Account linking could make Instagram the heir to Facebook Login

Teens’ aversion to Facebook jeopardizes not only the company’s feed ad revenue, but its dominance as an identity provider. The Facebook Login platform keeps people tied to the social network in order...

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower takes a data job at H&M

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie is headed back to his fashion-based roots.Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesThe whistleblower who exposed the massive Cambridge Analytica data scandal has found himself an interesting new job. Christopher Wylie, who...

Majority of Facebook users don’t understand how ad targeting works

FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica, March 13, 2015. (Reuters) About half of Facebook users are uncomfortable with how the social media site...

Read the mud-slinging pitches Facebook’s PR firm sent us

Facebook’s latest PR crisis has cast a lurid spotlight on a GOP-led publicity firm called Definers Public Affairs, after a New York Times investigation revealed last week the firm had sought to discredit Facebook...

Research finds heavy Facebook users make impaired decisions like drug addicts

Researchers at Michigan State University are exploring the idea that there’s more to “social media addiction” than casual joking about being too online might suggest. Their paper, titled “Excessive social media users demonstrate...

Netflix’s ‘Audrie & Daisy’ Will Change Everything You’ve Thought About Sexual Assault And The...

In September, Netflix released a powerful documentary, centered around two young girls who were sexually assaulted while in high school. Audrie Potts was unconscious at a party where two young men drew all...