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Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies

Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies
Date:July 11, 2018

​Facebook has admitted that the company gave dozens of tech companies and app developers special access to its users' data after publicly saying it had restricted outside companies to access such data back in 2015. It's an unusual clear view of how


How (over)sharing on social media can trip you up

How (over)sharing on social media can trip you up
Date:July 11, 2018|Domain:Identity Theft

​Ours is a sharing era. Social networking sites have opened up new ways of sharing all kinds of private information, so much so that the divulgation of a variety of personal details on the internet has become second nature to many users. However, th


Facebook Announces New Privacy Education Initiatives for Businesses and Developers

Facebook Announces New Privacy Education Initiatives for Businesses and Developers
Date:June 26, 2018

​ As digital privacy becomes a more pressing issue, Facebook is launching two new initiatives to help small businesses and developers protect their customers’ data. As explained by Facebook: “In this day and age, it’s easier than ever for someone


Facebook releases new privacy safeguards on how advertisers handle data

Facebook releases new privacy safeguards on how advertisers handle data
Date:June 26, 2018

​ Facebook is installing new controls it says will better inform its members about the way companies are targeting them with advertising, the latest step to quell a public outcry over the company's mishandling of user data. Starting July 2, Faceboo


Facebook CEO Admits Data Privacy Breach

Facebook CEO Admits Data Privacy Breach
Date:March 22, 2018

​Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday broke his silence on the Cambridge Analytica debacle that has unfolded over the past week, admitting “we made mistakes”. He vowed to step up to the plate when it comes to delivering better data security to


Phishing Scam Lands a Couple of Big Ones: Google, Facebook Identified As Victims

Phishing Scam Lands a Couple of Big Ones: Google, Facebook Identified As Victims
Date:May 12, 2017|Domain:Phishing--Online Scams and Fraud

Facebook wants to become a safer website to visit and realizes it needs to get better at removing objectionable pics and videos. If Facebook has one big, overriding problem, it’s objectionable content. The social network’s billions of users report v


facebook can automatically block, monitor pirated videos for business users

facebook can automatically block, monitor pirated videos for business users
Date:May 12, 2017|Domain:Offensive or Illegal Contents

Professional content creators no longer have to manually monitor duplicated videos on Facebook -- users can now automatically block them. Facebook is making it easier to stop video theft. On Thursday, the social media platform announced changes to t


Facebook Involved In 32% Of Cyber-Bullying Cases In UK

Facebook Involved In 32% Of Cyber-Bullying Cases In UK
Date:May 12, 2017|Domain:Cyberbullying

Facebook was used in 32.5 per cent of cyber-bullying cases, including revenge porn and harassment, in Britain last year, prompting fears that the social media platform may be providing a safe haven for those who harass others, the media reported. Th


Facebook introduces new tools to combat ‘revenge porn’

Facebook introduces new tools to combat ‘revenge porn’
Date:May 12, 2017|Domain:Online Harassment--Sextortion--Offensive or Illegal Contents

Facebook says it has improved its methods for combating the rise of “revenge porn.” As of today, when users flag an image they suspect was posted without consent, Facebook will take action to prevent the images from being duplicated and re-posted. R


Sextortion becoming major problem with minor children

Sextortion becoming major problem with minor children
Date:May 12, 2017|Domain:Sextortion--Offensive or Illegal Contents

A man who was recently arrested for allegedly impersonating Justin Bieber online in order to get nude photos from minor females is facing child pornography and extortion charges. Bryan Asrary, 24, is charged with posing as the pop star to lure minor