Facebook Quietly Changes Search Tool Used by Investigators, Abused By Companies
Facebook’s Graph Search allowed anyone to search a wealth of public data on Facebook in very specific ways, such as searching content for keywords in a particular point in time.
Facebook Broke Canadian Privacy Law, Federal Watchdog Finds
“They told us outright they do not agree with our legal findings,” Canada's privacy commissioner said of Facebook.
Senators Introduce Bill That Would Ban Websites From Using Manipulative Consent Forms
Platforms have a problem with informed consent. A new Senate bill might change that.
Internal Documents Show Facebook Has Never Deserved Our Trust or Our Data
Internal emails between Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg lay bare the fact that Facebook has long sought to leverage user data to turn a profit.
Nearly 250 Pages of Devastating Internal Facebook Documents Posted Online By UK Parliament
The documents include emails between Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg about the company's business model and how it leverages your data to make money.
Choose Your Own Algorithm
How to Fix the Internet After the Cambridge Analytica Scandal
The fiasco over third party apps and the Facebook user data that got Trump elected is almost beside the point for researcher Hossein Derakhshan.
Facebook Says its Competitors Are the Whole Internet, Because Facebook Is the Internet
Facebook told Congress that its competitors come from all over the internet—that's true, because Facebook has largely replaced the internet for many of its users.
Report: Facebook Gave Chinese Device Manufacturers Special Access to User Data
One one of the firms, Huawei, is on the Pentagon's no-buy list because of alleged connections to the Chinese government.
Cambridge Analytica Has Closed All of Its Offices
Employees even made a depressing breakup playlist for the occasion.
This Company Will Give You $100,000 to Build a Better, Alternative Facebook
A startup incubator is giving seven companies $100,000 in seed money to build a privacy-oriented, democratic Facebook alternative.
WhatsApp Co-Founder Will Leave Facebook to Play Ultimate Frisbee
The departure is reportedly due to disagreements with Facebook.
Everything You Need to Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony to Congress
Facebook’s CEO and founder testified in front of House and Senate committees on data security and how the social media site is trying to improve.