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600 Million Facebook Passwords Exposed For Up To Seven Years...
Things are going from bad to worse for Facebook who after openly syndicating a live Christchurch massacre video is now facing allegations after 600 million user passwords were found stored as just plain text. The passwords were also easily accessible by u
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 03:19 UTC
Fewer than 200 people watched shooter's Christchurch massacre live video, Facebook says...
After the shooter started broadcasting, it took 29 minutes for someone to report the video to Facebook. This link includes audio interview with Privacy Commissioner John Edwards. He says Facebook violated New Zealand law by failing to stop the accused gunman from livestreaming his mass murder on
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 14:34 UTC
4000 people watched Facebook video before anyone reported it...
It took half an hour for anyone to report the live video stream of the Christchurch terror attack to Facebook's moderators.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 14:33 UTC
Facebook's former chief security officer compares company to 'The Matrix.' Whoa....
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A system designed to keep us docile while extracting value from every aspect of our dulled existence is both an extremely rough plot summary of the 1999 film The Matrix and a description of Facebook . Just ask the company's former chief security offic
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-14 19:26 UTC
It's not your imagination: This Facebook outage is massive...
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Facebook is in the midst of its biggest outage in recent memory. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp have been down for users around the world for at least five hours . The company hasn't commented on exactly how many of its users are affected, but repo
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:33 UTC
Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages...
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Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps inclding WhatsApp and Instagram were experiencing outages around the world.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:31 UTC
Cryptography experts are already laughing at 'Facebook Coin'...
Facebook's rumored cryptocurrency project hasn't even launched, and yet it's already a punchline for the tens of thousands of security professionals, cryptographers, and researchers gathered at the annual RSA conference . On March 5, in the Sa
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:23 UTC
Zuck Wants to Turn Facebook Into a 'Privacy-Focused' Platform...
Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that 'we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective service,' but Facebook plans to 'rebuild' itself around more secure and private principles in the next five years.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:22 UTC
Facebook Eliminated Over One Billion Page-Views to Conservative Websites in 2018 Now, Thanks to James O'Keefe, We Have Proof This Was The Plan...
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Facebook has been shutting down traffic to conservative websites since the 2016 election. Conservatives dominated social media in 2016 where they were able to get the truth uncensored. Facebook ended that in 2017 and 2018. The Gateway Pundit spoke with tw
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-27 18:40 UTC
More Internal Facebook Documents Leak Online, Revealing How Facebook Planned to Sell User Data...
At the end of 2018, in a dramatic series of events, lawmakers in England had a sergeant-at-arms storm to an American tech executive's hotel room and insisted on the release of confidential documents from his company's ongoing lawsuit against Faceb
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-26 04:56 UTC
Snopes founder explains why Facebook fact-checking partnership dissolved...
Snopes wasn't trying to make a statement when it announced the end of its partnership with Facebook last week. David Mikkelson, founder of the fact-checking organization, said there was a reason Snopes announced the breakup on a Friday afternoon, whic
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-05 21:23 UTC
Facebook could face record fine from US regulators, report says...
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The fine hasn't been finalized but is expected to be larger than the record-setting $22.5 million the Federal Trade Commission imposed on Google in 2012, according to The Washington Post.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-18 21:58 UTC
Franklin Graham: Facebook ban was 'personal attack toward me'...
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Evangelist Franklin Graham on Sunday accused Facebook of personally attacking him after the company banned him from the platform for 24 hours over a post he published in 2016.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-30 16:49 UTC
As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants...
Internal documents show that the social network gave Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify and others far greater access to people's data than it has disclosed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-20 18:42 UTC
Facebook Rebuked for Failing to Disclose Data-Sharing Deals...
Lawmakers and others criticized the social network after a New York Times report revealed Facebook gave its partners extensive access to user data.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-20 18:42 UTC
'Zuckerberg must resign': Outrage surges after report reveals Facebook let corporate partners read users' private messages...
"An incredibly damning indictment of Facebook, every single paragraph," Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, wrote of the Times report, which is the latest in a long line of recent revelations about Facebook's intrusive—and possibly illegal—data practices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-20 18:40 UTC
How to check if Facebook's bug leaked your un-posted photos...
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Just recently, Facebook exposed photos of some 70 lakh users. The issue stemmed from a bug in its API, which provided third-party app developers unauthorized access to photos uploaded on the platform. The issue is fixed, but if you want to know if your photos were compromised, here's a guide.
By shubham400 on 2018-12-17 12:06 UTC
Facebook headquarters building evacuated after bomb threat...
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Bomb squad is responding to an alert at the Menlo Park campus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-12 05:12 UTC
Facebook changed their algorithm - and accidentally fueled the violent riots in France...
According to a report from Buzzfeed News , the violent riots in Paris, France, were fueled by a change in the algorithm on Facebook that decides what news goes viral and what flounders. The report traced the change in algorithm as protest groups in France
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-06 16:24 UTC
Facebook fends off new anti-monopoly questions after UK email release...
In the documents, executives can be seen responding to the threat of competitors, debating how to handle users' data, and discussing major changes to its business model. In all, the cache shows a fact about Facebook that's widely understood, but o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-05 23:51 UTC
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