The bug automatically suggested that users make new posts public, even if they had previously restricted posts to "friends only" or another private setting.
Just enter your name and email and voila - you're free to use it. But at what cost? We delve into the belly of the beast and discuss how those free products aren't actually that free.
The London firm at the centre of a scandal in which it collected data to profile potential voters in the US election blames unfair media coverage and a subsequent loss of customers that has led it to declare bankruptcy.
‘Dark patterns’ sound like a malicious scheme designed by an international crime network. But as we discovered, just how evil they are though is open to debate.
Facebook will face a class action lawsuit for the violation of people's biometric information privacy without permission, according to a federal court decision in US.
The stock market's rousing reception left Spotify with a market value of about $28 billion, according to FactSet.
Can we move toward an internet where your personal data isn't currency to be traded with advertisers, and where services exist for the common good? The good news is that it already exists.
Facebook gets caught red-handed with Cambridge Analytica, HTC releases a premium VR device that asks you to break the bank, and YouTube lets everyone in the world go live with just the click of a button.
Court filings made public this week reveal that women working at the company in US-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016.
Janos Lazar, the top aide to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban who himself was called a racist by the UN human rights chief this week, accused Facebook of censorship after the social network had removed his post.
BlackBerry is claiming infringement on patents it holds for message encryption and notifications, and is seeking an injunction as well as damages for lost profits, although no figure was given.
Hangouts Chat supports instant messaging across devices between workers, including group conversations. It also allows users to integrate widgets to access data from other corporate software in a chat window.
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