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What Facebook Knows About You

What Facebook Knows About You:On Facebook’s map of humanity, the node for “you” often includes vast awareness of your movements online and a surprising amount of info about what you do offline, too. Facebook’s privacy policies reinforce the message that…

Facebook reveals 50 million accounts affected by security breach

Facebook reveals 50 million accounts affected by security breach: Facebook (FB) today announced that some 50 million user accounts were impacted by a security breach that allowed the attackers to potentially take over users’ profiles. “This is a serious issue,…

Mark Zuckerberg lost $15.7 billion overnight

Mark Zuckerberg lost $15.7 billion overnight: The Facebook CEO was worth a mere $66.8 billion on Thursday afternoon according to Forbes, one day after the company’s earnings call sent Wall Street into a selling tizzy. The company’s stock plunged 20%…

How Facebook and Twitter Changed The Internet World In 2006

How Facebook and Twitter Changed The Internet World In 2006;During a six-month period in 2006, two pivotal events helped upend the internet as we knew it: Twitter launched in March and Facebook announced News Feed in September. The two services…

Apple is near to becoming the first $1 trillion American company

Apple is now worth about $945 billion. Shares are up more than 13% this year, far better than the overall market. For Apple to hit a $1 trillion market valuation, the stock would need to go up just another 6%…