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Facebook Portal privacy walkback: company admits will collect data for ad-serving

When Facebook entered the smart speaker business last week, it was keen to stress that it understood potential concerns about the privacy of Facebook Portal and Portal+ devices. The company said then that four forms of protection were employed … NordVPN A...

How to find out if your data was included in Facebook’s...

After originally disclosing its latest data breach last month, Facebook yesterday offered more details to users. The social network revealed that hackers obtained data from some 30 million users, and while that number is down from the initial 50...

How To Check If Your Facebook Data Was Compromised In Recent...

Facebook has today provided more information on the hack that took place last month, detailing what kinds of information was taken and who was affected. The data that went missing includes things like a user’s name, their location,...

Facebook details what information hackers accessed from 30 millions users

Two weeks ago, Facebook announced that a flaw with its “View As” feature allowed hackers to compromise up to 50 million accounts. Today, the company is out with more specific details on the security breach and has shared exactly...

Facebook takes down fake accounts with millions of followers in run-up...

Facebook says it has taken down hundreds of fake accounts with millions of followers in the run-up to the US midterm elections … The WSJ reports that the fake accounts were spreading misleading political content. Facebook Inc. has taken down hundreds of...

Facebook Launches 3D Photos Feature That Uses Portrait Mode Images From...

Facebook today announced the launch of a new 3D photos feature that uses the Portrait Mode feature of the iPhone and other smartphones with dual lens cameras. Facebook manipulates the Portrait Mode photo to display the scene in 3D, using...

Google+ Shutting Down Over Next 10 Months Following Data Breach Coverup

Apparently keen to prove that Facebook isn’t the only company that can get itself into boiling hot water over privacy and data, Google has today joined the club by confirming that a Google+ security bug allowed third-party developers...

Facebook enters the smart speaker race with Portal and Portal+, featuring...

Facebook has entered the smart speaker market, attempting to battle Amazon Echo and Google Home. The Facebook Portal is more tablet than speaker, with both models featuring large touchscreens. The natural comparison is the Echo Show, and Facebook is...

Facebook Lite now being tested on iOS as well as Android

Facebook is currently testing a version of its slimmed-down Facebook Lite for iPhone. The app has previously only been available for Android. Designed for people who want to minimize data usage, Facebook Lite helps in a couple of ways … NordVPN First,...

Instagram prototyping feature that would share your detailed location data with...

TechCrunch reports today that Facebook is testing a new privacy setting that would share location history from Instagram with Facebook. This news comes on the heels of the Instagram cofounders leaving the company, with Facebook’s former VP of News...

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