Look what we have here. If you remember, we informed you a few days back about the security bug in Facebook’s DYI (Download Your Information) tool that exposed contact details of almost 6 million users. In response, the company apologized and mentioned that the effect of the bug was minimal, as people who received their
For over two weeks now, Google has aggressively asked the federal government to allow them to publish the exact numbers of data requests they’re getting from the National Security Agency (NSA). Even after the exposing of the NSA PRISM program and other previously classified information, the federal government will not cave into the pressure. Google recently
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated publicly on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that Edward Snowden was indeed present in Russia but that Russia would not be arresting him, nor would they detain him for extradition as per request of the United States.
Facebook is experimenting with a lot of mobile-centric ideas, aiming to take the social network’s presence beyond just Facebook. Although it has reportedly been in the works for well over a year, it appears as though Facebook is working on a news aggregating app.
The social networking giant, Facebook discovered a critical vulnerability in their software that compromised the email addresses and phone numbers of almost 6 million users.
Want to know Facebook’s official explanation as to what really happened in what is undoubtedly a massive privacy breach? Also included is the email sent out by Facebook to 6 million users explaining the same.
Facebook has finally unveiled the much hyped Vine rival dubbed as “Video for Instagram” during the press conference in California. This news did not come as a surprise as it was all over the internet as soon as the event invites reached the press. Video for Instagram allows users to record short videos of up
It has been revealed that Facebook might be working with the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer – Samsung – to launch the Facebook phone. In the past, we have seen how Facebook feature phones including HTC ChaCHa and HTC First failed to impress the users.
Facebook today updated its app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update brings a host of new privacy features as well as new status icons, while bumping the version number up to 6.2.
Facebook takes the big step in being the first company to reveal government data request numbers as well as include national security stats in their report.
Sources inside Facebook claim the social media giant is in serious negotiations with the U.S. Justice Department in an effort to allow the public to see how federal information requests work. This disclosure would also include all requests under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
Twitter has been taking the world by storm for quite some time now and it was already creeping into the world of Facebook by way of people posting hashtags in status updates. Prepare to see this a lot more often.
Google currently sits in an envious position as a survey has revealed that almost all Americans have a ‘favorable’ view of the company.
The Zeus virus, which first appeared a few years ago has returned, and it is using Facebook to spread itself again. The Zeus virus is a very powerful Trojan horse, and once activated it will steal your bank account information once you log into your on-line bank account system. Zeus is a type of botnet
Zynga shuts down three US studios to stay afloat in the social gaming market.
Pinterest has opened up to nude photographs, reverting a previous ban and offering a potentially very different service to rival social image networks, which restrict nudity.
Facebook recently announced that after receiving numerous complaints from advertisers and women’s rights advocates, they will be changing their policy on any form of ‘humor’ that contains violence against women. FB also says that many women’s advocacy groups will be given direct contact with Facebook staff to alert them about offensive material being posted. Marne Levine
The first true Facebook phone – the HTC First – hasn't been doing too well in the US, so Facebook has decided to delay the phone's launch across Europe until they can improve the custom Facebook Home launcher.
Media giant Rupert Murdoch has warned that Facebook's reign may go the way of MySpace as people spend less time on the social network.
BGR is reporting that AT&T is discontinuing the HTC First. Sales clearly haven't gone well given the significant price drop that occurred quickly after launch. AT&T claims it's just a regular promo, but we have our doubts.