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An Instagram hack hit millions | The Verge

The Verge – Instagram Hack Article It looks like another social media platform has been hacked yet again. This time millions of phone numbers and private information were stolen. Originally, Instagram noted that this hack only affected owners of verified accounts. Later this statement was amended to include regular accounts as well. According to the …

Facebook Exposes Moderator Employee Identities To Suspected Terrorists | TheGuardian

It appears that Facebook made a huge mistake introducing a bug which exposed identities of Facebook moderators to suspected terrorists. “A bug in the software, discovered late last year, resulted in the personal profiles of content moderators automatically appearing as notifications in the activity log of the Facebook groups, whose administrators were removed from the …

Social Decentralization on The Brain

I want to apologize for my lack of posting. I learned of Mastodon, an open source social networking platform similar to Twitter, but decentralized. I stood up a Mastodon server for Geekz at http://geekz4u.com.  Please visit and register for the service. A server instance is like a small community. The service offers two streams. One …

Facebook Invests in Gruesome Video Curation

CNet author, Alfred Ng (@alfredwkng), reports that Facebook is ramping up hiring in an effort to protect the Facebook community from gruesome videos like the one posted on April 16th where a Cleveland man went on a killing rampage and live streamed a murder. At the recent F8 developers conference, Zuckerberg stated that his company …