The company is allowing users to see the activity that Facebook tracks outside its service via its "like" buttons and other means. Users now have the option to turn off the tracking.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
The social media platform said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
By Mae Anderson, Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
Companies say the practice helps improve their services. But users aren't typically aware that humans and not just computers are reviewing audio.
By Nate Halverson, Reveal
Every year, more people are playing games on their phones, and a category of apps called social casinos has quickly become a multi-billion dollar industry. But are game developers targeting vulnerable users, with Facebook’s help and massive trove of personal…
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press
France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech companies like Google and Facebook despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine.
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said she immediately reported her involvement in a Facebook group, whose members mocked migrants and lawmakers, to an oversight division.
By Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press
The new documentary "The Great Hack" captures how Facebook's cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy. But it doesn't prove claims in the movie that the ill-gotten data helped elect Donald Trump.
We asked five experts with backgrounds in data security and tech law if FaceApp worries them. Their resounding answer was yes.
By Marcy Gordon, Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company.
By Associated Press
The probe comes as a growing number of lawmakers have called for stricter regulation or even breaking up of the big tech companies, which have come under intense scrutiny following a series of scandals that compromised users' privacy.
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