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Facebook sharing users’ data with telecom firms, phone makers: Report

A confidential Facebook document reviewed by The Intercept has revealed that the social networking giant is offering private data of its users without their knowledge or consent to 100 different..
BGR India - Published Also reported by •

See photos: Woman covers car with cow dung to beat the heat; Internet goes crazy

With the temperatures soaring high, people across the country are finding unique ways to beat the heat in this sweltering summer season. But one Ahmedabad is going viral online for beating the..
Mid-Day - Published

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Groom Posts Online Poll to Try & Convince Bride-to-Be to Screen Soccer Final During Their Reception [Video]Groom Posts Online Poll to Try & Convince Bride-to-Be to Screen Soccer Final During Their Reception

Weddings are stressful enough, so would you leave it up to online strangers to vote on part of the festivities? Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.

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Facebook building cryptocurrency system - WSJ [Video]Facebook building cryptocurrency system - WSJ

Facebook is attempting to dive deeper into its users lives by planning a digital coin payments system to use on its site and other e-commerce platforms across the Web. Lisa Bernhard reports.

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Nearly 5 Billion Facebook Users Will Be Deceased by the Century's End [Video]Nearly 5 Billion Facebook Users Will Be Deceased by the Century's End

Nearly 5 Billion Facebook Users Will Be Deceased by the Century's End According to Oxford University, there could be more dead accounts than live ones by 2100. In a study, researchers estimate that..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:18Published

NY State Investigating Facebook Over Data Collection Practices [Video]NY State Investigating Facebook Over Data Collection Practices

New York's attorney general opened an investigation after Facebook admitted it had collected users' email contacts without consent.

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10 things in tech you need to know today [Video]10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook is estimating that it could be subject to a $3 billion to $5 billion fine by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). That estimate is according to the company's earnings report filed on..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published

Facebook Expects Record Fine [Video]Facebook Expects Record Fine

Social media giant Facebook announced on Wednesday in its financial earnings report that it expects to be fined $3-5 billion by the Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations. Gizmodo reports that..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:41Published

Data harvesting: Facebook copied contacts from 1.5 million users [Video]Data harvesting: Facebook copied contacts from 1.5 million users

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — Facebook has admitted to 'unintentionally' harvesting the contact lists of more than 1.5 million of its users, according to Business Insider. The report states that the..

Credit: TomoNews US     Duration: 01:49Published

Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users [Video]Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said on Wednesday it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Facebook Wants More Censorship After Christchurch Massacre [Video]Facebook Wants More Censorship After Christchurch Massacre

According to Business Insider, "Facebook is going to stop users from posting live videos if they have broken the company's community guidelines in the past... The change... follows the Christchurch..

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ScubaLab Live Gear Q&A — 10-27-2016 [Video]ScubaLab Live Gear Q&A — 10-27-2016

Check out our first Facebook live video with Scuba Diving magazines's own ScubaLab Director, Roger Roy. We answered Facebook users gear questions. Want to know how we test scuba gear? We answered..

Credit: Scuba Diving Magazine     Duration: 21:14Published

540 Million Facebook User Records Exposed [Video]540 Million Facebook User Records Exposed

Researchers at the cybersecurity firm UpGuard on Wednesday said it discovered the existence of two datasets together containing the personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users. Both data..

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New York investigating Facebook over storage of 'unauthorised' email contacts

New York Attorney General Letitia James said on Thursday she is investigating Facebook Inc's unauthorised storage of up to 1.5 million Facebook users' email contact databases, the latest privacy issue..
Reuters India - Published

Facebook users care less about privacy than regulators

Facebook Inc is preparing for a record-setting fine from U.S. regulators over privacy issues, but Wall Street shrugged at the looming penalty after the company added users and trounced profit..
Reuters India - Published

Facebook-owned apps down again for users worldwide

Exactly a month after Facebook and its family of apps suffered its longest -- almost 24 hours -- world-wide outage, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook users from around the world on Sunday were again..
Sify - Published

Facebook asking users for their email passwords

Facebook is asking users to disclose passwords to their personal email accounts in order to access the social networking platform, the media reported.
Sify - Published

Facebook launches new tools to improve engagement ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Facebook users will soon be able to watch short video clips of candidates contesting from their constituencies.
Firstpost - Published

Change Facebook password, turn on 2FA now: Experts

After a report revealed around 200-600 million Facebook users may have had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by over 20,000 Facebook employees, cybersecurity experts are..
Sify - Published

