April Glaser

Slate technology writer

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By now you’ve probably heard of FaceApp. You upload a picture of yourself and then get to see what you’ll look like when you’re old.

Viral FaceApp raises privacy concerns

By now you’ve probably heard of FaceApp. You upload a picture of yourself and then get to see what you’ll look like when you’re old.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Facebook's facial recognition program is called Deep Face, and every day it analyzes hundreds of millions of photos posted on the site, helping the company build the largest face…

Should you be concerned about Facebook's Deep Face?

Facebook's facial recognition program is called Deep Face, and every day it analyzes hundreds of millions of photos posted on the site, helping the company build the largest face…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A New York Times investigation shows that Facebook gave companies like Netflix and Spotify way more access to user data than it ever disclosed.

Facebook: A year in scandal

A New York Times investigation shows that Facebook gave companies like Netflix and Spotify way more access to user data than it ever disclosed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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