Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

Date / Time Story
Saturday January 28, 2017 @12:17AM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:12AM Heavy Social Media Users Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression
Sunday March 20, 2016 @05:26PM Infamous French Hacker Calls Internet a "Digital Shantytown"
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:50PM Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer
Sunday March 20, 2016 @01:07PM Facebook and Whatsapp Discontinue Support For Blackberry
Friday March 18, 2016 @07:33PM Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: the 140-Character Limit 'Is Staying'
Thursday March 17, 2016 @12:17AM Algorithm Deduces Drunk Tweets From Geolocation, Behavioral Data
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:38PM Facebook Fixes Bug That Allowed Users To Set Other Users' Passwords
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:21PM Anonymous Claims Twitter Is Suspending 'OpISIS' Member Accounts
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:23PM Facebook Hit By German Antitrust Probe Over User Data
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @04:47PM Israeli Troops Who Relied On Waze Blundered Into Deadly Palestinian Firefight
Monday February 29, 2016 @02:54PM Snapchat Employee Data Leaked Following Phishing Scam
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:17PM Anonymous Goes After Miami Police Officer Who Doxed An Innocent Woman
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:55AM WhatsApp To End Support For BlackBerry, Nokia, and Other Older Operating Systems
Friday February 26, 2016 @06:50PM Did Twitter Exec Censor #WhichHillary In Advance of Sunday Fundraiser, Key Primary?
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:31PM How Donald Trump Uses Twitter As a Weapon of Fear
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:25AM Turkish Gov't Retaliates After Hackers Release Police Data Via Twitter
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:39PM ISIS Makes Direct Threats Against Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:55PM How Ugandans Overturned an Election-Day Blackout of Social Media Apps
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:34AM Yelp Employee Posts Open Letter About Cost Of Living And Low Wages, Gets Fired
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @07:21PM Twitter Rolls Out GIF Button
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Monday February 15, 2016 @01:31PM 'The Room Had Started To Smell. Really Quite Bad': Stephen Fry Exits Twitter
Friday February 12, 2016 @08:12PM LinkedIn Is Open Sourcing Their Testing Frameworks
Friday February 12, 2016 @04:24PM French Court Rules That Facebook Can Now Be Sued in France
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:15AM France Launches Second Salvo Against Facebook
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @03:12PM Twitter's Timeline Option Puts Important Tweets Up Top
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:45PM French Gov't Gives Facebook 3 Months To Stop Tracking Non-User Browsers
Monday February 08, 2016 @05:14PM Instagram Launches Account Switching On iOS and Android
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:28AM Facebook Knocks "Six Degrees of Separation" Down a Few Notches
Saturday February 06, 2016 @02:45PM Study Finds Sleep Deprivation Increases Compulsive Facebook Usage
Saturday February 06, 2016 @10:25AM Twitter Tackles Terrorists In Targeted Takedown
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:37PM Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 Today
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:17AM How the Raspberry Pi Can Automatically Tweet Complaints About Your Slow Internet
Saturday January 30, 2016 @02:47PM Why Does Twitter Refuse To Shut Down Donald Trump?
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:26PM Facebook Expands Online Commerce Role, But Says "No Guns, Please"
Friday January 29, 2016 @09:54AM Facebook Introduces Emojis, Live Video
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:26PM A Customer-Driven Business Model For Twitter
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:25AM German Court: "Sharing" Your Amazon Purchases Is Spamming
Thursday January 21, 2016 @09:20AM Nielsen Adds Facebook To Social TV Ratings
Thursday January 14, 2016 @05:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:08AM Facebook, Shutterfly Face Lawsuits For Using Facial Recognition To ID Photos
Saturday January 09, 2016 @10:02AM Epoch Time Bug Causes Facebook To Congratulate Users On 46 Years of Friendship
Thursday January 07, 2016 @12:36PM Panasonic To Commercialize Facebook's Blu-Ray Cold Storage Systems
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:28AM Zuckerberg Defends 'Free Basics' App With Comparison To Hospitals, Education
Saturday December 26, 2015 @10:31PM Twitter Says It's Beating the Trolls
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:20AM Ask Slashdot: Best Practices For Using a Reputation Engine To Rate Information?