Facebook stored users passwords in 'readable' form

Facebook on Thursday said it has fixed a security issue wherein millions of its users' passwords were stored in plain text and "readable" format for years and according to reports, were searchable by..
Sify - Published

Facebook, Instagram down for some users across the globe

Social media users in parts of United States, Japan and some parts Europe were affected by the outage.
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Facebook tracking users who threaten its workers: Report

Facebook has been monitoring and tracking locations of those users who can pose threat to its employees or physical properties, the media reported.
Sify - Published

Google to shut down its data-vacuuming app on iOS devices

Yesterday, we reported that Facebook paid $20 to some users to obtain their data as part of a research project since 2016. Now, a report by Techcrunch suggests that the social media network is not..
BGR India - Published

National Voters Day 2019: Facebook and Google remind voters to register with EIC

Facebook and Google, two of the most popular service and platforms in India, have started reminding voters to register ahead of national voters day. The reminder is being pushed by Google to Android..
BGR India - Published

Facebook planned to sell users’ data in 2012: Report

Facebook considered selling users’ data to companies some years ago but later decided to act against it, the media reported. According to that viewed an unredacted court document,..
BGR India - Published Also reported by •Sify

Facebook tracks even those Android users who don’t have the app: Study

Making things worse for Facebook, which is already mired in controversies surrounding data leaks of tens of millions of its users, new research has found that the social media giant tracks even those..
BGR India - Published

Cost of quitting FB? It might be ₹70,000/year

Facebook, with over two billion global users, is among the social media websites that provide access at no cost. The researchers found that Facebook users would require an average of over $1,000 or..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP vs Congress: Online battle for 90cr hearts & minds in 2019 LS polls

India already has close to 900 million eligible voters, and an estimated half-a-billion have access to the Internet. India has 300 million Facebook users and 200 million on WhatsApp messaging service...
IndiaTimes - Published

Online battle for 900 million hearts and minds: India braces for Lok Sabha election

India has 300 million Facebook users and 200 million on WhatsApp messaging service. The 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be the biggest ever test of the role of social media in an election.
IndiaTimes - Published

Facebook says it didn't allow sharing users data with third parties

Facebook has reiterated that it never allowed its partners like Netflix or Spotify to access users' private messages without their permission.
Sify - Published

'FB gave tech giants access to private messages'

Embroiled in a massive data breach following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has been reeling from a series of privacy scandals. In March, it was revealed that a British political consulting..
IndiaTimes - Published

New Facebook bug exposed photos of up to 6.8 million users for 12 days

The company said it would send an alert through Facebook to notify users whose photos may have been exposed by the latest issue
DNA - Published

Facebook redesigns ‘Life Events’ feature; adds animated photos and videos

Facebook has announced a redesign of its ‘Life Events’ feature, which enables users to share important moments with friends and family. It will now enable people to add animated photos and videos..
BGR India - Published

FAKE ALERT: Actor's death pic of 2015 viral again

Many Facebook users are posting photos clicked after veteran actor MS Narayana passed away in 2015 along with captions expressing grief and shock in his “sudden demise”.
IndiaTimes - Published

Targeted Facebook ads helped Trump win 2016 US elections

Micro-targeted advertising on Facebook was very effective in persuading undecided voters to support Donald Trump during the 2016 US presidential elections, a study has found. According to the..
DNA - Published

Mark Zuckerberg took Tim Cook's criticism so personally, he barred employees from using iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook would probably be more cautious when he says anything against Facebook. Following the CEO's remark on Facebook and its handling of user privacy, Mark Zuckerberg reportedly ordered..
DNA - Published

Security challenge

There is some tough business cropping up for start-ups. As the proposed Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 looms, these new-age firms have to work their way up in ensuring pricey data of all sorts is..
DNA - Published

Facebook to launch its ‘Unsend’ feature for Messenger soon; users will have 10 min to delete the messages

Facebook is finally gearing up to launch a new feature of its Messaging platform, the Facebook Messenger. According to new release notes for the latest version of Messenger for iOS, the company claims..
BGR India - Published

Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads

Britain's information watchdog has asked Facebook's lead European regulator to investigate how the company targets, monitors and shows adverts to users, saying it was concerned about some practices at..
DNA - Published

Private messages of 120 mn Facebook users hacked: Report - Published Also reported by •Sify

UK watchdog fines Facebook $644,000 over users' data breach

Britain's Information Commissioner has slapped Facebook with a fine of 500,000 pounds (USD 644,000) 'the maximum possible' for its behavior in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
DNA - Published

Facebook now allows users to add songs to photos, videos - Published

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