Facebook Audit: Thousands Of Apps Investigated, 200 Suspended For Mishandling Users' Data

Tech | Kyle Perisic
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) | Facebook Suspends 200 Apps

Facebook users may have given an app permission to collect their friends’ data

Facebook Is Getting Sued For Collecting Your Data Without Telling You

Tech | Kyle Perisic
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) | Facebook Getting Sued For Privacy Breach

They’re seeking $5 million in damages

UK Orders Cambridge Analytica To Turn In Data Or Face Criminal Charges

Tech | Kyle Perisic
Signs for company Cambridge Analytica in the lobby of the building in which they are based on March 21, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

Cambridge Analytica has 30 days to appeal the order

Facebook Researching Ad-Free Subscription Model To See If More People Will Join The Site

Tech | Kyle Perisic
Facebook Getty Images/Dan Kitwood

2 billion users isn’t enough, apparently

Cambridge Analytica Is No More

Business | Eric Lieberman
Alexander Nix, CEO of Cambridge Analytica arrives at the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London, Britain, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

‘Unfounded accusations’

Al Franken Cares About Privacy So Much He'll Speak About It Overseas

US | Thomas Phippen
Political satirist Al Franken speaks during a news conference at Air America Radio studios August 25, 2004 in New York City. Franken urged New Yorkers and Americans across the country who are opposed to the Bush presidency to open their windows and shout the moment the President takes the stage in New York to deliver his address to the National Republican Convention. Dubbed the "Great American Shout-Out", Franken is urging New Yorkers to yell "Fuggedaboutit", a play on the phrase "Forget about it." (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

His first speech will be in Europe, of course

Mark Zuckerberg's Prepared Testimony Omits Everything That Happened From 2008-2012

Tech | Virginia Kruta
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote address during the Facebook f8 conference on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the conference introducing a Timeline feature to the popular social network. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘…slightly partisan and incomplete.’

Zuckerberg: Fixing Facebook Will Be A 'Multi-Year Effort'

US | Eric Lieberman
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 30: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening keynote at the Facebook f8 conference on April 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Facebook is hosting the one-day developers conference for the first time since 2011 and over 1500 developers are expected to attend. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Zuckerberg: Facebook 'Multi-Year Effort'

‘A big shift for us’

Clinton Campaign Asked For Data On Users' Friends, Contacts

Politics | Audrey Conklin
FILE -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton looks at traveling press secretary Nick Merrill's mobile phone onboard her campaign plane in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, November 5, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘A work-around’

Hey, Zuck, Cambridge Analytica Wasn't The First Of Its Kind

op-ed | Scott Walter
Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Exploiting data to get your guy elected was old hat for the left

Sudden Consumer Data Outrage In The Age Of App Madness Is Bizarre And Dumb

op-ed | Cameron Smith
mobile apps Shutterstock/Radu Bercan

Companies have treasure troves of data about us and it’s really helpful for everyone

Is Facebook Complicit In The Cambridge Analytica Outrage?

op-ed | Gregory Keeley
Facebook Getty Images/Dan Kitwood

To date, government bureaucracies have proven inept at keeping pace with the media ecosystem

The Russia Probe Is Dying - Top Sen. Intel Dem Lets Slip #Resistance's Next Move

Politics | Christian Datoc
Mark Warner (CBS)

‘We have to get our arms around this…’

Dem Lawmaker Threatens Zuckerberg With Subpoena If He Refuses To Testify

Politics | Chris White
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges a cheer from the crowd before receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, as fellow honorary degree recipient actor James Earl Jones (L) looks on, during the 366th Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘You have an obligation to testify’

FACT CHECK: Did Cambridge Analytica 'Hack' Facebook?

Politics | Emily Larsen
FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica, March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

‘The Facebook hack is a HUGE deal’

Before You Go To Sleep Tonight, Check Under Your Bed For Google And Facebook

op-ed | Robert Epstein
AFP/Getty Images, Reuters/Jose Miguel Gomez

Google and Facebook have complete control over what you see and the order in which you see it