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  • Facebook throws an open source hackathon

    Last Friday, Facebook’s Cambridge, Mass., office played host to an open source hackathon around the theme of GraphQL, a sophisticated data-fetching query language originally developed by Facebook to help manage its vast stores of user data and released to the open source community in 2015.

    Written by Jon Gold16 Feb. 17 05:28
  • Government calls on white hat hackers

    ​The Australian Government is urging white hat hackers to enter a 24-hour cyber security competition.

    Written by George Nott01 Feb. 17 11:28
  • Facebook tries to revamp password recovery by supplanting email

    Forgot your password? Well, Facebook wants to help you recover your account. The company is releasing an open source protocol that’ll let third-party sites recover a user’s account through Facebook, or any trusted service.

    Written by Michael Kan31 Jan. 17 07:37
  • Why Facebook is key to Sony's movie marketing

    At CES 2017, Sony Pictures, the studio behind the recent hit films 'Passengers,' 'Sausage Party' and 'Ghostbusters,' shared some of the reasons why more and more of its film-marketing budget goes to social networks such as Facebook.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 Jan. 17 03:56
  • Facebook said to create censorship tool to enter China again

    Facebook has reportedly developed a software tool that will help keep certain content away from users’ news feeds in certain geographies, reflecting the company’s apparent willingness to meet Chinese government censorship demands part of the way.

    Written by John Ribeiro23 Nov. 16 14:06
  • 5 things to know about fake news on Facebook, Google

    With presidential election signs coming down from front lawns and voters watching protests on the news, many are wondering if fake news stories on Facebook and Google contributed to Donald Trump's winning the presidency.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin22 Nov. 16 08:11
  • Facebook working with fact-checkers to weed out fake news

    Returning to the controversy over fake news on the social networking site, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said over the weekend that the company was working with fact-checking organizations to put in place third-party verification of the authenticity of news on its site.

    Written by John Ribeiro21 Nov. 16 14:12

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