News and Articles About Privacy concerns
The widespread outrage directed at Facebook for manipulating its users' emotions has the dating site, which has been routinely running experiments on its own users, perplexed.
Placemeter aims helps cities run more efficiently. But its tactics might creep you out.
Working in close quarters without walls can result in more than ease of collaboration. Here's how to ward off the sharing of germs and infections.
We never meant to upset you, said Facebooks Sheryl Sandberg in an apology that failed to acknowledge the polarizing content of the experiment itself.
Emotions are running high over an experiment where Facebook manipulated news feeds to see how users emotional states would be affected.
'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
If being spied on by an unmanned drone is up there on your list of worries, this Kickstarter project might be able to help.
All activity on the job search app will be private making it easier to search for a new job while at your current one.
The social giant is letting users modify their ad profiles while also gaining more information about them.
The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why.
The company's first ever 'Law Enforcement Disclosure' report details how government agencies are tapping customer lines to listen in on and record phone conversations.
"If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face."
Rather than assuming that new users wish to share their feeds with the entire Internet, Facebook will now implement default sharing among 'Friends.'
Take these fast, easy steps to keep your mug out of Google ads.
Can't quite pull the trigger on unfollowing someone? Baby steps.
While Snapchat's snaps dont necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
Instead of turning a blind eye to the growing backlash against identity-based social media, Facebook wants in.
The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.
In a world where digital patterns are meticulously and surreptitiously tracked by marketers, Janet Vertesi sought to conceal her pregnancy from the ever-watchful glare of big data.
Facebook's latest feature allows you to see which of your friends are near your physical location in real time.
Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns.
Oh, so, Google Glass won't turn you into a creepy, intrusive eyeborg? Right.
Twenty-four-year-old Antonio Ynoa is suing Google, YouTube and Dailymotion over video footage that captured him drunkenly attacking a JetBlue airline attendant in 2011.
The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
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