Benjamin Powers

Benjamin is a technology journalist. He writes about AI, privacy, algorithms, grifts, and tech platforms. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, New Republic, and Pacific Standard, among others.

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FaceApp: Here's What You Really Need to Know

Can what you're uploading be used against you?

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Instagram Restrict: How to "Shadowban" Haters With Instagram's New Features

Tools for teens could prove useful for many on the platform.

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The Trump Administration Considers Starting a Global Cybersecurity Disaster

The implications go well beyond the borders of the United States.

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Instagram Chief Still Talking About Bringing a Defining Feature "Private" 

Instagram's recipe for countering toxicity keeps returning to one key change.

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The 5 Best Browsers for Protecting Your Privacy, 2019 Edition

Keep your privacy private with these five trusted browsers.

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Google Doodle: The Summer Season Can Wreak Havoc on Your Tech

The summer heat can be too hot for your phone to handle.

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Study From Facebook: The Depressing Subtext to Facebook's User Research App

Study from Facebook offers more privacy protections but perpetuates the status quo.