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The Monopoly-Busting Case Against Google, Amazon, Uber, And Facebook

Antitrust crusaders have built up serious momentum in Washington, but so far, it’s all been theory and talk. Groups like Open Markets have made a strong case that big companies (especially big tech companies) are distorting the market to drive out competitor...

Russian Firms ‘Scraped’ Data from Facebook for Facial Recognition

On the same day Facebook announced that it had carried out its biggest purge yet of American accounts peddling disinformation, the company quietly made another revelation: It had removed 66 accounts, pages and apps linked to Russian firms that build facial rec...

It shouldn’t be a surprise that Facebook is conducting mass surveillance through its apps

Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had n...

Facebook Is Tracking You Even If You’re Not on Facebook

Facebook’s problems just keep accumulating, drip by drip—or more like splash by splash. It...

THIS IS HOW TO STOP FACEBOOK’S ADVERTISING NETWORK TRACKING YOU ONLINE

Part of what makes companies like Facebook and Google so valuable, is that they oversee vast treasur...

Think Facebook knows a lot about you? Google is WORSE!

Facebook has hit the headlines in recent weeks over its handling of your private data, and now the s...

Facebook is listening to everything for more than conversation-based ads

Facebook has the ability to spy on users in their homes and offices because of the official Facebo...

Facebook ‘password stealer’ websites are scams – will infect your computer or phone with dangerous malware

NOSY parkers who try to access lovers or pals Facebook accounts could end up getting into trouble th...

Former Facebook executive says Google, Facebook are ‘surveillance states’ and risk more regulation

Even though he was once an executive at Facebook, Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO of Social Capital He...

Iranian hackers used female ‘honey pot’ on social media to lure targets, finds new research

Hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have impersonated a young female photog...