Data from 500M Facebook accounts posted online – reports

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 01:15:09 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Data affecting more than 500 million Facebook users that was originally leaked in 2019, including email addresses and phone numbers, has been posted on an online hackers forum, according to media reports and a cybercrime expert. “All 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free,” Alon Gal, chief technology officer at the Hudson […]

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More Solar Power For “Home Of The Corvette” Thanks To…Shell?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:05:28 +0000

GM doubles down on solar power for its Corvette factory in Kentucky with an assist from from Facebook, Shell’s Silicon Ranch venture, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Canadian Facebook Groups Spreading Anti-Vax Conspiracies Jumped by Almost 50%: Study

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:29:21 GMT

A study from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue found that influencers using Facebook in a “coordinated manner” have resulted in a large jump in vaccine misinformation in Canada.

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On Censorship, Right & Left

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 23:10:41 +0000

This week, Instagram closed down the account of Robert Kennedy, Jr., a lifelong environmental advocate and Democrat. Kennedy is President of the Waterkeeper Alliance, and a former senior attorney for the NRDC. His Instagram account had almost a million followers. This move by one of the big tech giants (Facebook owns Instagram) comes on the […]

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Timothy Graham: Social media giants have finally confronted Trump’s lies, but why wait until there was a riot at the Capitol?

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 02:00:51 +0000

Opinion: Given the lack of regulation and responsibility shown by platforms over the past few years, it’s fair to say the writing was on the wall.

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