Facebook’s Anti-Privacy Monopoly « DeObfuscate
  • Google And Facebook's Privacy Illusion - Forbes.com
  • SkullSecurity » Blog Archive » Return of the Facebook Snatchers
  • The Half Truths of Mark Zuckerberg
  • Survey: 41% of Facebook Users Total IDiots | John Paczkowski | Digital Daily | AllThingsD
  • Spokeo may know more about you than you realize - Boing Boing
  • Spokeo, personal data aggregators, and your privacy rights: Xeni on The Madeleine Brand Show - Boing Boing
  • Facebook stirs privacy ire with facial recognition - Computerworld
  • The Info Law Enforcement Gets When They Subpoena Facebook | Techdirt
  • Facebook caught exposing millions of user credentials • The Register
  • Facebook’s Stealth Attack on Google Exposes Its Own Privacy Problem | Epicenter | Wired.com
  • You Can't Keep Your Secrets From Twitter | Fast Company
  • Facebook Keeps A History Of Everyone Who Has Ever Poked You, Along With A Lot Of Other Data - Forbes
  • Facebook's new privacy controls: Still broken | ITworld
  • On Pseudonymity, Privacy and Responsibility on Google+ - TechnoSocial
  • LinkedIn pulls Facebook-style stunt • The Register
  • Spotify, Spokeo, AOL, Others Sued Over Web Tracking | Epicenter | Wired.com
  • Facebook is a surveillance engine, not friend: Richard Stallman, Free Software Foundation - The Economic Times
  • Stallman: Facebook IS Mass Surveillance — RT
  • Facebook’s Hotel California: Cross-Site Tracking and the Potential Impact on Digital Privacy Legislation | Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • 'Hunger Games' Viral Site Requires You To Give Marketers Control Of Your Facebook Or Twitter Account - The Consumerist
  • Facebook's 'man in the middle' attack on our data | ITworld
  • The dark side of Facebook - Telegraph
  • Facebook hit with $15 billion class action user tracking lawsuit | ZDNet
  • The Facebook Email Fiasco Might Be Worse Than We Thought (Updated)
  • Facebook's Bold, Compelling and Scary Engine of Discovery: The Inside Story of Graph Search | Wired Business | Wired.com
  • Twitter spy on you via TwitterBot, shadows every click you make - Hackers News Bulletin
  • LinkedIn 'Intro'duces Insecurity | Bishop Fox
  • Foursquare kills off the “social media” pretense of data collection | Ars Technica
  • The problem with WhatsApp’s privacy boasts: They’re not true | PandoDaily
  • All the wrong Moves: Facebook dances around a privacy issue as it counts every step you take | PandoDaily
  • Twitter Wants To Sell Information On Your Daily Routine To Advertisers | ThinkProgress
  • Facebook Will Use Your Browsing and Apps History For Ads (Despite Saying It Wouldn't 3 Years Ago) - Forbes
  • Snapchat Comes In Dead Last On EFF's Privacy Protecting List; Just Days After Getting Spanked By FTC | Techdirt
  • Don’t Listen to Google and Facebook: The Public-Private Surveillance Partnership Is Still Going Strong - Bruce Schneier - The Atlantic
  • Facebook is gaslighting the web. We can fix it. - Anil Dash
  • Why I'm quitting Facebook - CNN.com
  • The Facebook IPO Was an Inside Joke
  • Facebook Is Going To Be Even More Annoying Now That It's Public
  • Facebook friends could change your credit score - Aug. 26, 2013
  • Surprise! Narcissism Linked to Frequent Facebook and Twitter Use | TIME.com
  • Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power The Future – ReadWrite
  • Beware: Your Business Is At The Mercy Of Facebook! Social Fixer Page Deleted Without Explanation…
  • Facebook Is a Plague That'll Burn Out In a Few Years, Says Study - Slashdot
  • Facebook 'stalker' tool uses Graph Search for powerful data mining - security, HITB, Facebook - Computerworld
  • Facebook developing app that will track your every move ¿ even when it¿s turned off | Mail Online
  • Facebook finally admits to tracking non-users | Firstpost
  • The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Mobile App Terms of Service | Sam Fiorella
  • Actual Facebook graph searches: Tom Scott's Tumblr a privacy wake-up call.
  • The Facebook Fallacy - Technology Review
  • Facebook under fire over child porn - Telegraph
  • Even the Editor of Facebook's Mood Study Thought It Was Creepy - Adrienne LaFrance - The Atlantic
  • Is social networking good for anything more than cat pics? • The Register
  • The Apologies of Zuckerberg: A Restrospective - Liz Gannes - Social - AllThingsD
  • Facebook And You | Geek Is Awesome
  • Report: Facebook tracks all visitors, even if you’re not a user and opted out | Ars Technica
  • Instagram Patches flaw that Makes Private Photos Visible - Hacker News
  • Facebook Vulnerability Leaks Users' Private Photos - Hacker News
  • Wow, Spotify's New Privacy Policy is Atrocious
  • Moscow says Twitter ready to store data of users on Russian servers despite concerns over surveillance 
  • How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met
  • New analysis shows how Facebook and Google push users into sharing personal data : Forbrukerrådet
  • Facebook Failed to Protect 30 Million Users From Having Their Data Harvested by Trump Campaign Affiliate
  • How Anti-Science Forces Thrive On Facebook - BuzzFeed News
  • Anything a Police Department Posts to Facebook Is Propaganda
  • How Facebook's Racial Segmentation Is Helping Trump Campaign Try To Suppress African American Voting | Techdirt
  • How Russia Is Using LinkedIn as a Tool of War Against Its U.S. Enemies
  • On Facebook and Twitter, a Hunt for Russia’s Meddling Hand - The New York Times
  • Facebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach ‘Jew Haters’ — ProPublica
  • Twitter Lets You Target Ads to Millions of People Who Use the N-Word
  • Did Jared Kushner’s Data Operation Help Select Facebook Targets for the Russians?
  • Facebook's Dirty Little Secret - Narativ
  • Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments - The New York Times
  • Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner associate | News | The Guardian
  • How Russia used social media to divide Americans | US news | The Guardian
  • Russian content on Facebook may have reached 126 million users — far more than first disclosed, company testimony says - The Washington Post
  • Roy Moore’s Senate campaign blames Democrats for fake Twitter followers - The Washington Post
  • Why We’re Still in the Dark About Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News – Mother Jones
  • Russian trolls created Facebook events seen by more than 300,000 users - Jan. 26, 2018
  • How Facebook Made Its Cambridge Analytica Data Crisis Even Worse - Bloomberg
  • How Duterte Turned Facebook Into a Weapon—With Help From Facebook - Bloomberg
  • How Facebook’s Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda - Bloomberg
  • A DC Think Tank Used Fake Social Media Accounts, A Bogus Expert, And Fancy Events To Reach The NSA, FBI, And White House
  • Russian Trolls Ran Wild On Tumblr And The Company Refuses To Say Anything About It
  • Never Mind The Russians, Meet The Bot King Who Helps Trump Win Twitter
  • This Is How Steve Bannon And Breitbart Tried To Sabotage Twitter
  • Far-right trolls are manipulating Twitter into silencing journalists and Trump critics
  • Misinformer of the Year: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
  • How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral - POLITICO Magazine
  • UK investigates Facebook over data breach, to raid Cambridge Analytica | Reuters
  • Germany Accuses Chinese Intelligence Services Of Using Fake LinkedIn Profiles To Recruit Informants And Extract Sensitive Information | Techdirt
  • Russians Used Reddit and Tumblr to Troll the 2016 Election
  • The Observer view on how Facebook’s destructive ethos imperils democracy | Observer editorial | Opinion | The Guardian
  • Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach | News | The Guardian
  • Senate investigators want answers from Reddit and Tumblr on Russia meddling - The Washington Post
  • The Questions Zuckerberg Should Have Answered About Russia | WIRED
  • Facebook says it sold $100,000 in ads to fake Russian accounts during presidential election - ABC News
  • Do Facebook and Google have control of their algorithms anymore? A sobering assessment and a warning | Poynter
  • Facebook lets advertisers exclude users by race | Ars Technica
  • If you thought Facebook’s data collection is scary, wait until you check your Google account – BGR
  • Facebook tracks you even if you’re not a user, and you can’t really do anything about it – BGR
  • Doc Searls Weblog · Fake ad sources on Facebook
  • Facebook is 'evil.' Wall Street approves - The Buzz - Investment and Stock Market News
  • How Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter helped police target black activists | Fusion
  • Facebook Admits Hiring PR Firm To Smear Google - Slashdot
  • Facebook Is Evil & It Will Consume Your Soul | pitweston.com
  • Get your loved ones off Facebook.
