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Facebook privacy tweaks include pop-up warnings about public postings

TORONTO – Facebook admits it’s had its fair share of fumbles and stumbles when it comes to privacy.

So the social media giant, which has 19 million regular users in Canada and 1.23 billion globally, is rolling out a few tweaks to help users better understand how to control who sees their posts. 433 more words


Facebook Admits Users Are Confused About Privacy, Will Show More On-Screen Explanations

Facebook today offered reporters a deep dive on how it handles privacy and previewed some upcoming changes. The company revealed it does 80 trillion privacy checks per day on the backend to make sure data isn’t wrongly exposed. 698 more words


The 'Privacy Dinosaur' urges Facebook users to check their privacy settings

Facebook has introduced a blue cartoon Zuckersaurus-Rex, or some other type of dinosaur, to warn users when they are about to post something publicly.

Facebook has always had an interesting relationship with its users and their… 503 more words


5 Facebook Privacy Settings You May Have Missed

When I coach people on how to use Facebook I emphasize that although Facebook encourages you to share, you are ultimately in control of how you share your data. 577 more words


Zuckerberg voices frustration with Obama over NSA spying

NEW YORK – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. 548 more words


Facebook Privacy: Some Useful Tips

Hey everyone,

I wanted to write this post as a sort of conclusion to the various privacy issues that I have been discussing for the past number of weeks. 561 more words

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Privacy groups lodge complaint over Facebook's acquisition of Whatsapp

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Facebook’s recent acquisition of WhatsApp in a deal worth $19 billion. 591 more words