EU court recently ruled for website operators to seek user consent before transferring personal data via the Facebook ‘like’ button. This could have an impact to operators’ commercial gains and user experience when using the websites.
Companies, and even entire industries, are more afraid of Wall Street than they are of Washington. Instead of Facebook’s stock falling on privacy concerns, it is actually rising. Facebook has sensed that Wall Street doesn’t really care about privacy, and as long as Wall Street doesn’t care about privacy, why should it?
Hot on the heels of high-profile data scraping incidents at Facebook and LinkedIn, the personal information of about 1.3 million users of chat app Clubhouse has been found posted to a hacker forum.
Privacy lawsuit that is attempting to hold Facebook liable for the Cambridge Analytica breach has attached CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant, claiming that he played a key role in decisions.
Facebook has filed a lawsuit in a federal court in California against a software engineer who developed ad cloaking software...
noyb has leaked documents that show Facebook approached the EDPB with their concept of “user contracts” that sidestep GDPR rules for user consent after numerous receptive meetings with the Irish DPC.
With Instagram responsible for 50% of GIPHY's traffic, many are concerned that Facebook may use GIFs as trojans for data collection and personalized ads after the merger.
The average social media user would be forgiven for thinking that Facebook’s data scandal had come seemingly out of nowhere. There were security warnings from industry experts dating as far back as 2013. Using one of the APIs, a loophole reported in 2015 allows hackers to gather millions of personal data from Facebook.
Facebook with its fair share of data security scandals and the government’s past of secretly monitoring of citizens’ communication. Who does US citizens trust more with their data?
Facebook is anticipating a loss of $10 billion to the Apple privacy changes in 2022, while Snapchat is in the midst of an overperforming Q1 that has seen the company's shares rally to increase 50% in value.