  • The Facebook “It’s Not Our Fault” Study | Social Media Collective
  • Being a Facebook ‘Lab Rat’ Is The Tradeoff We’ve Made
  • Facebook estimates 200 million users may be fake: report | TheHill
  • Facebook shared data access with Huawei, other Chinese firms | TheHill
  • Facebook Unfriends Uncle Sam: Mark Zuckerberg's Plan To Avoid Taxes | ThinkProgress
  • Instagram submits to Russia censor's demands - BBC News
  • Facebook celebrates royal wedding by nuking 50 protest groups - Boing Boing
  • 10 Reasons To Delete Your Facebook Account - Business Insider
  • EXCLUSIVE: Mark Zuckerberg's Secret IMs From College - Business Insider
  • Facebook raises duplicate and fake account estimates in Q3 earnings - Business Insider
  • Twitter Censors Political Accounts - Business Insider
  • Well, These New Zuckerberg IMs Won't Help Facebook's Privacy Problems - Business Insider
  • Facebook killed the internet star: reflections on radical media | Corporate Watch
  • 5 Evil Ways Google and Facebook Are Using Their Insane Power | Cracked.com
  • Facebook Is Now Tracking You Even More Closely For Its Ads
  • This is the golden age of Facebook privacy | ITworld
  • Facebook Wants You to Vote on Tuesday. Here's How It Messed With Your Feed in 2012. | Mother Jones
  • Facebook: How to See the ‘Secret File’ the Social Network Is Storing About You
  • Facebook, Google are too big to stop election meddling on their own.
  • Facebook Fans The Flames Of Its TOS Change Overreaction | Techdirt
  • Facebook dumbs down privacy page so people won't notice they're being sold to advertisers • The Register
  • Facebook blocks Russian page supporting Navalny, Putin's biggest critic - The Washington Post
  • Users can't tell Facebook from a scam | ZDNet
  • Facebook Will Soon Be Able To ID You In Any Photo - Slashdot
  • Facebook’s ‘Protect’ feature on iOS essentially installs spyware on iPhone and iPad | 9to5Mac
  • Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones [Updated] | Ars Technica
  • Facebook let select companies have “special access” to user data, per report | Ars Technica
  • Facebook helped consolidate power for Cambodia's dictator and his attack-dog media, then killed the independent press's platform / Boing Boing
  • A tour of the manipulative, creepy bullshit Facebook pulls to stop you deleting your account / Boing Boing
  • Facebook deathwatch: a decade ago, it was impossible to imagine the fall of Myspace / Boing Boing
  • Facebook's defense for allowing InfoWars and 'fake news' — It's Analysis 🤷 / Boing Boing
  • Russia exploited Twitter for disinformation as early as 2014, targeting local news / Boing Boing
  • Twitter kills pro-Saudi “botnet” spreading Khashoggi disinformation tweets / Boing Boing
  • CBC's longstanding tech columnist condemns the broadcaster's cozy relationship with Facebook / Boing Boing
  • British Member of Parliament publishes 250 pages of damning internal Facebook documents that had been sealed by a US court / Boing Boing
  • Daring Fireball: John Lanchester on Facebook: 'The Company’s Ambition, Its Ruthlessness, and Its Lack of a Moral Compass Scare Me'
  • Facebook’s secret newsfeed experiments affected voter turnout in the 2012 election — Tech News and Analysis
  • Facebook Gives Us the First Real Look at Its Cesspool of Terrorist Propaganda and Hate Speech
  • Facebook Turned Its Two-Factor Security 'Feature' Into the Worst Kind of Spam
  • Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
  • WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum Quits After Internal Battle With Facebook Over User Privacy
  • Facebook’s Free Basics Doesn’t Connect You to the Global Internet – But it Does Collect Your Data · Global Voices
  • Facebook’s Big, Bad Lie About Age Discrimination – Lauren Weinstein's Blog
  • Facebook’s Very Revealing Text Messaging Privacy Fail – Lauren Weinstein's Blog
  • Why YouTube’s New Plan to Debunk Conspiracy Videos Won’t Work – Lauren Weinstein's Blog
  • Fixing Facebook May Be Impossible – Lauren Weinstein's Blog
  • Criminal Behavior: How Facebook Steals Your Security Data to Violate Your Privacy – Lauren Weinstein's Blog
  • Donald Trump Can Post Hate Speech To Facebook, But You Can't
  • How the Military Uses Twitter Sock Puppets to Control Debate and Suppress Dissent — Medium
  • The Facebook experiment has failed. Let’s go back. — A Programmer’s Tale — Medium
  • Facebook Is Tracking Me Even Though I’m Not on Facebook
  • Parents of Sandy Hook victim say Facebook isn’t protecting them from harassment
  • Facebook says users must accept targeted ads even under new EU law | Article [AMP] | Reuters
  • Exclusive: Chief U.S. spy catcher says China using LinkedIn to recruit Americans | Article [AMP] | Reuters
  • Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem – Monday Note
  • Russian company had access to Facebook user data through apps
  • Apple Sucked Tumblr Into Its Walled Garden, Where Sex Is Bad - Motherboard
  • Sources: Facebook Has Fired Multiple Employees for Snooping on Users - Motherboard
  • Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First - Motherboard
  • Facebook’s privacy policy says it now shares your data with partners | Naked Security
  • Facebook Betrayed America | The New Republic
  • Facebook Secretly Saved Videos Users Deleted
  • Facebook: If you want privacy, expect to pay for it
  • Roger McNamee: “I Think You Can Make a Legitimate Case that Facebook Has Become Parasitic” -
  • Is Facebook evil? Everything bad about Facebook is bad for the same reason — Quartz
  • Tumblr Says It's Banning Porn. This Will Not End Well. - Hit & Run : Reason.com
  • 60 Minutes interview: Facebook’s ties with Aleksandr Kogan and Cambridge were cozier than we thought.
  • Facebook lets advertisers target users on the basis of their interest in illegal firearms.
