Taking a stand against Facebook for repeatedly and willfully violating the privacy of its users, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is deleting his account.
"Users provide every detail of their life to Facebook and ... Facebook makes a lot of advertising money off this," he told USA Today. "The profits are all based on the user’s info, but the users get none of the profits back... Apple makes its money off of good products, not off of you. As they say, with Facebook, you are the product."
Recently, Elon Musk also deleted his personal and Tesla pages from Facebook.
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The Eastern District of New York empaneled a Grand Jury into the dirty data dealings of Facebook.
In a survey of 1,300 Android users, 89% percent said that they did not give Facebook consent to scrape their call and text history. Facebook has been allegedly scraping phone records since 2015. From TeamBlind: Last month, we surveyed our users, asking them if they planned to delete their Facebook accounts after the Cambridge Analytica […]
With all due respect to our vegetarian friends, there might be nothing more intrinsically linked to the 4th of July holiday than a big ole cookout. Sure, fireworks and celebrating the birth of a constitutional republic are great too, but showing off your cooking prowess with a brilliantly seared, mouth-watering slab of grade-A American beef […]
We’re at the midway point of 2020. So…how’s the year going for you so far? Yeah…we can guess. But while there’s a lot about 2020 we can’t directly control, maybe a little retail therapy can help make you feel better. Sure, the 39 items we gathered together can absolutely bring a smile to your face. […]
When revved-up kids used to dribble a basketball through the kitchen or practice their footwork with a soccer ball in front of the television, exasperated parents would often just send ‘em outside to play. But these days, sending kids out might not be the best course of action. Despite all the changes, many budding young […]