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Hadoop is not enough for 'big data', says Facebook analytics chief

The Hadoop programming framework may be synonymous with the "big data" movement but it's not the only tool companies need to derive insights from massive stores of unstructured information, according to Facebook analytics chief Ken Rudin.

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Zuckerberg said what about privacy? Researchers create archive to find out

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hosting the Zuckerberg Files, a digital treasure trove containing over 100 full-text transcripts and about 50 video files documenting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s public statements.

Must-know privacy tips for Google, Facebook and other online services

Explore encryption, scrutinize your settings, and consider alternative services that are more discreet than the majors.

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Irish High Court to review Facebook Prism complaint

The Irish High Court is going to review whether the Irish Data Protection Commissioner's refusal to investigate Facebook's involvement with the U.S. government surveillance program Prism was lawful.

Sharing with strangers: Fon wants to be the Zipcar of Wi-Fi

Add your Wi-Fi signal to the list of things you can share with the world for a price.

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Facebook removes gruesome video, examining its content policies

A gruesome video that was recently noticed on Facebook and allowed by the company was removed Tuesday, as the social network looks to strengthen its policies around the posting of graphic content.

Protect your Facebook account from hackers with two-factor authentication

Don't be one of those people with a compromised account that spams all their friends.

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Facebook is broken: Status update error messages abound

If you try to post a status update on Facebook this morning, it probably won't let you.

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Facebook 'stalker' tool uses Graph Search for powerful data mining

While the dangers of sharing too much data on Facebook are well-known, it is surprising how even a little data can give hackers a foothold.

How San Francisco is using social networks to get ready for The Big One

The city by the bay is getting ready for a disaster by launching a social initiative, SF72, with ties to Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb.

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