  • Facebook’s tracking of non-users ruled illegal again | TechCrunch
  • Facebook-owned Onavo quietly launches Bolt App Lock, a data-tracking app that locks other apps | TechCrunch
  • Facebook’s latest privacy debacle stirs up more regulatory interest from lawmakers – TechCrunch
  • YouTube is reportedly introducing your kids to conspiracy theories, too – TechCrunch
  • Facebook and the endless string of worst-case scenarios – TechCrunch
  • The real threat to Facebook is the Kool-Aid turning sour – TechCrunch
  • Facebook admits Cambridge Analytica hijacked data on up to 87M users – TechCrunch
  • Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers – TechCrunch
  • Facebook’s dark ads problem is systemic – TechCrunch
  • Google+ to shut down after coverup of data-exposing bug – TechCrunch
  • Facebook under pressure over Soros smear tactics – TechCrunch
  • Internal Facebook memo sees outgoing VP of comms Schrage take blame for hiring Definers – TechCrunch
  • Facebook Quietly Hid Webpages Bragging of Ability to Influence Elections
  • Hackers Are So Fed Up With Twitter Bots They’re Hunting Them Down Themselves
  • ICE Uses Facebook Data to Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
  • Facebook Uses Artificial Intelligence to Predict Your Future Actions for Advertisers, Says Confidential Document
  • Facebook Allowed Advertisers to Target Users Interested in “White Genocide” — Even in Wake of Pittsburgh Massacre
  • Is Facebook Evil? | The Technoskeptic
  • Twitter waited too long to fix their harassment problem. Now it’s costing them big time.
  • Washington Monthly | How to Fix Facebook—Before It Fixes Us
  • Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is Part of a Bigger Problem - The Atlantic
  • Toxic Twitter - A Toxic Place for Women | Amnesty International
  • Union sues over Facebook job ads excluding older people - Axios
  • Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook 'still hosts hate speech' - BBC News
  • Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale - BBC News
  • Former Twitter Employee Says Fake Russian Accounts Were Not Taken Seriously - Bloomberg
  • Under Fire and Losing Trust, Facebook Plays the Victim - Bloomberg
  • Facebook Is Adding Unsend Message Tool After CEO Caught Unsending - Bloomberg
  • Uber's 2016 Breach Affected More Than 20 Million U.S. Users - Bloomberg
  • Facebook Struck Deals Over Data and Burnt Rivals, Say Lawmakers - Bloomberg
  • How Duterte Turned Facebook Into a Weapon—With Help From Facebook - Bloomberg
  • Facebook Really Wants You to Come Back - Bloomberg
  • Ad Scammers Need Suckers, and Facebook Helps Find Them - Bloomberg
  • Twitter’s Problem Isn’t the Like Button - Bloomberg
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Has No Way Out of This Quagmire - Bloomberg
  • Never Mind The Russians, Meet The Bot King Who Helps Trump Win Twitter
  • Women Are Reminding People That LinkedIn Is Not A Dating Website Following "Creepy" Messages
  • Growth At Any Cost: Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo — And Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
  • Facebook Said Alex Jones' Threatening Rant Against Robert Mueller Doesn't Violate Its Rules
  • Facebook’s Internal Tensions Are Spilling Beyond The Company’s Walls
  • Here’s Why Facebook Bought WhatsApp For $19 Billion
  • Revealed: Cambridge Analytica data on thousands of Facebook users still not deleted – Channel 4 News
  • Facebook political ads were actually scams and malware
  • Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya on social media
  • Facebook Building 8 explored data sharing agreement with hospitals
  • Facebook exodus: 44 percent of American users ages 18-29 have deleted app
  • Child bride in South Sudan sold in Facebook auction - CNN
  • What Everyone Needs to Know About the Facebook Data Breach
  • Facebook under fire, but it’s just part of ‘surveillance economy’ - CSMonitor.com
  • Twitter can’t separate verification from validation
  • Facebook could have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands
  • Facebook's outgoing security chief sent a damning company-wide memo
  • Here's How to Download and Delete Your Facebook Data
  • Bad to worse: Now Facebook is being sued over housing discrimination
  • Facebook’s London security event suffers a security flawundefined - Financial News
  • The Fall Of Facebook
  • Facebook And Instagram Let Neo-Nazis Run Clothing Brands On Their Platforms | HuffPost
  • Getting any Facebook user's friend list and partial payment card details - Josip Franjković
  • Facebook: We're Better at Policing Nudity Than Hate Speech - NBC Southern California
  • Facebook fires engineer who allegedly used access to stalk women
  • Facebook is a 'living, breathing crime scene,' says one former tech insider - NBC News
  • Facebook Discovers Security Issue Affecting 50 Million Accounts, Letting Hackers Take Them Over - NBC New York
  • Don’t blame academics like me for Facebook’s privacy crisis | New Scientist
  • Huge new Facebook data leak exposed intimate details of 3m users | New Scientist
  • Report: Facebook Suspends Another Data Analytics Firm As Scandal Widens : The Two-Way : NPR
  • We Can’t Trust Facebook to Regulate Itself - The New York Times
  • Facebook’s Surveillance Machine - The New York Times
  • Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match - The New York Times
  • Facebook’s Privacy Changes Leave Developers Steaming - The New York Times
  • In India, Facebook’s WhatsApp Plays Central Role in Elections - The New York Times
  • Zuckerberg Tries to Clarify Remarks About Holocaust Deniers After Outcry - The New York Times
  • Facebook Network is Breached, Putting 50 Million Users’ Data at Risk - The New York Times
  • A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military - The New York Times
  • Opinion | The Poison on Facebook and Twitter Is Still Spreading - The New York Times
  • Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider - The New York Times
  • Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis - The New York Times
  • How Facebook’s P.R. Firm Brought Political Trickery to Tech - The New York Times
  • On Thanksgiving Eve, Facebook Acknowledges Details of Times Investigation - The New York Times
  • Sheryl Sandberg Is Said to Have Asked Facebook Staff to Research George Soros - The New York Times
  • Facebook Used People’s Data to Favor Certain Partners and Punish Rivals, Documents Show - The New York Times
  • Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends - The New York Times
  • EXCLUSIVE: Robert Mercer backed a secretive group that worked with Facebook, Google to target anti-Muslim ads at swing voters
  • Facebook Reportedly Targeted LGBTQ Users with “Gay Cure” Ads
  • Facebook (Still) Letting Housing Advertisers Exclude… — ProPublica
  • Facebook’s Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules… — ProPublica
  • It’s Complicated: Facebook’s History of Tracking You - ProPublica
  • Facebook’s top execs ‘make tobacco executives look like Mister Rogers’ - Recode
  • Exclusive: Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law | Reuters
  • Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers | Reuters
  • Exclusive: Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts that sought to discourage U.S. voting | Reuters
  • U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself | Reuters
  • Is Facebook Censoring Posts To Please China? | Techdirt
  • Facebook accused of introducing extremists to one another through 'suggested friends' feature
  • Twitter caught up in Cambridge Analytica data scandal
  • Facebook Only Cares About Facebook - The Atlantic
  • My Cow Game Extracted Your Facebook Data - The Atlantic
  • Why Can’t Facebook Tell the Truth?  - The Atlantic
  • Facebook Confirms Giving Advertisers Access to User Phone Numbers - The Daily Beast
  • Facebook Lets Users Post About Killing Immigrants and Minorities
  • Facebook Says It's Anti-Conversion Therapy, But It Funded Candidates Who Voted Against Conversion Therapy Bans
  • Russian Trolls Sue Facebook, Their Old Propaganda Machine
  • Shadowy Facebook Ads That Pushed Trump Are Back in Alabama
