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Carl June’s Cancer Startup Raises $100 Million From Gilead, Sean Parker

TMunity says it is raising $100 million from investors including Sean Parker's Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, drug giant Gilead Sciences and Ping An Ventures, the venture arm of China's largest insurance company.

Sean Hayes Says Will & Grace Fans Can Expect Tap Dancing in New Episodes

Sean Hayes is breaking out his boogie shoes! The Will & Grace star and Best Actor in a Comedy Series stopped to chat with E!'s Nina Parker on the red carpet at the 2018 SAG...

Arizona’s Sean Miller offers high praise for point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright

Arizona head coach Sean Miller had some positive praise for senior point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright.

Like This Post If You Want Facebook To Finally Solve The News Feed's Like-Baiting Problem

After former company president Sean Parker said Facebook was exploiting human psychology to the detriment of its users, and ex-vice president of growth Chamath Palihapitiya implied that Facebook may be responsible for creating "tools...Show More Summary

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of Facebook's former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create. Facebook exploits a "vulnerability in human psychology" to addict its users, Sean Parker, the company's first president, said in a public forum last month. Show More Summary

This Lego Pregnancy Announcement From Two Princes Is a Full-On Fairy Tale

Spencer Clinton Parker and I are so thrilled to share with you the next step of our adventure together! Check out our video for the announcement! (Click HD to watch!) #love #husbands #gay #fairytale Posted by Sean Gannon on Tuesday,Show More Summary

Sean Parker's other notorious startup, Plaxo, is finally dead — here's how it influenced Facebook

Comcast is officially pulling the plug on an online address book called Plaxo on December 31. Plaxo isn't well known these days but it is a startup founded by famed Valley entrepreneur and investor Sean Parker. Parker's experience at...Show More Summary

Think Facebook is the only company watching you? Think again.

Napster founder and Facebook investor Sean Parker recently shared how Facebook optimizes its user experience around certain psychological vulnerabilities. Now, I want to brighten the mood and tell you that everyone is capable of using your information to tweak how you engage with their app. SEE ALSO: Sean Parker made billions off of Facebook. Show More Summary

An app where teenagers lip synch reportedly got bought for $1 billion

$1 billion. That was the price tag for what's cool, according to Justin Timberlake Sean Parker's conversation with Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg. Apparently, it's still true. just sold to Beijing Bytedance Technology, the companies announced Friday. Show More Summary

Facebook Is Addictive Because It 'Exploits a Vulnerability' in People's Brains, Co-Founder Sean Parker Says

Parker said the site created a "social-validation feedback loop... exactly the kind of thing that a hacker like myself would come up with."

Addiction for Fun and Profit

Are Facebook and other social media companies intentionally exploiting people’s psychological vulnerabilities to keep them addicted? You bet, says Sean Parker, who made a fortune as an early Facebook investor and its first president....Show More Summary

Former Facebook President Admits It's 'Exploiting A Vulnerability In Human Psychology'

Sean Parker, the visionary techno-elf who cofounded Napster and served as Facebook's first president, seems to have some regrets about building the social behemoth that's taken over our world, telling an audience this week, "God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains." More »      

Three tech pioneers with regrets

Sean Parker was the founding president of Facebook, but now he worries about the impact of social media on children.

Sean Parker on Facebook’s Brain Hacking

A Conscientious Objection  Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, was interviewed onstage yesterday at an event held by Axios at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The topic was cancer innovation, but the conversation turned at some point to Parker’s time at Facebook during its early years. Perhaps emboldened by social media’s recent PR problems, […]

Sean Parker: Facebook exploits vulnerability in human psychology - CNET

3 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The social network’s former president hurls criticism on the company he helped nurture.

Facebook Ex-President Sean Parker Slams Social Media: It’s Meant To Be Addictive

Facebook’s first president Sean Parker unleashed his ire on social media in a shocking interview with Axios. In the candid interview, the Napster co-founder revealed that the popular social network was meant to be addictive. Parker was...Show More Summary

Sean Parker: 'God' only knows what Facebook is doing to our kids

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

"God only knows" what Facebook is doing to our children's brains.

Former Facebook Executive Says Social Media Exploits Human 'Vulnerability'

"God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains," said Sean Parker, the company's founding president.

Facebook's first president, on Facebook: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains'

Sean Parker unloaded on the company he helped build, and joked that Mark Zuckerberg would probably block his Facebook account.

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