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Facebook May Be Fined for Billions for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook’s long string of privacy scandals may (finally) have some meaningful repercussions by way of a multi-billion dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission....

Facebook Knowingly Charged Children, Committed “Friendly Fraud”

Facebook knowingly misled children into spending money to play games on its ad platform, according to a set of unsealed court documents reported by...

Facebook App Paid Users for Unfettered Access to their Personal Data

Facebook released an app that paid users for full access to their data. The Facebook Research app functioned as a VPN (virtual private network) that...

4 Data Privacy Day Tips

It’s Data Privacy Day, so here are a few quick and easy data privacy related activities you can do to protect your identity and...

Is Your Company Doing Market Research for Your Advertiser?

Unless you live in a boot at the bottom of Loon Lake, you know that everything you do online is tracked. When you load a...

Facebook Bug Exposes Photos of 6.8 Million Users

A bug on Facebook gave app developers unauthorized access to the photos of as many as 6.8 million users. The bug, which affected Facebook’s...

Internal Facebook Documents Released in UK

A trove of internal communications from senior level Facebook employees were released by a British parliamentary committee earlier this week. The documents were seized...

Facebook Ends Its “War Room” Initiative

Facebook has shuttered its so-called war room that was to created stop foreign interference in elections, according to a Bloomberg report. The “room” is...

Internal Facebook Documents Seized by U.K. Officials

The U.K. parliament seized a set of internal documents from Facebook ahead of a major hearing with seven countries scheduled later this week regarding...

Facebook Blocks Handful of Accounts on Eve of Election

Facebook announced in a blog post on November 5th that it blocked 115 accounts on its platforms after being informed by law enforcement that...

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