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @09:25AM Microsoft Buys Talko, Another Ray Ozzie Company
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:32PM The Data Center Density Debate: Generational Change Brings Higher Densities
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:36AM Reddit Is Banning Users That Post Star Wars 7 Spoilers
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:43AM Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp In Brazil
Monday December 14, 2015 @01:56AM Vandals Deface Facebook's Hamburg Offices
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @01:52PM Twitter Testing Non-Chronological Timelines
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:24AM Facebook Shuts Down Creative Labs
Thursday December 03, 2015 @04:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Sunday November 29, 2015 @09:37PM Israel Meets With Google and YouTube To Discuss Censoring Videos
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @03:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Monday November 16, 2015 @03:41AM Democrat Drops MN State House Run After Tweeting 'ISIS Isn't Necessarily Evil'
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Saturday November 14, 2015 @03:59PM Experiment On Public Pre-reviewing and Discussion of Workshop Paper Submissions
Saturday November 14, 2015 @12:11PM Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks; Death Toll At 127
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:49PM Google's New About Me Tool Is the Anti-Google+
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Friday October 09, 2015 @07:07AM Iran-Based Hacking Crew Uses Fake LinkedIn Profiles In Espionage Attacks
Thursday October 08, 2015 @01:42PM Former Reuters Media Editor Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous Hack Into LA Times
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:53AM EFF Joins Nameless Coalition and Demands Facebook Kills Its Real Names Policy
Monday October 05, 2015 @01:33PM Nissan Creates the Ultimate Distracted Driving Machine
Saturday October 03, 2015 @02:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:20AM Yelp For People To Launch In November
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:10AM Selfies Kill More People Than Shark Attacks
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @09:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:38PM Twitter Sued For Scanning Direct Messages
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:49PM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:42AM Facebook Is Now Working On Its Own Digital Assistant Called M
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:19AM Twitter Blocks API Access For Sites Monitoring Politicians' Deleted Tweets
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Thursday August 06, 2015 @08:55AM Reddit Updates Content Policy, Bans More Subreddits
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:29PM Facebook Allows Turkish Government To Set the Censorship Rules
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:20PM Twitter Yanks Tweets That Repeat Copyrighted Joke
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:35PM Ellen Pao Leaves Reddit; Site Founder Steve Huffman Makes a Triumphant Return
Thursday July 09, 2015 @03:16PM Towards Public-Friendly Open Science: YouTube Alongside Journal Articles?
Saturday June 27, 2015 @11:26AM Are We Too Quick To Act On Social Media Outrage?
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @10:41AM Facebook Has a New Private Mobile Photo-Sharing App, and They Built It In C++
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:04PM US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:34AM Facebook Sued In US Court For Blocking Page In India
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:20AM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @01:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:41AM Baton Bob Receives $20,000 Settlement For Coerced Facebook Post
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:01AM European Internet Users Urged To Protect Themselves Against Facebook Tracking
Sunday May 10, 2015 @12:44PM Prison Messaging System JPay Withdraws Copyright Claims
Thursday May 07, 2015 @08:41AM Export Ban Drives Cuba To Non-US Analytics Software To Boost Tourism
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:51AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Sunday May 03, 2015 @10:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Sunday May 03, 2015 @07:22PM Facebook Wants to Skip the Off-Site Links, Host News Content Directly
Thursday April 30, 2015 @04:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:42PM Apple, IBM To Bring iPads To 5 Million Elderly Japanese
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:23PM Tech Credited With Reducing Nigerian Election Death Toll
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Monday April 20, 2015 @12:47AM Facebook Working To Weed Out Fake Likes
Saturday April 18, 2015 @03:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:45PM Snapchat Joins the Gang, Releases Transparency Report
Thursday April 02, 2015 @02:23PM Ask Slashdot: Living Without Social Media In 2015?
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:23PM Facebook Makes Messenger a Platform
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:12PM Facebook Successfully Tests Laser Internet Drones
Thursday March 26, 2015 @10:22AM NY Times: "All the News That Mark Zuckerberg Sees Fit To Print"?
