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News

facebook denies using the 10 year challenge to improve their facial recognition software

Bet you still used this as an excuse not to share that awful 2009 throwback though.
Roisin Lanigan
1.21.19
News

excessive social media use is like drug addiction, says new study

Scrolling through Instagram for hours could have a worse effect on your brain than you might think.
Roisin Lanigan
1.11.19
Culture

even instagram knows it's bad for your mental health

Instagram and Facebook are rolling out tracking tools to tell you how much time you've wasted online.
Hannah Ongley
8.1.18
News

45% of teens are "online constantly" and don't think that's a bad thing

But they’re no longer using Facebook as much.
Jack Sunnucks
6.5.18
Culture

why doesn't facebook want me to have a casual hookup?

Zuckerboi has stressed that Facebook's new dating app, which is still in the late development stages, will aim to facilitate “real long-term relationships -- not just hook-ups”.
Sophie Peacock
5.5.18
News

all the ways mark zuckerberg and his facebook updates had us shook this week

Just let us watch our dog videos in peace, Mark.
Roisin Lanigan
5.3.18
News

the study that cambridge analytica based their model on has a terrifyingly accurate personality analysis for you

Use your harvested data to do a cute personality test!
Georgie Wright
3.23.18
Fashion

what the facebook/cambridge analytica whistleblower's style says about him

How much is the story helped along by Christopher Wylie looking less like the IRL hackers we’ve got to know, and more like the hacker we’ve been sold in films and TV? And can we unravel what his look might say about his intentions?
Sophie Wilkinson
3.23.18
Think Pieces

this is how to #deletefacebook and live without it, for good

With ex-tech-evangelists telling us to quit social media for our mental health, and an alleged major data breach that handed user data over to the alt-right, you might want to quit the app. Here’s how.
Charlotte Gush
3.22.18
Think Pieces

this fashion trend forecaster taught the alt-right how to undermine democracy

How a "data nerd who came in from the cold" used fashion's ‘ugly’ fetish to make Donald Trump a palatable President.
Charlotte Gush
3.20.18
Music

björk says we all need to get off facebook and go for a walk

She compares using the social media platform to eating three hamburgers.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.10.17
Think Pieces

breaking out of the social media echo chamber

Do we have a responsibility to look more closely at the media hubs we dismiss as toxic?
Royce Kurmelovs
11.21.16
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