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  1. Facebook really is spying on you – just not through your phone’s mic

    Facebook is now so good at watching what we do online — and even offline, wandering around the physical world — it doesn’t need to hear us…

  2. Apple launches new website devoted to privacy, showing off features of iPhones and Macs

    The feature comes as Apple contrast itself vs. companies like Facebook and Google, which rely on collecting data about their users and making it available to advertisers…

  3. Facebook says Russian firms ‘scraped’ data, including users’ photos to build facial recognition profiles for Russian government

    Facebook removed 66 accounts, pages and apps linked to Russian firms that build facial recognition software for the Russian government…

  4. FBI investigating Facebook security breach where attackers accessed 30 million users’ personal information

    Facebook revealed on Friday that a previously announced security breach on its platform…

  5. Facebook discovers security breach affecting 50 million users

    Facebook Inc. has discovered a security flaw affecting about 50 million user accounts…

  6. Facebook is giving advertisers access to users’ shadow contact information

    Last week, I ran an ad on Facebook that was targeted at a computer science professor…

  7. 42% of U.S. users have ‘taken a break’ from Facebook; 28% have deleted the Facebook app in the past year

    Significant shares of Facebook users have taken steps in the past year to reframe their relationship…

  8. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: I ‘fully admit’ our bias is ‘more left-leaning’

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Saturday that he ‘fully admit[s]’ Twitter employees share a largely left-leaning bias…

  9. Mark Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall

    Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took an almost $16 billion hit on Thursday…

  10. Facebook stock plunges as users vanish

    Facebook Inc’s stock fell as much as 24 percent after hours on Wednesday over concerns…

  11. Silicon Valley execs will convene in San Francisco to discuss privacy

    Privacy and government affairs officers from a number of the largest tech companies plan to convene..

  12. The 18 things you may not realize Facebook knows about you: Firm reveals the extent of its spying in a 454-page document to U.S. Congress

    The creepy ways Facebook spies on its users have been detailed in a bumper document…

  13. Apple pummels privacy-trampling Facebook

    In the early days of Apple, of course, the company’s Evil Empires were IBM and Microsoft…

  14. Facebook confirms sharing users’ personal data with Chinese companies

    Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies…

  15. Apple needs to advertise their strong commitment to privacy

    The greatest commercial in Apple history — perhaps all history — did not show an Apple product…

  16. Apple borks Facebook’s pervasive personal data-harvesting operation

    Apple’s software-focused event on Monday was a momentous moment — for Facebook…

  17. Apple requested ‘zero’ personal data in deals with Facebook – CEO Tim Cook

    “We’ve never been in the data business,” Apple CEO Tim Cook told NPR on Monday…

  18. Facebook CEO blasts Apple’s latest privacy protections as ‘cute virtue signaling’

    Apple is taking active steps to block Facebook’s data collection practices…

  19. Facebook gave personal data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon and Samsung

    Facebook struck agreements allowing phone and other device makers access to vast amounts of its users’ personal information…

  20. Mark Zuckerberg’s worldwide Facebook apology tour hits a snag in the EU

    Turns out “sorry” doesn’t seem to work as much for the social network’s chief anymore…

  21. How to remove third-party accounts like Facebook from your Mac

    With the release of iOS 11, Apple nixed its built-in integration with Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo…

  22. Apple responds to personal data request with 9MB file: The personal data archives from Facebook and Google were 881MB and 243MB respectively

    Following Facebook’s acknowledgement that it had let a political ad targeting firm scrape the personal data of millions of users…

  23. Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook user-data scandal

    Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign…

  24. Beleaguered Facebook heading down a troubled path

    The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica saga is not going away quietly, underscored by Mark Zuckerberg’s…

  25. Facebook points fingers Google, Amazon and Twitter for also harvesting user data

    Facebook wants users to know that it’s not the only one tracking their every move on the internet…

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