Mark Zuckerberg leveraged Facebook user data to fight rivals and help friends, leaked documents show

I’ve always thought dude was shady ever since he kinda stole the idea for Facebook back at Harvard, so this is not surprising…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting that data, according to about 4,000 pages of leaked company documents largely spanning 2011 to 2015 and obtained by NBC News. Continue reading

Want to communicate over Facebook without installing Messenger? Here’s a few options…

Well some of you know that I have a strained relationship with FB to put it mildly….. but friends, family and potential clients/customers are there so I must acquiesce to a point. BUT I do it without using the official FB apps because to be frank, they are shitty. They use way too many resources on mobile devices and as I have detailed in more than a few posts, them shits is all in your business in places they have no business looking.

So here’s a few options to make life dealing with FB a little easier… sorry IOS folks but this is for the Android users because your options are very limited…

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball severs ties with Big Baller Brand co-owner over allegations $1.5 million is unaccounted for — ESPN

I wanted Lavar to win despite his BS if for nothing else to see a man bucking the system…. but the signs of his idiocy and lack of business acumen were too easy to not see and now that details of his meeting this ex-con (man) only assure me he only had his own interests at heart while destroying Melo & Gelo’s college basketball careers and injuring Lonzo….. now they boys don’t even speak to him…..

it’s kinda sad I guess but that is what hubris brings….

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has severed ties with a co-founder of Big Baller Brand over concerns that the longtime family friend has a criminal past and also has not adequately accounted for the whereabouts of roughly $1.5 million from Ball’s personal and business accounts. Continue reading

Please, for the Love of God, Make Sure You Delete Things Properly

Good info here….

Your personal data—be it financial spreadsheets or web searches—is not something you want to be leaving behind for other people to find, and totally wiping your activity off devices or the web takes a few more steps than you might have realized. Don’t worry though, as we’re going to walk you through the process. Continue reading

Facebook Tracks the Location Data of Some Users Who It Views as Potential Threats

I dunno if I’m that high on their radar but this doesn’t surprise me one bit…. FB is a dictatorship and that’s what dictators do…. follow ppl they consider threats to the regime…

Facebook wields unparalleled power when it comes to the amount of data it collects on its billions of users—this we know. But thanks to all that information it hoovers up across its various services, the company is also able to use said data to track individuals it deems as posing a threat to the company or its executives, CNBC reported Thursday. Continue reading

Facebook Proves Time Again It Doesn’t Care About Black People

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Hard not to see FB as racist at this point but nobody listens to me….

She said the “devil” was at her door.

When the Baltimore County Police Department officers arrived at the home of Korryn Gaines on Aug. 1, 2017, she knew she might be killed. Holding her phone in one hand and a shotgun in the other, Gaines figured that her only defense against being killed in front of her five-year-old son Kodi, was sunlight. So Gaines began broadcasting the standoff on Facebook, believing that there was no way cops would kill her live on video. Continue reading

How Facebook Schemed Against Its Users

This story should surprise no one… FB ain’t shit…

Last year, I was trying to solve a mystery. Facebook’s “People You May Know” tool was outing sex workers’ real identities to their clients, and vice versa, and I was trying to figure out how. A sex worker using the pseudonym Leila told me she had gone to great lengths to hide her identity from clients by using an alternate name, alternate email address, and burner phone number—contact information she didn’t provide to Facebook—yet Facebook was still inextricably linking her with her clients, suggesting them to her real-name account as people she might want to friend. Continue reading

Facebook Can’t Reset All Breach Victims’ Access Tokens

Shout to FB and ther ‘security’ smmfh

Warning: Attackers behind the recently revealed Facebook mega-breach may still be able to access victims’ accounts at third-party web services and mobile apps, and Facebook has offered no timeline for when that might change. Continue reading

Facebook has created an AI that can understand memes – TechSpot

I bet Mark & co will find other uses for this AI as well…

Moderation is not an easy thing for social media platforms to get right. With millions of users actively publishing image, video, and text posts every hour, manually reviewing the site’s content is off the table. Continue reading