Facebook on Wednesday made good on the promises of CEO Mark Zuckerberg by introducing a new set of privacy features designed to give its users more control over the information they share with the platform. The new features make data settings more ...
The controversy surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica is triggering renewed debate over digital privacy in the United States and the potential for regulations around how tech companies collect and transfer data on consumers for commercial purposes.
The Hill · 1mon
The companies listed include technology leaders such as Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon, and so far, not one has taken the pledge. The move by privacy groups to get tech companies to take a stronger stance on privacy comes in the wake of ...
A social media site many of us use is in the spotlight this week. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finished day two of testimony on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers have been questioning him about how personal information from millions of users got into the hands of ...
KELOLAND News · 1mon
In 2004, when Mark Zuckerberg was a Harvard undergrad working on a skunkworks project called The Facebook, a friend asked him how he’d managed to obtain more than 4,000 emails, photos and other bits of personal info from fellow students. “People just ...
Variety · 1mon
MENLO PARK, Calif. — Over two days of questioning in Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chief revealed that he didn't know key details of a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission that requires Facebook to protect user privacy.
Star Tribune · 1mon
As bad as things looked for Facebook two weeks ago when the Cambridge Analytica scandal surfaced, things actually got worse this week. First, the company upped to 87 million the estimated number of people whose personal information was siphoned off without ...
The changes won't affect Facebook's privacy policies or the types of data it gathers on users. But the company hopes its 2.2 billion users will have an easier time navigating its complex and often confusing privacy and security settings. Facebook says it ...
Facebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with new European rules designed to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data. Facebook is introducing the new policies this week ...
CBC.ca · 1mon
Facebook, still scrambling to respond to the user-data scandal that has blown up in the last two weeks, announced a series of updates to its privacy tools designed to calm users’ fears. The social-media giant promises to make privacy settings easier to ...
Variety · 1mon