Slashdot Items Tagged "social"

Date / Time Story
Monday February 08, 2016 @04:14PM Instagram Launches Account Switching On iOS and Android
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:28AM Facebook Knocks "Six Degrees of Separation" Down a Few Notches
Saturday February 06, 2016 @01:45PM Study Finds Sleep Deprivation Increases Compulsive Facebook Usage
Saturday February 06, 2016 @09:25AM Twitter Tackles Terrorists In Targeted Takedown
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:37PM Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 Today
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @12:17AM How the Raspberry Pi Can Automatically Tweet Complaints About Your Slow Internet
Saturday January 30, 2016 @01:47PM Why Does Twitter Refuse To Shut Down Donald Trump?
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:26PM Facebook Expands Online Commerce Role, But Says "No Guns, Please"
Friday January 29, 2016 @08:54AM Facebook Introduces Emojis, Live Video
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Thursday January 28, 2016 @05:26PM A Customer-Driven Business Model For Twitter
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:25AM German Court: "Sharing" Your Amazon Purchases Is Spamming
Sunday January 24, 2016 @05:52PM Edward Snowden Is Tired Of Being 'Bombarded
Thursday January 21, 2016 @08:20AM Nielsen Adds Facebook To Social TV Ratings
Thursday January 14, 2016 @04:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Monday January 11, 2016 @08:08AM Facebook, Shutterfly Face Lawsuits For Using Facial Recognition To ID Photos
Saturday January 09, 2016 @09:02AM Epoch Time Bug Causes Facebook To Congratulate Users On 46 Years of Friendship
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:36AM Panasonic To Commercialize Facebook's Blu-Ray Cold Storage Systems
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:28AM Zuckerberg Defends 'Free Basics' App With Comparison To Hospitals, Education
Saturday December 26, 2015 @09:31PM Twitter Says It's Beating the Trolls
Thursday December 24, 2015 @08:20AM Ask Slashdot: Best Practices For Using a Reputation Engine To Rate Information?
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @08:25AM Microsoft Buys Talko, Another Ray Ozzie Company
Monday December 21, 2015 @03:32PM The Data Center Density Debate: Generational Change Brings Higher Densities
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:36AM Reddit Is Banning Users That Post Star Wars 7 Spoilers
Thursday December 17, 2015 @08:43AM Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp In Brazil
Monday December 14, 2015 @12:56AM Vandals Deface Facebook's Hamburg Offices
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @12:52PM Twitter Testing Non-Chronological Timelines
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:24AM Facebook Shuts Down Creative Labs
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Sunday November 29, 2015 @08:37PM Israel Meets With Google and YouTube To Discuss Censoring Videos
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @02:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Monday November 16, 2015 @02:41AM Democrat Drops MN State House Run After Tweeting 'ISIS Isn't Necessarily Evil'
Saturday November 14, 2015 @10:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Saturday November 14, 2015 @02:59PM Experiment On Public Pre-reviewing and Discussion of Workshop Paper Submissions
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:11AM Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks; Death Toll At 127
Thursday November 12, 2015 @01:49PM Google's New About Me Tool Is the Anti-Google+
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Friday October 09, 2015 @06:07AM Iran-Based Hacking Crew Uses Fake LinkedIn Profiles In Espionage Attacks
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:42PM Former Reuters Media Editor Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous Hack Into LA Times
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:53AM EFF Joins Nameless Coalition and Demands Facebook Kills Its Real Names Policy
Monday October 05, 2015 @12:33PM Nissan Creates the Ultimate Distracted Driving Machine
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:20AM Yelp For People To Launch In November
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:10AM Selfies Kill More People Than Shark Attacks
Friday September 25, 2015 @09:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:38PM Twitter Sued For Scanning Direct Messages
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:49AM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:42AM Facebook Is Now Working On Its Own Digital Assistant Called M
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:19AM Twitter Blocks API Access For Sites Monitoring Politicians' Deleted Tweets
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Thursday August 06, 2015 @07:55AM Reddit Updates Content Policy, Bans More Subreddits
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:29AM Facebook Allows Turkish Government To Set the Censorship Rules
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:20PM Twitter Yanks Tweets That Repeat Copyrighted Joke
Friday July 10, 2015 @05:35PM Ellen Pao Leaves Reddit; Site Founder Steve Huffman Makes a Triumphant Return
Thursday July 09, 2015 @02:16PM Towards Public-Friendly Open Science: YouTube Alongside Journal Articles?
