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Washington DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica's data use

Washington DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica's data use

Nation's capital litigates over Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Dec 20 2018 7:15AM
Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

After social network allowed far greater access than disclosed.
Dec 20 2018 7:15AM
Technology spinners shine in 2018 "Worst Words" gongs

Technology spinners shine in 2018 "Worst Words" gongs

Plain English Foundation catalogues linguistic aberrances.
Dec 18 2018 6:40PM
Russia social media meddling more widespread - reports

Russia social media meddling more widespread - reports

Included attempts to divide Americans by race and extreme ideology.
Dec 18 2018 6:56AM
Irish regulator investigates Facebook over private photo glitch

Irish regulator investigates Facebook over private photo glitch

May have exposed private photos of up to 6.8 million users.
Dec 17 2018 6:36AM
Ban Chrome as default browser, limit Facebook user data harvesting: ACCC crackdown

Ban Chrome as default browser, limit Facebook user data harvesting: ACCC crackdown

Algorithms exposed, local acquisitions limited.
Dec 10 2018 12:03PM
Facebook gave preferential data access to certain companies: documents

Facebook gave preferential data access to certain companies: documents

Limited services for most others.
Dec 6 2018 6:37AM
Facebook starts verification for UK political ads

Facebook starts verification for UK political ads

Must now confirm identity, location and reveal who paid for the ad.
Nov 30 2018 6:55AM
Upended by frat boys: Lawmakers slam Facebook's effect on politics

Upended by frat boys: Lawmakers slam Facebook's effect on politics

Accused of undermining democratic institutions.
Nov 28 2018 6:26AM
France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

Zuckerman opens doors after Macron meeting.
Nov 13 2018 6:52AM
CBA digital eyes China to fend off FANGs encroachment

CBA digital eyes China to fend off FANGs encroachment

Questions if social platforms can stomach risk.
Nov 8 2018 12:19PM
Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads

Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads

London complains to Brussels.
Nov 7 2018 6:44AM
Facebook launches searchable database for US political ad spending

Facebook launches searchable database for US political ad spending

Information on spending by advertisers for political ads and issues.
Oct 24 2018 6:54AM
Facebook tentatively concludes spammers were behind recent data breach - WSJ

Facebook tentatively concludes spammers were behind recent data breach - WSJ

Big rumble unlikely to be nation state.
Oct 19 2018 11:55AM
Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

Attackers used program to harvest data from accounts.
Oct 13 2018 6:56AM
WhatsApp fixes video call security bug

WhatsApp fixes video call security bug

Bug required just two keystrokes to activate.
Oct 11 2018 6:03AM
Comms Minister Fifield flags interest in GDPR-like laws

Comms Minister Fifield flags interest in GDPR-like laws

Says Internet no longer an ‘ungoverned space’ and era of hands-off regulation may need to end.
Oct 10 2018 6:36AM
Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

Following security breach.
Oct 3 2018 10:05AM
Facebook security breach affects 50 million users

Facebook security breach affects 50 million users

Company logs off 90 million accounts as a precaution.
Sep 29 2018 9:32AM
ACCC calls on Facebook, Google to speed scam ad takedowns

ACCC calls on Facebook, Google to speed scam ad takedowns

Celebrity-fronted fake ads generate hordes of complaints.
Sep 26 2018 9:20AM

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