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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 themselves. There’s a Facebook password stealer scam doing the rounds – and if you fall foul of it there could be grave consequences. This "Facebook Pa...

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 Hedosophia Holdings, favors investing in Amazon instead, he told CNBC’s “Fast Money: Halftime Report” on Thursday. President Donald Trump...

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...

Saving face: Facebook wants access without limits

When Chicago resident Carlo Licata joined Facebook in 2009, he did what the 390 million other users...

Top 5 Social Media Scams

Scammers have been working their way into the social media networks to trick people into giving over...

Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you probably realize

Whenever you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling that you’re being watched? An ad pops u...

Facebook denies fresh allegation that it does collect the text you decided against posting

Facebook collects all content that is typed into its website, even if it is not posted, a tech consu...

Facebook accused of tracking all users even if they delete accounts, ask never to be followed

A new report claims that Facebook secretly installs tracking cookies on users’ computers, allowing...

What facebok knows about you: how facebook is (and isn’t) using your data

You’re probably familiar with Facebook advertising. If you’re in marketing, you may even use...