Electronic Privacy Information Center

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber’s Revised Privacy Policy Could Allow Users To Be Tracked 24/7

The ride-hailing service Uber has announced a change in its privacy policy next month that could theoretically allow the application to track users’ movements at all hours of the day, even if they exit the app.

06/23/2015

Facebook

Consumer Group Files Complaint With FTC Over Facebook Mood Manipulation Study

A consumer privacy group has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of breaking the law when it performed a psychological experiment of its users without their knowledge or consent.

07/04/2014

Facebook

Privacy Rights Group Dislikes Facebook Facial Recognition Feature

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has announced plans to file a complaint with federal regulators over a Facebook feature that scans photographs and identifies users’ faces without their consent.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/09/2011

Facebook

Facebook To Allow Advertisers Re-Publish User ‘Likes’

Facebook users who check in to a store or “like” a brand may soon find those actions re-transmitted on their friends’ pages as a “Sponsored Story” paid for by advertisers.

CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011