A private data search service scraped several social media sites for user information, then left that data sitting in a publicly accessible repository without a password. Some 48 million people’s personal data was leaked.
If you have logged out of your Facebook account – or have never even had one – the US social network giant is still keeping close tabs on you, tracking every virtual move, and there’s nothing you can do about it.
Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, as well as their users, may be forced to register as foreign influence agents in Australia due to the lack of clarity in the new legislation, the country’s Labor Party warned.
Facebook's misuse of their users' biometric information could potentially amount to billions of dollars in damages after a federal judge greenlighted an Illinois class action suit against the firm’s facial recognition feature.
The developer of the quiz app Cambridge Analytica used to collect the data of some 87 million Facebook users also had access to their private messages, according to a warning sent by the social media giant to affected users.