  • Twitter Has Turned Over Zero New Russian Troll Accounts to Congress
  • Facebook Is Banning Women for Calling Men Scum
  • Twitter hands your data to the highest bidder, but not to you - The Globe and Mail
  • Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran | Opinion | The Guardian
  • Facebook fake review factories uncovered by Which? investigation | Money | The Guardian
  • Facebook employs psychologist whose firm sold data to Cambridge Analytica | News | The Guardian
  • 'Utterly horrifying': ex-Facebook insider says covert data harvesting was routine | News | The Guardian
  • Facebook gave data about 57bn friendships to academic | News | The Guardian
  • Facebook fined for data breaches in Cambridge Analytica scandal | Technology | The Guardian
  • A withering verdict: MPs report on Zuckerberg, Russia and Cambridge Analytica | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook asks users: should we allow men to ask children for sexual images? | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook closed 583m fake accounts in first three months of 2018 | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps | Technology | The Guardian
  • Parliament seizes cache of Facebook internal papers | Technology | The Guardian
  • Here are the internal Facebook posts of employees discussing today’s leaked memo - The Verge
  • Facebook’s data-collecting VPN company has found a way to collect even more data - The Verge
  • Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in GDPR lawsuits - The Verge
  • Undercover Facebook moderator was instructed not to remove fringe groups or hate speech - The Verge
  • Facebook’s security chief is leaving, and no one’s going to replace him - The Verge
  • Facebook allows job ads that discriminate against women, ACLU says
  • How merchants use Facebook to flood Amazon with fake reviews - The Washington Post
  • Russia Didn’t Abuse Facebook—It Simply Used It As Intended | WIRED
  • Cambridge Analytica Could Also Access Private Facebook Messages | WIRED
  • Facebook Bug Made Up to 14 Million Users' Posts Public For Days | WIRED
  • Facebook Gave Russian Internet Giant Special Data Extension | WIRED
  • Facebook Is Steering Users Away From Privacy Protections | WIRED
  • Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency | WIRED
  • Facebook's Onavo Protect VPN Offers Less Privacy Protection Than Other Apps | WIRED
  • The Facebook Security Meltdown Exposes Way More Sites Than Facebook | WIRED
  • How a #MeToo Facebook Group Became a Tool for Harassment | WIRED
  • Inside Facebook's Hellish Two Years—and Mark Zuckerberg's Struggle to Fix it All | WIRED
  • Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting | WIRED
  • Facebook to Banks: Give Us Your Data, We’ll Give You Our Users - WSJ
  • Cory Doctorow: Zuck’s Empire of Oily Rags – Locus Online
  • Facebook has changed its privacy settings TODAY – here's what you need to know | Metro News
  • Eric's Archived Thoughts: Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty
  • 11 Reasons You Should Quit Facebook In 2014
  • Two weeks after Zuckerberg said ‘je suis Charlie,’ Facebook begins censoring images of prophet Muhammad - The Washington Post
  • Battling the Datenkraken's Business of Surveillance | WIRED
  • Anger mounts after Facebook's 'shadow profiles' leak in bug | ZDNet
  • Facebook helped advertisers target teens who feel “worthless” | Ars Technica
  • Op-ed: Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto is a political trainwreck | Ars Technica
  • Mark Zuckerberg Fails to Apologize
  • Peter Thiel helped fund Cambridge Analytica's work
  • Facebook Takes That $200 Million Investment From The Russians At A $10 Billion Valuation. – TechCrunch
  • It’s weirdly hard to steal Mark Zuckerberg’s trash | The Outline
  • Congratulations, Mr. President: Zuckerberg Secretly Called Trump After The Election
  • Cambridge Analytica and a Moral Reckoning in Silicon Valley | The New Yorker
  • Medvedev points Facebook's Zuckerberg towards Russian IT sector | Reuters
  • Facebook bet pays off for Russia's Usmanov | Reuters
  • The Mark Zuckerberg Manifesto: Great for Facebook, Bad for Journalism - The Atlantic
  • Revealed: Facebook's internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence | News | The Guardian
  • Anger over use of Brexit ads in aftermath of Jo Cox murder | Politics | The Guardian
  • Mark Zuckerberg defends Peter Thiel's Trump ties in internal memo - The Verge
  • Facebook’s disclosures under scrutiny as federal agencies join probe of tech giant’s role in sharing data with Cambridge Analytica - The Washington Post
  • Unrolled thread from @Tru7hS33kR #DeleteFacebook #Facebook
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Lone DNC Hacker’ Guccifer 2.0 Slipped Up and Revealed He Was a Russian Intelligence Officer
  • Cambridge Analytica’s Trial Runs in the Developing World – Talking Points Memo
  • Computer science faces an ethics crisis. The Cambridge Analytica scandal proves it. - The Boston Globe
  • Leaked: Cambridge Analytica's blueprint for Trump victory | UK news | The Guardian
  • I Bought a Russian Bot Army for Under $100
  • The Follower Factory - The New York Times
  • How To Delete Your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat | WIRED
  • Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger - BBC News
  • Facebook’s earnings show it’s surviving the privacy scandals. But can it survive Apple’s wrath?
  • Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by report on fake news | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook Grew Too Big to Care About Privacy - Bloomberg
  • Facebook's security team tracks posts, location for 'BOLO' threat list
  • Facebook decided which users are interested in Nazis — and let advertisers target them directly - Los Angeles Times
  • The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America - The Verge
  • Trump Administration Aims To Use Facebook To Spy On People Collecting Disability | HuffPost
  • Facebook’s Data Deals Are Under Criminal Investigation - The New York Times
  • Facebook livestreamed a massacre, and didn't catch it. Why? - CNN
  • Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015 / Boing Boing
  • MySpace Lost 12 Years of Music in 'Server Migration' - Motherboard
  • Myspace may have lost more than a decade’s worth of user music – TechCrunch
  • Myspace Lost All the Music Uploaded to Site Prior to 2015 – Rolling Stone
  • Myspace loses all content uploaded before 2016 | Technology | The Guardian
  • Myspace deleted 12 years’ worth of music in a botched server migration - The Verge
  • Facebook (FB) Security Flaw Left Millions of Passwords Visible - Bloomberg
  • How Twitter's algorithm is amplifying extreme political rhetoric - CNN
  • Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem - The Atlantic
  • Instagram Is Full of Conspiracy Theories and Extremism - The Atlantic
  • Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years — Krebs on Security
  • Facebook is taking action against anti-vaccine conspiracies. But bogus medical cures are still getting massive reach. – Poynter
  • It Took 10 Seconds for Instagram to Push me Into an Anti-Vaxx Rabbit Hole - Motherboard
  • Facebook: Old posts by Mark Zuckerberg have disappeared - Business Insider
  • ‘Beyond Sketchy’: Facebook Demanding Some New Users’ Email Passwords
  • Facebook Says White Nationalist Video Doesn’t Break New Policy Against White Nationalism | HuffPost
  • Millions of Facebook Records Found on Amazon Cloud Servers - Bloomberg
  • Opinion | Big Tech’s Original Sin - The New York Times
  • Twitter’s selective censorship of tweets may be the best option, but it’s still censorship — Tech News and Analysis
  • Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley Leaves Company Because Of Diversity Issues | TechCrunch
  • US military launches Operation Sock Puppet, pays contractor $2.76m to generate phony Facebook, Twitter psyops accounts - Boing Boing
  • Elgan: Why Twitter is obsolete - Computerworld
  • The secretive industry of social media monitoring - CSMonitor.com
  • Twitter isn't raising the 140-character limit. It's building a wall.
