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U.S. government imposes $5 billion fine on Facebook

The U.S. government has confirmed the fine of 5,000 million dollars that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) imposed last day 12 to technology giant Facebook for faults in the...

Nevertheless, user activity on Facebook is increasing (according to Facebook’s own data)

Internet users are increasingly active on Facebook, which so far this year has increased both comments such as "I Like" and clicks on ads, according to data released this...
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The trend ‘influencer’ could deflate with the new Instagram without ‘likes’

At the moment it's an experiment, but Instagram is testing what happens in the behaviour of the users if it hides the 'like' in the photos and the amount...

Google and Facebook track the porn users see even when they use incognito browser...

Researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that Internet giants Facebook, Google, and Oracle track the porn their users see even when they...

Facebook adds a tracking code to photos so it can be tracked outside the...

As Edin Jusupovic has discovered, Facebook automatically adds a series of metadata to images downloaded from the platform. These metadata are IPTC instructions that allow an image or file...

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak urges users to delete their Facebook accounts

Although Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has emphasized his company's privacy, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is not at all convinced that the social network maintains the confidentiality of users' personal...

Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, calls for a social networks strike to regain privacy

Larry Sanger, one of the founders of Wikipedia, has summoned Internet users around the world to a two-day social networking strike. His goal is to decentralize the network again...

Beware of what you tell us on Facebook: they create an algorithm capable of...

Social network users tend to tell some of their personal secrets there, even without knowing it. A group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has created an algorithm...

Facebook announces its Libra crypto currency for use in WhatsApp and Messenger

Facebook and 27 other organizations formally announced on Tuesday the creation of a new crypto currency, Libra, which can be used for both transactions between individuals and purchases in...

Facebook cannot manage deepfakes?

Last month, Facebook did not want to remove from its platform somee obviously false videos of the president of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, but said it...
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What years of playing football do to brain’s white matter

Scientists have discovered a link between dementia, white matter in the brain, and the neurodegenerative disease CTE in former American football players. When it comes...
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Do our electronic devices make it tougher to grasp science?

Excessive interaction with electronic devices may be related to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are key to understanding scientific texts, say...
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How can businesses benefit from translation and interpretation services?

Interpreters and translators play a significant role in the realm of global business. They enhance communication by conveying information correctly and accurately from one...
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WhatsApp works on a boomerang style tool such as Instagram’s

One of the advantages of owning several mobile applications is that if a function succeeds in one of them, you can apply it to...
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Upgrade your move: The best apps to help with house moving

Who says house moving has to be unbearable? While house moving in itself needs a lot of time and effort - especially during the...
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Team cracks mystery of Dead Sea summer ‘snow’

New research may solve the mystery behind the the Dead Sea’s salt crystal “snowfall.” It’s summertime at the Dead Sea, and for locals and visitors...
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Quicker method to track outbreaks from poo in the pool

Whole genome sequencing technology may give scientists and health care workers a powerful weapon in tracking—and possibly controlling—outbreaks of serious diseases, researchers say. In a...

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