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Lisa Ko


Privacy on Facebook

Facebook’s new “instant personalization” is sharing supposedly private information with third-party developers without users’ permission. Here’s what you can — and can’t — do about it.


Bollywood meets ‘Brokeback’

India’s first mainstream film to feature a gay kiss hits theaters this week.


The Whitney heads downtown

Public installations herald the museum’s controversial expansion.


Genetics gets personal: Send your saliva and start chatting

A company that will analyze your DNA is the perfect storm of Web and biotech, replete with social networking, online privacy concerns and a big-name backer.


An illustrated guide to Islamic veils

An overview of different Muslim veil styles, from the hijab head scarf to the full-body burqa.