  • Pakistan Internet Content Regulator Asks Twitter To Take Down A 'Blasphemous' Search | Techdirt
  • Twitter’s in Trouble. Here’s How It Can Avoid Becoming the Next AOL | Business | WIRED
  • Twitter Has Further Trashed Its User Experience by Arbitrarily Censoring Valuable Comments | Heat Street
  • Twitter, a Poison Paradise, Wants to Know Exactly How Toxic the Site Is
  • Deepfakes are coming. Is Big Tech ready?
  • How Twitter Secretly Benefits From Bots and Fake Accounts
  • "A Honeypot For Assholes": Inside Twitter’s 10-Year Failure To Stop Harassment - BuzzFeed News
  • German court orders deletion of customer lists in Facebook Custom Audiences - SPIRIT LEGAL LLP RECHTSANWÄLTE
  • Facebook, Twitter Consistently Fail At Distinguishing Abuse From Calling Out Abuse | Techdirt
  • Declaration of Independence: Facebook censored a post for 'hate speech.' - The Washington Post
  • Facebook: ‘Malicious actors’ used its tools to discover identities and collect data on a massive global scale - The Washington Post
  • Exclusive: Twitter is suspending millions of bots and fake accounts every day to fight disinformation - The Washington Post
  • Facebook says millions of users had phone numbers, search history and location data stolen in recent hack - The Washington Post
  • Facebook’s Sandberg now says the company’s work with the political consultancy Definers crossed her desk - The Washington Post
  • Facebook, Google Bugged by New 'Adware' Apps - WSJ.com
  • Facebook quietly hired Republican strategy firm Targeted Victory – TechCrunch
  • Facebook's new home gadget might have a creepy camera
  • The Facebook emails show the company never really cared about connecting the world.
  • My Befuddling Dinner With Facebook Empress Sheryl Sandberg | WIRED
  • The journalists Facebook installed as fact-checkers say the company is using them as window-dressing / Boing Boing
  • 'They don't care': Facebook factchecking in disarray as journalists push to cut ties | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook says a new bug allowed apps to access private photos of up to 6.8 million users - The Washington Post
  • Facebook 'sorry' for exposing millions of users' private photos - CNN
  • Facebook's controversial 'revenge porn' pilot program is coming to the US, UK
  • Facebook’s Data Sharing: 5 Takeaways From Our Investigation - The New York Times
  • As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants - The New York Times
  • Even after you turn off Facebook location tracking, Facebook tracks your location / Boing Boing
  • Facebook Put User Data Within Kremlin’s Grasp Last Year
  • Facebook Took Money From White Nationalist Candidate to Promote Neo-Nazi Podcast – Sludge
  • Facebook and Google's Targeted Advertising Is Ruining the Internet and Breaking the World - Motherboard
  • Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech - The New York Times
  • Facebook's internal documents about how it made money off children to be releasedReveal
  • Facebook Nixes Over 300 Fake News Pages Linked to Russia’s Sputnik News Agency
  • Unsealed court documents reveal that Facebook knew kids were being tricked into spending thousands of dollars on their parents' credit cards / Boing Boing
  • Facebook is secretly building LOL, a cringey teen meme hub – TechCrunch
  • Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of moneyReveal
  • Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them – TechCrunch
  • Facebook Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools —… — ProPublica
  • Apple says it’s banning Facebook’s research app that collects users’ personal information - Recode
  • Apple blocks Facebook from running its internal iOS apps - The Verge
  • Snopes pulls out of its fact-checking partnership with Facebook – Poynter
  • German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business | WIRED
  • Facebook includes weird messages inside Oculus Touch controllers - Business Insider
  • The first picture of a black hole made Katie Bouman an overnight celebrity. Then internet trolls descended.
  • Mark Zuckerberg shared private user data with Facebook 'friends', leaked documents reveal | The Independent
  • Mark Zuckerberg leveraged Facebook user data to fight rivals and help friends, leaked documents show
  • 15 Months of Fresh Hell Inside Facebook | WIRED
  • Facebook allowed violent posts by man charged with Ilhan Omar death threat | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook uploaded 1.5 million users' email contacts without permission - Business Insider
  • Facebook and the art of the news dump - CNN
  • Twitter bot activity spiked after the release of the Mueller Report | ZDNet
  • Border Militias Use Facebook Live to Turn Immigrant Confrontations Into ‘Reality TV’
  • Why Won’t Twitter Treat White Supremacy Like ISIS? Because It Would Mean Banning Some Republican Politicians Too. - Motherboard
  • Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data breach leads to Canada privacy violation finding - The Washington Post
  • Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking - Motherboard
  • Extremists Understand What Tech Platforms Have Built - The Atlantic
  • Beware! Slack leaks are the new email leaks
  • Slack's security breach may be worse than it's letting on - Business Insider
  • People Are Turning on Slack - The Atlantic
  • Kremlin-owned Firms Linked to Major Twitter and Facebook Investments - ICIJ
  • Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner investor | News | The Guardian
  • Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections | Technology | The Guardian
  • Whose side is Twitter on: misogynists or women in public life? | Suzanne Moore | Opinion | The Guardian
  • 'Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook | WIRED
  • Opinion | It’s Time to Break Up Facebook - The New York Times
  • Mark Zuckerberg has to go. Here are 25 reasons why | Evan Greer | Opinion | The Guardian
  • Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images
  • Behind Grindr's doomed hookup in China, a data misstep and scramble to make up
  • Facebook's fake accounts doubled in 6 months - CBS News
  • Facebook’s newest ‘fact checkers’ are Koch-funded climate deniers – ThinkProgress
  • The Military Is Already Using Facebook to Track Your Mood - Defense One
  • Facebook Wants to Connect You With Your 'Secret Crush' | WIRED
  • Facebook’s contract workers are looking at your private posts to train AI - The Verge
  • Facebook says it 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5 million users' email contacts without permission
  • People are calling for Zuckerberg’s resignation. Here are just five of the reasons why. - MIT Technology Review
  • Unraveling Mark Zuckerberg’s Secret Deal for a $59 Million Tahoe Compound - WSJ
  • WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware
  • How Mark Zuckerberg Battled the Winklevoss Twins Over a $65 Million Facebook Settlement | Vanity Fair
  • Fake content floods Facebook ahead of EU elections | Euronews
  • Facebook removes a record 3 billion fake accounts over 6-month span - MarketWatch
  • Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' | World news | The Guardian
  • Facebook tracking exposed : Popping the Bubble
  • Facebook won't block faked Pelosi video - The Washington Post
  • How a suspected Iran-based campaign tried to get Canadian media to spread fake news | CBC News
  • Facebook has struggled to recruit since Cambridge Analytica scandal
  • Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters | Technology | The Guardian
  • Millions of Instagram influencers had their contact data scraped and exposed – TechCrunch
  • Facebook’s Work With Phone Carriers Alarms Legal Experts
  • Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election - WSJ
  • Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled - BBC News
  • Daring Fireball: Facebook’s Creepy Data Sharing With Phone Carriers
  • Facebook says Israeli company used fake accounts to target African elections - CNN
  • Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts in 6 months | CBC News
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg face subpoena from Canadian Parliament ethics committee - CBS News
  • Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines, researchers say | Technology | The Guardian
  • Facebook lobbied against Australian privacy regulations, flying in the face of Mark Zuckerberg's PR push | Business Insider
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg ignores subpoena from Canadian parliament, risks being held in contempt - CNN
  • Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter - VICE
  • Facebook, Encryption and the Dangers of Privacy Laundering - Lawfare
  • Twitter Employees Worried Nazi Ban Would Catch GOP Politicians
  • Twitter Still Has A White Nationalist Problem | HuffPost
  • Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct, racist and homophobic comments
  • Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments - The New York Times
  • Twitter Takes Down Accounts of China Dissidents Ahead of Tiananmen Anniversary - The New York Times
  • Twitter apologizes for suspending accounts critical of China - CNN
  • Facebook lawyer says 'there is no privacy,' hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg's pivot
  • Twitterbots: Anatomy of a Propaganda Campaign | Symantec Blogs
  • Russia's manipulation of Twitter was far vaster than believed - POLITICO
  • Facebook moderators break their NDAs to expose desperate working conditions - The Verge
  • Slack Is Bad, Actually | HuffPost Life
  • Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook | WIRED
  • Facebook abused to spread Remote Access Trojans since 2014 | ZDNet
  • Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years | Ars Technica
  • The ugly side of Facebook’s pivot to privacy is starting to show - The Verge
  • Facebook Embeds 'Hidden Codes' To Track Who Sees And Shares Your Photos
  • Opinion | Google and Facebook Are Quietly Tracking You on Sex Websites - The New York Times
  • Think FaceApp Is Scary? Wait Till You Hear About Facebook | WIRED li> Facebook design flaw let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users - The Verge
  • Ad Tool Facebook Built to Fight Disinformation Doesn’t Work as Advertised - The New York Times
  • How One Researcher Helped Facebook Bust Saudi Disinfo Campaign
  • Facebook let white supremacist dog whistle "invasion" thrive for years | Media Matters for America
  • Facebook (FB) Paid Contractors to Transcribe User Audio Files - Bloomberg
  • Twitter is running paid ads from China's state news agency criticising the Hong Kong protests - Business Insider
  • Trump, QAnon and an impending judgment day: Behind the Facebook-fueled rise of The Epoch Times
  • Nearly Half of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are Fake Accounts and Bots
  • Facebook releases new Cambridge Analytica documents
  • Twitter Trust and Safety Advisers Say They’re Being Ignored | WIRED
  • [1908.08313] Auditing Radicalization Pathways on YouTube
  • Alternative Influence | Data & Society
  • Facebook Discloses Cambridge Analytica Email It Fought for Months to Keep Secret
  • How China Uses LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Abroad - The New York Times
  • Twitter won’t autoban neo-Nazis because the filters may ban GOP politicians
  • YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids' privacy law
  • A huge database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online – TechCrunch
  • Hostile Social Manipulation: Present Realities and Emerging Trends | RAND
  • Get popcorn for iOS 13’s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs – TechCrunch
  • Watching You Watch: The Tracking Ecosystem of Over-the-Top TV Streaming Devices
  • Facebook Has Banked Nearly $1.6 Million From SPLC Designated Hate Groups Since May 2018
  • Use of social media to manipulate public opinion now a global problem, says new report — Oxford Internet Institute
  • Inside a Ukrainian Troll Farm - OCCRP
  • Read the full transcript of Mark Zuckerberg’s leaked internal Facebook meetings - The Verge
  • Facebook Removed Hundreds Of Propaganda Accounts Targeting Iran And Qatar
  • Book Excerpt: ‘MINDF*CK’ by Christopher Wylie
  • Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information
  • Twitter says it unintentionally misused user data for advertising - Axios
  • How Instagram Became A Hotspot For Vile Conspiracies And 2020 Disinformation | HuffPost
  • Anti-Semites Are Using a Popular Chat App to Compile a List of Jewish People – Mother Jones
  • Facebook: Trump can lie all he wants
  • Silicon Valley Cynicism in the Age of Trump and Zuckerberg | WIRED
  • Anti-vaccination groups still crowdfunding on Facebook despite crackdown
  • Facebook reduces transparency of information on political-ad targeting - The Globe and Mail
  • Facebook, Twitter rules give politicians a free pass to lie - Axios
  • Russians are already trying to interfere in the 2020 election, Facebook data shows - CNN
  • Facebook confirms data sharing with Chinese companies - Reuters
  • Why the Facebook News tab shouldn’t be trusted – TechCrunch
  • Facebook Axed Pro-Vaccine Ads From Hospitals and Health Orgs, Let Anti-Vaxxer Ads Slip Through
  • Exclusive: WhatsApp hacked to spy on top government officials at U.S. allies - sources - Reuters
  • Facebook will allow UK election candidates to run false ads - CNN
  • Leaked documents show Facebook leveraged user data to fight rivals and help friends
  • Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on users, U.S. prosecutors say | PBS NewsHour
  • 'Abhorrent': Andrew Forrest's letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg
  • Facebook is secretly using your iPhone's camera as you scroll your feed
  • White nationalists are openly operating on Facebook. The company won't act | Technology | The Guardian
  • Trump campaign assails Facebook over potential changes to political ad rules
  • PlainSite :: Reality Check :: Facebook, Inc.
  • Facebook And Instagram Let Neo-Nazis Run Clothing Brands On Their Platforms | HuffPost
  • Social media giants fail to act on hate speech | BusinessPost.ie
  • White Nationalist Groups Banned By Facebook Are Still On The Platform
  • Videos of New Zealand attack still on Facebook and Instagram - CNN
  • Facebook Didn’t Seem To Care I Was Being Sexually Harassed Until I Decided To Write About It | HuffPost
  • Facebook Admits It Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar - The New York Times
  • The biggest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is fake
  • Facebook 'scam' posing as Trump campaign ran political ads, sought donations - CNN
  • Private Facebook Group Fans Flames of Racist Hatred in Maine – Mainer
  • Facebook’s Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules Allows Vile Posts to Stay Up — ProPublica
  • How Facebook and Amazon Help Hate Groups Raise Money – Mother Jones
  • Facebook Is Making Millions Off A Nationwide Gun Permit Scam | HuffPost
  • Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia | Reveal
  • Bianca Devins Gruesome Death Photos Are Still All Over Instagram - Rolling Stone
  • Surprised about Mark Zuckerberg's secret meeting with Trump? Don't be | Siva Vaidhyanathan | Opinion | The Guardian
  • Who Will Take Responsibility for Facebook? | WIRED
  • That Uplifting Tweet You Just Shared? A Russian Troll Sent It - Rolling Stone
  • Weaponized Health Communication: Twitter Bots and Russian Trolls Amplify the Vaccine Debate
  • What happens when the language of democracy is hijacked?
