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Oct 26, 2021
A new issue has occurred, where Facebook is secretly harvesting data from iPhone users. There's also another issue, the users can't stop the tracking unless they delete the app. Facebook was caught red-handed, as they secretly harvested data from your iPhone, without users having any say about them doing it. What's worse is that they […]
Jul 5, 2021
Nine malicious apps have been found to collect users Facebook login details. These apps had around 5 million downloads by real-time users. This information was recently found by the anti-virus software company Dr Web that specialises in analysing various sources and exterminating any viruses that may be present. The full information has been posted on […]
Apr 5, 2021
Facebook was recently hacked, on Saturday to be more precise, allowing over 500M login details to be leaked on a hacking forum, containing the user's location, email, full name and associated phone numbers. Hudson Rock, a cybercrime intelligence database, CTO Alon Gal claims that most of the data found were actually genuine, according to the […]
Jan 19, 2021
WhatsApp was asked to change their terms of their agreement, as they wanted to collect your messages/data. Facebook has always wanted to collect your data in order to maximise their revenues - we presume. The Indian government has now asked them to stop. They may have asked them this as many of their citizens, in […]
Jan 12, 2021
As many would have heard, WhatsApp has had an update in its terms and conditions. Users would have received an in-app notification. "By tapping Agree, you accept the new terms, which take effect on February 8, 2021," the notification states. "After this date, you’ll need to accept the new terms to continue using WhatsApp. You […]
Nov 3, 2020
WhatsApp has confirmed that there will be an added ability to send self-destructing messages in order to add an extra layer of security for users. We all know Facebook has had quite a few issues with that over the years. Any message that you set to self destruct is only available for seven days. The […]
Jun 9, 2020
Facebook - Is a company that has been riddled privacy issues and concerns of late. After the Cambridge Analytica incident, Facebook lost many subscribers, to say the least. The two other limbs of the company, WhatsApp and Instagram were spared. However, there has been a new WhatsApp privacy issue found. The security researcher, Athul Jayaram, […]
Jun 3, 2020
Facebook has announced a new feature they're bringing to the table. Facebook Manage Activity is coming to help you move on from certain parts of your life. It helps you to bulk delete (trash) and archive your past posts. Manage Activity Lets You Delete and Archive Manage Activity is there to help you archive or […]
Mar 18, 2020
With all of the panic concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook has started removing legitimate URLs that are being shared as Facebook posts and comments. These URLs lead users to websites such as Medium, USA Today and Buzzfeed. As well as this, some posts and information concerning the coronavirus have been removed. Some but not all […]
Nov 12, 2019
As everyone and their dog probably knows is that Facebook has privacy issues. But now, Facebook has potentially taken this issue to a new level. It seems that Facebook is actively using iPhone users' camera when they're scrolling their feed. This issue was found by a user that uses the name Josh Maddux. This user […]
Oct 3, 2019
Social media platforms have evolved quite a bit since they first came on the scene. Now, we have the stories that we can share as well as Snapchat letting people send each other private images. Next comes the app 'Threads'. Haven't heard of it? Threads is a private sharing app made by Facebook to let […]
Aug 14, 2019
Yet again we have another scandal. Yet again, it's Facebook. Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe audio from Facebook users. The contract employees haven't been told where the audio clips have come from or where they have been recorded. They were only told to transcribe the audio that originated from […]
Jul 27, 2019
Facebook, back in 2016, a data mining and analytics firm named "Cambridge Analytica" misused Facebook user data. The misuse of data ended up influencing lots of voters in the 2016 US presidential elections. Then, in March 2018, Mark Zuckerberg then came out of his silence. He then provided a statement about the scandal between Facebook […]
Jul 3, 2019
As many people have noticed, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have all got problems with them. The main problems are that people can not log onto the apps. They also cannot see messages they were sent and posted images. Facebook had posted on their Twitter that they are aware of what is going on at the […]
Jun 10, 2019
Huawei has been put on the United State's Entity List, meaning that it cannot trade with any US companies. This is kinda old news now and a potentially severe blow for the China-based company. Now, the company has been dealt another blow. Facebook bans its app on Huawei phones. The App cannot be pre-installed on […]
Apr 14, 2019
Reports are coming in of Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp users experiencing major problems worldwide. Facebook services and servers are having technical issues in Europe, Malaysia and some parts of the US. Update: Asia is increasingly being hit. Popular website downdetector.com, that is used by users to log potential website problems, has been inundated with complaints […]
Apr 5, 2019
Tired of random people adding you to a WhatsApp group without your consent? Well, you're not the only one. In fact, it has been one of the most pronounced privacy issues on WhatsApp for long. This issue gains more prominence when elections are near, as political organizations have been known to add random people to […]
Mar 15, 2019
On Wednesday, we saw a massive outage on both Facebook and Instagram - with WhatsApp also experiencing some issues. Facebook has tweeted a mini statement blaming their issues on a server configuration change. The social media giant has now said that it has fixed the issue to its core facebook service and all of its […]
Mar 13, 2019
Multiple large social media and websites around the world are currently experiencing problems. At the moment, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Etsy and the US Postal Service are all being hit by similar issues. No one knows what is causing the problem, and it might be a basic Infrastructure issue at Google Cloud or Amazon Web Services […]
Jan 25, 2019
It appears that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, plans to Integrate the messaging services of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger. Basically, you will be able to cross message across these three platforms. Facebook is currently redeploying thousands of developers (devs) to carry out this task. They will reconfigure the Infrastructure on how WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook […]
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