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Illinois Bans Facebook, Social Network Password Requests by Employers

Illinois joins Maryland as the second state to sign legislation preventing employers from snooping on employees and job applicants on social networks, provided the applicants’ security settings are set to private. Illinois has become the second state in the country to pass legislation…

Facebook Exodus

Facebook’s chief technology officer, Bret Taylor, is departing to start his own company, in the first exit of a high-profile executive since the social networking company’s IPO on May 18. In an announcement on his Facebook page verified by a company spokesman, Taylor…

Facebook Page Manager App

One of the gripes that I have about Facebook’s mobile apps are that the service has simply too many features to pack into one mobile experience. I was really stoked when Facebook Messenger was released, because it made complete sense to focus in on that…

Facebook Privacy Controls?

Investigation Looks at Data Collection through the Biggest Social Network; Nine Ways for Consumers to Protect Themselves YONKERS, NY — Nearly 13 million U.S. Facebook users do not use, or are not aware of the site’s privacy controls, according to a new Consumer…

The Web Is Shrinking. Now What?

We all read the statistics every week documenting the meteoric new growth areas of the Internet, and they are impressive: Online video is exploding, with annual user growth of more than 45 percent. Mobile-device time spent increased 28 percent last year — with…

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