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Jerk.com Stole Facebook Data, Scammed Users
Apr 9, 2014 - in News
Jerk.com has been charged by the FTC for stealing personal Facebook data and creating user profiles without permission.
Facebook Could Go Anonymous (Report)
Apr 4, 2014 - in News
Rumors suggest Facebook may consider adding private and anonymous networking, similar to Secret app.
Missing Malaysian Airliner Scams Strike Facebook
Mar 17, 2014 - in News
Social media is blowing up with bogus news videos about the missing Malaysian airliner, but most simply lead to survey scams.
Facebook Scam Promising Naked Videos Infects Millions
Mar 6, 2014 - in News
Malware promises naked videos of your Facebook friends, but instead infects your computer, then moves on to infect others.
How Obama's 'Big Data' Panel Threatens Google, Facebook
Jan 17, 2014 - in News
Obama's White House 'big data' privacy panel could directly impact the way Google, Facebook and other major online companies do business.
Facebook Sued for Trillions for Scanning Web Links
Jan 3, 2014 - in News
Facebook hit with multitrillion-dollar lawsuit for checking Web links in private messages – but it may be doing so to block malware.
6 Ways Tech Companies' 'Reform Government Surveillance' Fails
Dec 9, 2013 - in News
Google, Facebook and Microsoft would like to reform the NSA, but without a public outcry to pressure Congress, not much will happen.
Guess What? Your Facebook Friends List Is Never Private
Nov 25, 2013 - in News
Think your Facebook friends list is private? A simple workaround puts that personal data right out in the open.
Facebook & Others Help Users Hit by Adobe Data Breach
Nov 11, 2013 - in News
Analysis of the leaked Adobe account data helps other websites shore up their own security and protect your own.
How New York Comic-Con Hijacked My Twitter Account
Oct 11, 2013 - in News
Comic Con attendees' social media accounts were briefly hijacked in a now-deactivated NYCC marketing stunt that essentially forged posts.
Facebook Kills Privacy Option to Hide Your Profile from Strangers
Oct 11, 2013 - in News
Facebook is removing the privacy setting that lets users stop total strangers from finding them, deeming it an 'old' and 'confusing' option.
Fake Mobile Facebook Site Wants Your Credit Card
Oct 4, 2013 - in News
Social networks have no business asking for credit card numbers unless you're trying to make a purchase.
Dear 12-Year-Olds: Skip Facebook
Sep 12, 2013 - in Reviews
Here's our advice for 12-year-olds: Steer clear of Facebook.
PRSM Social Site Sounds Too Good To Be True
Aug 24, 2013 - in News
It's your one-stop social depot for sharing everything about you.
Facebook CEO Reveals Plan to Connect Rest of World
Aug 21, 2013 - in News
Mark Zuckerberg gives a rough proposal on how internet.org will bring mobile internet connectivity to everyone.
Is It Safe to Sign Into Other Sites Using Facebook?
Aug 21, 2013 - in Reviews
Logging into third-party websites using your Facebook credentials is convenient -- but it also gives a lot of personal information to websites that may not be secure.
Snubbed by Facebook, Security Researcher Hacks Zuckerberg's Page
Aug 19, 2013 - in News
Need to get Facebook to pay attention when you want to report a bug? Here's how.
Facebook Investing in Voice Recognition Technology
Aug 13, 2013 - in News
Facebook has scooped up the developer behind the popular Jibbigo Translator app.
Shadowgun: Deadzone Finally Comes to PC
Aug 1, 2013 - in News
The popular multiplayer shooter for iOS and Android is now available on PC.
Instagram Blocking Photos from Third-party Applications
Jul 30, 2013 - in News
A change in the API is causing problems for unofficial apps.
Rumor: Facebook to Announce Vine-like Feature for Instagram
Jun 17, 2013 - in News
Well that'd be interesting.
Facebook Announces June 20 Mystery Event
Jun 17, 2013 - in News
Facebook's got a secret...
NSA Collecting Data Straight from Google, Apple, Microsoft
Jun 7, 2013 - in News
First we discover that the Xbox One does indeed require an Internet connection. Now we learn that the government is monitoring our calls and online activity. What a week.
15 Fun Facebook Games
Jun 5, 2013 - in Picture Story
Whether you're looking for a casual pastime or a hardcore challenge, Facebook's bound to have something for you!
Facebook Wants Free Speech Protection for 'Like' Feature
May 18, 2013 - in News
There's a battle in court over the Facebook "Like" feature and free speech.
Facebook May Acquire Waze Navigation Start-Up
May 9, 2013 - in News
Facebook is looking to acquire social-based GPS service, Waze.
Facebook Brings Backwards Compatibility to Older BlackBerrys
Apr 27, 2013 - in News
Facebook releases Blackberry OS 5 app update, brining new features to outdated models.
Facebook Messenger for Android Gets Stickers
Apr 25, 2013 - in News
Facebook Messenger slips in new Sticker Features with latest update for Android.
Facebook Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling to U.S. Android Users
Apr 20, 2013 - in News
Android users in the U.S. are finally getting VoIP calling.
Senators Urging IRS To Publicly Pledge Not To Snoop
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
Twelve Senators have asked the IRS to go public about its email snooping.