Russia Wants Access to Tinder Photos and Conversations

Russia Wants Access to Tinder Photos and Conversations

Russian intelligence wants to take a closer look at your Tinder photos and conversations. After Tinder and 175 other companies agreed to comply with Russian legislation asking companies to store data on ...
Applicants Must Give Up Social Media Privacy for US Visa Approval

Applicants Must Give Up Social Media Privacy for US Visa Approval

Be cautious with your digital presence as you might now have to share it with the US State Department. As of Friday, millions of US immigrant and non-immigrant visa seekers will have ...
Snapchat workers snooped on users with internal tool

Snapchat workers snooped on users with internal tool

Snapchat’s 186 million users may be in for a rude awakening today after revelation that multiple employees of the social media giant were able to abuse their power and snoop on members ...
Facebook Says 5% of Monthly Active Accounts Are Fake, Deletes 3B in 6 Months

Facebook Says 5% of Monthly Active Accounts Are Fake, Deletes 3B in 6 Months

Facebook removed 2.2 billion fake accounts between January and March 2019, bringing the total of accounts disabled to more than 3 billion over a six-month period, which includes Q4 2018 data, according ...
Database of 49 Million Instagram Influencers Leaked Online

Database of 49 Million Instagram Influencers Leaked Online

Facebook is investigating a major data breach that leaked personal information of 49 million Instagram users, writes TechCrunch after it received and analyzed the data from security researcher Anurag Sen. The unsecured ...
US Senate to End Deceptive Practices and Dark Patterns on Online Platforms

US Senate to End Deceptive Practices and Dark Patterns on Online Platforms

A bipartisan Act proposed by US Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) would counter immoral data collection methods by large online platforms, forbidding “deceptive practices” and “dark patterns” that manipulate ...
Facebook Determined to Appeal Belgian Tracking Ban

Facebook Determined to Appeal Belgian Tracking Ban

Facebook has decided to fight the tough EU data protection laws after a 2018 Belgian court order forbade Facebook’s use of the cookies, social plug-ins and interaction buttons it used to track ...
Millions of Facebook Passwords Kept in Plain Text for Employees to Access

Millions of Facebook Passwords Kept in Plain Text for Employees to Access

Perhaps we should all change our Facebook passwords to play it safe, following news that Facebook kept, from as early as 2012, “hundreds of millions” of user account passwords in plain text, ...
Facebook Faces Criminal Investigation over Data Handling Partnerships

Facebook Faces Criminal Investigation over Data Handling Partnerships

Facebook Faces Criminal Investigation over Data Handling Partnerships Facebook’s troubles seem never-ending, as the company now faces a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors for its data-sharing practices and partnerships with global tech ...
Facebook sues quiz app developers who allegedly stole users’ private data through browser plugins

Facebook sues quiz app developers who allegedly stole users’ private data through browser plugins

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Facebook, seemingly perpetually fighting allegations that it doesn’t take enough care of the privacy and security of its billions of users, is taking a stand against a pair of Ukrainian app developers ...
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