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Facebook Study Says Users Control What They See, But Critics Disagree

The Huffington Post | Alexander B. Howard | Posted 05.14.2015 | Technology

In the end, the slant of the news you see may be the slant of the news you seek.

Baltimore Ravens Fans Really Like Italian Ice On Facebook

Posted 09.06.2013 | Sports

Apparently, there's something about Charm City and Italian ice. Baltimore Ravens fans enjoy the frozen treat 23 times more than the average Americ...

LOOK: The U.S. Government Demands A Lot Of Facebook User Data

Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology

During the first six months of 2013, the U.S. government made 11,000 to 12,000 requests to Facebook for account information on more than 20,000 users....

Connecting the Dots Between Drone Killings and Newly Exposed Government Surveillance

Peter Scheer | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics
Peter Scheer

First came news accounts of the government's use of armed drones in the targeted killing of suspected terrorists abroad. Then came the revelations about government surveillance programs tapping into data on phone calls, emails and more. These activities are, in fact, linked.

What Facebook Knows About Human Behavior

Technology Review | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology

The company's social scientists are hunting for insights about human behavior. What they find could give Facebook new ways to cash in on our data—an...

Facebook Letting Users Download More Of Their Data

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.12.2012 | Technology

Facebook's making more of your data available to you. The social network announced on its Privacy page on April 12 that its users will now be able...

What Facebook Knows About Our Break-Ups And Romances

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.23.2012 | Technology

Meet the web's latest relationship expert: Facebook. By analyzing changes in users' relationship statuses in 2010 and 2011, the social network's da...

Facebook Tells Tale Of Voter Turnout

All Facebook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As the dust settles from this week's election tallies, Facebook has proven to be a source for assessing voter turnout, in addition to the previously m...

Facebook Data Center Construction Begins In Oregon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook has 350 million users now and thanks to worldwide growth, shows no signs of letting up. While still technically a startup -- though one with ...