Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.
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Moderators describe a chaotic workplace where exceptions for lucrative influencers are the norm.
As reports surface regarding how the online advertising giant tracks consumers, some try to reclaim their online footsteps.
One latest privacy experiment found Chrome ushered more than 11,000 tracker cookies into our browser — in a single week.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government is in the late stages of an investigation into YouTube for its handling of children's videos, according to four people familiar with the matter, a probe that threatens the company with a potential fine and already has prompted the tech giant to reevaluate some of its business practices.
Tech companies pay a reputational price for each high-profile incident. Nest, which is part of Google, has been featured on local news stations throughout the country for hacks similar to what a California family experienced.
It promised a gigabyte's worth of storage, 100 times more than what was standard on April 1, 2004. And it would be searchable, like Google!
The most surprising thing people may learn about Myspace this week is that it still exists. But the old social network's accidental purge of 12 years' worth of its users' music uploads — that's an estimated 50 million songs — is probably a close second.