Topic: Facebook

Data Privacy and “Second Order Consent” Need Regulation

April 26, 2018
Social Media

As users, Facebook has consent to share information, but what about giving consent on behalf of others?

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Facebook is the Canary in the Coal Mine for the Future of AI

April 18, 2018
Zuckerberg Testifies

Our elected representatives lack both the technical aptitude and the wisdom to provide the answers we need.

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A Cutting-Edge Way for LGBTQ to “Come Out”

May 19, 2017
Social Media

Shawn Barber’s Facebook disclosure represents a larger phenomenon at play: How we share important information about ourselves is evolving, especially for LGBT people who are coming out online.

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Facebook More Effective at Mobilizing Voters

Oct. 11, 2016
Facebook, facebook voting, facebook vote, Moody College of Communication, social media, facebook studies

In a new study, researchers found that individuals are significantly more likely to vote if they receive reminders through Facebook that voting records are public by messages of encouragement or shame to vote. 

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Facebook, Twitter and Youtube: What Role do Social Media Companies Have in Stopping Speech?

Sept. 9, 2014
Facebook, Twitter and Youtube: What Role do Social Media Companies Have in Stopping Speech?

After the extremist group ISIS posted a YouTube video of American journalist James Foley's execution, Google-owned YouTube took the video down, and Twitter's CEO said in a tweet, "We have been and are actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery."

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