Month: May 2018
Aleksandr Kogan had access to the data for single day in 2015 Twitter has removed Cambridge Analytica as an advertiser Twitter Inc. sold data access to the Cambridge University academic who also obtained millions of Facebook Inc. users’ information that was later passed to a political consulting firm without the users’ consent. Aleksandr Kogan, who created a personality quiz on Facebook to harvest information later used by Cambridge Analytica, established his own commercial enterprise, Global Science Research (GSR). That firm was granted access to large-scale public Twitter data, covering months of posts, for one day in 2015, according to...Read More
On a call with reporters, Zuckerberg said most Facebook users have likely had public profile data scraped. Oops.Image: Getty Images Our Facebook privacy nightmare somehow keeps getting worse. The vast majority of Facebook users have likely had their public profile data scraped by third-parties, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Deleting Facebook won’t fix our privacy nightmare The seemingly massive privacy loophole was the result of a feature that allowed people to search for friends using their phone number. The setting, which has now been removed, was enabled by default in order to make it easier for users’...Read More
Once a cheater, always a cheater? As we reported, Miranda Lambert is said to be currently dating Evan Felker, the guitarist from her opening band, Oklahoma country-folk Turnpike Troubadours — a relationship that is suspected to have begun before her romance with Anderson East ended! Related: The Most Shocking Celebrity Breakups EVER! While nothing was ever confirmed, infidelity was also rumored to have been a factor in her split from Blake Shelton back in 2015. Seemingly commenting on the recent drama, The Voice judge took to Twitter on Wednesday, writing: Is he confirming the country songstress cheated?? SOUND OFF...Read More
(CNN)A man stood on a freeway overpass near Detroit early Thursday, threatening to jump. So thirteen tractor-trailers lined up underneath, ready to break his fall. Asking truckers to help in such cases is not unusual, Shaw said, but “most of the time these events are (resolved) pretty fast, so we only get one semi.” This time it took about three hours to get the man, whom police declined to identify, down from the bridge, he said. It was 911 calls that alerted police to the man around 1 a.m. Tuesday on the overpass in Huntington Woods, just outside Detroit,...Read More
- Buy This 1999 Toyota Corolla! Or Just Laugh At The Hilarious Craigslist Post!
- Is THIS The Woman With Whom Tristan Thompson Allegedly Cheated On Khlo Kardashian??
- Even gun owners are irked by the NRAs foolish hypocrisy on a Mike Pence event.
- Kanye West Calls Slavery A Choice, Gets Schooled On History
- Media monitor Meltwater acquires social analytics player Sysomos