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4TeensWithTabletsDespite the continuous flow of reports claiming that teens are done with Facebook, a new report from Pew Research Center reached a different conclusion, saying that 71 percent of teens aged 13 through 17 use Facebook.

 

New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods.

How Teens Use Social Media and Technology
Smartphones are driving a shift in the communication landscape for teens. Nearly three-quarters of teens now use smartphones and 92% of teens report going online daily – including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly.” Facebook remains the most used social media site among teens, even as half of teens use Instagram and four-in-ten use Snapchat. READ MORE >

 

 

As Foursquare has pointed out through its partnership with Twitter, the company has a treasure trove of location data. Now it’s time to make more lucrative use of that.

Foursquare announced today the launch of Pinpoint, a cross-platform, location-based ad targeting technology. Launch partners include Google, Turn and Drawbridge, as well as top brands such as AT&T, Coors Light, FedEx, Jaguar Land Rover, Samsung Galaxy and Choice Hotels.

An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action suit against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches said ahead of the first hearing today (9 April) he hopes the case will eventually lead to an overhaul of a “Wild West” approach to data protection.

Google’s Plan to Keep You Online All the Time

Google’s Plan to Keep You Online All the Time

Google wants you to stop thinking about what wireless network your phone is on.

Young social networks grow in an entirely different way to mature networks, say computer scientists who have analyzed the way Facebook grew in the heady days after it launched in 2004.

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Medium – flore vasseur – Apr 8, 7:18 AM – It’s been almost ten years since Laura Poitras’ name has been on the NSA Watch List. Every time she returns to her home country, security agents wait for her, somewhere between the gate of the plane and the US Immigration booth. They take her away

Antisocial behavior online can make people’s lives miserable. So an algorithm that can spot trolls more quickly should be a boon, say the computer scientists who developed it.

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