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Facebook moves to protect profile pictures from scammers
Well, if you’re a woman in India, that is. Facebook says it’s to protect women there who are more than usually reluctant to upload profile pictures, and hopes to roll out the tool more widely soon
Supreme Court: sex offenders can’t be banned from social media
Banning sex offenders from social media violates fundamental First Amendment rights, rules judge
How social media companies are using AI to fight terrorist content
Facebook, Google and other providers are stepping up with techniques ranging from AI detection to human intervention in response to calls from politicians after a rash of terror attacks
News in brief: Facebook moderators revealed to terrorists; WikiLeaks release Cherry Blossom; language-translating earpiece
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Man Sentenced to Death For Blasphemous Facebook Comments In Pakistan
In what is believed to be “the first time the death penalty had been awarded in a case related to social media,” a 30-year-old man in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for blasphemy in comments made on Facebook. Gizmodo…
Facebook wants to feel your pain (and your joy)
Feeling happy? Feeling sad? Facebook plans to harness your phone’s keyboard and camera to find out.
Threatpost News Wrap, June 9, 2017
How EternalBlue was ported to Windows 10, a Facebook phishing study, QakBot, and this week’s Apple security announcements are all discussed.
Want Instagram likes? Now you can buy popularity from a vending machine
Vending machines are now offering you the chance to boost your social media popularity. But, what are the consequences?
Facebook denies parents access to dead daughter’s account
That sounds harsh – but the social media giant has a duty to protect users’ privacy, even after they’ve died – and it highlights the issues of what happens to our online lives after we die