Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Personal Tech Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Personal Tech | He Reported on Facebook. Now He Approaches It With Caution. Supported by Tech We’re Using Nick Confessore, an investigative reporter who has written about social media and data privacy, has changed his tech habits after what he has learned. How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nick Confessore, an investigative reporter, discussed the tech he’s using. You’ve written a lot about data privacy and the misuse of people’s online data. How do you protect your own data privacy in your work? I’m not a privacy expert, just a normal person who has done some reporting on how tech platforms handle personal data. So the answer is: I protect my privacy as well as I can — which is not very well. Most of the ecosystem of mobile … [Read more...] about He Reported on Facebook. Now He Approaches It With Caution.
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Warning: Spoilers ahead for “True Detective” season three, episode two: “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.” INSIDER is keeping a running timeline of all major events on “True Detective” this season. This seasons includes storylines from 1980, 1990, and 2015. Follow along with our interactive timeline below. HBO’s “True Detective” is back for a third season, and the new instalment of this mystery-driven anthology series has ramped up the stakes with three separate time frames. Our protagonist Wayne Hays (played by Mahershala Ali) is the man we follow through 1980, 1990 and 2015 as a case of abducted children dominates his life. In 1980, two kids (Will and Julie Purcell) go missing after they set off riding bikes one afternoon. The body of Will Purcell is found within a day, but the case drags on as Detective Hays and his partner Roland West search for Julie and try to solve Will’s murder. In 1990, the Purcell case is re-opened and … [Read more...] about An essential guide to all major events on ‘True Detective’ season 3
PUBLISHED: 07:58 04 January 2019 Andy Warren Kayden Jackson's career as a pro footballer only began because he found an advert on Facebook. Archant This weekend’s visit to Accrington Stanley will bring back plenty of memories for striker Kayden Jackson. ANDY WARREN spoke to him about his remarkable football journey. Kayden Jackson joined Ipswich Town in the summer for £1.6million. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNWe all do it. Sat on the sofa, aimlessly scrolling through social media on our phone or tablet while relaxing in front of the TV.Often it’s complete nonsense; the latest picture of your friend’s cat, the same old people arguing the same old points or making the same old jokes and yet another advert that has seemingly followed you around for days.But for Ipswich Town striker Kayden Jackson, one Facebook click changed his life forever.“I was just at home playing on the Xbox or watching TV and scrolling through Facebook at the … [Read more...] about Jackson’s career was born on Facebook and raised at Accrington… now he’s heading back with Ipswich
In case any family members, friends, business contacts, or Russian bots were unaware of your sexuality, Facebook has a solution. In honor of National Coming Out Day (which is today, welcome) Facebook unveiled a new update to its “Life Event” category. Now, in addition to announcing that you got braces, are learning a new instrument, and got a septum piercing, and amending your relationship status, Facebook users can select “Came Out.” (Yes, Facebook had “broken bone” and “did some DIY” as life event options before “came out.”) If you want to give the feature a whirl and be loud and proud on social media as in every other aspect of your life, go to your Facebook profile and do a status update. Click on “Life Event”, select “Family & Relationships” (or just “Relationships” on mobile) in the drop-down menu, and then select “Came Out” in the list of life events. Then everyone … [Read more...] about Celebrate National Coming Out Day by coming out on Facebook
In honor of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11, Facebook unveiled a new update Wednesday to its “Major Life Event” product. Now, Facebook users can select “Came Out” and share their own story. “For the LGBTQ community, Facebook is a way for you to come out, celebrate your pride and find support,” Tudor Havriliuc, a vice president at Facebook, told NBC News via email. “Visibility is so important because it changes hearts and minds about being LGBTQ when friends and family see us living our true lives.” To add “Came Out” as a major life event on Facebook, users can tap “Life Event” in the composer window on their timeline. Then, choose “Family & Relationships” in the drop-down menu (or just “Relationships” if you’re on a mobile phone), and then select “Came Out” in the list of life events. “We're excited to give more people the opportunity to ‘come out’ … [Read more...] about In honor of National Coming Out Day, Facebook unveils ‘Came Out’ feature