In an effort to get out in front of the data privacy scandal threatening to engulf the company, Facebook recently announced a new data abuse bounty program, which promises to pay people who report data abuses. But is this new data abuse bounty program going to result in any real changes to data privacy on Facebook?
Facebook has come up with a clever workaround that takes advantage of Brexit; it's simply going to move local users to California to evade EU privacy rules.
B.J. Mendelson discusses the Facebook antics, GDPR, and what people can do to protect their privacy now and moving into the future in his presentation at the campus of George Mason University in Virginia.
In a new California lawsuit, Facebook is accused of failing to adequately comply with information and subpoena requests related to the company’s privacy practices.
After nearly two months of non-stop controversy and scandal over its improper use of Facebook data, Cambridge Analytica finally announced that it was ceasing operations, effective immediately. In doing so, Cambridge Analytica has become the new poster child to highlight the perils of data security breaches.
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.
Platforms are increasingly being held responsible by regulators for content governance of user-generated content, raising concerns for Facebook investors.
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?
While U.S., U.K. and Australia called on Facebook not to deploy end-to-end encryption, many privacy advocates had voiced their support to protect users’ privacy and rights to express freely.
Privacy advocates went into overdrive, challenging the fairness and adequacy of the Facebook settlement after FTC announced that the social media giant is off the hook with a $5 billion penalty.