Personal Data for Half-Billion Facebook Users Found on Hacker WebsitePersonal account details of more than 500 million Facebook users from more than 100 countries have been found on a website for hackers.
California Attorney General Becerra Takes Legal Action Over Facebook Privacy PracticesCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Wednesday that his office is taking legal action against Facebook over the social media giant’s privacy practices.
Facebook Suspends 'Tens Of Thousands' Of Apps In Wake Of Cambridge AnalyticaFacebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Hundreds Of Millions Of Phone Numbers Once Tied To Facebook Accounts Posted OnlineA feature that Facebook shut down in the wake of last year's Cambridge Analytica scandal came back to haunt it on Wednesday.
Facebook Staff Had Concerns About 'Sketchy' Cambridge Analytica Year Before 2016 ElectionIn the emails, Facebook employees discussed for months how they would look into Cambridge Analytica's practices.
FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion Over Privacy ViolationsFederal regulators have fined Menlo Park-based Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business.
Netflix Documentary 'The Great Hack' Explores Cambridge Analytica ScandalData has surpassed oil as the world's most valuable asset, according to the new Netflix documentary, 'The Great Hack.'
Report: FTC Approves $5 Billion Fine for FacebookMultiple news reports on Friday said the FTC has voted to fine Facebook almost $5 billion for privacy violations and mishandling user data. This would be the largest the FTC has handed down to a tech company.
Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth Shrank By $9 Billion Last YearFacebook was plagued by scandal and data breaches, and Mark Zuckerberg's wealth shrank along with the Menlo Park-based company's fortunes.
DC Slaps Facebook With Latest Suit Targeting Privacy LapsesThe attorney general in the nation’s capital has filed a lawsuit against Menlo Park-based Facebook for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users.
Next Facebook Crisis? British Lawmaker Gets Internal DocumentsA British lawmaker who has led investigations into disinformation on the internet was annoyed that Mark Zuckerberg turned down his invitation to appear before parliament this week. He probably has Zuckerberg's attention now.
As Facebook Faces Fire, Heat Turns Up On Sheryl SandbergFor the past decade, Sheryl Sandberg has been the poised, reliable second-in-command to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, helping steer Facebook's rapid growth around the world, while also cultivating her brand in ways that hint at aspirations well beyond the social network.
Schumer Deflects Claims That He Pushed Colleagues To Go Easy On FacebookSenate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer defended himself Thursday against a report that he encouraged his colleagues to go easy on Facebook amid investigations into the social media giant's role in spreading Russian misinformation during the 2016 presidential campaign.
UK Fines Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal, EU Seeks AuditBritish regulators slapped Facebook on Thursday with a fine of 500,000 pounds ($644,000) — the maximum possible — for failing to protect the privacy of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook Has Lost 30% Of Its Value Since JulyFacebook is taking steps to address criticism that its platform has been hijacked by bad actors, but investors are bailing.