'The results won't surprise those in the information security industry who've known for years that the truth is that tech giants know so much about us that they don't actually need to listen to our conversations to serve us targeted adverts.'
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Fears than being hooked on social media is creating a generation of depressed and anxious teenagers have been overstated, according to a study which found it has a "trivial" effect on life satisfaction.
Ministers and parent groups have raised the alarm about excessive time spent on sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
But University of Oxford researchers found little evidence to support it making heavy users less content.
From trialling the removal of "likes" from Instagram to taking cues from China's superapp WeChat, Mr Zuckerberg heralded a number of changes to Facebook's broader social network.
Proclaiming "the future is private", Mr Zuckerberg signalled that Facebook's News Feed would be de-emphasised in favour of revamping its messaging app, online marketplace and video-on-demand site.
Surgeons were forced to amputate the leg of a man who fell onto railway tracks while playing Pokemon Go.
Vast quantities of data on hundreds of thousands of people is being used to construct computer models in an effort to predict child abuse and intervene before it can happen, the Guardian has learned.
The full scale of online child sexual exploitation is difficult to know.
Sites are often disguised to make them appear legal, or are hidden on the dark web, which enables people to act anonymously and untraceably online.