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In Cambridge Analytica clean-up, Facebook says it killed ‘Tens of Thousands’ of apps

Of course they announced it at the end of the day on Friday, that's what you do with bad news.

In a Facebook blog post from Ime Archibong, VP of Product Partnerships, Facebook says it has had suspended “tens of thousands” of apps and 400 developers as part of its internal investigation following the Cambridge ...

Facebook has suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps for policy violations

09.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook's attempt to clean up its platform has revealed its developer problems are about much more than just Cambridge Analytica. The company has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps from its platform as the result of its investigation into develop... ...

Facebook has suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps suspected of hoarding data

Facebook has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps connected to its platform which it suspects may be collecting large amounts of user profile data. That’s a sharp rise from the 400 apps flagged a year ago by the company’s investigation in the wake of Cambridge Analytica, a scandal that saw tens of millions of Facebook ...

Facebook employee dies after apparent suicide at company’s Menlo Park headquarters

An employee of Facebook died Thursday morning following an apparent suicide, Menlo Park police reported and the company confirmed. “We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters earlier today,” a Facebook spokesperson told TechCrunch in an email. The male employee was pronounced dead at the scene, ...

Facebook employee dead after ‘apparent suicide’ at headquarters

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The Menlo Park Police Department said on Thursday it responded to an “apparent suicide” at the headquarters of social media company Facebook.

A man who was later confirmed to be an employee of Facebook ...

U.S. Senators grill Facebook, Google, and Twitter on extremist content

09.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Google, Facebook, and Twitter were all once again on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, this time for a hearing on violent online extremism. The hearing, titled Mass Violence, Extremism, and Digital Responsibility, was held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Co... ...

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box

09.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming, and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV let you hang out with friends on your home’s biggest screen. It’s a fresh product category that could give the social network a unique foothold ...