AntiFacebook Newsletter September 2017

Hello and welcome to this new issue! Your monthly dose of all things about Facebook. Let’s get straight to the links this month.

In the News

Date Article
2017-09-29 Facebook tests facial recognition for account recovery
2017-09-28 Facebook is trying to match blood donors with those who need it
2017-09-28 Facebook partners with ZipRecruiter and more aggregators as it ramps up in jobs
2017-09-26 Russia will block access to Facebook next year unless the social network complies with a law that requires websites which store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so on Russian servers
2017-09-26 Facebook’s underclass: as staffers enjoy lavish perks, contractors barely get by
2017-09-21 Instagram uses ‘I will rape you’ post as Facebook ad in latest algorithm mishap
2017-09-21 Facebook will target ads to people based on store visits, offline purchases, calls to businesses
2017-09-18 Facebook Silences Rohingya Reports of Ethnic Cleansing
2017-09-14 Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya says Google, Facebook are “surveillance states” and risk more regulation
2017-09-14 Facebook Let Advertisers Target “Jew-Haters.” It Doesn’t End There.
2017-09-14 Facebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach “Jew Haters”
2017-09-12 Instagram apologizes for removing photo of boy with facial deformity
2017-09-11 Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain
2017-09-08 WhatsApp’s first ads appear on Facebook and start conversations with businesses
2017-09-07 Facebook Is Testing a Feature That Looks an Awful Lot Like Tinder
2017-09-07 Facebook claims it can reach more young people than exist in UK, US and other countries
2017-09-06 Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian company during 2016 election
2017-09-01 Facebook has mapped the entire world’s population as it prepares to build an internet in space

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