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Facebook F8 2019: Zuckerberg to explain company's new 'privacy-focused' vision
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Facebook F8 2019: Zuckerberg to explain company's new 'privacy-focused' vision

It has set aside $3 billion to cover a possible fine from the FTC over privacy violations.

Facebook being investigated for unauthorised storage of up to 1.5 million email IDs
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Facebook being investigated for unauthorised storage of up to 1.5 million email IDs

Facebook said it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of up to 1.5 million new users

Facebook has set aside $3 billion to cover privacy settlements with US regulators
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Facebook has set aside $3 billion to cover privacy settlements with US regulators

A settlement of between $3 billion and $5 billion would be the largest civil penalty ever.

After Facebook, Google disables Screenwise Meter app that it paid users to install
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After Facebook, Google disables Screenwise Meter app that it paid users to install

Google's Screenwise Meter app was also paying users to share their complete data with the company.

Facebook affected by a bug that risks over 6.8 million private photos of users
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Facebook affected by a bug that risks over 6.8 million private photos of users

Facebook says that more than 1,500 apps may have also been affected by the bug.

Facebook confirms that advertisers were privy to the phone number of its users
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Facebook confirms that advertisers were privy to the phone number of its users

Phone numbers added to profiles, for security purposes were potential fodder for advertisers.

As yet another privacy scandal looms large, Facebook defends its negligence by feigning innocence
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As yet another privacy scandal looms large, Facebook defends its negligence by feigning innocence

According to Facebook, device-integrated APIs were necessary to deliver a Facebook experience on the myriad mobile platforms available at the time

Facebook wins privacy lawsuit over user tracking as plaintiff failed to show economic loss
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Facebook wins privacy lawsuit over user tracking as plaintiff failed to show economic loss

The plaintiffs failed to show that Menlo Park, California-based Facebook illegally "intercepted" or eavesdropped on their communications.

Facebook's targeted ads will move beyond Facebook, to offer a more refined experience
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Facebook's targeted ads will move beyond Facebook, to offer a more refined experience

Facebook has traditionally provided ads that specifically target Facebook users. Now, Facebook will start targeting users who don’t have Facebook accounts or are not signed into Facebook.

Facebook strengthens its search engine: How to protect your posts from going public
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Facebook strengthens its search engine: How to protect your posts from going public

Let's take a look at what you need to do to avoid your personal Facebook posts from going public.

Is it safe to add your phone number to your Facebook profile?
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Is it safe to add your phone number to your Facebook profile?

Beware! If you put your phone number on your Facebook profile, anybody can then find your details and location by just typing the number in Facebook search bar despite your privacy settings -- and your details could be misused by cyber criminals.

Facebook policy changes go live: Privacy Basics, Buy button and more!
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Facebook policy changes go live: Privacy Basics, Buy button and more!

The social network has now started pushing out updates informing users about the new updates.

Facebook's privacy problem revealed: You can see Mark Zuckerberg's friends list
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Facebook's privacy problem revealed: You can see Mark Zuckerberg's friends list

Mashable has done a post showing how keeping yours Friends list might not do you any good if the list of any your Facebook friends is public.

Facebook woos teenagers with ability to make posts public
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Facebook woos teenagers with ability to make posts public

Various surveys have proclaimed that teenagers are not enticed by the prospect of being on Facebook anymore and that the social networking website...

Facebook will no longer let you hide from search results
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Facebook will no longer let you hide from search results

You will not be able to run or hide anymore from the search option on Facebook. The social networking website is issuing reminders to the small percentage of

Facebook wants to add your profile picture to its facial recognition database
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Facebook wants to add your profile picture to its facial recognition database

In a controversial move, social networking giant Facebook is now considering adding your profile picture into its facial recognition...

Facebook rewards researcher with $20,000 for exposing major security flaw
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Facebook rewards researcher with $20,000 for exposing major security flaw

A Brit man has been awarded with $20,000 for bringing to notice a major Facebook security flaw that could’ve potentially compromised accounts on the

Facebook admits data breach exposed 6 million users numbers, email ids
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Facebook admits data breach exposed 6 million users numbers, email ids

Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorised viewers over the past year, the world's largest social networking company disclosed late Friday

Facebook admits data breach exposed 6 million users numbers, email ids
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Facebook admits data breach exposed 6 million users numbers, email ids

Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorised viewers over the past year, the world's largest social networking company disclosed late Friday