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Facebook gave Tinder special access to user data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave Tinder and similar dating apps special access to user data, revealed leaked emails between two executives, reports Forbes. The leaked correspondence released last Wednesday is a part of a long-running lawsuit between Facebook and Six4Three LLC, a former Facebook app developer that produced a way […]

Facebook says 100 app developers may have improperly accessed user data

Facebook in a blog post on Tuesday disclosed yet another privacy breach that gave unauthorized access to users’ data to roughly 100 partners over the last 18 months. In a recent security review, the social networking giant found that the apps- primarily social media management and video streaming apps – […]

Facebook unveils new steps to protect 2020 U.S. election process

Facebook introduces new plans to prevent meddling in 2020 U.S. presidential elections Facebook on Monday announced several new measures to better safeguard the upcoming U.S. presidential election in 2020 and stop social media trolling and disinformation campaigns that cropped up during the 2016 U.S. elections. “We have a responsibility to […]

Facebook’s Libra no longer to be supported by Mastercard, Visa, eBay, and Stripe

Visa, Mastercard, eBay, and Stripe withdraw support from Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Project Following in the footsteps of PayPal, eBay, Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe announced on Friday that they will no longer support Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project. PayPal was the first company to exit from the social media giant’s ambitious project […]

Facebook no longer allows users to share Pirate Bay links

Facebook now blocks users from sharing Pirate Bay links in posts Facebook has started blocking users from sharing The Pirate Bay links on their timelines or in chat messages citing a violation of the platform’s “community standards”, according to a new report from TorrentFreak. Also read- Best Torrent Sites Going […]

Facebook Employee Dies After Jumping Off Building At Headquarters

A Person Committed Apparent Suicide And He Was Pronounced Dead At The Scene Unfortunately, a Facebook employee died due to an apparent suicide. This person jumped off the fourth floor of a building at the social network’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters on Thursday. Soon after the accident, Menlo Park Police […]

Facebook unveils new tool that allows users control over third-party data collection

Facebook launches tool to let users control the information gathered from third-party apps and websites Facebook who is often criticized for violating user’s privacy on Tuesday finally rolled out its long-awaited privacy tool that allows its users to see and control all the data that third-party apps and websites share […]

Facebook paid third-party contractors to listen to your audio chats

Facebook paid contractors to listen to users’ voice messages without their knowledge Facebook Inc. reportedly paid “hundreds of outside contractors” to sneakily transcribe users’ audio clips without their knowledge, reports Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg said the contractors working on the project were neither told where the […]

Facebook gets closer to making its brain-reading computer a reality

Facebook’s Augmented Reality Glasses Could Very Soon Read Your Mind Facebook has announced that it is working on a brain-computer Augmented Reality (AR) interface device that can transfer a person’s thoughts directly onto a computer screen. Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), a division of Facebook that studies long-term tech products and hardware, […]