This Ransomware Doesn’t Want Cash, It Just Wants You to Play a Japanese Video Game – Motherboard

Do you want to play a game? That’s the question posed by a novel piece of ransomware that challenges victims to achieve a high score in a video game instead of demanding cash to unlock files. Yeah. “Minamitsu ‘The Captain’ Murasa encrypted your precious data like documents, musics [sic], pictures, and some kinda project files,” a […]

Former Snapchat employee presses to unseal allegedly doctored usage statistics – LA Times

Former Snapchat employee presses to unseal allegedly doctored usage statistics Snap offices Al Seib / Los Angeles Times A former worker is pressing forward with an employment lawsuit against Los Angeles tech company Snap. A former worker is pressing forward with an employment lawsuit against Los Angeles tech company Snap. (Al Seib / Los Angeles […]

Introducing the Facebook for Journalists Certificate | Facebook Media

As part of the Facebook Journalism Project, we are committed to improving our training and tools for journalists. Today, we are launching the Facebook for Journalists Certificate, a three-course curriculum designed by the Poynter Institute and Facebook. With these free online courses, Facebook and Poynter seek to make it easier for journalists to utilize Facebook […]

Left Rising on Facebook – Axios

A majority of the most-engaged partisan Facebook pages are left-leaning or affiliated with Trump resistance movements, according to NewsWhip, the social analytics measurement company. Axios’ Sara Fischer reports that even more telling is that most of the left-leaning pages are out-performing some of the most trafficked news competitors in overall engagement. Why it matters: Facebook is a […]