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Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

And notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts.
By Teri Robinson Aug 29 2018, 1:39PM
Facebook pulls Onavo app after violating Apple's privacy rules

Facebook pulls Onavo app after violating Apple's privacy rules

Apple asked Facebook to "voluntarily" delist the app as it collects data on other smartphone software.
By a Staff Writer Aug 24 2018, 8:57AM
Vimeo joins Facebook, Apple and YouTube in snubbing Infowars' Alex Jones, as Twitter faces protest for failure to ban

Vimeo joins Facebook, Apple and YouTube in snubbing Infowars' Alex Jones, as Twitter faces protest for failure to ban

Tech titans are making it clear the right wing conspiracy theorist isn’t welcome on their platforms.
By Emma Sims Aug 14 2018, 10:33AM
Why YouTube is overtaking Facebook as the US's second most visited website

Why YouTube is overtaking Facebook as the US's second most visited website

Google still reigns supreme.
By a Staff Writer Aug 10 2018, 11:00AM
Facebook will revamp Pages for small businesses to fight declining organic reach

Facebook will revamp Pages for small businesses to fight declining organic reach

Snapchat-like stories and "action buttons" comprise some of the new changes aimed at boosting engagement.
By a Staff Writer Aug 8 2018, 9:01AM
Facebook takes down pages suspected in US election influence campaign

Facebook takes down pages suspected in US election influence campaign

The 2018 US midterm elections are bearing an unfortunate resemblance to the 2016 US presidential race - with a number of suspicious accounts.
By Teri Robinson Aug 2 2018, 11:05AM
Facebook suffers $US109 billion financial blow following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook suffers $US109 billion financial blow following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Over $US109 billion wiped from Facebook’s market value after three million European users abandoned service.
By Vaughn Highfield Jul 27 2018, 12:36PM
Explainer: Who is Mark Zuckerberg?

Explainer: Who is Mark Zuckerberg?

Everything you need to know about the man who made social media mainstream.
By Emma Sims Jul 24 2018, 10:40AM
Facebook is about to lock a lot more underage users out of their accounts

Facebook is about to lock a lot more underage users out of their accounts

Facebook is clamping down on pre-teen users in a bid to uphold its age policy.
By Emma Sims Jul 24 2018, 9:19AM
Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook make it easier to transfer your data between services

Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook make it easier to transfer your data between services

The Data Transfer Project aims to give people more control over who has their information.
By a Staff Writer Jul 24 2018, 9:04AM
How WhatsApp is outshining Facebook in the fight against fake news

How WhatsApp is outshining Facebook in the fight against fake news

WhatsApp is doing better than parent company Facebook in its efforts to curb the spread of fake news.
By Emma Sims Jul 23 2018, 9:40AM
Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg believes Holocaust deniers and fake news sites belong on the social network

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg believes Holocaust deniers and fake news sites belong on the social network

Facebook isn’t going to stop sites that facilitate the act of misinformation.
By Emma Sims Jul 20 2018, 9:50AM
Facebook boosts smart tech with Bloomsbury AI buy

Facebook boosts smart tech with Bloomsbury AI buy

Bloomsbury AI';s natural language processing tech will help Facebook understand how people use language.
By a Staff Writer Jul 6 2018, 9:00AM
Thousands of apps are now recording your phone screen without permission

Thousands of apps are now recording your phone screen without permission

Third parties are using apps to record your phone screen, without any prior notification, study finds.
By a Staff Writer Jul 5 2018, 11:00AM
Facebook makes additional API changes to secure user data

Facebook makes additional API changes to secure user data

Facebook announced more API platform updates following the Cambridge Analytica scandal which resulted in the misuse of the information from 120 million users.
By Robert Abel Jul 4 2018, 10:58AM
Facebook closes three apps you probably didn't know existed

Facebook closes three apps you probably didn't know existed

Un-appy day.
By a Staff Writer Jul 4 2018, 10:19AM
Facebook quizzes may have exposed 120 million users personal information

Facebook quizzes may have exposed 120 million users personal information

Facebook's data privacy woes continue to grow as a security researcher uncovered the social media's popular "tests" not only told users which Disney princess they were, but also exposed the private data of about 120 million people.
By Doug Olenick Jul 3 2018, 10:48AM
Check out which companies benefited from Facebook's data extension

Check out which companies benefited from Facebook's data extension

We reveal Facebook's list of data VIPs.
By a Staff Writer Jul 3 2018, 10:26AM
Facebook's 750-page response to the US Congress repeats itself 437 times

Facebook's 750-page response to the US Congress repeats itself 437 times

Social network uses copy and paste to answer lawmakers' questions.
By a Staff Writer Jul 3 2018, 8:58AM
Facebook patents tech to turn your smartphone into a spy vessel

Facebook patents tech to turn your smartphone into a spy vessel

Not this again…
By Emma Sims Jul 2 2018, 10:23AM