Privacy Privacy problems: tech giants fail to provide on political ads pledges

Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services, …

Social media Antitrust investigation to open against Facebook

The U.S. Justice Department will open an antitrust investigation of Facebook Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on …

Social media Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps

Facebook said, on Friday, it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform. This is part …

Privacy Saving face: Zuckerberg dines with U.S. senators following privacy concerns

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg dined with a half-dozen U.S. senators in Washington on Wednesday. It is as the company …

Social media Lotus, Vietnam’s new social network, set to take on Facebook

A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes U.S. tech giants …

Social media Facebook’s facial recognition setting causes a stir

Facebook, the social media company, is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt …

News FTC issues £3.98 billion fine to Facebook in Cambridge Analytica ruling

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has decided to fine Facebook a massive $5 billion (£3.98 billion) for its role in …

News Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces rough waters as concerns rise

Facebook, along with 26 other global organisations, has formed a non-profit consortium called the Libra Association that is set to …

News Irish Data Protection Commission to investigate Facebook’s password storage fiasco

Shortly after Facebook admitted that passwords of between 200 million and 600 million users were stored in plain text on …

News Facebook “unintentionally” imported email contacts of over 1.5 million users

Shortly after Facebook announced it would stop the asking new users to share passwords to their e-mail accounts, the company …

Podcast #Web30: Has the internet been a force for good?

March 12 2019 marked the 30 year anniversary of the World Wide Web and it was around this time that …

News Facebook to update terms of use on how consumer data is processed

Facebook has agreed to update its terms of use to clearly demonstrate how it uses and finances its users' data …