Facebook http://kuow.org en Facebook Moves To Restrict Posts About Gun Sales http://kuow.org/post/facebook-moves-restrict-posts-about-gun-sales <em>This post was updated at 10:30 a.m. ET on March 6.</em><p>Facebook said Wednesday that it will limit minors' access to pages and posts that offer firearms for sale, along with other measures intended to curtail illegal gun trafficking.<p>"This is something we've been working on for a while," says Facebook spokesman Matt Steinfeld. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:38:14 +0000 editor 29968 at http://kuow.org Facebook Moves To Restrict Posts About Gun Sales Facebook Adds More Gender Options US Users http://kuow.org/post/facebook-adds-more-gender-options-us-users <p>Steve Scher&nbsp;talks with Amanda Lock Swarr, associate professor in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington, about gender identity. Facebook recently added more than 50 additional gender options for users in the U.S. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:48:36 +0000 Arwen Nicks & Steve Scher 29502 at http://kuow.org Facebook Adds More Gender Options US Users How Does Microsoft Feel About Nokia's New Android Phone? http://kuow.org/post/how-does-microsoft-feel-about-nokias-new-android-phone <p>Steve Scher talks with Todd Bishop of <a href="http://How Does Microsoft Feel About Nokia's New Android Phone?">Geekwire</a> about Nokia's new Android phones and Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of the text messaging app WhatsApp. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:27:49 +0000 Steve Scher & Amina Al-Sadi 29400 at http://kuow.org How Does Microsoft Feel About Nokia's New Android Phone? Privacy On Facebook, Comedian Hari Kondabolu, And Rocky Jordan http://kuow.org/post/privacy-facebook-comedian-hari-kondabolu-and-rocky-jordan <p></p><p><strong>What Are The Privacy Concerns Over Facebook’s Graph Search?</strong><br>Throughout its lifespan, Facebook has been all about change -- a seemingly endless overhaul of its design and how the site functions. But here’s something that’s remained steady: complaints from users about privacy. Facebook’s latest innovation is called graph search. It allows users to comb their friends’ Facebook pages and public pages to find specific answers to specific questions. Since rolling out this week, graph search is raising concerns about privacy. So what are they? And how can Facebook users lock down data that they don’t want to be shared?</p><p><strong>Comedian Hari Kondabolu</strong><br>A couple of times throughout the year comedian <a href="http://www.harikondabolu.com/">Hari Kondabolu</a> makes the trip from New York to Seattle to test out his material in front of the local audience. When he is not working on stand-up he is writing for and appearing on the FX show <a href="http://www.fxnetworks.com/totallybiased"><em>Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell</em></a> as well as recording a podcast with his brother called <em><a href="http://www.harikondabolu.com/2013/01/the-untitled-kondabolu-brothers-podcast/">The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Podcast.</a></em>&nbsp; In his stand-up, Hari works through issues like racism, sexism, immigration and gentrification, challenging the audience as much as entertaining them. He joins us to discuss his work.</p><p><strong>Radio Retrospective:&nbsp;<em>Rocky Jordan</em></strong><br>We look back at the show <em>Rocky Jordan</em> from radio’s Golden Age.&nbsp;Rocky runs a bar.&nbsp;He also runs into trouble every episode.&nbsp;The show is one of many Golden Age detective dramas featuring characters that aren’t detectives!&nbsp;&nbsp;It also happens to be Steve Scher’s favorite drama recently.<br><br><strong>Recommended Eating</strong><br>Food writer <a href="http://saradickerman.com">Sara Dickerman</a> joins us with a lunch recommendation. Prefer to cook for yourself? She also has a pick for a great cookbook! Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:06:31 +0000 Weekday 16454 at http://kuow.org Privacy On Facebook, Comedian Hari Kondabolu, And Rocky Jordan Political Activity Skyrockets On Social Media http://kuow.org/post/political-activity-skyrockets-social-media <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly 40 percent of Americans engaged in political activity on social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter in the 2012 campaign.&nbsp; That’s a dramatic increase from 2008 when only 26 percent of the population even used a social networking site, according to </span><a href="http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Civic-Engagement.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;">a new study by the Pew Research Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>KUOW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ross Reynolds takes a closer look at the new study with Pew researcher Aaron Smith.</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:10:36 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 11997 at http://kuow.org Political Activity Skyrockets On Social Media Episode 36: RadioActive Is In A Relationship With Facebook http://kuow.org/post/episode-36-radioactive-relationship-facebook <p>In <a href="/radioactive">RadioActive</a>'s first podcast of 2013, hosts Antonia Dorn and Ann Kane bring us a story from producer Molly Freed who talks about how she learned to have a healthy relationship with her Facebook page. Then we ask the question: Why do you use Facebook?</p><p>You'll have to listen to find out what the slang of the month is. Hint: <a href="http://mypinkfriday.com">Nicki Minaj</a>.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:11:54 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media & Antonia Dorn & Ann Kane 7481 at http://kuow.org Episode 36: RadioActive Is In A Relationship With Facebook