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Facebook gave Spotify and Netflix access to users’ private messages

A new New York Times expose has revealed that Facebook gave 150 companies access to hundreds of millions of users' data without their consent.

Here we go again… 80,000 Facebook user accounts compromised

Malicious browser extensions could be behind a compromise of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts which were put up for sale on the dark web, according to reports.

Irish Data Protection Commission confirms Facebook probe is underway

Facebook could face a potential €1.6bn fine under GDPR rules if found guilty of wrongdoing.

Facebook resets 90 million user passwords as flaw is discovered

Experts point to potential nation state involvement.

Chrome Extension Malware Targets Facebook

A new malware campaign detected by Radware's threat research group is reported to be proliferating through fraudulent Facebook links.

Facebook Users Undeterred by Privacy Scandal

A recent online poll shows that Facebook scandal had little impact on the frequency with which users visit the social media site.

Facebook keeps tabs on Android SMS and calls

Users find Facebook has been keeping records of their calls and text messages.

Mark Zuckerberg: “I’m really sorry that this happened”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to CNNMoney after the news broke that Cambridge Analytica accessed private information from 50 million Facebook users.

Cambridge Analytica Execs Caught Discussing Extortion

What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the centre of Facebook's latest data breach.

UK government tool detects ISIS videos before they go live

UK creates machine learning algorithm for small video sites to detect ISIS propaganda during the upload process.

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Firms Buck Corporate Governance Trends

Why biggest companies in Silicon Valley are diverging from their peers elsewhere on corporate governance, according to a recent study.

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