Tag: deletefacebook

  • Social Media

    Social Media

    Könnt Ihr euch erinnern, dass Social Media mal schön war? Nein? Gut, ich auch nicht. Das Gefühl besteht schon länger. Facebook war schon länger nicht mehr spannend, am längsten hat Twitter gehalten. Schon mit dem Kauf von Whatsapp und allerspätestens mit Instagram ist bei Facebook klar gewesen, worum es geht: Daten von Benutzern zu erfassen.…

  • Meta Meetings

    We know Facebook has big plans for the Metaverse. The company even rebranded as Meta to underline it’s ambition. On Labstalk, we almost spent the entire season discussing benefits and goals of the technology, alongside with all the other tech topics in the same space, like Web3, NFTs and DOAs. Back to Meta (the company)…

  • Facebook allows war posts urging violence against Russian invaders

    Seeing Meta’s Instagram and Facebook platforms to allow users in some countries to call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers in the context of the Ukraine invasion is one of the most dystopian news of the past months. The company has been criticised for fueling hatred and hate speech, even with previous policies. #deletefacebook…

  • The Instagram ads Facebook won’t show you

    Signal, the company offering secure and private messaging, tried to advertise on Facebook. Naturally, the company tried to drive their value in privacy. They chose to point out the implications Facebook’s businesmodel has for these values. Apparently Facebook didn’t like the ads. Source: Signal >> Blog >> The Instagram ads Facebook won’t show you

  • Happy Easter, y‘all

    Facebook leaked sensitive profile information, including 6 million German accounts:

  • Off Facebook Activity

    Off Facebook Activity is a tool, that let’s Facebook users see which sites they used outside of Facebook. The tool is as creepy as you would think it would be. Facebook, through it’s like buttons and other embeds, has sheer unlimited insight into personal browsing behaviour. In an attempt by the company to create more…

  • Facebook Data Leak

    Just in time for Xmas, Facebook dropped a huge package of user data. More than 260 million U.S. Facebook users’ IDs, phone numbers, and names were exposed to an online database that could potentially be used for spam and phishing campaigns. Comparitech reports that before the database was taken down, it was found on a…

  • Facebook News Tab Aims to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ 

    Facebook News Tab Aims to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ 

  • Facebook lost phone numbers

    Again, it’s Facebook, that made news with a data breach. TechCrunch reported first about midnight Euroean time, but it’s all over the news by today, noon. It’s time to realize social media is a mistake.

  • Facebook is working on an AI voice assistant similar to Alexa

    Facebook had a rough 2018 and 2019 didn’t really start too well either, when Instagram leaked passwords. Meanwhile, Amazon’s Alexa had it’s own scandal when it turned out that not machines but humans listened to their customers commands. With all of this combined, it doesn’t sound like a great idea to offer more surface for…