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Woman Sues DEA Agent Over Use Of Private Photos On Phony Facebook Page In Her Name; Gov’t Calls Practice ‘Legitimate’

The U.S. Justice Department said it is reviewing the case of a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who impersonated a woman and created a Facebook page using her own cellphone photos without her knowledge to communicate with suspected criminals.

10/07/2014

Drag queens Sister Roma (left) and Heklina (2nd from left) listen as San Francisco Supervisor David Campos (R) speaks during a press conference at City Hall, September 17, 2014. (CBS)

Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens For ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook is apparently changing its tune on a policy requiring users to register by their “real name,” and could apologize to members drag queens and others offended by the new regulations as early as Wednesday.

10/01/2014

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Facebook To Allow Users To Log In To 3rd Party Apps Anonymously

Facebook says it will let users log in to apps anonymously, without sharing their identities and personal information with mobile applications they don’t trust.

04/30/2014

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Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Pages Similar To Facebook

A small group of Twitter users got a revamp of their profiles that represent a dramatic change for the familiar website.

04/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Detective Reveals What Child Molesters Look For In Social Media Profiles

Mountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.

02/17/2014

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LinkedIn Confirms Report Of Stolen Passwords

Business social network LinkedIn has confirmed that passwords have been stolen and leaked onto the Internet, but did not indicate that the number was more than 6 million, as has been reported.

06/06/2012

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Facebook Security Flaw Allowed Access To User Accounts

Security firm Symantec said it has discovered a security flaw in Facebook that inadvertently gives advertisers and other outside parties access to people’s accounts.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

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Facebook Offers New Way To Sort Friends, Copy Info

Facebook is introducing tools that will make it easier for people to separate their online friendships into different groups and copy all the personal information they have posted on the website.

CBS San Francisco–10/06/2010

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