Facebook sneakily shifts data of 1.5 billion users away from Europe and GDPR

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/20/facebook-moves-data-from-europe/ Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the spotlight of privacy has been firmly on Facebook. The social network has made numerous promises about offering greater privacy controls to users, and … Read more

Facebook reveals new privacy controls for users around the world

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/18/facebook-new-global-privacy-controls-gdpr/ Facebook has been hit with renewed criticism of its privacy policies in recent weeks in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Having promised to give users more control … Read more

Facebook: Yep, we track non-users — but everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn’t we?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/17/facebook-tracks-non-users/ In a blog post addressing some of the questions Mark Zuckerberg failed to properly answer in front of Congress, Facebook has admitted that it tracks both users and non-users … Read more

Watch Mark Zuckerberg testify before Senate about Facebook privacy at 2:15PM ET

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/10/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-senate-testimony/ After keeping something of a low profile for a while, Mark Zuckerberg has eventually started to address the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He was asked to testify before Congressional committees, … Read more

Congress releases Mark Zuckerberg’s prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday’s hearing

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/mark-zuckerberg-congress-testimony/ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to testify before Congress on Wednesday, and ahead of this the House Energy and Commerce Committee has released his prepared statement. He talks … Read more

Today Facebook will notify 87 million users that their data was the subject of data breach

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/facebook-data-breach-notifications/ Initially thought to affect 50 million accounts, it later transpired that as many as 87 million Facebook users were affected by the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal. Today, the … Read more

Use the Facebook Container Extension to Prevent Facebook from Tracking You

Use the Facebook Container Extension to Prevent Facebook from Tracking You

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/MoGsv0vBdPE/ “If you’re not the customer, you’re the product.” If you’re a Facebook user (or a user of any other free web service) you’ve probably heard this before, … Read more

Facebook suspends pro-Brexit firm AggregateIQ for allegedly obtaining user data improperly

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/07/facebook-suspends-pro-brexit-aggregateiq/ It’s not all that long since Facebook suspended data firm Cambridge Analytica for harvesting personal information from millions of users. Now the social network has suspended AggregateIQ — another … Read more

Facebook will give everyone the option to unsend messages, just like Mark Zuckerberg

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/07/facebook-messenger-unsend-messages/ When it came to light that messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives via Facebook Messenger had been deleted, there was widespread concern about not only the … Read more

Privacy: Facebook will roll out GDPR controls to the whole world, not just Europe

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/05/facebook-worldwide-privacy-controls/ Mark Zuckerberg has laid out Facebook’s plans for the future in a conference call with reporters. In it, he said that the social network now planned to bring GDPR-style … Read more

Facebook users in Europe will soon have better privacy protection than those in the US

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/04/facebook-privacy-us-vs-europe/ In a few weeks, privacy is set to improve for Facebook users — at least this is the case for people in Europe. May 25 sees the implementation of … Read more