Don’t post on Facebook unless you are prepared the consequences

Earlier this month Anne Borden King posted news on her Facebook page that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Since then, she reports, “my Facebook feed has featured ads for ‘alternative cancer care’. The ads, which were new to my timeline, promote everything from cumin seeds to colloidal silver as cancer treatments. Some ads promise luxury clinics – or even ‘nontoxic cancer therapies’ on a beach in Mexico.”

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Twitter Inc disabled a campaign-style video that President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint.

The video, which included music from the group Linkin Park, disappeared from the president’s Twitter feed late Saturday with the notification: “This media has been disabled in response to a report by the copyright owner.”

GitHub Stored Its Code in an Arctic Vault It Hopes Will Last 1,000 Years

If you posted a project to GitHub before February 2, the fruits of your labor are now likely entombed for a millennium in a frozen ark. Yesterday, the world’s largest source code repository announced that, on July 8, it enshrined its archive below hundreds of meters of permafrost in an Arctic vault, inside a chamber inside an abandoned mine inside a mountain, on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, inhabited by a few thousand people and polar bears. In other words, safe from the forces of real estate developers and influencers for the foreseeable future.

Netflix Just Made a Remarkable Announcement. Is It Genius or Insane?

If someone were to ask you, “Who is the CEO of Netflix?” for the last 23 years, there has been only one right answer: Reed Hastings.

It was Hastings who co-founded the company in 1997; Hastings who led its early growth; Hastings who oversaw the pivot from DVDs by mail to online streaming; Hastings who basically became synonymous with Netflix.

Twitter explains how hackers managed to hijack so many accounts

Twitter has finally published a complete blog post detailing the security incident that rocked its platform last week, one that involved the hijacking of several major accounts. According to the company, and as of July 17, Twitter’s investigation indicates that the hackers targeted select employees to get their credentials, which were then used to access the company’s internal systems.