At its core, privacy is the agency individuals assert over what information about themselves they share and to whom they share that information. Online, concerns about privacy manifest themselves everywhere—from surveillance by government agencies like the NSA and the FBI to corporate data-collection by tech companies like Facebook and Google.
Facebook wants you to trust it with your nudes
The social network says it wants to fight revenge porn.
Amazon Rekognition was always destined to be a privacy nightmare
'Once dangerous face surveillance systems are built and deployed, the harm can’t be undone.'
How to livestream Mark Zuckerberg’s E.U. testimony on May 22
It was originally planned as a secret meeting.
The #DeleteFacebook campaign was a resounding failure
Facebook didn't just survive the Cambridge Analytica crisis, it thrived during it.
Facebook launches Youth Portal, a social media guide for Generation Z
The site focuses on privacy, security, and safety.
Facebook suspends 200 apps as part of Cambridge Analytica cleanup
The social giant didn't specify which apps were removed.
Researchers discover major flaw in email encryption
A critical PGP flaw could expose your past emails.
Another leak has exposed the sensitive data of 3 million Facebook users
The incident has several ties to Cambridge Analytica.
A sketchy tech company can track any smartphone in the U.S. within seconds
The FCC and major mobile carriers are looking into it.
The Signal encryption app isn’t so secure after all
The disappearing messages aren't entirely disappearing.
Apple is purging apps that violate its privacy policies
It's not clear how many apps have been affected.
An encrypted messaging feature was found buried in Twitter’s Android app
The company did not provide a release date.
Facebook only gives employees a privacy tool everyone should have
The warning is named after an evil 'Lord of the Rings' character.
Facebook terminates employee who bragged about stalking women on Tinder
The social network's privacy problems are only getting worse.