Could your Netflix viewing habits predict that you will develop inflammatory bowel disease? Might your use of religious language in Facebook posts signal that you have diabetes? Could Amazon’s Alexa start telling you when you are getting sick […]
At least two menstruation-tracking apps, Maya and MIA Fem, were sharing intimate details of users’ sexual health with Facebook and other entities, according to a new report At least two menstruation-tracking apps, […]
Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak deleted his Facebook account last year and is now telling anyone willing to listen to do the same before it’s too late. TMZ interviewed Wozniak at Reagan National Airport in […]
Facebook warned investors Wednesday it expects to face the largest ever civil penalty imposed by the Federal Trade Commission on a tech company for its mishandling of user data, a privacy breach that could […]
Another 540 Million Facebook Users’ Data Has Been Exposed Don’t expect news of these serious privacy fouls to stop anytime soon.
Surprise! Facebook is still a privacy nightmare. The company’s history of porous data sharing continues to haunt both it and us (its fairly helpless users) on the regular. On Wednesday, researchers from […]
Why Facebook’s Latest Privacy Snafu Is Particularly Gross The company was careless with the information of some of its poorest users.
Facebook may have just failed one of its first tests since announcing its “pivot to privacy.” On Thursday, Brian Krebs reported that Facebook had been storing hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain […]
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton advised an undergraduate class at his alma mater, Stanford, on Wednesday to delete Facebook, BuzzFeed News reports. Acton, who sold his company to Facebook for $19 billion, criticized Mark Zuckerberg […]
Facebook has been blamed as the most far-reaching distributor of “fake” news, but a major new study reveals that the social media platform may actually be educating the masses overall. Researchers at New York […]
By Issie Lapowsky’s count, Facebook had 21 major scandals in 2018. This feels low to me. Wasn’t it more like 21,000,000? (2018 was a hell of a year). She’s arranged her master list in […]
Facebook has been giving some of the world’s largest technology companies – more than 150 of them, far more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has ever disclosed according to an investigation […]