Facebook Rejects Justice Department Request To Cancel Chat Encryption Plans

In a rare turn of events, executives at the social media giant Facebook told US Attorney General William Barr that they would not provide law enforcement with access to Facebook Messenger & WhatsApp before a senate hearing regarding encryption scheduled…

Facebook Adds Google Photos Transfer Tool

Facebook is planning to put out a tool today allowing users to transfer their photos into Google Photos. Initially, users in Ireland will get the new tool first, followed by a worldwide release early in 2020. According to Steve Satterfield,…

Severe WhatsApp Vulnerability Discovered & Patched

WhatsApp / Facebook have discovered a new and severe vulnerability affecting users of the WhatsApp messaging software. The issue, tracked as CVE-2019-11931, is a remote code execution attack that can be triggered by attackers by sending manipulated .MP4 files to…

Facebook secretly turns on your iPhone camera

Update: Facebook released a patch to fix this issue. It’s another day, and another massive privacy violation by Facebook. Apparently, while using the Facebook for iPhone the app can actively use your camera without your knowledge while scrolling through your…

Facebook Is Making Its Own VR World

After purchasing Oculus, Facebook has been trying to increase the popularity of the platform. In its latest attempt to entice you into the world of VR, they’re creating an immersive environment called Horizon. The app will be similar to VRChat…

Tech Companies Snitching To The FTC About Facebook’s Corrupt Practices

Facebook isn’t known for being a very magnanimous company due to their massive privacy violations. Now they are feeling the heat from their anti-competitive & monopolistic practices. Recently, the Wall Street Journal revealed information from their sources indicating that Facebook’s…

Facebook Dealing With More Privacy Concerns Over Their Portal TV Device

Last year Facebook introduced Portal; a video chat device that works with Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & Alexa. During the product launch people were loudly voicing their concerns over privacy due to Facebook’s poor history. Now, Facebook wants to go a…

Facebook Worried About New iOS Privacy Feature

In the coming weeks Apple plans to release an iOS update for iPhone that will alert users to apps collecting location data in the background. However, likely because of Facebooks negative privacy reputation they decided to head off potential revelations…

Facebook under Investigation for Antitrust Violations

Several states are looking into Facebook for possible antitrust law violations, according to the New York attorney general. Letitia James, the New York attorney general is leading the investigation. The other states involved include Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Ohio, Iowa, North…