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Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

How Facebook Was Able to Siphon Off Phone Call and Text Logs

How Facebook Was Able to Siphon Off Phone Call and Text Logs

The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant. But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its users were...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 02:11 PM EDT

Apple Unveils Pencil Support for $329 iPad at Chicago Event

Apple Unveils Pencil Support for $329 iPad at Chicago Event

Apple is adding the ability to use a digital pencil to draw and write on its cheapest iPad model in an attempt to make the tablet more compelling for creating, teaching and learning. Apple's pencil previously...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

Whistleblower: Brexit Campaign Used Data Mined From Facebook

Whistleblower: Brexit Campaign Used Data Mined From Facebook

The computer expert who sparked a global debate over electronic privacy said Tuesday that the official campaign backing Britain's exit from the European Union had access to data that was inappropriately...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 12:30 AM EDT

Download and Protect Your Facebook Data in Just a Few Clicks

Download and Protect Your Facebook Data in Just a Few Clicks

The Facebook privacy scandal has users demanding to see how much the social media giant knows about them and how they can limit the amount of data they're giving out. The bad news is that your data may already...

Monday, Mar 26, 2018 at 02:53 PM EDT

Is Zuckerberg Willing to Act Boldly to Fix Facebook Crisis?

Is Zuckerberg Willing to Act Boldly to Fix Facebook Crisis?

As questions mounted last year about whether Facebook had been exploited to tilt the U.S. presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg's to-do list landed him on a fishing trawler off Alabama's Gulf coast. But the...

Monday, Mar 26, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

FTC, States Increase Pressure on Facebook on Privacy

FTC, States Increase Pressure on Facebook on Privacy

U.S. regulators and state attorneys general are increasing pressure on Facebook as they probe whether the company's data-collection practices have hurt the people who use its services. Facebook's stock,...

Monday, Mar 26, 2018 at 03:28 PM EDT

What Facebook’s Privacy Policy Allows May Surprise You

What Facebook’s Privacy Policy Allows May Surprise You

To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You'll get a file with every photo and comment you've posted, all the ads you've clicked on, stuff you've liked and searched for and...

Monday, Mar 26, 2018 at 02:44 AM EDT

Facebook Questioned About Pulling Android Call, Text Data

Facebook Questioned About Pulling Android Call, Text Data

On the same day Facebook bought ads in U.S. and British newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social media site faced new questions about collecting phone numbers and text messages...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

Facebook Ads Apologize for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook Ads Apologize for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook's CEO apologized for the Cambridge Analytica scandal with ads in multiple U.S. and British newspapers Sunday, saying the social media platform doesn't deserve to hold personal information if it can't...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 11:20 AM EDT

Facebook Has Not Been Forthcoming With Congress: Warner

Facebook Has Not Been Forthcoming With Congress: Warner

Facebook has not been fully transparent with Congress about its recently revealed data leak, said Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, warning that government regulation of...

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