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How much are your online data really worth?

By now Facebook users seem to finally get that they may not get charged anything for using the social networking service but it sure isn't free, not after being subjected to ad after spookily tailored ad.

dateApr 12, 2018 in Internet
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Tech's design goal: get users to click 'yes'

Three years ago when Facebook Messenger users opened the app on an Android device, they were greeted by an adorable cartoon yeti. It was shown texting a big pink heart. Below it, a prompt read: "Text anyone in your phone."

dateApr 03, 2018 in Internet
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Why good people turn bad online

On the evening of 17 February 2018, Professor Mary Beard posted on Twitter a photograph of herself crying. The eminent University of Cambridge classicist, who has almost 200,000 Twitter followers, was distraught after receiving ...

dateApr 03, 2018 in Social Sciences
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