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.
TurboTax locked many users out of their accounts last week after crooks broke into the accounts using stolen passwords.
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.
Slide presented at recent event suggests Apple, like Google and Microsoft, may adopt next-gen RCS standard to replace SMS text messaging.
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.
The app will go offline for good after two years of operation, but Google’s other chat apps will use continue to develop its features
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.
Facebook now has a page where you can go to see whether your account was affected in the company's recent data breach.
Google will shut down its unpopular Google Plus social-networking service after a data leak compromised the personal data of 500,000 users.
Facebook said nearly 50 million user accounts had been compromised in a data breach that involved possible takeover of user accounts.
Freezing your credit is now free, thanks to a new federal law. Here's why you should take advantage of this opportunity.
Instagram is rolling out support for two-factor authentication apps, detailed public account info, and new account verification.
Facebook is facing contempt-of-court charges over its refusal to decrypt Messenger voice conversations, according to a report.