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:39PM Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @01:42PM France Will Block Web Sites That Promote Terrorism
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:34AM Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:22AM Marissa Mayer On Turning Around Yahoo
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:47AM ISIS Threatens Life of Twitter Founder After Thousands of Account Suspensions
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:23PM Google Reverses Stance, Allows Porn On Blogger After Backlash
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:17PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @10:34AM Google Knocks Explicit Adult Content On Blogger From Public View
Sunday February 22, 2015 @07:54PM Inside the Business of Online Reputation Spin
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:16PM An Evidence-Based Approach To Online Dating
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @02:29PM The Revolution Wasn't Televised: the Early Days of YouTube
Sunday February 08, 2015 @08:17PM An Argument For Not Taking Down Horrific Videos
Saturday February 07, 2015 @03:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Saturday February 07, 2015 @02:11AM Facebook Will Soon Be Able To ID You In Any Photo
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:04AM Twitter CEO: "We Suck" At Dealing With Trolls, Vows To Kick Them Out
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:18AM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Saturday December 27, 2014 @06:51PM Facebook Apologizes For 'Year In Review' Photos
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:51AM Startup Acquisitions Herald Virtual, Augmented Reality Apps From Facebook
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Sunday December 14, 2014 @08:16AM Facebook Drops Bing Search Results
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @03:24PM An Algorithm To Prevent Twitter Hashtag Degeneration
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:27AM How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Twitterbot
Sunday November 30, 2014 @01:03PM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @02:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @12:19PM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:51PM Facebook Testing Lithium-Ion Batteries For Backup Power
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @09:23AM New Facebook Update Lets You Choose News Feed Content
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:43PM Bounties vs. Extreme Internet Harassment
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:20PM How Google Can Get the Flu Right
Saturday November 01, 2014 @12:08PM Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:15PM Facebook Sets Up Shop On Tor
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @01:46PM Can Ello Legally Promise To Remain Ad-Free?
Thursday October 23, 2014 @02:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @11:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Saturday October 18, 2014 @02:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @01:51PM Eggcyte is Making a Pocket-Sized Personal Web Server (Video)
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @07:58PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:13AM Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?
Friday October 03, 2014 @09:51PM Downtown Project Suicides Shock High Tech Community
Thursday October 02, 2014 @03:57PM Online Creeps Inspire a Dating App That Hides Women's Pictures
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:36PM Could Maroney Be Prosecuted For Her Own Hacked Pictures?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:38AM Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @10:35AM Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail
Monday September 22, 2014 @05:53PM NY Magistrate: Legal Papers Can Be Served Via Facebook
Sunday September 21, 2014 @09:56PM Small Restaurant Out-Maneuvers Yelp In Reviews War
Sunday September 07, 2014 @04:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Sunday September 07, 2014 @01:40PM Responding to Celeb Photo Leaks, Reddit Scotches "Fappening" Subreddit
Thursday September 04, 2014 @08:21AM Facebook Blamed For Driving Up Cellphone Bills, But It's Not Alone
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @09:48AM Interview: Ask Christopher "moot" Poole About 4chan and Social Media
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:53PM Facebook Experimenting With Blu-ray As a Storage Medium
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:13PM Illinois University Restricts Access To Social Media, Online Political Content
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @11:42AM Inside the Facebook Algorithm Most Users Don't Even Know Exists
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:17PM Hotel Charges Guests $500 For Bad Online Reviews
Friday August 01, 2014 @06:19PM Google+ Photos To Be Separated From Google+
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:09AM Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:21PM New Digital Currency Bases Value On Reputation
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:45AM Gov't Censorship Pushing Users To More Private Messaging In China
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:31AM Employees Staying Away From Internal Corporate Social Networks
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @11:44AM Baton Bob Strikes Back Against Police That Coerced Facebook Post From Him
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:30PM Facebook's Emotion Experiment: Too Far, Or Social Network Norm?
Saturday June 28, 2014 @09:48PM In 2012, Facebook Altered Content To Tweak Readers' Emotions
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:07AM Human Language Is Biased Towards Happiness, Say Computational Linguists
Saturday June 14, 2014 @12:00PM LinkedIn Spam Lawsuit Can Continue
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:33PM Can Closed Public Schools Become Makerspaces? (Video)
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:12AM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Sunday June 01, 2014 @12:09AM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Friday May 30, 2014 @09:18PM German Intelligence Agency Planning To Follow Big NSA Brother On Shoestring
Friday May 30, 2014 @06:48PM Linus Torvalds Reads Your Mean Tweets
Thursday May 29, 2014 @12:55PM Iranian Hacker Group Created Fake News Organization For Social Engineering