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Mark Zuckerberg's Illuminati-Like Hoodie Reveals Facebook as the Cult That It Is

At last week's D8: All Things Digital conference, Facebook CEO found himself sweating bullets while being grilled onstage by the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. It got so bad, in fact, that Swisher felt compelled to ask him if he was OK, and suggested that he perhaps take off his trademark hoodie. "I never take it off," Zuckerberg reportedly replied. When he realized how...

Facebook Privacy Issue Used in California Primary Attack Ad

Facebook's been on the receiving end of a lot of bad press lately, thanks in large part to its morally nebulous privacy policy. But apparently, the site has become so universally hated that politicians are now using it as a weapon to attack their electoral opponents. Two weeks ago, we reported on Kamala Harris, a popular Democrat running for the office of California's attorney general and her...

Facebook's New Privacy Guide Explained

Share Responding to user backlash, Facebook today unveiled its overhauled Privacy Controls. On first look, it's a radically different set of tools with a redesign control setup than what you're used to. The now "classic" granular settings are still in place, but a new set of umbrella options lets you quickly change several options at once as a first line of privacy defense. The strategy appears...

Potential Employers Go to Google, Facebook to Dig Up Dirt on You

We already knew that employers and hiring managers do Web-based during the job-hiring process. There's enough anecdotal evidence out there that you probably didn't need to read Microsoft's study that found 70-percent of U.S. hiring managers rejected applicants based on their online activities. But that tidbit of information is pretty useless unless you know where they're looking (though you...