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Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed
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Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed

Facebook says that from the past several months, approximately 5,000 developers continued to receive user data even after they were inactive for over 90 days.

Facebook fined with $1.6 million by Brazil for improper sharing of user data
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Facebook fined with $1.6 million by Brazil for improper sharing of user data

Facebook has 10 days to appeal the decision. The fine should be paid within 30 days.

Facebook, Google under scrutiny by the EU on data collection, monetisation practises
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Facebook, Google under scrutiny by the EU on data collection, monetisation practises

The EU executive said it had sent out questionnaires as part of preliminary investigations into both Facebook and Google’s data.

California reveals Facebook probe, accuses company of hampering the investigation
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California reveals Facebook probe, accuses company of hampering the investigation

Some states have raised concerns that Facebook and other tech companies engage in anti-competitive practices.

Facebook wants to give its users more control over their data with new privacy tool
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Facebook wants to give its users more control over their data with new privacy tool

The 'Off-Facebook Activity' privacy tool is being rolled out in Ireland, South Korea, and Spain

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leveraged user data as 'bargaining chip' against rivals
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leveraged user data as 'bargaining chip' against rivals

Facebook rewarded companies that it favoured by giving them access to the data of its users.

Facebook paid $20 a month to teens to get complete access to their data: Report
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Facebook paid $20 a month to teens to get complete access to their data: Report

Facebook is targetting users aged between 13-35 for what it calls a 'research' to learn user habits.

Germany’s antitrust watchdog to order Facebook to stop gathering user data
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Germany’s antitrust watchdog to order Facebook to stop gathering user data

The German watchdog objects on how Facebook acquires data on people from third-party apps.

User data harvest to fears of smartphone addiction, 2018 highlighted tech dystopia
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User data harvest to fears of smartphone addiction, 2018 highlighted tech dystopia

2018's tech scandals have been enough to exhaust even the most imaginative sci-fi visionaries.

Facebook claims it shared data with Netflix, Spotify with user permission
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Facebook claims it shared data with Netflix, Spotify with user permission

Facebook says that the preferential data access was given to these apps with user permission.

'We made a mistake' admits Mark Zuckerberg after breaking his silence on Cambridge Analytica matter in a Facebook post
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'We made a mistake' admits Mark Zuckerberg after breaking his silence on Cambridge Analytica matter in a Facebook post

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has issued an official statement in response to the Cambridge Analytica controversy.

Facebook force by Italian agency to share user data after complaint by victim of hacking
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Facebook force by Italian agency to share user data after complaint by victim of hacking

The Italian data protection authority has ordered social networking site Facebook to hand over personal data of an Italian user that was hacked and used on his fake account by a "Facebook friend."

Facebook must turn over user data in sex video case, says Dutch court
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Facebook must turn over user data in sex video case, says Dutch court

Facebook must turn over any information it possesses that could help a young woman find out who published a sex video of her without her consent, a Dutch court ruled on Thursday.

Facebook's new Ask button: It's all about sex and money
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Facebook's new Ask button: It's all about sex and money

If you thought 'pokes' from random strangers were bad enough, now Facebook friends can 'Ask' you about your relationship status or when you went to college, or which city you're currently living in.

Governments demanded data on 38,000 users from Facebook
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Governments demanded data on 38,000 users from Facebook

Government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States...