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Shocking! Samsung smartphone users are unable to delete Facebook app

Samsung phone users complain that they cannot delete the Facebook app Some Samsung smartphone users were in for a shock when they discovered that they were unable to delete the Facebook app from their devices, according to a report by Bloomberg. Users took to forums such as the Android Central to […]

Facebook bug exposed unposted photos of 6.8 million users

Facebook accidentally exposed 6.8 million users’ private photos to developers Facebook on Friday disclosed a data breach that may have exposed unposted photos of as many as 6.8 million users. According to the company’s developer blog, a photo API bug accidentally gave hundreds of third-party apps unauthorized access to photos of […]

UK Parliament Seizes Facebook’s Internal Documents

Facebook’s internal documents seized by the UK Parliament to investigate privacy practices As a part of an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the UK Parliament has used its legal powers to seize a cache of internal Facebook documents, according to The Observer, which first reported the story. It is alleged […]

Hack Facebook or Instagram accounts and get paid up to $40,000

Facebook to pay up to $40,000 for finding ways to hack Facebook or Instagram accounts Facebook has been going through a rough patch this year after suffering two severe security breaches that affected millions of its users. While every year, Facebook pays millions of dollars to researchers and bug hunters […]

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 […]