If anyone can give us a real Facebook alternative, it’s Apple

You’d like to leave Facebook, but there’s nowhere to go. A new social network from a company with a proven reputation for privacy isn’t such a crazy idea. Facebook is so big, and its reach so wide, that few rival networks even get out of the starting gates, much less gain the critical mass of members to offer a real alternative. That’s the thing about social networks–people will choose the social network where their friends already are, so that one winning network just keeps growing and growing.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-21 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Facebook has been courting content companies for years because it wants content companies to bring more of their content to Facebook. Here’s a new example: A set of tools that will make it easier for publishers to share their stuff ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Publishers: Let’s Get Real About Regulating Facebook

Yeah, that situation with the Parkland graduate was appalling. Here’s another Harvard kid who should have been sent packing: Mark Zuckerberg. Fifteen years ago, the entrepreneurial undergrad  was emailing a friend about the harvest of his proto social network, “The Face Book.” As revealed a few... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-21 14:07:05 UTC ]
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Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’

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[ The Guardian | 2019-05-26 07:00:06 UTC ]
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Facebook catches 3 billion fake accounts, but the ones it misses are the real problem

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[ Fast Company | 2019-05-23 15:50:14 UTC ]
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Apple cracks down on Facebook after it paid teens for access to their data

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[ The Guardian | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some publishers give Facebook and Google visitors a worse user experience

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