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Facebook bug exposed up to 6.8M users' unposted photos to apps

FACEBOOK BUG EXPOSED UP TO 6.8M USERS' UNPOSTED PHOTOS TO APPS

Reset the “days since the last Facebook privacy scandal” counter, as a Facebook has just revealed a Photo API bug gave app developers...

Facebook's latest privacy scandal: The private photos of millions of users were accidentally shared with 1,500 apps

FACEBOOK'S LATEST PRIVACY SCANDAL: THE PRIVATE PHOTOS OF MILLIONS OF USERS WERE ACCIDENTALLY SHARED WITH 1,500 APPS

Facebook found a bug that gave 1,500 third-party apps access to the unposted Facebook photos of 6.8 million users. Unposted Facebook...

 
 
 
Facebook Could Face Billions Of Dollars In Fines For Failing To Protect User Privacy

FACEBOOK COULD FACE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FINES FOR FAILING TO PROTECT USER PRIVACY

Facebook could face a fine of up to $1 billion or more for data breaches that exposed personal information of millions of people. As...

“We're sorry,” Facebook says, again-new photo bug affects millions

“WE'RE SORRY,” FACEBOOK SAYS, AGAIN-NEW PHOTO BUG AFFECTS MILLIONS

Enlarge Another day, another privacy issue with Facebook. The company announced Friday morning that a photo API bug might have resulted...

 
 
 
Here's What You Need To Know About The Latest Facebook Privacy Breach

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LATEST FACEBOOK PRIVACY BREACH

Facebook announced today yet another privacy breach - this time, one that may have granted third-party apps access to the photos of...

Facebook admits unshared photos from 6.8 million users affected by latest privacy flaw

FACEBOOK ADMITS UNSHARED PHOTOS FROM 6.8 MILLION USERS AFFECTED BY LATEST PRIVACY FLAW

The latest Facebook security blunder involves photos from 6.8 million users. The company shared in an update on its developer page...

 
 
 
Another Facebook privacy scandal: devs had access to the photos of 6.8 million users

ANOTHER FACEBOOK PRIVACY SCANDAL: DEVS HAD ACCESS TO THE PHOTOS OF 6.8 MILLION USERS

Facebook has posted on its blog for developers about yet another privacy issue, this time involving photos. 6.8 million users were...

Facebook hosted a pop-up event in New York City for 1 day only to teach people about privacy. Here's what it was like to visit

FACEBOOK HOSTED A POP-UP EVENT IN NEW YORK CITY FOR 1 DAY ONLY TO TEACH PEOPLE ABOUT PRIVACY. HERE'S WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO VISIT

Facebook hosted a pop-up in New York City's Bryant Park for one day only on December 13. The pop-up aimed to educate users on how to...

 
 
 
Facebook Portal adds games and web browser amidst mediocre Amazon reviews

FACEBOOK PORTAL ADDS GAMES AND WEB BROWSER AMIDST MEDIOCRE AMAZON REVIEWS

After receiving a flogging from privacy critics, Facebook is scrambling to make its smart display video chat screen Portal more attractive...

How to turn off location tracking on your iPhone or iPad

HOW TO TURN OFF LOCATION TRACKING ON YOUR IPHONE OR IPAD

Most of us already know that many apps track our location data to better deliver information about local weather, shops, or movie showtimes....

 
 
 
A New York City Council member asked Amazon how a reporter saw his wish list, and it reveals a misconception many customers have

A NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER ASKED AMAZON HOW A REPORTER SAW HIS WISH LIST, AND IT REVEALS A MISCONCEPTION MANY CUSTOMERS HAVE

New York City Council member Ben Kallos tried to criticize Amazon's privacy practices as part of a public hearing on its HQ2 project...

The CEO of privacy search engine DuckDuckGo says Google uses location data that puts entire ZIP codes in politically biased 'filter bubbles'

THE CEO OF PRIVACY SEARCH ENGINE DUCKDUCKGO SAYS GOOGLE USES LOCATION DATA THAT PUTS ENTIRE ZIP CODES IN POLITICALLY BIASED 'FILTER BUBBLES'

On Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai was interrogated by the House Judiciary Committee over a number of topics including potential...

 
 
 
Windows 10 user activity logs are sent to Microsoft despite users opting out

WINDOWS 10 USER ACTIVITY LOGS ARE SENT TO MICROSOFT DESPITE USERS OPTING OUT

Windows 10 Privacy settings may not be enough to stop PCs from releasing user activity data to Microsoft. Users discovered that opting...

Numbers from Pichai's testimony: up to 100+ Googlers on Dragonfly, 160M used Privacy Checkup

NUMBERS FROM PICHAI'S TESTIMONY: UP TO 100+ GOOGLERS ON DRAGONFLY, 160M USED PRIVACY CHECKUP

This morning , Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the United States House Judiciary Committee, and fielded a wide variety of...

 
 
 
Indulge in an Island Romance This February at Four Seasons Resort Lanai

INDULGE IN AN ISLAND ROMANCE THIS FEBRUARY AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT LANAI

If a perfect romantic escape includes privacy, natural beauty, pampering and a gorgeous setting then look no further than the Hawaiian...

Apple Pay finally launches in Germany

APPLE PAY FINALLY LAUNCHES IN GERMANY

Apple's mobile payment technology has finally launched in Germany, some four years after it debuted in the U.S . On its newly launched...

 
 
 
Google CEO Will Defend Company's Privacy Efforts During Congressional Appearance

GOOGLE CEO WILL DEFEND COMPANY'S PRIVACY EFFORTS DURING CONGRESSIONAL APPEARANCE

Google's chief executive officer Sundar Pichai will defend his company's efforts to protect the privacy of users and deny accusations...

Feature Request: Boost location data privacy with option to share only at city level

FEATURE REQUEST: BOOST LOCATION DATA PRIVACY WITH OPTION TO SHARE ONLY AT CITY LEVEL

Apple already offers fairly tight control of location data privacy. We can choose whether or not to share it at all. We can choose...

 
 
 
No social media at Isha Ambani wedding: Guests requested to respect privacy and sanctity of occasion

NO SOCIAL MEDIA AT ISHA AMBANI WEDDING: GUESTS REQUESTED TO RESPECT PRIVACY AND SANCTITY OF OCCASION

Microsoft calls on companies to adopt a facial recognition code of conduct

MICROSOFT CALLS ON COMPANIES TO ADOPT A FACIAL RECOGNITION CODE OF CONDUCT

Over the summer, Microsoft President Brad Smith called for governments to take a closer look at how facial detection technology is...