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UK watchdog fines Facebook $644,000 over users’ data breach

London: Britain’s Information Commissioner has slapped Facebook with a fine of 500,000 pounds (USD 644,000) – the maximum possible – for ...Read More

Videos showing ‘how to hack Facebook’ running on YouTube

Videos showing ‘how to hack Facebook’ running on YouTube

Hrs after FB security breach report on Friday, YouTube videos described a method similar to the one used by the hackers to get access to ...Read More

Facebook data breach: Data of 5O million Facebook users at risk after security breach, accounts from India likely hit

Facebook data breach: Data of 5O million Facebook users at risk after security breach, accounts from India likely hit

Washington: Data of 50 million Facebook users have been exposed following a massive security breach by unknown hackers, its CEO Mark Zuck...Read More

Cambridge Analytica ran voter suppression campaigns: Whistleblower Christopher Wylie

Washington: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie has said that the company engaged in efforts to discourage or suppress vo...Read More

Not just Facebook, Twitter also sold data to Cambridge Analytica researcher: Report

Not just Facebook, Twitter also sold data to Cambridge Analytica researcher: Report

London: After the massive Facebook data scandal, it has now come to notice that Twitter had also sold users’ data to a Cambridge Analytic...Read More

Facebook data breach: UK lawmakers ask Mark Zuckerberg to appear before panel

Facebook data breach: UK lawmakers ask Mark Zuckerberg to appear before panel

London: The U.K. parliament’s media committee demanded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appear before the panel after lawmakers said the seni...Read More

Facebook profits up by 63 per cent, with no impact of data scandal

San Francisco: Facebook today reported a sharp jump in profits in the past quarter, with gains in its user base and strong ad growth as t...Read More

Cambridge Analytica response on data breach ‘cryptic and evasive’, finds govt

Cambridge Analytica response on data breach ‘cryptic and evasive’, finds govt

New Delhi : In its bid to understand the dimensions of Facebook data breach, the Indian government had sought clarifications from Cambrid...Read More

Facebook partners BOOM to spot fake news; starts pilot in Karnataka

Facebook partners BOOM to spot fake news; starts pilot in Karnataka

New Delhi: With Karnataka heading for the polls in May, Facebook has announced a third-party fact-checking programme in the state to figh...Read More

Aadhaar data leak can impact election outcome, says Supreme Court

New Delhi: A leak of Aadhaar data can impact the outcome of an election, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, voicing its concerns amid the...Read More

Facebook data breach: Facebook confirms it collects data from people beyond their social network use

Facebook data breach: Facebook confirms it collects data from people beyond their social network use

San Francisco: Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed today that it also collected information fro...Read More

Facebook data breach: EU urges Facebook to ‘cooperate fully’ with investigators in data scandal

Facebook data breach: EU urges Facebook to ‘cooperate fully’ with investigators in data scandal

Brussels: The European Commission today called on Facebook to “cooperate fully” with investigators into the scandal over the harvesting o...Read More

Facebook Data Breach: Mark Zuckerberg defends certain type of censorship to remove terrorist propaganda

Washington: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg today defended certain kind of censorship to remove terrorist propaganda after a US ...Read More

Facebook data breach: BJP seeks Rahul Gandhi’s apology after Mark Zuckerberg accepts data theft

Facebook data breach: BJP seeks Rahul Gandhi’s apology after Mark Zuckerberg accepts data theft

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday sought an apology from Congress President Rahul Gandhi and asked him to ensure not to “manipulate” voters...Read More

Facebook to reward people reporting data abuse

Facebook to reward people reporting data abuse

San Francisco: Facebook has launched a “Data Abuse Bounty” programme to reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. “W...Read More

Facebook data breach: Will ensure fair elections take place in India, says Mark Zuckerberg

Washington: Facebook is committed to ensure integrity of key elections across the world, including in India, its founder Mark Zuckerberg ...Read More

Facebook data breach: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologises says, “It was my mistake, and I’m sorry”

Facebook data breach: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologises says, “It was my mistake, and I’m sorry”

Washington: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Congress in written testimony on Monday that he is “responsible for” not preventing the soc...Read More

Data breach row: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is quitting Facebook

Data breach row: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is quitting Facebook

San Francisco: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the ...Read More

Facebook data breach: Data of over 5 lakh Indian users shared with Cambridge Analytica

New Delhi: In a first such revelation, Facebook has admitted that data of nearly 5.6 lakh Indian users may have been “improperly” shared ...Read More

Facebook data breach: Give me another chance, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook data breach: Give me another chance, says Mark Zuckerberg

Washington: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today sought another chance for himself to lead the social media giant despite acknowledging mis...Read More