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How to find out if your Facebook account was hacked, and how to stay safe
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How to find out if your Facebook account was hacked, and how to stay safe

Accounts of close to 50 million Facebook users have been hacked. Are you one of them?

Facebook could be slapped with $1.63 billion fine by EU over newest data breach
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Facebook could be slapped with $1.63 billion fine by EU over newest data breach

Facebook admitted hackers broke into nearly 50 mn users' accounts by stealing their "access tokens".

'How to hack Facebook' tutorials continue to proliferate YouTube following breach
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'How to hack Facebook' tutorials continue to proliferate YouTube following breach

A Google spokesperson said that the company carries out a careful review of flagged content.

Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'
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Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'

Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.

Facebook gave Airtel and Saavn access to users' personal data even after 2015
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Facebook gave Airtel and Saavn access to users' personal data even after 2015

Saavn's name figured among those companies who were given time till May 2015 to comply with rules.

Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads; says 'we didn't see all the risks and didn't do enough to stop them'
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Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads; says 'we didn't see all the risks and didn't do enough to stop them'

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn't shy away from her company's ongoing privacy scandal in a Friday commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Instead, she turned it into a lesson about accountability.

US lawmakers slam Facebook over data sharing with at least 4 Chinese companies
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US lawmakers slam Facebook over data sharing with at least 4 Chinese companies

Two key U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday rebuked Facebook Inc for not being more transparent over its data sharing practices after the social media company said it had collaborated with at least four Chinese companies, including a smartphone maker that has raised U.S

Facebook has launched an archive of US political ads along with the details of who purchased them; to roll out in other countries soon
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Facebook has launched an archive of US political ads along with the details of who purchased them; to roll out in other countries soon

Facebook pledged seven months ago to create a cache, saying on the eve of US congressional hearings that it wanted to increase transparency about its role in political advertising.

Facebook's new Youth Portal is designed to teach teenagers how to use the platform
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Facebook's new Youth Portal is designed to teach teenagers how to use the platform

Youth Portal is essentially an online resource center, which has guides on how users can control their Facebook settings

Cambridge Analytica declares bankruptcy, is shutting down blaming 'unfairly negative media coverage' over Facebook data scandal
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Cambridge Analytica declares bankruptcy, is shutting down blaming 'unfairly negative media coverage' over Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica, the Trump-affiliated data firm at the center of Facebook's worst privacy scandal in history, is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down. The London firm blamed "unfairly negative media coverage" and said it has been "vilified" for actions it says are both legal and widely accepted as part of online advertising.

Facebook warns investors of more Cambridge Analytica type data breaches in the future
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Facebook warns investors of more Cambridge Analytica type data breaches in the future

Facebook said that its ongoing investments in safety, security, and content review will identify additional instances of misuse of user data

Homeland, Silicon Valley, The Americans — and the looming Russian presence on television in 2018
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Homeland, Silicon Valley, The Americans — and the looming Russian presence on television in 2018

Russia is liberal television’s newest political enemy and their latest non-Trump punchline Homeland | The Americans | Silicon Valley

Facebook chief technology officer to answer questions from UK lawmakers instead of Mark Zuckerberg on 26 April
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Facebook chief technology officer to answer questions from UK lawmakers instead of Mark Zuckerberg on 26 April

Committee chair Damien Collins has said it was “astonishing” that Zuckerberg was not prepared to answer questions himself.

Watch: This video decodes the sinister ways in which websites manipulate your behaviour using dark patterns
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Watch: This video decodes the sinister ways in which websites manipulate your behaviour using dark patterns

There are many kinds of dark patterns, the most common being: ads disguised as actual content and navigation elements; spam emails; misdirection from hidden costs (which you can totally avoid by clicking on the ‘skip this step’ link in the tiny, indistinct font somewhere at the bottom of the page); and tricks to make you share more information than you intend to.

Tinder suffers brief outage and Facebook Cambridge data scandal is the reason
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Tinder suffers brief outage and Facebook Cambridge data scandal is the reason

Tinder users faced login issues in the wake of Facebook altering its developer frameworks in the name of improving data privacy

Gultoo movie review: Janardhan Chikkanna's potboiler feels relevant in times of Aadhar and Facebook data breach
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Gultoo movie review: Janardhan Chikkanna's potboiler feels relevant in times of Aadhar and Facebook data breach

The timing of Gultoo's release could not have been better with Aadhaar and Facebook hitting the headlines with regard to data breach.

Facebook ends partnership with data brokers and brings changes to privacy settings amid Cambridge Analytica data scandal
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Facebook ends partnership with data brokers and brings changes to privacy settings amid Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Facebook adjusted the privacy settings on its service on 28 March, giving users control over their personal information in fewer taps.

Facebook, Twitter and Google CEOs summoned for a hearing on data privacy by Congressional committee on 10 April
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Facebook, Twitter and Google CEOs summoned for a hearing on data privacy by Congressional committee on 10 April

The hearing will broadly cover privacy standards for the collection, retention, and dissemination of consumer data for commercial use.

Facebook's presence in the European Union could be stifled with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation
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Facebook's presence in the European Union could be stifled with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation

The EU's new rules expand the reach of regulations to cover any company that processes the data of people living in the bloc, regardless of where the company is based.

US trade regulator presses Facebook to explain personal user data sharing with Cambridge Analytica
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US trade regulator presses Facebook to explain personal user data sharing with Cambridge Analytica

The FTC investigation is looking at more than whether Facebook violated a 2011 consent order it reached with the FTC over its privacy practices