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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...

Social Media Companies Tout “War Rooms” To Combat Election Interference

The social media companies Facebook and Reddit are publicizing “War Rooms” set up to closely monitor their network content for election tampering. Facebook in...

Facebook Breach Leaked Extensive Personal Info of 14 Million

Today’s revelation from Facebook’s security blog was that the personal information of 14 million of the initial 50 million accounts hacked this month included...

Facebook Patches Major WhatsApp Vulnerability

Facebook announced today that a security bug in its WhatsApp messaging service that allowed hackers to take control of users’ phones has been fixed....

Facebook Breach: 50 Million Users Affected

Facebook has had a hard year, and it just got worse. The company announced that it was compromised, and 50 million users were affected....

Adam Levin Discusses Facebook Propaganda with Fast Company

Adam Levin discussed the possibility that Facebook's attempt to crack down on propaganda is playing into the hands of propagandists. "If you create this fake...

Facebook Pursues Bank Customer Info

Facebook stock was up 2.5 percent today on news reported by the Wall Street Journal that the company is looking into ways to incorporate...

Facebook accidentally leaks app data

If Facebook’s ongoing privacy woes become any more regular, clocks may soon become obsolete. This week’s (first?) news about the increasingly leak-prone company (or increasingly...

Zuckerberg’s Choice: Privacy or Politics

The cyber world, much like the real one, is filled with trade-offs and compromises. For instance, a VPN (virtual private network) may offer more...

Facebook Accidentally Shared Data of 14 million Users

Facebook’s privacy violations and data leaks at this point are becoming so frequent that the company might want to consider scheduling regular news conferences...

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