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Lost privacy? You lost yours long ago

Like a number of friends, I have mixed feelings these days about being on Facebook. The admission of the company that is allowed data...

Mueller looking at Trump-Cambridge Analytica

Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under...

Social media fell right into Russian hands

The election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian...

Social media & election problems

In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create...

Facebook gives Congress Russian ads

Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016...

Facebook faces accountability problems

The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it’s unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it...

Facebook guru targets GOP on immigration reform

An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year...

New data on how NSA sought data on Americans

Major technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information to the government for secret national...

Young victims of online abuse reach out to parents for help

Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: "I hate Sarah...

Is it time to dump the Internet and move on?

Robert Samuelson, economic columnist for The Washington Post, says it's time to admit the Internet was a colossal mistake, shut the damn thing down,...