by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 24, 2014
The social media giant quietly changed its policy earlier this month.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 8, 2014
Facebook's plan to start looking through users private messages could be the needed catalyst for better privacy protections.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on April 29, 2014 Updated: May 6, 2014
She wanted to hide her pregnancy from big data. How hard could that be? Turns out hiding from Google and Facebook is almost impossible.
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by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 9, 2014 Updated: April 9, 2014
Facebook shareholders called out the social network for backing politicians whose positions on public policy issues such as free speech, environment and LGBT rights don't align with Facebook's image.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 14, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg called up President Obama Thursday to vent his “frustrations” about the government surveillance programs.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on February 20, 2014
Facebook's $19 billion deal to buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp stirs up questions about privacy and aggressive advertising for the startup's 450 million users.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on February 4, 2014 Updated: April 1, 2014
In ten years, Facebook has expanded out of college dorms nationwide to a multi-billion dollar juggernaut that connects everything in everyday life.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on December 31, 2013
Before we ring in the New Year, let's take a look at how your personal data's privacy and security was compromised in 2013.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on November 15, 2013
While Google and Facebook make new investments in renewable energy, their ties to climate change denying politicians and organizations continues to come under question.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 17, 2013 Updated: October 19, 2013
Scientists are increasingly turning to creative methods, such as social media and crowdsourcing, to tackle big scientific problems.