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:26AM Are We Too Quick To Act On Social Media Outrage?
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @09:41AM Facebook Has a New Private Mobile Photo-Sharing App, and They Built It In C++
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:04PM US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:34AM Facebook Sued In US Court For Blocking Page In India
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:20AM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @12:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Saturday May 30, 2015 @05:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:41AM Baton Bob Receives $20,000 Settlement For Coerced Facebook Post
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:01AM European Internet Users Urged To Protect Themselves Against Facebook Tracking
Sunday May 10, 2015 @11:44AM Prison Messaging System JPay Withdraws Copyright Claims
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:41AM Export Ban Drives Cuba To Non-US Analytics Software To Boost Tourism
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:51AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Sunday May 03, 2015 @09:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Sunday May 03, 2015 @06:22PM Facebook Wants to Skip the Off-Site Links, Host News Content Directly
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:42PM Apple, IBM To Bring iPads To 5 Million Elderly Japanese
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:23AM Tech Credited With Reducing Nigerian Election Death Toll
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Sunday April 19, 2015 @11:47PM Facebook Working To Weed Out Fake Likes
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:45AM Snapchat Joins the Gang, Releases Transparency Report
Thursday April 02, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Living Without Social Media In 2015?
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:23PM Facebook Makes Messenger a Platform
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:12PM Facebook Successfully Tests Laser Internet Drones
Thursday March 26, 2015 @09:22AM NY Times: "All the News That Mark Zuckerberg Sees Fit To Print"?
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:39PM Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @12:42PM France Will Block Web Sites That Promote Terrorism
Monday March 09, 2015 @02:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:34AM Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:22AM Marissa Mayer On Turning Around Yahoo
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:47AM ISIS Threatens Life of Twitter Founder After Thousands of Account Suspensions
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:53PM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @07:23PM Google Reverses Stance, Allows Porn On Blogger After Backlash
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:17PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @12:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @09:34AM Google Knocks Explicit Adult Content On Blogger From Public View
Sunday February 22, 2015 @06:54PM Inside the Business of Online Reputation Spin
Saturday February 21, 2015 @08:16PM An Evidence-Based Approach To Online Dating
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @01:29PM The Revolution Wasn't Televised: the Early Days of YouTube
Sunday February 08, 2015 @07:17PM An Argument For Not Taking Down Horrific Videos
Saturday February 07, 2015 @02:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Saturday February 07, 2015 @01:11AM Facebook Will Soon Be Able To ID You In Any Photo
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:04AM Twitter CEO: "We Suck" At Dealing With Trolls, Vows To Kick Them Out
Saturday January 24, 2015 @09:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Sunday December 28, 2014 @11:18PM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Saturday December 27, 2014 @05:51PM Facebook Apologizes For 'Year In Review' Photos
Saturday December 27, 2014 @09:51AM Startup Acquisitions Herald Virtual, Augmented Reality Apps From Facebook
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Sunday December 14, 2014 @07:16AM Facebook Drops Bing Search Results
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @02:24PM An Algorithm To Prevent Twitter Hashtag Degeneration
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:27AM How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Twitterbot
Sunday November 30, 2014 @12:03PM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @01:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:19AM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:51PM Facebook Testing Lithium-Ion Batteries For Backup Power
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:23AM New Facebook Update Lets You Choose News Feed Content
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:43PM Bounties vs. Extreme Internet Harassment
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Sunday November 02, 2014 @02:20PM How Google Can Get the Flu Right
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:08AM Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:15PM Facebook Sets Up Shop On Tor
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:46PM Can Ello Legally Promise To Remain Ad-Free?
Thursday October 23, 2014 @01:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @10:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @12:51PM Eggcyte is Making a Pocket-Sized Personal Web Server (Video)
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @06:58PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:13AM Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?
