Facebook,privacy

11.23.15
Facebook quizzes are (still) a privacy threat (update)
11.23.15

Facebook quizzes are (still) a privacy threat (update)

New Facebook quiz that went viral is a good reminder why these quizzes are a privacy nightmare.

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11.09.15
Facebook must stop tracking non-users in Belgium, or else
11.09.15

Facebook must stop tracking non-users in Belgium, or else

Facebook has just two days to stop tracking Belgians that aren't signed up for the social network.

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10.19.15
Facebook will warn you if you're subject to government 'attacks'
10.19.15

Facebook will warn you if you're subject to government 'attacks'

If you've been the target of a cyberattack from a foreign land, Facebook will let you know.

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10.06.15
EU rules that US companies can't freely pull data out of Europe
10.06.15

EU rules that US companies can't freely pull data out of Europe

Europe says no to the "Safe Harbor" agreement that Google, Facebook and others have relied upon for years.

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08.28.15
How much should we trust tech companies?
08.28.15

How much should we trust tech companies?

Engadget editors Devindra Hardawar and Aaron Souppouris discuss why we're so quick to distrust tech companies, and whether it's fair.

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08.13.15
Facebook axed internship for student who exposed location flaw
08.13.15

Facebook axed internship for student who exposed location flaw

Facebook withdrew an offer of an internship to a Harvard student who exposed a serious privacy flaw in Messenger.

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08.10.15
Facebook oversight lets others find you by guessing phone numbers
08.10.15

Facebook oversight lets others find you by guessing phone numbers

Facebook's default settings make it easy to harvest the profiles of thousands of people just by guessing phone numbers.

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06.16.15
Belgium hauls Facebook to court over excessive tracking
06.16.15

Belgium hauls Facebook to court over excessive tracking

Belgium's privacy watchdog has sued Facebook, following through on a threat it made last month. It...

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06.04.15
Facebook Messenger only shares your location when you tell it to
06.04.15

Facebook Messenger only shares your location when you tell it to

Sharing your location with the person you're chatting with in Facebook Messenger isn't a new featu...

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