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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 Facebook overhauls group privacy settings and gives admins tools to scan rule-breaking posts in its war on toxic content

Facebook's private groups have been described as 'unmoderated black boxes,' where users have free rein to post toxic content.

Privacy California Supreme Court rules defense in murder case can obtain private Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts

“We believe that federal law prohibits an order requiring us to turn over private Facebook and Instagram account content of crime victims to a defendant and his defense lawyers,” Facebook said in a...

Privacy The Latest: Facebook mulls response to private posts ruling

In a statement, Facebook says it believes federal law prohibits any lower-court order requiring it to turn over private Facebook and Instagram content. The company says it will "continue to...

Privacy Ex-politician’s internet comments cost him big bucks, but he stands by his posts

Marcus sued claiming defamation, invasion of privacy and false light ... McNerney, meanwhile, said he never admitted to having 26 online identities. He says he logged on to post comments, while ...

Privacy Facebook posts are better at predicting physical, mental health than traditional data, study says

Facebook is constantly under scrutiny for privacy issues and data collecting. Do a quick internet search of "Facebook and personal info" and the first few articles include phrases like "protect...

Privacy Facebook privacy concerns continue: using humans to label posts to help train AI systems

Facebook privacy concerns continue as it’s revealed ... The European Union’s year-old General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has strict rules about how companies gather and use personal ...

Privacy RPT-FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions

The company is facing regulatory investigations worldwide over an unrelated set of alleged privacy abuses involving the sharing of user data with business partners. The Wipro workers said they gain...

Privacy Facebook’s contract workers are looking at your private posts to train AI

Facebook confirmed to Reuters that the content being examined by WiPro’s workers includes private posts shared to a select numbers of friends, and that the data sometimes includes users’ names and ...

Privacy Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions

The company is facing regulatory investigations worldwide over an unrelated set of alleged privacy abuses involving the sharing of user data with business partners. The Wipro workers said they gain...

Privacy New York City posts 4.6 million voters personal information online

The move means anyone can go online and search through the name ... While the city’s Board of Elections emphasized that the information was already public record, privacy advocates and even New...

Privacy IN: Insurer Posts List of STD Tests in Online Portal; Privacy and IIED Claims Dismissed

While attempting to reconcile with her husband, wife is tested for STDs. The insurer posts the list of diseases for which wife was tested in an online portal that is accessed by her husband as ...

Privacy Regulator asks Seven to remove online posts over child privacy breach

The broadcasting watchdog has taken the unusual step of asking Seven West Media to pull down social media and website posts that breached the television code. Last year, episodes of Channel Seven's...