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What is Facebook afraid of?

How serious is Facebook about fake news? According to the BBC, Facebook has removed over 500 pages and accounts involved with peddling fake news that they say is linked to…

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Facebook, Instagram or What’s App?  What’s the difference?

At the end of 2018, Facebook started to report subscriber growth across the ‘Facebook family of subscribers’ making it difficult to figure out if Facebook itself is actually growing or losing subscribers.  The jewel in the crown is Facebook itself and Mark Zuckerberg has proven in the past that he is not afraid to use any means at his disposal, especially money, to ensure Facebook remains on top.

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Remember when Facebook friends were your friends?

If Facebook was a real kidnapper nobody, including an investigative journalist, would think twice about escaping when presented the opportunity.  Resist the temptation to trust your kidnapper and delete Facebook now while you still can. Time to escape the captivity of social media and remember what it was like to have friends of your own.  

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Why Clubhouse is Controversial

It used to be, whenever a new social network emerged, there’d be a media honeymoon—a moment where journalists would sing its praises before the inevitable dogpile of controversies. For the…

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Facebook: Seniors Beware

Facebook is a great way for grandparents to keep in touch with loved ones, but it also has been cited for privacy violations,

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Data Leaks & Privacy Violations: It’s Okay to Be Afraid

Another large and egregious Facebook breach reminds us how unsafe our personal data really is. According to WIRED, over 1.2 billion user records collected from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users…

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Are social media users to blame for the spread of fake news?

Perhaps social networks should blame themselves. In July 2018,  WhatsApp removed the quick forward button and restricted the forwarding of messages on their platform in an attempt to stop the spread…

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