Having trouble logging into your Facebook today? Don't have a heart attack, it's just a way for the site to eradicate spam content and malicious profiles. But is uploading personal data the best way to prove to Facebook you are ... you?
It took Facebook 9 months to fix a bug that reveals your phone number, which prompts the question, can we truly keep our information private online? The answer, yet again: probably not.
As smartphones become increasingly at risk to malicious activity, one security company is targeting the issue with a new suite of smartphone-facing safeguards. Trend Micro releases an enhanced version of their mobile security app to amp up your Facebook…
Facebook Graph Search gives users a revealing and sometimes embarassing look at other users, but Facebook has some measures in place to protect minors.
Facebook's new "Ask Our Chief Privacy Officer" feature aims to boost users' trust in the social network. But at this point, it could do more harm than good.
Privacy advocates believe Facebook's new Graph Search feature may create a "discoverability problem" for users – one that could push them to finally get serious about their privacy settings.
Will Facebook's new policies make it simpler to keep your info private, or just more confusing? Here is a look at what you can expect the social network to roll out to your account in the very near future.
Facebook's experiment with democracy failed. But it's not just that the social network set the threshold for votes too high; it's that the entire concept of forcing users to read staggeringly long legal documents is completely absurd.
There's a whole new reason to believe the vote over Facebook's proposed policy changes is a farce: Some of the new language is purposefully written to confuse you.
The release of Facebook's newly proposed privacy guidelines has sparked the resurgence of two totally bogus "notices," both of which incorrectly claim to provide Facebook users with greater rights to privacy and copyright over the photos and other content they…
A field trip to the Facebook black market in which we buy 1.5 million accounts and email addresses for $5
There's a black market for just about everything, including your private Facebook ID, email address, name and it costs just $5. After one IT specialist found he could net a million users' account information, we had to go and see for ourselves. To no one's…
Facebook has brought innumerable privacy issues to light. We've rounded up five Facebook privacy stories that you may have missed from this week.
Some suspicious Like counts suggest that Facebook is scanning private messages and hitting the Like button for its users accordingly.
In the age of the hacker, is it time we get on board with social media profile protection or is it up to us to keep our own data safe?