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Facebook accidentally disables high-quality apps while gunning for malicious ones
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Facebook accidentally disables high-quality apps while gunning for malicious ones

Earlier this week, several third-party applications as well as certain developer accounts seemed to be inaccessible but there was no explanation to it

Facebook produces booklet to help domestic abuse survivors use the website
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Facebook produces booklet to help domestic abuse survivors use the website

Even as Twitter is struggling to make a statement against trolls threatening feminists with rape and violence, Facebook has come out with a document guiding

Hacker finds Facebook flaw that exposes private information
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Hacker finds Facebook flaw that exposes private information

Facebook has found itself engulfed in yet another hacking scandal, only this time, it’s scarier than a simple malware problem. A hacker has been able to...

Facebook takes another shot at settling privacy lawsuit
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Facebook takes another shot at settling privacy lawsuit

A U.S. judge said he would consider whether to preliminarily approve Facebook's second attempt to settle allegations...

Loophole in Facebook shortcut for auto-login affects 1 million accounts
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Loophole in Facebook shortcut for auto-login affects 1 million accounts

A shortcut to make logging into Facebook easy and quick, ended up exposing users e-mail addresses.

Facebook referral program offers free talk time in India
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Facebook referral program offers free talk time in India

Facebook is offering Rs.50 worth of mobile talk time to its selective users in India joining the social network ...

Facebook expands Anti-Virus Marketplace with 7 new partners
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Facebook expands Anti-Virus Marketplace with 7 new partners

Facebook’s The AV Marketplace has now been updated to accommodate seven new partners to its existing network of security companies.

Facebook lets users view their searches in updated Activity Log
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Facebook lets users view their searches in updated Activity Log

Facebook has rolled out an update to its Activity Log. Now, alongside their Facebook activity, users can view their searches...

Facebook to check every user with 'suspicious' profile
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Facebook to check every user with 'suspicious' profile

Social networking giant Facebook is covering that extra base to curb the misuse of its platform.

Facebook fixes spam sent to users via emails from friends
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Facebook fixes spam sent to users via emails from friends

Facebook reportedly has plugged a flaw that had been causing users receiving spam emails from supposedly ...

Facebook to remove fraudulent Likes on pages
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Facebook to remove fraudulent Likes on pages

Facebook affirms that it will be coming down strongly on fraudulent Likes on Pages. The social networking giant opines that when a page and a fan connect on...

Facebook has new email address for phishing scams
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Facebook has new email address for phishing scams

Facebook has created an email address for people to report scams. The address is phish(at)fb.com. Anyone - even those who aren't on...

Social networks scan for sexual predators, with uneven results
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Social networks scan for sexual predators, with uneven results

On March 9 of this year, a piece of Facebook software spotted something suspicious. A man in his early thirties was chatting about sex with ...

Judge steps away from Facebook privacy lawsuit
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Judge steps away from Facebook privacy lawsuit

A judge recused herself from overseeing a privacy lawsuit against Facebook over the social networking service's "Sponsored Stories" ...

Facebook lets users get proactive with their account security
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Facebook lets users get proactive with their account security

The security of any establishment is key to its existence, and extra thought and planning is put in to ensure it. And, if you're a popular

Facebook provides rare peek at how site is policed
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Facebook provides rare peek at how site is policed

Facebook Inc offered a rare peek on Tuesday at one facet of the elaborate system it uses to police its 900 million-user social network, as it attempts ...

Facebook asks for your phone number for your security
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Facebook asks for your phone number for your security

With the recent leaking of passwords at LinkedIn and eHarmony, Facebook has made another attempt ...

Rights group seeks e-union protection for Facebook users
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Rights group seeks e-union protection for Facebook users

Internet Without Borders, the Rights Group suggests tht an e-union should protect Facebook users. The social ...

Facebook gathers all its Policies onto one page
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Facebook gathers all its Policies onto one page

Facebook, currently the biggest social network in the world, has a large policy list which it changes so often that keeping up can become tough. To make life

Trend Micro ties up with Facebook for safer social networking
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Trend Micro ties up with Facebook for safer social networking

Trend Micro, a cloud security company, announced a partnership with Facebook to provide users with safer ...