Mark Zuckerberg is 'optimistic' Facebook can identify child predators even in encrypted systems using the same tools it used to fight election interference.
UK urges social media companies to build ‘backdoors’ to give intelligence agencies access to their messaging platforms.
Facebook downplayed the extent of the exposure saying the number of accounts so far confirmed was around half of the reported 419 million.
The plaintiffs also accuse Apple of lying to Congress in written answers to questions about its privacy policies.
Twitter apologises for their mistake and has corrected the issue.
The catch is Amazon can use this data to improve its general marketing, products and services, unrelated to the shopping assistant.
The hotline allows the public to send photographs of those who light up in no-smoking zones.
The minister says this may be in addition to the proposed anti-stalking law.
Rosie Dehgani claims a male hotel employee entered her room last year when she was about to sleep.
Apple launches a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information.
The American Civil Liberties Union had opposed the proposal, arguing the questions would create 'an environment ripe for profiling and discrimination.'
However, Google's new tools are not expected to significantly curtail its ability to collect data.
Security services firm LGMS founder CF Fong says the government should set up a centralised 'do not call' registry.
Belgium’s privacy watchdog argues Facebook violates the fundamental rights of millions of residents of the country.
The Federal Trade Commission says the penalty by the social network is the largest ever in a children's privacy investigation.
Information collected by apps included personal details regarding body weight, pregnancy status, ovulation, and home shopping.
The disclosure comes as messaging and other applications race to improve security and privacy.
The investigation focuses on whether the social media giant failed to honour previous privacy commitments when Cambridge Analytica gained access to information about millions of users.
It is said that in Germany, Facebook will no longer force its users to pool data from third-party apps.
Americans warn European counterparts about the dangers of using Huawei's 5G technology.
After a series of scandals on data protection and privacy, Facebooks is making a rebound,
The size of the Facebook fine couldn’t be learned.
Investors are concerned about snowballing legal and regulatory efforts over data use polices that have upset many customers and could carry significant penalties and costs.
The social network has admitted that up to 87 million users may have had their data hijacked by Cambridge Analytica.