Protestors descend upon Capitol Hill to contest the certification of the Presidential Election. – Washington, USA – 06 January 2021 (Shutterstock) By Alex Newhouse, The Conversation The attack on the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 was shocking, but no one following right-wing activity on social media should have been surprised. The attempt by President […]
Popular social media icons Whatsapp, Facebook, and others on smartphone screen close up. BELGRADE – JULY 11, 2014 (Shutterstock) By Diana Shiller, Investigator, Division of Marketing Practices, FTC Have you seen a message on WhatsApp or Facebook offering you free help during the pandemic? People have reported seeing messages that seem to be from […]
Off-Facebook Activity has been more than a year in the making and fulfils a pledge made by Mark Zuckerberg at last year's F8 developer conference to give users greater control over how their data is used.
By Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC News Facebook is drawing back the veil to show what data it collects on users. Many may not like what they see. A feature in settings called Off-Facebook Activity will show all the apps and websites that send information about you to Facebook, which is then used to target ads more […]
Social media is the perfect platform for updating friends, family and the world about your life. If you are in an accident, your first instinct may be to post an update to your Facebook wall or Twitter profile. Stop right there! Legal professionals advise clients to keep any sensitive information to themselves if they want any […]