Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages

Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages

Facebook says the future is private messaging, not public posts

On Wednesday, in what seemed like a major shift, Mark Zuckerberg wrote that he wants to reorient Facebook around private, encrypted, and ephemeral messaging, rather than public sharing. This could have significant implications not just for regulators, who have been trying to get Facebook to crack down on offensive and violent content, but also for the future of news and information—including misinformation.

NEW YORK TIMES: Happy Birthday, Facebook! 15 years today — and what a rollercoaster it has been.

Advertisements CRIMSON TAZVINZWA, AIWA! NEWS INTERNATIONAL|Despite high profile scandals Facebook continues to solidify its position in digitized marketing and advertising; it’s user base increases steadily as well as a chunky market share. Mark Zuckerberg:The 34-year-old Facebook billionaire, who had been worth as much as $86.5 billion when Facebook stock traded at an all-time high earlier in theContinue reading “NEW YORK TIMES: Happy Birthday, Facebook! 15 years today — and what a rollercoaster it has been.”

Data breaches, information leaks and misinformation, oh my!

Data breaches, information leaks and misinformation, oh my!

Users are facing a multitude of factors influencing the debate on whether they should delete their Facebook accounts due to scandals involving the company.

A new wave of users decided Wednesday to leave the site for good following a New York Times report revealing that the social media giant shared users’ personal data with third-party sites such as Netflix, Spotify and Amazon.

“I remember simpler times, when my biggest facebook concern was whether I was tagged in that photo with my buddy’s bong visible in the background. Burn it down. #DeleteFacebook,” Twitter user @mjdono25 wrote.