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Facebook is the least-trusted major tech company- study

Facebook Is the Least Trusted Major Tech Company Among Americans For Protecting Personal Data, Suggests Polls Facebook, the social networking giant, has been voted as the least trustworthy tech company, according to a recent survey conducted by Fortune. Thanks to Facebook’s increasing scrutiny for its handling of data privacy, ad targeting, and propaganda […]

Facebook quietly launches Lasso, a TikTok-clone app to win teens over

Facebook launches Lasso, a short video app like competitor TikTok Facebook on Friday quietly launched its stand-alone music app to rival popular short-video social network, TikTok, without any official announcement on its website, reports The Verge. Called “Lasso”, the music app is directed at teens which allows users to create short music […]

TitTok outdoes Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and SnapChat downloads in October

TikTok is the most downloaded app in the U.S. in October TikTok surpassed Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and SnapChat downloads in October, according to the latest report by app researcher, Apptopia. For those unaware, TikTok, the immensely popular 15-second video-sharing app, which is owned by China’s Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., officially took […]

Personal Facebook Messages Of 81,000 Hacked Users Up For Sale

Private conversations stolen from 81,000 Facebook users are up for sale Hackers have published private messages from the compromised accounts of some 81,000 Facebook users and put them up for sale on the internet, according to a BBC News report. The hackers told the BBC Russian Service that they had personal information of […]

Facebook is working on a TikTok rival called Lasso

Facebook is developing a TikTok-like music video app called Lasso Facebook is reportedly working on a stand-alone music app to rival TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly. For those unaware, China’s Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., which owns the company Tik Tok, the immensely popular 15-second video-sharing app, had acquired Musical.ly, Inc. for a […]

Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal

UK watchdog fines Facebook £500,000 over Cambridge Analytica data scandal Britain’s privacy watchdog has fined Facebook £500,000 ($645,000) over Cambridge Analytica data scandal. This is the maximum possible fine that can be imposed by UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for breaching data protection rules. The ICO had issued a Notice of […]

Facebook’s major investors want Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman

Major Facebook shareholders propose the removal of Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Several major public investment funds on Wednesday proposed removing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the company’s chairman of the board. The proposal comes right after the recent data breach that affected 30 million Facebook accounts. State treasurers from Illinois, […]

Hackers accessed 29 million user accounts, says Facebook

Facebook confirms 29 million users’ data accessed by hackers: How to check if your account has been hacked Last month, Facebook was hit by the worst-security breach where the hackers accessed personal information of millions of users. Back then, Facebook had said that the hack had exposed data of approximately […]

Facebook announces AI-powered video calling device “Portal”

Meet Portal and Portal+, Facebook’s smart video calling devices for Messenger Facebook has finally amidst all rumors officially launched its Messenger-enabled video chatting devices for the home, Portal and Portal+. With the launch of these devices, Facebook has entered the smart speaker space to compete with the likes of Amazon, Google, and Apple. […]