  • Facebook Helped Bill O'Reilly Shill For A Company Accused Of Scamming Customers | HuffPost
  • Facebook must face data breach class action on security, but not damages: judge - Reuters
  • Facebook's only Dutch factchecker quits over political ad exemption | Technology | The Guardian
  • Revealed: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib targeted in far-right fake news operation | Technology | The Guardian
  • How Social Media Companies are Failing to Combat Inauthentic Behaviour Online | StratCom
  • Facebook, Twitter And Google Failing To Tackle Manipulation On Their Platforms: NATO StratCom
  • VVA Investigative Report | Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Facebook fuelling avalanche of child sex abuse
  • Payroll data for 29,000 Facebook employees stolen - CNET
  • Instagram Won’t Pull These Racist, Violent, Russian-Inspired Accounts
  • Facebook accesses your location even when you've opted out - 9to5Mac
  • Facebook says a pro-Trump media outlet used artificial intelligence to create fake people and push conspiracies
  • Twitter Suspends 90,000 Accounts Used to Spread Saudi Spam - Bloomberg
  • Facebook Discovers Fakes That Show Evolution of Disinformation - The New York Times
  • Data on 267 Million Facebook Users Exposed: Researcher – NBC4 Washington
  • The Biggest Social Media Operation You’ve Never Heard of Is Run Out of Cyprus by Russians - Lawfare
  • The big lie behind pivoting to video.
  • Google and Twitter Approved Our BS Anti-Vaxx Ads
  • Twitter flaw let a researcher match 17 million phone numbers with users | Engadget
  • Facebook Vows Strict Privacy Safeguards as it Rolls Out Preventive-Health Tool - Scientific American
  • Fresh Cambridge Analytica leak ‘shows global manipulation is out of control’ | UK news | The Guardian
  • All YouTube, Not Just the Algorithm, is a Far-Right Propaganda Machine
  • YouTube Executives Ignored Warnings, Let Toxic Videos Run Rampant - Bloomberg
  • The Mystery of Teen Vogue’s Disappearing Facebook Article - The New York Times
  • Facebook paid Teen Vogue to run a fake article praising Facebook for "helping ensure the integrity of the 2020 election" / Boing Boing
  • Facebook Says It Won’t Back Down From Allowing Lies in Political Ads - The New York Times
  • Facebook ignores critiques of its political ads policy
  • Buckle Up for Another Facebook Election - The New York Times
  • Triggered Trumpers call for violence against Michigan Democrats and Muslims in vile Facebook page | News Hits
  • Facebook's Twitter account hacked
  • Facebook was repeatedly warned of security flaw that led to biggest data breach in its history
  • Facebook takes down NC Facebook page with fake news | Raleigh News & Observer
  • Mark Zuckerberg Suggests Getting Rid Of Section 230; Maybe People Should Stop Pretending It's A Gift To Facebook | Techdirt
  • How Saudi Arabia Infiltrated Twitter
  • Facebook's conservative shift - The Washington Post
  • New ’Off-Facebook Activity’ tool shows exactly how much the social network tracks your life - The Washington Post
  • Exclusive: A high school student created a fake 2020 candidate. Twitter verified it - CNN
  • Check Point Research Reveals Multiple Vulnerabilities in TikTok | Check Point Software
  • Study finds quarter of climate change tweets from bots - BBC News
  • State Department examination of Twitter found millions of coronavirus tweets pushed false information - The Washington Post
  • Facebook, Twitter suspend Russian-linked operation targeting African Americans on social media - The Washington Post
  • Facebook Wanted NSO Spyware to Monitor Users, NSO CEO Claims - VICE
  • Simple loopholes in Facebook and PayPal helping victims to lose millions in scam | CyberNews
  • Opinion | Can a Facebook Oversight Board Push Back the Ocean? - The New York Times
  • Facebook has a huge truth problem. A high-priced ‘oversight board’ won’t fix it. - The Washington Post
  • Twitter shuts down 5,000 pro-Trump bots retweeting anti-Mueller report invective | Ars Technica
  • Gov. Whitmer becomes target of dozens of threats on private Facebook groups ahead of armed rally in Lansing | News Hits
  • Researchers: Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR
  • Nearly Half Of The Twitter Accounts Discussing ‘Reopening America’ May Be Bots | Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science
  • Nearly Half of the Twitter Accounts Discussing 'Reopening America' May Be Bots - News - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Academic in Facebook storm worked on Russian 'dark' personality project - Reuters
  • Nearly half of Twitter accounts pushing to reopen America may be bots | MIT Technology Review
  • Break Up Facebook - The Bulwark
  • The Republican political operatives who call the shots at Facebook - Popular Information
  • Facebook Executives Shut Down Efforts to Make the Site Less Divisive - WSJ
  • Silicon Valley Is Bending Over Backward to Cater to the Far Right
  • We dismantle Facebook’s memo defending its ‘Research’ – TechCrunch
  • Facebook Ignored Internal Warnings Its Algorithms Were Intensifying Divisiveness: Report | Common Dreams News
  • Did Russian Trolls Have Company?: New Evidence on Israel-based PSY-Group’s Possible Social Media Efforts in 2016 US Election - Just Security
  • Leaked posts show Facebook employees asking the company to remove Trump’s threat of violence - The Verge
  • Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Controversial Emotion Experiment | WIRED
  • Civil Rights Leaders Left ‘Stunned’ After Trying to Explain Racism to Mark Zuckerberg in Facebook Meeting
  • Nine things we learned from leaked audio of Mark Zuckerberg facing his employees - The Verge
  • Zuckerberg Defends Approach to Trump's Facebook Posts - The New York Times
  • Why were gun lovers, George Floyd protesters sent to same spot? | McClatchy Washington Bureau
  • Facebook removes nearly 200 accounts tied to hate groups
  • Inside Facebook employees’ debate about Trump’s posts - The Washington Post
  • Zuckerberg-Funded Scientists Denounce Facebook's Moderation
  • Behind China’s Twitter Campaign, a Murky Supporting Chorus - The New York Times
  • Coronavirus Contact Tracers Face Death Threats And Conspiracies Online
  • Joanna Hoffman: Facebook is peddling 'an addictive drug called anger'
  • Coronavirus: Twitter removes more than 170,000 pro-China accounts - BBC News
  • Facebook says no significant commercial benefit from having Australian news on platform
  • A Conspiracy Made in America May Have Been Spread by Russia - The New York Times
  • Enemies of Putin targeted in newly discovered Russian disinformation campaig - The Washington Post
  • Study: White Supremacist Groups Are ‘Thriving’ On Facebook, Despite Extremist Ban | HuffPost
  • Facebook Groups Are Destroying America | WIRED
  • Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner investor | News | The Guardian
  • Civil rights groups call for 'pause' on Facebook ads
  • Zuckerberg says he's ‘disgusted’ by Trump’s rhetoric. It’s just crocodile tears. - The Washington Post
  • Some Facebook groups launched to protest lockdowns are now hotbeds for misinformation - CNN
  • Tech Firms Face a Stark Choice Between China and the United States in New Cold War
  • What’s Facebook’s Deal With Donald Trump? – DNyuz
  • Hate, Conspiracy Theories and Advertising on Facebook | Anti-Defamation League
  • Twitter terminates DDoSecrets, falsely claims it may infect visitors | Ars Technica
  • Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniers - Popular Information
  • The Technology 202: Facebook struggles to keep violent 'boogaloo' content off its platform - The Washington Post
  • Facebook Activity for Right-Wing 'Gridlock' Protests Surges - Truth or Fiction?
