• The Facebook papers are a timely reminder that Mark Zuckerberg is totally ruthless about making money

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Facebook documents paint a picture of a company that is totally ruthless about making money.
    They show that Facebook was prepared to stamp on rivals, cut data deals, make decisions that generate bad press, and obsessively track competitors as acquisition targets - all in the name of growth.
    It's a timely reminder that Facebook is a money-making juggernaut, not a philanthropic endeavour.
    If you take one thing away from wading through 250 pages of Facebook documents, it is this: Here is a company that is totally ruthless about growth.
    This shouldn't be a surprise, of course. You don't...
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  • Internal docs show Facebook absolutely loves your data

    Internal docs show Facebook absolutely loves your data

    5 days ago - By The Next Web

    Unless you're waking up from a decade-long deep slumber, you know that Facebook doesn't give two hoots about your privacy, and about how it gets your data. If that wasn't clear, you should have a look at the 250-page document that contains the company's internal emails, just released by the UK parliament. The document highlights on the first page that the social network knew that it could be dangerous to read call logs and text messages from a user's Android device without permission. But it went ahead and pushed an update for that anyway: Facebook knew that the changes to...
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