WhatsApp blocked in Brazil again

 Brazil’s battle with Facebook over its encrypted messaging app, WhatsApp, continues to rage. A Brazilian judge ordered telephone companies to cut off access to WhatsApp in the country after Facebook … Continue Reading →

A look inside Facebook’s data center

 Facebook invited a small group of reporters to its Prineville, OR data center this week. Most companies don’t even give their own employees access to their data centers (outside of the relatively small … Continue Reading →

Your Facebook Echo Chamber Just Got a Whole Lot Louder

A News Feed update will put friends and family first—and diverse opinions way behind. The post Your Facebook Echo Chamber Just Got a Whole Lot Louder appeared first on WIRED.

So, does anybody want Twitter?

 Twitter is in trouble. In a move out of a middle school flag-football game, Microsoft selected LinkedIn to join its team. The sheer size of the transaction has reignited conversations about … Continue Reading →