Dec 17, 7:11 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Opinion By Luca Belli 12/06/18 AT 4:09 AM Misinformation via social media played a troubling role in boosting far-right Congressman Jair Bolsonaro to into the Brazilian presidency.Bolsonaro did not win 55 percent of votes thanks to … [Read more...] about Whatsapp Skewed Brazilian Election, Proving Social Media’s Danger To Democracy
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Another Facebook bug has reportedly affected almost 7 million users who shared photos with up to 1,500 apps, according to the company. ABC News reports that Facebook has suffered yet another internal bug which left the personal data of their users at risk. A post on the company’s developer blog states: “Our internal team discovered a photo API bug that may have … [Read more...] about Facebook Bug Leaves Photos of 6.8 Million Users Vulnerable
A grieving woman shared a heartbreaking "open letter" asking Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Experian to change they way they advertise after she was bombarded with products targeted at mothers. Her baby was stillborn at the end of last month. "I know you knew I was pregnant. It's my fault, I just couldn't resist those Instagram hashtags - #30weekspregnant, #babybump," tweeted … [Read more...] about Woman writes heartbreaking note to tech companies when baby ads continued to appear after stillborn birth
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff December 11, 2018 It’s no secret that living in Massachusetts, especially in the Boston area, can cost a pretty penny. But new Census data show just how much residents in each United States county are also making — and … [Read more...] about Here’s how much money residents in each Mass. town make, according to Census data
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Hiawatha Bray Globe Staff December 07, 2018 Have we reached peak iPhone?For more than a decade, consumers couldn’t get enough of Apple’s beloved smartphones. But that may be changing. The latest hint comes from Apple itself, which during the … [Read more...] about Apple’s holiday deals: a sign of weakness, or a clever move to boost revenue?