Friday October 03, 2014 @08:51PM Downtown Project Suicides Shock High Tech Community
Thursday October 02, 2014 @02:57PM Online Creeps Inspire a Dating App That Hides Women's Pictures
Thursday October 02, 2014 @11:36AM Could Maroney Be Prosecuted For Her Own Hacked Pictures?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:38AM Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @09:35AM Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail
Monday September 22, 2014 @04:53PM NY Magistrate: Legal Papers Can Be Served Via Facebook
Sunday September 21, 2014 @08:56PM Small Restaurant Out-Maneuvers Yelp In Reviews War
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:40PM Responding to Celeb Photo Leaks, Reddit Scotches "Fappening" Subreddit
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:21AM Facebook Blamed For Driving Up Cellphone Bills, But It's Not Alone
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:48AM Interview: Ask Christopher "moot" Poole About 4chan and Social Media
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:53PM Facebook Experimenting With Blu-ray As a Storage Medium
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:13PM Illinois University Restricts Access To Social Media, Online Political Content
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @10:42AM Inside the Facebook Algorithm Most Users Don't Even Know Exists
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:17PM Hotel Charges Guests $500 For Bad Online Reviews
Friday August 01, 2014 @05:19PM Google+ Photos To Be Separated From Google+
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:09AM Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:21AM New Digital Currency Bases Value On Reputation
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:45AM Gov't Censorship Pushing Users To More Private Messaging In China
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:31AM Employees Staying Away From Internal Corporate Social Networks
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:44AM Baton Bob Strikes Back Against Police That Coerced Facebook Post From Him
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:30PM Facebook's Emotion Experiment: Too Far, Or Social Network Norm?
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:48PM In 2012, Facebook Altered Content To Tweak Readers' Emotions
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:07AM Human Language Is Biased Towards Happiness, Say Computational Linguists
Saturday June 14, 2014 @11:00AM LinkedIn Spam Lawsuit Can Continue
Friday June 13, 2014 @07:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Thursday June 12, 2014 @01:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:33PM Can Closed Public Schools Become Makerspaces? (Video)
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:12PM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Saturday May 31, 2014 @11:09PM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Friday May 30, 2014 @08:18PM German Intelligence Agency Planning To Follow Big NSA Brother On Shoestring
Friday May 30, 2014 @05:48PM Linus Torvalds Reads Your Mean Tweets
Thursday May 29, 2014 @11:55AM Iranian Hacker Group Created Fake News Organization For Social Engineering
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @11:23AM Iran Court Summons Mark Zuckerberg For Facebook Privacy Violations
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:51PM Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users
Thursday May 15, 2014 @09:04AM Data Mining Reveals How Wording Influences Tweet Propagation
Sunday May 04, 2014 @01:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:59PM Google Plus Now Minus Chief Vic Gundotra
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @09:36AM VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Thursday April 17, 2014 @04:38PM Click Like? You May Have Given Up the Right To Sue
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:18AM 44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:07AM How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:31AM Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @12:35AM Facebook, Google Battle To Bring Internet To Remote Locations
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:19AM Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password
Monday March 24, 2014 @03:57PM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Sunday March 23, 2014 @04:45PM Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:04AM Twitter Turns 8; May Drop Hashtags and @replies
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:13PM After FOIA, Homeland Security Releases Social Media Monitoring Guides
Sunday March 09, 2014 @03:02PM Yik Yak, After Complaints From Schools, Suspends Its Service In Chicago
Friday March 07, 2014 @11:08AM First Study of the Evolution of Memes On Facebook
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:13PM Popularity On Facebook Makes People Think You're Attractive
Sunday March 02, 2014 @01:18PM Girl's Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:16AM Quebec Language Police Target Store Owner's Facebook Page
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @12:07PM Facebook Shuts Down @Facebook Email System
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:26PM Who's On WhatsApp, and Why?
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:11PM WhatsApp Founder Used Unchangable Airline Ticket To Pressure Facebook
Thursday February 20, 2014 @08:44AM How Jan Koum Steered WhatsApp Into $16B Facebook Deal
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @08:20AM Gracenote, Privacy, and the Rise of Metadata As a Valuable Asset