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Tim Cook Speaks Out On The Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says Facebook’s Collection Of User Data ‘Shouldn’t Exist’

from Tech Insider Apple CEO Tim Cook has weighed in on the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that Facebook has been grappling with for the past two weeks. British data company Cambridge Analytica was able to obtain Facebook user data for over 50 million people by abusing Facebook’s own tools, causing an uproar that knocked billions […]

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The Walls Are Closing In On Tech Giants

from Axios Tech behemoths Google, Facebook and Amazon are feeling the heat from the far-left and the far-right, and even the center is starting to fold. Why it matters: Criticism over the companies’ size, culture and overall influence in society is getting louder as they infiltrate every part of our lives. Though it’s mostly rhetoric […]

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Inside Facebook’s AI Machine

from Backchannel When asked to head Facebook’s Applied Machine Learning group?—?to supercharge the world’s biggest social network with an AI makeover?—?Joaquin Quiñonero Candela hesitated.http://blog.shannonweb.net/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=sharing&action=request&service=twitter&kr_nonce=5ea8b30ae5&refresh=1&for=publicize&nonce=695d4d579e It was not that the Spanish-born scientist, a self-described “machine learning (ML) person,” hadn’t already witnessed how AI could help Facebook. Since joining the company in 2012, he had overseen a transformation […]

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How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views

from kottke.org Kurzgesagt’s newest video is about all the stolen video content on Facebook and the social network’s continued indifference to and profit from content creators, particularly small and independent creators. Facebook just announced 8 billion video views per day. This number is made out of lies, cheating and worst of all: theft. All of […]

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Can The Privacy Revolution Prevail?

from Forbes How many of you were suckered by the Facebook privacy hoax and posted the scary note revoking Facebook’s rights to your pictures and data? Oops. Snopes has pointed out that Facebook never owned your data. The message is useless. You control who sees your information through Facebook privacy controls, but by agreeing to […]

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