Facebook Bans Milo, Farrakhan, and More ‘Dangerous’ Accounts
Crackdown comes after years of repeated site violations.
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‘Shell on Challenge’ Is the New Fake Dangerous Teen Trend
Move over, Tide Pods. Now parents are terrified that their kids are eating plastic and cardboard for Snapchat clout.
Facebook Probed for Grabbing 1.5M Users’ Email Contact Lists
New York Attorney General Letitia James blasted the social media giant for its ‘lack of respect’ for users when she announced the inquiry Tuesday.
Reddit’s BlackPeopleTwitter Probes if Users Are Really White
Moderators for the popular subreddit had an idea to weed out the white users. But their experiment ended after just a few days—and inspired right-wing outrage.
Russian Trolls Had More Boots on the Ground Than We Knew
Russia’s social media sock puppets put on ‘dozens’ of rallies in the U.S. as early as November 2015, according to the special counsel’s report.
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What It’s Like to Be Targeted by an (Alleged) Private Spy
AP reported Wednesday that an undercover agent apparently working for Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab had targeted researcher Keir Giles. This is his side of the story.
Bitcoin Couple Faces Death Penalty for ‘Seasteading’
Nadia Thepdet and Chad Elwartowski wanted a slice of libertarian heaven off the coast of Thailand—but the country says their dream is actually a very serious crime.