If you tried to log into your Tinder account yesterday, you likely saw an error message that reads, "Facebook Permissions. Tinder requires you provide additional Facebook permissions in order to use a Tinder account."
Cambridge Analytica's use of data mined from a third-party app is drawing scrutiny to Facebook's privacy practices in what the network now says could affect as many as 87 million people. So what should users know?
In an interview with Vox, Mark Zuckerberg noted that Facebook's system is capable of detecting "what's going on" in the Messenger app. Bloomberg later clarified that Messenger in fact scans users' messages.
Facebook is sharing several changes to how third-party apps access data as the platform ups the estimate of users impacted by Cambridge Analytica. Some features are removed, others will require approval from Facebook before access.
Twitter is a great way to follow tech titans and influencers for their insights on the current happenings. Here is a breakdown of some of the underrated and more well-known tech-related accounts you should follow on Twitter.
After over a year of planning, the new Reddit is now available for a small percentage of users before a widespread rollout. The update includes an endless scroll, posts editor, and three different view options.
Should fake news be government regulated? Malaysia may be among the first to do so if a bill passes the Senate. Supporters say the change would help prevent the spread of fake news, while critics worry about the implications on free speech.