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June 4, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, followed by Joel Kaplan, Facebook's vice president of global public policy, during a break in congressional testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 10, 2018. The company formed data-sharing partnerships with Apple, Samsung and dozens of other device makers, raising new concerns about its privacy protections. (Lawrence Jackson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Facebook disputes report it grants phone makers deep data access
June 4, 2018 - 8:34am
June 2, 2018
In the weeks ahead, Facebook will pop up in your News Feed with a call to review some settings. It won't change your defaults - but it's a good reminder you should change them by tapping manage data settings. MUST CREDIT: Facebook screenshot
Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now
June 2, 2018 - 12:52pm
June 1, 2018
Facebook is discontinuing its troubled "trending" section, the social network announced Friday. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Facebook is shutting down its notorious 'trending' feature
June 1, 2018 - 1:47pm
May 25, 2018
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
May 25, 2018 - 12:40pm
May 24, 2018
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
May 24, 2018 - 3:02pm
May 21, 2018
Gregg Schaefer is the vice president of sales for Vaaler Insurance. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
May 21, 2018 - 8:05am
May 14, 2018
The Facebook logo is displayed for a photograph on an Apple iPhone.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Facebook suspends 200 apps following Cambridge Analytica scandal
May 14, 2018 - 9:52am
May 8, 2018
 The Equifax offices in Atlanta, Sept. 12, 2017. A new start-up, Truework, will try to compete with an Equifax service known as The Work Number, which helps employers handle requests to verify a person’s employment history and salary. (Kevin D. Liles/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
145 million Social Security numbers, 99 million addresses and more: Every type of personal data Equifax lost to hackers, by the numbers
May 8, 2018 - 1:38pm
May 3, 2018
Do you have a Twitter account? If so, change your password now, company says
May 3, 2018 - 4:17pm
May 1, 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks Tuesday at F8, Facebook's developer conference. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
Facebook's mission to connect people now includes helping them date
May 1, 2018 - 3:33pm
April 30, 2018
A T-Mobile sign in Times Square in New York, April 28, 2018. T-Mobile and Sprint, in reaching a merger deal Sunday, argue that combining is the only way they can fight back against the two industry leaders, Verizon and AT&T. (Jeenah Moon/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
T-Mobile and Sprint announce plans to merge
April 30, 2018 - 9:18am
April 26, 2018
The Facebook logo is displayed for a photograph on an Apple iPhone. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
April 26, 2018 - 11:05am
April 25, 2018
An example of "nudging" in the new Gmail.  Google.
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
April 25, 2018 - 8:56am
April 12, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, April 11, 2018.   (Lawrence Jackson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Analysis: No, Mark Zuckerberg, we're not really in control of our data
April 12, 2018 - 1:29pm
April 10, 2018
Cardboard cut outs of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, set out in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, April 10, 2018. Testifying before senators, Zuckerberg faced tough questions on Facebook's mishandling of data in a series of debacles over the past year. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times
Facebook's most popular Black Lives Matter page was a scam run by a white Australian, report says
April 10, 2018 - 5:40pm