Facebook tells US attorney general it won’t remove encryption from its messaging apps

Facebook executives told Attorney General William Barr that the company would not provide law...

discovered 4 days ago on The Verge
Thousands of UK political ads missing from Facebook archive searches - Reuters

Facebook’s ad library, which it launched in the UK in 2018, is a public tool for users to track...

discovered 4 days ago on Reuters
Hillicon Valley: Apple, Facebook defend encryption during Senate grilling | Tech legal shield makes...

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and...

discovered 4 days ago on The Hill
Apple, Facebook defend encryption under grilling from senators, law enforcement

Representatives from Apple and Facebook defended their encryption technologies that sometimes keep...

discovered 4 days ago on FOX Business
'Tis the season for phone call scams

Otero County Sheriff David Black said three reports of mysterious phone calls from a "deputy chief" threatening jail time if fines were not paid, were...

discovered 4 days ago on Alamogordo Daily News
Facebook and Barr Escalate Standoff Over Encrypted Messages

Facebook executives and Attorney General William P. Barr sparred on Monday over whether encrypted...

discovered 4 days ago on New York Times
Facebook rebuffs US AG over access to encrypted messages

Facebook is rebuffing efforts by U.S. Attorney General William Barr to give authorities a way to...

discovered 4 days ago on Associated Press
Facebook Will Let You Take Your Photos With You | The Motley Fool

This week, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced that it was launching a new tool designed to let users transfer their photos to other services. Initially, the data portability tool ...

discovered 1 week ago on The Motley Fool
Facebook risks being 'one-stop grooming shop' over encryption plans

Facebook risks becoming a "one-stop grooming shop" if it presses ahead with plans to encrypt across...

discovered 1 week ago on MSN News
Facebook Tests Tool to Move Photos to Google, Other Rivals

Facebook started testing a tool on Monday that lets users move their images more easily to other...

discovered 1 week ago on NBC New York
Phone scammers use spoofed Ventura police number

Phone scammers have been targeting local residents with fraudulent calls that appear to be from the Ventura Police Department, authorities say. The scam...

discovered 1 week ago on Ventura County Star
Mother creates a Disney-themed room complete for her daughter

Wish we had a cupboard like that.' Ami later shared her surprise at the overwhelming response and...

discovered 1 week ago on Daily Mail
Facebook cracking down on posts about white vans used for trafficking rumor

Rumors about men in white vans kidnapping women and children for sex and organ trafficking have...

discovered 1 week ago on Newsweek
You don’t have to share your phone number for Facebook logins anymore

The new screens disclose that Facebook requests and receives up-to-date phone numbers from said...

discovered 1 week ago on VentureBeat
Facebook’s Hanabi-playing AI achieves state-of-the-art results

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) says it’s created the latest AI to achieve state-of-the-art performance...

discovered 1 week ago on VentureBeat
Facebook's Viewpoints app will pay you to take surveys, perform tasks

Facebook will reward users for taking surveys, completing tasks and participating in research with...

discovered 1 week ago on CNET
The Left’s Plan to Slip Vote-Swaying News Into Facebook Feeds

Operating jointly, they dumped millions of dollars into Facebook and Google ads to send a...

discovered 1 week ago on Bloomberg
5 ways to defend your phone against SIM swap attacks

In short, a cybercriminal steals a certain amount of your personal data, including your phone number. In theory, you have two-factor authentication,...

discovered 1 week ago on USA Today
Facebook Viewpoints pays users for well-being surveys & tasks – TechCrunch

Facebook is launching a new market research, task, and product testing program that lets users earn...

discovered 1 week ago on TechCrunch
World first’ cell phone detection cameras rolled out in Australia

(CNN) -- The Australian state of New South Wales rolled out "high definition detection cameras" on...

discovered 1 week ago on FOX40 Sacramento
Facebook Caught in Crossfire of Singapore’s ‘Fake News’ Law

The Singaporean government on Friday again invoked its recently enacted “fake news” law, this time...

discovered 1 week ago on Bloomberg
‘World first’ cell phone detection cameras rolled out in Australia

(CNN) -- The Australian state of New South Wales rolled out "high definition detection cameras" on...

discovered 1 week ago on Q13 FOX Seattle
People are slipping fake baby and marriage announcements into Facebook posts to trick the algorithm...

Facebook users are trying to trick the social network into showing their posts to more people by...

discovered 1 week ago on Business Insider
Facebook must face data breach class action on security, but not damages: U.S. judge

Alsup in San Francisco said neither credit monitoring costs nor the reduced value of stolen personal...

discovered 1 week ago on Reuters via Yahoo Finance
Get Your Photos Off Your Phone & Into One of These Digital Picture Frames

In the age of smartphones, we’re awash in adorable picture of kids, pets, friends and family that...

discovered 1 week ago on SheKnows via Yahoo News
Facebook announces a new program that pays people to take surveys

The program is only open to people eighteen years of age and older. Facebook promises data collected...

discovered 1 week ago on Daily Mail
Facebook wants to pay you for your opinions. What could go wrong?

Months after Facebook was forced to shut down two apps it used to collect a creepy amount of data...

discovered 1 week ago on Mashable
Facebook Adds Disclaimer to Post That Singapore Deems False

A government unit instructed Facebook on Friday to correct a States Times Review post accused of...

discovered 1 week ago on Bloomberg via Yahoo News
Facebook, Apple TV+ or 5G: Which tops the list of Tech Turkeys for 2019

Last year, we picked the Facebook Portal, the video chat device that asks you to have the nerve to...

discovered 1 week ago on USA Today
One more reason to delete Facebook that has nothing to do with privacy or mental health

-based campaign strategy firm Cambridge Analytica had used millions of Facebook users’ personal data...

discovered 1 week ago on Market Watch
Facebook built a facial recognition app for employees

The discontinued app could identify employees and their friends who had enabled facial recognition, ...

discovered 1 week ago on MSN News
China makes face scanning compulsory for mobile phone owners

China has made it a legal requirement for people signing up to new mobile phone and data plans to...

discovered 1 week ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo News UK
Final warning for officer who shared assault video

A hearing heard the officer acted in a "moment of madness" when he shared the video with friends in a Facebook Messenger group in February. The Avon and...

discovered 3 weeks ago on BBC News
Should you dump your smartphone for a flip-phone?

