Amid disinformation campaign take-downs, Facebook employees, execs clash on how to handle political ads
Facebook needs to do more to stem the spread of disinformation on its platforms, employees said in an internal letter, including vetting and labeling political ads. Experts agree.
There isn’t yet a one-size-fits-all way to prepare for or respond to social-media search demands—or device searches—at the border. But there are guidelines.
App functionality or commercial demands sometimes require access to calendars, cameras, or contacts. Here, a basic, if crassly capitalistic, explanation is appropriate.
Facebook might not sell user data. But it has been trading deep access to it with tech powerhouses Amazon, Netflix, Huawai, and others, according to a New York Times report.
The massive data breach Facebook reported at the end of September isn’t quite as big as the company thought it might be. That might sound good, but it isn’t lik... Read More...
Like last week’s Kavanaugh hearings, Facebook’s acknowledgment of a cyberattack that led to a mass account reset alarmed officials and left key questions unanswered.
The 12th version of Apple’s browser will expand its Intelligent Tracking Prevention to shield users from tracking related to social networks’ commenting systems. Here’s why.
Fighting the spread of fake news bears similarities to fighting spam. Using tech and human insights, Facebook is essentially filtering it via flagging, fact checking, and feed demotion.
The WebAuthn authentication protocol, backed by Google, Microsoft, PayPal, and others (but notably not Apple), uses physical second factors like phones, and supports biometrics.
During their 75-minute Enigma Interviews talk, moderated by The Parallax, Alex Stamos of Facebook and Eva Galperin of EFF debated how online services should protect groups with varying vulnerabilities.
The first Enigma Interviews event will focus on the challenges Facebook and others face in protecting average users alongside high-profile hacking targets.
The social-networking giant’s chief security officer sounds off on why and how political campaigns should work together to fight attacks on their critical infrastructure and information.
Delegated Recovery, debuted alongside GitHub, unlocks linked accounts without texted log-in codes, secret questions, or emailed links. Its special sauce? Tokens sent over an encrypted connection.
End-to-end encryption can’t mask message metadata, which WhatsApp is now sharing with other Facebook companies. Here’s why—and how security experts advise responding.
The social network says it isn’t listening to users’ conversations to better target ads. For good measure, here are several ways to limit app access to your voice and online interactions.
A San Jose middle-school teacher angry at a newspaper’s characterization of her students’ potential recruits the Silicon Valley tech giant to help them succeed.
Facebook’s search struggles translate to a backhanded win for privacy.