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Facebook users are changing their social habits amid privacy concerns

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

The Pew Research Center has released the results of a survey that shows many Facebook users have changed how they interact with the site over the past year. The center polled...
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Cambridge researcher claims no 'misuse' of data after Facebook ban

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   11 articles

Yesterday, Facebook announced that it had banned the Cambridge University app myPersonality, which was collected user data for academic and research purposes. Facebook claimed...
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Facebook audit leads to the suspension of 400 apps

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

In May a report by New Scientist revealed that a Cambridge University-developed app called "myPersonality" had collected personal information from millions of Facebook users...
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Facebook's Cambridge Analytica woes continue with UK lawsuits

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica troubles are far from over and a new class action lawsuit over the scandal might be on the way. Wired reports today that a group of UK residents...
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John Oliver made his own version of Facebook's ‘we're sorry' video

John Oliver made his own version of Facebook's ‘we're sorry' video

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

In April, after the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted, Facebook put out an ad that was meant to reassure users about how their data would be treated going forward. Dubbed the...
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Georgia congressman is the latest to introduce data privacy bills

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

Representative Hank Johnson announced today that he's introducing two bills that address digital privacy, one that specifically focuses on data privacy on mobile devices and...
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Despite scandals, Facebook is still raking in cash and users

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

It's no secret that 2018 has been quite a rocky year for Facebook, after controversies over the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal and, most recently, its handling of...
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Facebook's top lawyer is leaving the company

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Facebook's week has taken another turn for the worse. The social network's general counsel Colin Stretch has announced he's leaving the company by year's end, according to The...
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Facebook's outgoing security chief sent a damning company-wide memo

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Facebook's outgoing security chief, Alex Stamos, sent a damning internal memo just days after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light, urging the company to...
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Facebook could have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Facebook has suspended a Boston-based analytics firm from both Facebook and Instagram as it investigates the company's data collection practices, the Wall Street Journal...
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With a brand like Montblanc, it's really no surprise that the Summit 2, which follows from last year's model, is just as expensive as its predecessor. But, at the same time... Read more ...

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