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Privacy Teens take Instagram seriously — and it's costing some of them their personal data

Throughout the summer, Stier repeatedly tried to raise the issue with government regulators. Stier got a response from Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC), a government entity responsible...

Privacy How To Keep Your Instagram Data Private & Block Apps From Sharing It

You can use the app's updated security settings to keep your Instagram data private and block other apps from sharing it too. The new security feature mirrors Facebook's in that it will ask you for...

Privacy Instagram now lets you control which apps can access your account data

In addition to providing a handy list of all websites which have access to your Instagram information, it’s adding a new authorization screen that asks for your explicit consent before sharing your...

Privacy Instagram gives you more control over data shared with third-party apps

It's adding more powerful controls over data sharing that let you quickly shut down a sketchy app. There's a new authorization screen that clarifies what a third-party app wants, and new privacy ...

Privacy Instagram Is Giving Users More Control Over Their Privacy

Instagram is giving its users a little more control over their privacy, particularly when it comes to third-party apps you connect to the service. You'll have an easier way to manage all of the ...

Privacy Instagram is ditching the ‘Follow’ tab, giving users a little more privacy

For years Instagram has shown users two different feeds when they tab on the heart icon found at the bottom of the app. This heart icon takes the user to the Activity feed, which shows the user all...

Privacy U.S. Senate tech critic challenges Zuckerberg to sell WhatsApp, Instagram to prove he’s serious about data privacy

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate’s most vocal detractor offered a challenge: Sell your WhatsApp and...

Privacy Senator challenges Facebook to sell Instagram, WhatsApp to prove it’s serious about data privacy

Lee’s office said the two discussed bias against conservatives on Facebook’s platform, regulation of online services, enforcement of antitrust laws in the tech industry and data privacy issues....

Privacy Hawley presses Facebook’s Zuckerberg at meeting to sell Instagram in name of privacy

By Sen. Josh Hawley urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to sell off Instagram and other holdings to demonstrate the company’s commitment to data privacy during an hour-long meeting with the tech...

Privacy It’s bizarrely easy to see private Instagram posts and share them with anyone you want

And if you wanted more proof that you should be careful about what kind of data you store on Facebook’s servers, even if temporarily, you need to read a new report. It turns out that private ...

Privacy No, That Instagram Privacy Hoax Isn’t Real. It Never Is.

Julia Roberts, Rob Lowe, and even current Secretary of Energy Rick Perry were among the many celebrities, politicians, and regular people who recently shared this Instagram post in an effort to ...

Privacy Instagram Hoax Rocks (And Truly Annoys) Internet, Many Celebrities

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An internet hoax went viral Wednesday faster ... Instagram didn’t change their privacy policy. Apparently, many fell for the hoax including some big celebrities with ...

Privacy Did You Fall For That Instagram Privacy Hoax? You're Not Alone

But most of all, it demonstrates a general lack of knowledge around privacy rules and what personal information of ours these online entities are entitled to possess. That so many were so quick to ...

Privacy Instagram Privacy Policy Hoax Shared by Rick Perry, Megan Rapinoe, Usher, and Julia Roberts

The fake Instagram privacy policy—similar to a Facebook hoax that's been circulating for a decade—fooled high profile account owners with millions of followers. A recent post circulating on ...

Privacy Why You Can Ignore That Instagram Privacy Hoax

Similarly, Instagram's Data Policy makes clear that it already collects information ... You can delete some of this information—your search history, for example—using your account's privacy settings.

Privacy Instagram Privacy Scare Isn’t a Good Look

After a hoax threatened some of the privacy already relinquished, Instagram’s users were quick to post, but not to leave Despite new initiatives from Google and Facebook, messing with privacy...

Privacy Did You Fall For That Instagram Privacy Hoax? You're Not Alone.

But most of all, it demonstrates a general lack of knowledge around privacy rules and what personal information of ours these online entities are entitled to possess. That so many were so quick to ...

Privacy These Tweets About The "New" Instagram Privacy Policy Are All Asking This 1 Question

Now that it's been debunked, these tweets about the "new" Instagram Privacy Policy show people are scratching ... it's because versions of it have been circling the internet the past few years on ...

Privacy Rick Perry Deletes Instagram Privacy Policy Hoax After Widespread Mockery:

United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry joined several celebrities and other gullible social media figures in sharing a hoax "Instagram privacy policy" change that harkens back to bogus...

Privacy After data incidents, Instagram expands its bug bounty

Facebook still still had apps illicitly collecting data on its users. Last year Instagram also choked developers’ access as the company tried to rebuild its privacy image in the aftermath of the ...