A committee made up of British parliamentarians has released a scathing report on Facebook’s data practices and made suggestions to create a legal infrastructure to protect the data privacy of social media users.
According to TechCrunch, Facebook requires advertisers to pledge that they had permission to upload a user’s phone number or email address for ad targeting.
Facebook also admitted a security breach in September last year that impacted nearly 50 million users. The FTC and Facebook are yet to comment on the report.
As US lawmakers geared up to grill tech giants again on data privacy, Google said the organisations must operate with respect for individuals' interests when they process personal information.
Hitting out at Facebook once again, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has suggested the social networking giant to not only copy its features but also its data protection policies.
A recent study of 61 million passwords done by Virginia Tech University and security firm Dashlane gave a list of the most popular passwords of the year 2017.
The Mumbai Police Twitter account has proved its genius number of times. The social media presence of our protectors is full of wit, especially when it comes to giving out a message.
The European Union’s New Online Privacy Law - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect this Friday.
Facebook has confirmed an unprecedented management team shakeup in the aftermath of a major data privacy scandal that has rocked the social network.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday kicked off the Google developer conference I/O, 2018 in the United States while announcing various upgradation in the tech giant.
Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based political consulting firm at the heart of the massive data breach of Facebook users worldwide, announced it is shutting down.
Uber was accused of having paid the hackers to hide the lapse for over a year. The company paid hackers $100,000 to destroy the stolen data of 57 million users worldwide.
Popular image and video sharing platform Instagram announced that the users will soon be able to download a copy of their content posted.
AGDP launched an investigation into the case of a massive data breach by the United States analytics firm Cambridge Analytica.
As per a blog post by Facebook's Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer, third-party developers could interact with the Facebook via an application programming interface through which the third parties extract the user's data.
Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Zuckerberg has been invited to discuss the company's past and future policies regarding the protection and monitoring of consumer data