Category: Facebook: Privacy

Report: Feds widen scope of Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal probe

Federal investigators have widened their investigation into Facebook’s role regarding ads targeting millions of its users by data firm Cambridge Analytica, according to a report in The Washington Post. Five anonymous sources told the Post that the FBI, the Securities and Exchange...

/ July 3, 2018

Facebook’s ‘Keyword Snooze’ feature will let users hide posts with specific words or phrases for 30 days

Facebook is looking for new ways to give users more control over the content they see in their News Feed. Today, the company announced it is testing a new “Keyword Snooze” feature that will allow users to snooze posts with...

/ June 27, 2018

Facebook’s latest data faux pas: app analytics reports sent to the wrong people

Facebook’s data security issues have turned into a nonstop game of whack-a-mole. After having to alert 14 million users that their privacy settings had been switched to public because of a bug earlier this month, Facebook confirms it sent app...

/ June 22, 2018