Facebook Suspends 200 Apps

Facebook is following through on a massive app investigation and audit promised by CEO Mark Zuckerberg back in March following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In an update posted this week, Facebook said it has investigated thousands of apps and suspended “around 200” while it inspects them. The company is taking a closer look at apps that had […]

In the Wake of Cambridge Analytica Breach, Facebook Considers Subscription Plan, Other Changes

Necessity is the mother of invention. It appears that scandal may be a mother of innovation. Scrambling in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal — in which at least 87 million users had their personal data harvested without their knowledge or consent — Facebook is considering offering an ad-free subscription plan. The subscription would […]

Mark Zuckerberg Says It Will Take 3 Years To Fix Facebook

Earlier this year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about fixing Facebook’s biggest problems this year. Maybe it was a hint of the fire that was about to spark in the coming months–soon to be followed by apology tours, congressional testimony, and finally big changes to win back people’s trust. But what most of us don’t […]

Facebook announces new feature to clear history

In response to the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook revealed its plan to bring a big feature at 2018 F8 developer conference. During his opening keynote, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a new privacy tool named Clear History. This new feature will allow the users of the social networking website to clear their cookies and […]

Top 10 Ways That Hackers Use To Hack Facebook Accounts

With over 2 billion users, Facebook is perhaps the most sought-after social networking platform for cybercriminals. Facebook is targeted by hackers because it is one place where the scammers/fraudsters can access your email and other personal identifiable information because of Facebook’s real name policy. The risks of Facebook hacking are not only from hackers but […]

Facebook login is letting hidden online trackers slurp up your data

Third-party tracking code, used across the internet to track user behaviors on websites, optimize ads and other purposes, has been grabbing Facebook user information on websites that support logging in through the social media platform, Princeton researchers report. When users log in to websites using Facebook’s Login feature, trackers can grab Facebook user IDs and […]

Cambridge Analytica Planned Its Own Cryptocurrency For Selling Your Data

Cambridge Analytica, the firm that faced much criticism over its misuse of Facebook user data, had reportedly planned to organize its own initial coin offering (ICO) before the news broke. According to a Reuters report citing anonymous sources on Thursday, Cambridge Analytica was originally expecting to raise around $30 million via the launch of its […]

Facebook’s AI Predicts Your Future Actions And Uses It To Serve Ads

During his Congress testimony, Mark Zuckerberg shed a little light on his plans to use artificial intelligence to combat the issue of fake news and hate speech on his platform. What he didn’t tell the world was how his company is already using AI to increase its advertising revenues. As per some confidential documents obtained […]

The Cambridge Analytica data breach also harvested people’s private Facebook messages

The data-harvesting app which gathered private information for Cambridge Analytica also collected users’ private messages, The Guardian reported on Friday. This Is Your Digital Life, a quiz app developed by Cambridge academic Aleksandr Kogan, pulled in both incoming and outgoing messages from several thousand accounts of people who downloaded the app. Read how Cambridge Analytica […]

Mark Zuckerberg says that Facebook collects data even if you dont use Facebook

Ever since the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal made headlines, there has been some new news or statement from Facebook. Now with Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress is going on, there are new revelations every day. In the first hearing, Zuckerberg told the Congressmen that his own data was also compromised in the Cambridge Analytica Scandal. Now we here lot […]