  • Guy Who Reverse-Engineered TikTok Reveals The Scary Things He Learned, Advises People To Stay Away From It | Bored Panda
  • Warning—Apple Suddenly Catches TikTok Secretly Spying On Millions Of iPhone Users
  • Facebook Admits It Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar - The New York Times
  • TikTok and 53 other iOS apps still snoop your sensitive clipboard data | Ars Technica
  • Facebook's Dirty Little Secret - Narativ
  • Facebook, Google should audit algorithms that boost fake news, says UK House of Lords - CNET
  • With advertiser boycott growing, lawmakers press Facebook on white supremacy – TechCrunch
  • Boogaloo Ads Have Been Making Facebook Money For Months
  • A Facebook recruiter filed a federal complaint alleging the company is biased against Black employees and job candidates
  • Engaging with others: How the IRA coordinated information operation made friends | HKS Misinformation Review
  • Graphika Report - Exposing Secondary Infektion
  • Kremlin trolls burned across the Internet as Washington debated options - The Washington Post
  • Facebook is out of control. If it were a country it would be North Korea | Facebook | The Guardian
  • Opinion | Clean Up Your Act, Facebook, or We’re Leaving - The New York Times
  • Twitter Gave Free Rein for Jack Posobiec To Publish Antisemitic Hate and Disinformation | Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Facebook Ran A White Nationalist Ad
  • Facebook closes network affiliated with Roger Stone - The Washington Post
  • Facebook suspends disinformation network tied to staff of Brazil's Bolsonaro - Reuters
  • Opinion | When a Critic Met Facebook: ‘What They’re Doing Is Gaslighting’ - The New York Times
  • Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts
  • When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users
  • Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users
  • Twitter Insiders Allegedly Spied for Saudi Arabia | WIRED
  • Twitter Races to Unravel How Cyber-Attack Came From Inside - Bloomberg
  • How Much of the Internet Is Fake?
  • NATO-Linked Report Says Social-Media Platforms Failing On Manipulation
  • As Virus Spreads, China and Russia See Openings for Disinformation - The New York Times
  • How the Twitter hack highlights the dangers of Slack
  • Fact-check of viral climate misinformation quietly removed from Facebook - Popular Information
  • Twitter bans 7,000 QAnon accounts, limits 150,000 others as part of broad crackdown
  • ISIS is Setting Up Fake Social Justice Accounts on Facebook j
  • Twitter Cracks Down on QAnon. Your Move, Facebook | WIRED
  • Facebook Employee Leaks Show Betrayal By Company Leadership
  • Twitter says hackers accessed DMs for 36 users in last week's hack | ZDNet
  • Some 2020 Candidates Struggle To Get Verified On Twitter | Rantt Media
  • Facebook will not remove Trump ad using Ukraine picture of protesters - Business Insider
  • Exclusive: More than 1,000 people at Twitter had ability to aid hack of accounts - Reuters
  • How a Chinese agent used LinkedIn to hunt for targets - BBC News
  • Twitter’s security woes included broad access to user accounts | Ad Age
  • Facebook's vaccine misinformation problem faces a new test with Covid-19
  • Twitter Finally Throws Out Ex-Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke
  • Twitter hackers used “phone spear phishing” in mass account takeover | Ars Technica
  • Confederate Groups Are Thriving on Facebook. What Does That Mean for the Platform?
  • Twitter Investigated by FTC for Alleged Misuse of User Data
  • Another fake video of Nancy Pelosi goes viral on Facebook - The Washington Post
  • Meetup Critical Flaws Allow 'Group' Takeover, Payment Theft | Threatpost
  • Trump ads on Facebook about Biden and police are false, fact-checkers find - The Washington Post
  • A “Bug” In Instagram's Hashtags Has Been Favoring Donald Trump
  • Facebook removes troll farm posing as African-American support for Donald Trump
  • Sensitive to claims of bias, Facebook relaxed misinformation rules for conservative pages
  • “Outright Lies”: Voting Misinformation Flourishes on Facebook — ProPublica
  • QAnon groups have millions of members on Facebook, documents show
  • Revealed: QAnon Facebook groups are growing at a rapid pace around the world | QAnon | The Guardian
  • Boogaloo Groups Have Returned To Facebook Despite Supposed Crackdown | HuffPost
  • Facebook abandons broken drilling equipment under Oregon coast seafloor - oregonlive.com
  • Facebook algorithm found to 'actively promote' Holocaust denial | World news | The Guardian
  • CZI’s Black employees say there is much to be done to improve the Facebook CEO’s philanthropic arm - The Washington Post
  • You’ll need a Facebook account to use future Oculus headsets - The Verge
  • QAnon groups hit by Facebook crack down
  • Report: 'Superspreaders' of bogus health news racked up billions of views on Facebook - POLITICO
  • Facebook Has Begun Purging Accounts Tied to Anti-Fascist Groups
  • Facebook’s Algorithm Is 'Actively Promoting' Holocaust Denial Content
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Stoked Washington’s Fears About TikTok - WSJ
  • Facebook blocks group of one million critical of Thai monarchy amid government pressure - Reuters
  • Facebook takes down ‘call to arms’ event after two shot dead in Kenosha - The Verge
  • Facebook chose not to act on militia complaints before Kenosha shooting - The Verge
  • Facebook Employees Frustrated With Zuckerberg After Kenosha
  • Twitter Is Letting People Threaten Joe Biden's Cybersecurity Expert
  • Opinion | ‘But I Saw It on Facebook’: Hoaxes Are Making Doctors’ Jobs Harder - The New York Times
  • HackerOne - massive Slack security issues
  • Facebook Says Russian Trolls Who Interfered in 2016 U.S. Election Are at It Again and Tricked Journalists Into Writing on Their Behalf
  • Facebook’s Political Ad Ban Also Threatens Ability to Spread Accurate Information on How to Vote — ProPublica
  • Facebook Moves to Stop Election Misinformation - The New York Times
  • Facebook Employees Call Inaction Over Trump Post "Shameful"
  • Mark Zuckerberg Has Set Our Democracy On Fire | The Nation
  • Facebook Didn't Remove Kenosha Militia Event Page
  • Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation
  • Facebook Accused of Watching Instagram Users Through Cameras - Bloomberg
  • Think Twice Before Using Facebook, Google, or Apple to Sign In Everywhere | WIRED
  • Facebook Just Forced Its Most Powerful Critics Offline
  • Facebook Stymied Traffic to Left-Leaning News Outlets: Report
  • Facebook reportedly throttled traffic to progressive news sites: WSJ - Business Insider
  • “Trumpcare” Does Not Exist. Nevertheless Facebook and Google Cash In on Misleading Ads for “Garbage” Health Insurance. — ProPublica
  • Knight Institute Calls on Facebook to Lift Restrictions on Digital Journalism and Research | Knight First Amendment Institute
  • Researchers, Knight Institute Condemn Facebook Effort to Squelch Research on Disinformation | Knight First Amendment Institute
  • Former Google CEO Calls Social Networks ‘Amplifiers for Idiots’ - Bloomberg
  • How Facebook Screwed Us All – Mother Jones
  • Roiled by Election, Facebook Struggles to Balance Civility and Growth - The New York Times
  • How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories - The New York Times
  • Facebook has repeatedly caved to bogus right-wing pressure | Media Matters for America