Facebook terms of service, once obfuscated by complicated, legalistic language, is going to state clearly how they provide services free of charge to consumers in return for agreement to share their personal data with third parties and used for targeted advertising.
New Clear History Facebook privacy tool launched in Ireland, South Korea and Spain allows user to decide which apps and websites can track their personal information and browsing data.
Germany set a new precedent with an antitrust ruling against Facebook, forcing the company to make major changes to their data collection practices – German users are to be given a greater degree of notice and choice in how their data is used.
Facebook, Google and Netflix are facing fines and actions for privacy violations, with Facebook assessed the second-largest amount in the country's history for its treatment of facial recognition templates.
New privacy labels that Apple requires are revealing some major differences between competing messaging apps, best illustrated by setting Signal next to the voracious Facebook Messenger.
CrossFit’s decision to delete Facebook and Instagram accounts over data privacy concerns has shocked many but will it lead to more companies following suit and force Facebook to take the issue seriously?
Facebook data breach comes hot on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and resulted in 50 million compromised accounts. This is proving to be a tough year for Facebook.
Platforms are increasingly being held responsible by regulators for content governance of user-generated content, raising concerns for Facebook investors.
Nearly 7,000 pages of leaked Facebook documents are out in the public. They show how the company used access to data as a reward and shut off the access when rival companies become too powerful.
Facebook's sentiment analysis understands the emotions of vulnerable teens and and is giving that data to advertisers to help understand market segments.