Facebook Charged With Housing Discrimination By HUDHUD said that Facebook is allowing advertisers to exclude people based on their neighborhood by drawing a red line around those neighborhoods on a map and giving advertisers the option of showing ads only to men or only to women.
Facebook Stored Millions Of Passwords In Plain TextThe incident reveals a huge oversight for the company amid a slew of bruises and stumbles in the last couple of years.
Facebook: Service Hindered By Lack Of Local NewsSome 1,800 newspapers have closed in the United States over the last 15 years, according to the University of North Carolina. Newsroom employment has declined by 45 percent as the industry struggles with a broken business model partly caused by the success of companies on the Internet, including Facebook.
Facebook Steps Up Fight Against Vaccine MisinformationIf groups and pages spread those hoaxes, they won't appear in recommendations or in predictions functions when searched for in Facebook. Ads with similar information will be rejected.
Report: Apps Send Sensitive User Data To FacebookThe development comes as Facebook is dealing with increased scrutiny over how it handles user data.
Toni Preckwinkle Fires Top Political Adviser For Controversial Facebook PostCook County Board President and Chicago mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle fired her campaign manager Thursday because of remarks he posted on social media.
'Digital Gangsters': UK Wants Tougher Rules For FacebookFacebook faced its biggest privacy scandal last year when it emerged that Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct British political data-mining firm that worked for the 2016 Donald Trump campaign, had accessed the private information of up to 87 million users.
Facebook Live Post Nets Wiretapping Charge For StudentJake Burdett is charged with illegally recording the staffer and distributing it.
“We Gonna Kill Him…You Hear Me, He Gon’ Get Hurt.” Gun-Wielding Men Mock Police In Viral Facebook VideoA shocking video posted on Facebook this week has prompted a search for two armed men who were mocking police in a cruiser that pulled up next to them on a Chicago street
Facebook To Invest $300 Million In News, Focusing On Local
Breaking Up (With Facebook) Is Hard To Do: Here's HowWhile Facebook has tried to address some of these problems, it's not enough for some users. Hard as it might seem to quit, especially for those entwined with it for years, it can be done.
Facebook: Bug May Have Exposed User Photos To DevelopersGenerally when people give apps access to their photos, this only means photos posted on their Facebook page.
Surprise! Squirrel Gives UPS Driver A Friendly WelcomeA Chicagoan’s Ring app caught an unexpectedly friendly moment on Wednesday when a squirrel jumped onto the back of a UPS driver as he made a delivery.
Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead Of U.S. Midterm ElectionsAlmost all of the Facebook pages associated with the blocked accounts appeared to be in French or Russian.
‘I'm Heartbroken,' Community Reacts To Gayety's, Beloved South Suburban Chocolate Shop, Closing After 98 YearsAfter 98 years of business, Gayety’s Chocolates and Ice Cream will be closing.