After failing in her attempt to ban her iPhone from her bedside table, early last summer she bought a flip-phone. It wasn’t to be a permanent replacement...

discovered 3 weeks ago on BBC News
Facebook ads targeted Fox News fans for shady silver coin scheme

A Quartz investigation found that dozens of older conservatives drained their retirement savings...

discovered 3 weeks ago on MSN News
Realme 5s quick review: Stylish camera phone under Rs 10,000

Realme has been currently focusing on its first premium flagshipphone, the Realme X2 Pro, in India...

discovered 3 weeks ago on MSN News
Briton fined after calling New Zealand mosque attacks suspect a 'hero'

The post remained on Nolan's Facebook for two hours before he took it down, but during that time he...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Daily Mail
Facebook Marketplace robbery: Walnut Hills man advertises phone then robbed, assaulted customers

Darien Isaiah Hudson, 19, is at large. Police said he robbed and assaulted individuals during a ...

discovered 3 weeks ago on The Cincinnati Enquirer
1.2 Billion Records Found Exposed Online in a Single Server

It does, though, contain profiles of hundreds of millions of people that include home and cell phone...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Wired News
Facebook might be open to some changes on its political ads policy

The big picture: Facebook has been open about its reluctance to take the responsibility of...

discovered 3 weeks ago on TechSpot
A precious-metals scheme used fear and Facebook to trick older conservatives out of their savings

While browsing through Facebook one day in 2017, a widow from Kentucky clicked on a series of links...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Quartz via Yahoo Finance
Facebook's iOS 'bug' secretly filmed users. IT, take note.

On the iOS issue, the confirmation tweet from Guy Rosen, who is Facebook's vice president of...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Computerworld
Facebook app has been secretly accessing users' cameras while they read news feed

The Facebook app has been secretly accessing users' iPhone cameras as they scrolled through their...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Yahoo News UK
Android Bug Allowed Hackers to Access Cameras in the Background | Digital Trends

Facebook may be the least trusted company when it comes to online privacy, but it seems like Google...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Digital Trends
Inside Facebook's efforts to stop revenge porn before it spreads

People are silhouetted against the Instagram logo at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif....

discovered 3 weeks ago on CNBC
Facebook Removed 3.2B Fake Accounts Since April

The latest Facebook Community Standards Enforcement Report demonstrates how big of a task policing the social network has become.

discovered 3 weeks ago on PC Magazine
$100 Kohl's coupon circulating on Facebook is a scam, fact-checkers warn

A purported coupon for Kohl’s that’s been going around on Facebook is actually a scam. This is a...

discovered 3 weeks ago on FOX Business
Accused Moses Lake thief drops phone, police find it opened to her Facebook

A woman who allegedly stole from a Moses Lake Home Depot on Tuesday evening accidentally dropped her...

discovered 3 weeks ago on KREM.com Spokane
Facebook posts with word 'vote' blocked on Facebook after TV debate

Posts containing the word "vote" have been blocked from appearing on Facebook, raising fears about censorship, Sky News can exclusively reveal.

discovered 3 weeks ago on MSN News
Google, Facebook at Center of Rising Political-Ad Tensions

Trump campaign officials pressured Facebook to maintain its permissive political advertising rules,...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Bloomberg via Yahoo Finance
Facebook Wants To Handle More of Your Digital Payments

Sure, trust in Facebook may be at an all-time low. On Tuesday, the social network introduced Facebook Pay so that you can eventually send money to friends ...

discovered 1 month ago on PC Magazine
Facebook is fixing a bug that turned on phone cameras

Early this month, some Facebook users began to notice a glitch when they were using the iOS app....

discovered 1 month ago on Engadget
A Brief Explanation of Facebook's Scary New iPhone Bug

A handful of folks recently spotted an unwelcome addition to theFacebook app for iPhone. Some stray...

discovered 1 month ago on Gizmodo
Here’s one more reason to delete Facebook: To get better exam results

-based campaign strategy firm Cambridge Analytica had used millions of Facebook users’ personal data...

discovered 1 month ago on Market Watch
Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay

There’s really no shortage of ways to give people money via yourphone, but that — nor growing calls...

discovered 1 month ago on TechCrunch
Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

When you're scrolling through Facebook's app, the social network could be using your camera,...

discovered 1 month ago on CNET
US law student sues Facebook for 'censoring' Trump whistleblower

s critics in the House of Representatives are calling for an impeachment investigation following a...

discovered 1 month ago on Daily Mail
Facebook app secretly accessing people's camera as they read news feed

Unlike on Apple's computers there is no indicator when an app is accessing the camera, so it is...

discovered 1 month ago on The Independent via Yahoo Finance UK
Facebook App Caught Activating Phone Camera Without Permission

The Facebook app for iOS has been activating iPhone cameras without their permission. Website...

discovered 1 month ago on PC Magazine
iPhone privacy: We accessed your phone's camera but it was a 'bug', says Facebook | ZDNet

Facebook says it has submitted a fix for an iOS app bug that opened the iPhone camera in the...

discovered 1 month ago on ZDNet