Facebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook’s arguments to halt a class action lawsuit claiming it illegally collected and stored the biometric data of millions of users. The class action lawsuit has been working its way through the courts since 2015, when […]
Facebook is gearing up for the launch of a dedicated news tab by offering publishers million dollar deals, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apparently, the social network told news outlets that it would pay as much as $3 million a year to licens…
Apple’s Craig Federighi unveils iOS 13 at WWDC 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica) Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple’s next operating system update. One new feature in iOS 13 that seems centered on user privacy could have sweeping consequences for messaging and online call apps. In iOS 13, Apple will not […]
Users of the social networks complain of not being able to share status updates or photos.
An anonymous reader shares a report: Billions of people use the messaging tool WhatsApp, which added end-to-end encryption for every form of communication available on its platform back in 2016. This ensures that conversations between users and their contacts — whether they occur via text or voice calls — are private, inaccessible even to the […]
The NSA whistleblower took to Twitter to hint at anti-spying methods.
Enlarge / Thumbs down. (credit: Getty Images | Ted Soqui ) A group of privacy and consumer organizations is asking a federal court to slow its roll on approving the Federal Trade Commission’s $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying it doesn’t do nearly enough to protect individuals. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed the […]
Did you come across a funny video on Facebook and want to download it for later? Sadly, Facebook does not come with a direct download button. You can just save the video to watch it later. But, there are some workarounds that will enable you to download videos from Facebook. Let’s check them out. Save […]
A flaw in a Facebook app designed for children under 13 years old allows kids to chat online with people unapproved by their parents. The messaging app is designed to give parents control over who their kids text and video chat with online, but a bug in the software lets a contact approved to chat […]