Category Archives: Technology

From Cursing To Murder, Facebook Opens Up About The Site's 'Community Standards'

For years, Facebook had “community standards” for what people can post, but only a relatively brief and general version was publicly available. Source link

Professor Who Sold Facebook Data To Cambridge Analytica 'Sincerely Sorry'

Aleksandr Kogan said he assumed people were aware that their data was being taken, but just didn’t care. Source link

Facebook's Tracking Of Non-Users Sparks Broader Privacy Concerns

Zuckerberg said that, for security reasons, the company collects “data of people who have not signed up for Facebook.” Source link

Some Criminals Have A ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ On Google, UK High Court Rules

A London judge says Google must scrub search results related to one man’s prior criminal conviction — but not for another man. Source link

Uber Is Adding A Panic Button, 3 Years After Rolling One Out In India

The app company also says it will run more background checks on its drivers. Source link

Instagram Rolls Out Focus Feature That Rivals iPhone Portrait Mode

The new feature works on some Android devices and on Apple phones back to the iPhone 6s. Source link

Facebook To Begin Letting Users Know If Their Data Was Harvested By Cambridge Analytica

The social media giant admitted that up to 87 million users may have been affected. Source link

Sears, Delta Air Lines Say Customers' Payment Info May Have Been Exposed

The incident happened on or after Sept. 26, 2017 and was found and resolved on Oct. 12. Source link

Facebook Is Adding Privacy Wording To Its Policies And Wants Your Feedback

The company acknowledged last month that a privacy mishap had affected 50 million users. Source link

Facebook Employees Are Outraged About — Wait For It — Their Own Online Privacy

The company’s reaction to a leaked internal memo shows a shocking lack of self-awareness. Source link