A shockingly simple work-around allows your followers to share private photos and videos posted to both Facebook and Instagram.
People posting a pseudo-legal declaration may believe they're in a two-way dialogue with the company. The opposite is true.
Users will now be able to see the reach of Facebook’s tracking outside of the social network through a new tool called “Off-Facebook Activity,” which Mark Zuckerberg announced as "Clear History" more than a year ago.
I set up the critically reviled device in the BuzzFeed office and every one was utterly, truly delighted with it.
Amazon Echo devices could one day capture, process, and record audio spoken before the wake word for commands like “Play some music, Alexa.”
People Are Worried About Singapore Airlines' Entertainment System Cameras. Turns Out, American Airlines Has Cameras, Too.
American Airlines told BuzzFeed News that the camera hardware “has never been activated.”
"It's easy to imagine how information like this could be used by people who might want to cause harm."
There’s no evidence that the app is uploading your whole camera roll to Russia. We ran the tests.
WhatsApp is “a space for private conversations online.” An Indian court could make it public.
Parents who choose not to post photos of their kids on social media struggle when Facebook-happy older relatives break the rules.
Millions Of Students' Sexual Orientations And Religious Beliefs Are Being Held On A Government Database
Exclusive: Freedom of information data obtained by BuzzFeed has revealed the enormous amount of highly sensitive personal information held by government bodies, often without the knowledge of the students involved.
Here's The Most Complete Map So Far Of Amazon's Ring Camera Surveillance Partnerships With Local Police
Dozens of U.S. cities are working with the doorbell camera company, according to Fight for the Future.
Zoom’s video conferencing service is used by Nasdaq, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US Department of Homeland Security, and the US Department of Energy, among others.
The new tool tells you how an ad was targeted and which third-party agency or data broker was used. It also links to pages to opt out.
A slew of new features across Apple products offer privacy-focused alternatives to popular services like Facebook sign-in and Google Maps.
Trump blamed Middleton for the photos being taken.
Gmail's "Purchases" page collects and sorts out all of your online shopping and in-app purchase receipts.
The Google Nest Hub Max is like a Google Home with a touchscreen and built-in security, plus video chat, camera.
Google Will Soon Let You Automatically Scrub Your Location And Web History From Your Account Every Few Months
It’s a plus for privacy.
United Airlines and Delta have covered the cameras on their entertainment systems after passenger outcry over privacy concerns. American Airlines said plans to do the same.
An Amazon spokesperson said the issue is "a bug" and it's rolling out a fix early next week.
Apple wants to be the only tech company we can trust.
Warren would classify tech companies with global revenue of $25 billion or more as "platform utilities" and attempt to break them up via antitrust laws.
“Frankly we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services.”
“As we build our infrastructure around the world, we've chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track record of violating human rights like privacy or freedom of expression,” Zuckerberg wrote on Wednesday.
Musical.ly, Also Called TikTok, Will Pay A $5.7 Million Settlement To FTC For Allegedly Taking Kids’ Info
As a result of a settlement reached with FTC, Musical.ly users under 13 will not be able to share videos or maintain a profile on the lip-synching platform starting today.
“We will record a 5-second video of your face. ... To proceed, enable access to your webcam.”
"In 2019, it’s time to stand up for the right to privacy — yours, mine, all of ours."
We know our data has been left vulnerable, or sold, or misused. But do we really understand what that means for our safety and security online — and when it actually matters?
“It was like an episode of Black Mirror,” said Matthew Herrick, whose high-profile lawsuit alleges that Grindr looked the other way while his ex-boyfriend tormented him.