What Facebook knows so far is that hackers got access to the 50 million accounts by exploiting three distinct bugs in Facebook’s code that allowed them to steal those digital keys, technically known as “access tokens.” The company says it has fixed the bugs.
The sudden departure of Instagram’s founders seems to have caught many people off guard — not just at Facebook, but investors as well.
Facebook allows employers to discriminate against women by targeting job listings toward men only — specifically in traditionally male-dominated fields, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.
Executives assured Congress that they are working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to better protect their social networks against manipulation.
The new Inupiat Eskimo language option now available for Facebook bookmarks and action buttons was made a reality through the social media giant’s community translation tool.
A viral rumor about Facebook’s algorithm is bogus — and there’s nobody better to quash the spread of hoaxes than its own users, Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn explains.
More hiring managers than ever are recruiting on Facebook which means that if you’re in the market for a dream job, you can “like it” and land it without ever leaving Facebook. Follow these tips to clean up your Facebook page.
Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology’s brightest minds should have seen that coming.
Over the past year, it has reportedly reached out to JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and U.S. Bank Corp, according to a report Monday from The Wall Street Journal. Included in the data it’s seeking: credit card transactions and checking account balances.
For a company bent on making the world more open, Facebook has long been secretive about the details of how it runs its social network — particularly how things go wrong and what it does about them.
The company said the page — one of 32 pages or accounts it removed Tuesday from Facebook and Instagram — violated its ban on “coordinated inauthentic behavior” and may be linked to an account created by Russia’s Internet Research Agency, a so-called troll farm that has sown discord in the U.S.
Facebook’s tumble was the worst-ever single-day drop in value for a U.S. company, and led a sell-off in technology companies that offset solid gains in other areas of the market.
A referee from Oklahoma is blowing the whistle on parents who act out and even start fights at their kids’ games. He is using social media video to highlight a troubling trend.
The health department closed two bakery stalls at Lexington Market on Thursday, one for a rodent infestation and another for a fly infestation. On Friday, management announced on Facebook that the market would close for an evaluation.
The social networking site says the shows will be original and exclusive to Facebook, rather than adapting TV programs from elsewhere for a Facebook audience. The shows will appear in Facebook’s Watch video section.
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