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February 2, 2019
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This week’s top stories: FaceTime eavesdropping, Facebook vs Apple, iOS 13 details, more

In this week’s top stories: FaceTime eavesdropping bug, iOS 13 rumors, Facebook and Apple clash, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories. more… The post This week’s top stories: FaceTime eavesdropping, Facebook vs Apple, iOS 13 details, … Continue reading

January 31, 2019
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Facebook issues memo on Apple Enterprise Certificate fiasco as employees vent frustration

Facebook is conducting internal damage control after Apple yanked the social media giant’s enterprise developer certificates, a move that effectively disabled internal apps used by thousands of Facebook employees. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 20, 2019
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FTC reportedly planning ‘record-setting’ fine against Facebook for mishandling user data

Following a report last weekend that Germany was planning to punish Facebook, a report from The Washington Post now says the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. is planning “record-setting” fines against the social media giant. The report cites three … Continue reading

December 21, 2018
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Facebook reportedly developing its own cryptocurrency for use in WhatsApp

Amid its myriad of privacy scandals, Facebook is allegedly planning to launch its own cryptocurrency. According to a report from Bloomberg, Facebook is developing a cryptocurrency that would enable WhatsApp users to transfer money. more… The post Facebook reportedly developing … Continue reading

December 20, 2018
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Facebook tries to explain why Netflix & Spotify were given access to user messages

Yesterday evening, a report offered details on Facebook’s data sharing relationships with over 150 different companies. One of the more jarring allegations related access to messages data. Facebook, however, disputes the details and says it did not disclose people’s private … Continue reading

October 11, 2018
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Facebook makes 3D Photos available for iPhone Portrait mode shots

After announcing its new 3D Photos back in May at its F8 conference, Facebook has made the feature available to all users today. more… The post Facebook makes 3D Photos available for iPhone Portrait mode shots appeared first on 9to5Mac. … Continue reading

October 3, 2018
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Facebook grace period change doubles time it takes to #DeleteFacebook

Facebook has recently made a change in how long it takes to process deleting an account. Previously, it took 14 days to delete an account, now that has been more than doubled to 30 days. more… The post Facebook grace … Continue reading

October 3, 2018
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Facebook hack update: no evidence of any access to third-party apps

One of the concerns raised by the recent Facebook hack was whether access tokens might have provided access to third-party apps. The company now says there is ‘no evidence’ that this has happened … more… The post Facebook hack update: … Continue reading

September 6, 2018
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More users than ever are deleting the Facebook app & taking lengthy breaks, new survey shows

Facebook’s struggles with data misuse aren’t slipping by its users, at least according to new data from Pew Research Center. That data shows that some 42 percent of surveyed Facebook users have taken a “several weeks or more” long break … Continue reading

August 5, 2018
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Facebook plots rollout of ‘Dating’ feature to its main app, but it plans to be cautious

Earlier this year at its F8 conference, Facebook showed off its new ‘Dating’ service that it will use to compete with Tinder and Match. Now, TechCrunch is offering up some more details on the service, which will actually be baked … Continue reading

June 9, 2018
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This week on AI: macOS Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, Facebook controversy & more

There may not have been new hardware, but WWDC 2018 kicked off the week with plenty to talk about in the software realm — including word that developers will soon be able to easily bring iPhone and iPad apps to … Continue reading

March 26, 2018
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Comments Off on Large-scale polls show low level of trust in Facebook privacy as firm apologizes with full-page ads

Large-scale polls show low level of trust in Facebook privacy as firm apologizes with full-page ads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has run full-page newspaper ads apologizing for the privacy breach that allowed a researcher to collect user data that was later used by Cambridge Analytica to help elect Trump. Fallout so far has included investigations in the … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
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Facebook to launch subscription tool in iOS app after resolving dispute with Apple

Facebook has resolved a revenue sharing issue with Apple, it was announced on Monday, allowing the social media giant to launch a subscription tool for publishers looking to enable paywall access on Facebook’s iOS app. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 20, 2018
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Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

Along with Facebook announcing the first major changes to its News Feed, the social media service will begin ranking news sources based on trustworthiness as it prioritizes information. Rather than determining news source trustworthiness itself, Facebook will let users decide. more… … Continue reading