The latest salacious video - promising ‘Naked Woman Eaten by a Shark’ - is just one in a long chain of viral video scams spread via Faceboook.
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Government requests for private Facebook data have increased by nearly 25% since the second half of 2013, the social networking giant has reported.
Facebook has opened its doors to privacy concerned users, but opening up a dedicated Tor link, guaranteeing that people who visit the social networking site through anonymous browsers aren't mistaken for botnets, Gizmodo reports.
Facebook has a system in place to scan public 'paste' sites for email address and password combinations to stay one step ahead of possible leaks, according to The Register.
Facebook is introducing a new feature targeted at users it believes are in or near a disaster zone to let their loved ones know they are okay, according to The Independent.
Thousands of Facebook addicts are feverishly sharing a "news report" claiming that from November 1st you'll be paying $2.99 every month to access the site.
Facebook scams tend to crop up in the run-up to a big Apple launch with around the same regularity as big Apple launches themselves. This week’s iPhone 6 launch is no exception.
A young man who got an email from Facebook ‘identifying’ him via Facebook tag in a series of photographs which turned out to be his mother as a young woman, says the incident “opens the door to larger and more difficult questions.”
But some things on Facebook haven’t changed - namely, the scams. It’s not that cybercriminals are unoriginal - it’s just that there are a few Facebook scams which work again and again. Here's why.
Sick-hearted scammers have proven themselves to have no morals once again, exploiting the death of Robin Williams with their latest Facebook scam.
Facebook's new Messenger app has spared privacy concerns after a list of Permisssions appears to show the app could be taking video of users in secret, according to the Washington Post.
Set up in the wake of Facebook's controversial 'experiment', the 99 Days project aims to work out a more profound question: does the site make us happy?
Almost everyone now has a Facebook account where posts and photos are frequently shared. However keeping track of what is posted can sometimes be a problem. Follow these 5 simple tips to get rid of content you no longer wish to share.
Callous cybercriminals have used the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy as a lure for Facebook scams - creating fake profiles for victims of the crash.
A link showing the nose of an airliner jutting above the waves, with the headline, ‘Malaysian Air Flight MH370 found by sailor’ has been circulating on Facebook this week, according to a report by Hoax-Slayer - but the link is a new scam.
Facebook has faced repeated controversy over privacy, with features such as Graph Search revealing information which users might have forgotten they ever “shared”. But there are steps users can take to manage the way Facebook uses their information.
With EPIC filing an FTC privacy complaint against Facebook, which is already the subject of a Consent Order due to a previous privacy settlement, the social network could be facing a hefty fine for emotion-based manipulation of the Newsfeed for research purposes.
European privacy regulators have demanded an explanation from Facebook over its alleged “psychological experiment”, in which thousands of unknowing site users’ News Feeds were manipulated in order to gauge their reaction.
Scammers and fraudsters think nothing of scraping the barrel of taste, if they believe it will help them earn a few dollars.
Beware the latest scam spreading on Facebook, claiming to offer free tickets to a Rolling Stones concert.