Eight states are investigating Facebook, and a similar probe will soon be launched into Google. Here's what you need to know.
Facebook found a technical error in the Messenger Kids app that lets strangers join group chats. Here's what parents need to know about the security flaw.
Instagram announced tests that hide likes and views on posts today on Twitter. Though it sounds like bad news for influencers, researchers suggest it could be good for our youth.
The FTC voted to punish Facebook over its handling of user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Blocked by President Trump on Twitter? On Tuesday, an appeals judge ruled it a First Amendment violation to sequester critics on social media.
The latest addition to Instagram’s Stories feature brings more of the social-networking app’s capabilities closer together. Here’s how it works.
Under a new policy, tweets from politicians that break Twitter’s content guidelines will be harder to see.
Yolo is back, but not as a simple catchphrase. Now, it's a Snapchat-adjacent app with some potential privacy concerns.
Much like Snapchat's Stories, WhatsApp now lets you post decorated images and videos as status updates. Here's how.
Facebook said unencrypted passwords of hundreds of millions of Facebook, Facebook Lite, Instagram users were visible to company employees.
Facebook just happened to upload contact lists from those users whose email passwords it obtained, the company admitted.
Two sets of Facebook user data held by third parties were exposed online, indicating how badly Facebook has lost control of your data.
Some new users registering for Facebook accounts are told to enter the passwords to their registration email accounts for 'verification.'
The guys who made Instagram talked about its early days, selling to Facebook, Instagram's authenticity problem, stories and more.
Facebook's big new focus on privacy comes with significant ramifications for safety, according to its former chief of security.
To clean up the past year's fiascos, Mark Zuckerberg has a list of actions Facebook plans to make its platform more secure in the future.
Facebook makes your mobile number public by default. Here's how to protect your phone number from snoops.
Facebook paid users $20 a month to use an app that got full access to their phones, including screenshots of their Amazon purchase activity.
Today's technology can aid domestic abusers in terrorizing and controlling their victims -- but it can also help the victims break free.
Facebook lets advertisers see your politics, hometowns, ethnicity, marital status and more -- but most American users have no idea.
Twitter plans to test new features to make the social network more positive and pleasant, according to a new report.
Even with maximum privacy settings, Facebook still let companies access users' information, and that of their Facebook friends.
To make sure Facebook’s app works fine, there’s a huge amount of engineering involved behind the scenes.
Google Plus accidentally let third-party apps view private information, such as dates of birth, and will shut down four months earlier.
After teasing the feature in April, Facebook is finally making good on its promise to let users unsend messages.
Facebook is rolling out a new version of Messenger that reduces the number of tabs with an eye toward simplifying its popular chat app.
Google will shut down its unpopular Google Plus social-networking service after a data leak compromised the personal data of 500,000 users.
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