Meta is taking to court a law enforcement intelligence company for gathering data about users of its Facebook and Instagram properties. The lawsuit, filed in a federal court in California, alleges that Voyager Labs, an international scraping and surveillance service, improperly collected data from t...
The law aims to protect Americans by blocking and prohibiting all transactions from any social media company in, or under the influence of, China, Russia, and several other foreign countries of concern
Streaming video content from non-mainstream providers might make you an unwitting target of content piracy. If you get a bargain pricing offer, you risk becoming the victim of scammers and hackers, losing personal data, and having your financial assets stolen
The accounts can be used to run multiple pages and ad campaigns, creating new opportunities for online scams, disinformation, and election interference, according to the investigation by the Tech Transparency Project, a Washington, D.C.-based information and research organization that focuses on the...
In a survey of consumers, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that 85% had their Instagram accounts compromised, while 25% had their Facebook account hijacked
Keeping safe in cyberspace is increasingly difficult as crooks try to exploit uninformed users every chance they get. Add to that, virus and malware threats are never-ending. Here are five things in your control to help keep your digital activity safe
Fake social media accounts are usually associated with bot networks, but new research shows that many social media users are creating their own fake accounts for a variety of reasons
Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, is asking its Oversight Board for an advisory opinion on whether measures taken to squash dangerous Covid-19 misinformation should continue or be modified
Amazon alleges that the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups have attempted to orchestrate the placement of bogus reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products.
What does it mean for Facebook when the adult leaves the table, and the unprepared CEO then has nothing to turn him toward a less risky path? Let’s discuss that this week.
The social media platform for professionals was in the crosshairs of 52 percent of all phishing scams globally in the first quarter of 2022. This is the first time that hackers leveraged LinkedIn more often than any tech giant brand name like Apple, Google, and Microsoft
Online videos have cemented their place at the top of young people’s media hierarchies. However, video gaming did not increase dramatically during the pandemic. The top activities remain the same — online videos, gaming, and social media
Let’s talk about why Elon Musk likely got the offer of a board seat from Twitter, why he probably turned it down, and what will happen to his “hostile takeover” attempt
Facebook, Twitter and Google have made moves to prevent their platforms from being weaponized by purveyors of misinformation about the crisis in Ukraine. At the same time, Elon Musk has activated his Starlink satellite internet service over the country and has begun sending the hardware citizens wil...