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Facebook as Platform for Mind Control Like Robots Studied by U.S. DOD

Facebook as Platform for Mind Control Like Robots Studied by U.S. DOD

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is funding research studying how to use Facebook and other social media as a platform to influence and control the thoughts and minds of large groups of people using mathematical models for the behavior of robots and drones. The Air Force Research Laboratory recently funded investigatory work by the […]

Facebook: A Formula to Be Like Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook: A Formula to Be Like Mark Zuckerberg

While not everyone can be Mark Zuckerberg and while not everyone may like him, there are formulas and principles about Zuckerberg’s success in Facebook that one can still emulate. A few of these qualities that allowed him to be a successful entrepreneur entail not letting criticism bring him down, staying in the process, and finding […]

Facebook and Its Road to Success

Facebook and Its Road to Success

Started in a college dorm by Mark Zuckerberg and some of his roommates in 2004, Facebook has rapidly exploded to become the world’s most widely used social networking site, captivating one-sixth of the entire world’s population. Facebook’s mission is to give people a platform to be more connected and open with others. Facebook experienced a […]

Facebook Benefits Lives of Users

Facebook Benefits Lives of Users

The world is becoming increasingly more dependent upon technology, and mediums of online communication are also becoming more vital as a way of life. A vast array of people own a Facebook account, from young teenagers, to business professionals, to people all over the globe; in addition, Facebook now boasts to have an astounding 1.23 […]

Facebook Verified Pages Scam Warning

Facebook Verified Pages Scam Warning

There is a new scam warning out concerning verifying Facebook pages. The scam involves an account set up called Verified Page, and asks for those with official pages on the social media site to verify theirs. The idea of verifying a page is legitimate, but it should only be completed through the official site. It […]

Facebook Bans Mom’s Account for Bum Photo

Facebook Bans Mom’s Account for Bum Photo

Facebook temporarily banned a mom’s account because of a bum photo of her daughter. The photograph was in no way pornographic, and was more of a recreation of a pose from the 1950s. It screams censorship for many, and the mom has fought against the decision from the social media giant. Jill White and her […]

Facebook Investigation Possible After FTC Complaints

Facebook Investigation Possible After FTC Complaints

Facebook could possibly face an investigation after privacy groups complained to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). At the start of the week, users were shocked to find out that their newsfeeds may have been manipulated for a study. Many complain that they did not approve of being part of a scientific study, and privacy groups […]

Facebook: More Powerful Than the NSA?

Facebook: More Powerful Than the NSA?

This past March, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg displayed a public outcry over the National Security Agency’s (NSA) government surveillance program, stating that “the government (needs) to be much more transparent about what they’re doing, or otherwise people will believe the worst.” If there ever was a time to point out the hypocrisy of […]

Facebook Users Concerned About Privacy

Facebook Users Concerned About Privacy

Facebook users are becoming concerned about their privacy after a recently published data science study focused on mood manipulation and the study of the psyche of Facebook’s over one million users. The study caused controversy and backlash from its users, many criticized the social media website for not acquiring their permission prior to doing the research. Facebook points out that […]

Narendra Modi Is Second Most Popular Politician on Facebook

Narendra Modi Is Second Most Popular Politician on Facebook

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the second most popular politician on Facebook with almost 19 million “likes.” He is behind United States President Barack Obama who has more than 41 million followers. It may be one of the big reasons why the Indian prime minister is such an avid user of the platform, and […]

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