Facebook investigating claim employee used job to stalk women online

A security engineer who is employed at Facebook has been accused of using their “privileged access” to personal data to stalk women online. The allegation was made on Sunday night by Jackie Stokes, founder of the cybersecurity consulting firm, Spyglass Security. It is reportedly being investigated by Facebook. “Although we can’t comment on any individual personnel matters, we are aware […]

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Whatsapp Co-Founder Jan Koum Is Leaving Facebook

Whatsapp co-founder Jan Koum confirmed Monday that he is leaving the company. The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported earlier Monday that Koum was getting ready to leave over disagreements over the company’s direction and issues like encryption. Koum didn’t make any mention of those disagreements when announcing his departure, and instead simply said that it ws time to […]

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Facebook wants you to get notifications through your skin

It means Facebook fans will never miss a message or alert even at times when they can’t check a phone, such as during a meeting or even in church. The device could also come in handy if a user is driving or carrying bags in each hand. Research published by Facebook claims the invention is needed because it can be […]

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Warehouse worker is sacked for vile Alfie Evans joke on Facebook

Warehouse worker is sacked for making crude Facebook joke about Alfie Evans just hours after the brain-damaged youngster died The man, thought to be in his 20s, made sick comments in a ‘dark humour’ group He was marched off shift before employer iForce dismissed him for misconduct  Some of Alfie’s parents’ supporters also tried to infiltrate the group on Facebook […]

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‘Facebook is a morality free zone’: MPs blast social network boss

‘Facebook is a morality free zone’: MPs blast social network boss for using the courts to try and stop the privacy scandal being exposed Facebook chief technical officer Mike Schroepfer appeared before MPs today  He was grilled on how political adverts on Facebook work during elections  And he was lashed for how the network responded to a major privacy scandal   […]

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Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its 2 billion users. Now the social network is opening up about its decision-making over which posts it decides to take down, and why. On Tuesday the company for the first time published the 27-page guidelines, called Community Standards, that it gives […]

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Facebook regularly shared user data, claims app creator

The Cambridge University figure at the centre of the Facebook data scandal has claimed that the social network regularly handed its user data to academics without questioning how it would be used. Dr Aleksandr Kogan, who created an app that harvested 87 million Facebook users' data, which was then allegedly used by Cambridge Analytica for political purposes, revealed that Facebook […]

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