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Chris Long / Facebook:
Facebook says it's actively monitoring “paste” sites with stolen credentials to warn its users who use the same passwords   —  Keeping Passwords Secure  —  The Facebook Security team has always kept a close eye on data breach announcements from other organizations.
Oct 17, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Wickr, the self-destructing mobile messaging app raises $30M   —  A Startup Looks for Business in Secrecy  —  Wickr Mobile-Communication App Protects Messages  —  To stay anonymous in the Facebook age, Nico Sell carries black business cards with no phone number or email address …
Jun 25, 2014, 11:40 PMIn context
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
Facebook retires its troubled @facebook.com email service   —  Facebook is retiring its email service, and has begun notifying users that all email sent to their @facebook.com address will soon be forwarded to their primary email address on file.  Facebook users can turn off the forwarding feature, which is on by default.
Feb 24, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter Can Now Target Ads Based On Email Addresses And User IDs   —  Twitter just announced some new capabilities in its recently launched Tailored Audiences program for ad retargeting, and it sounds like the company is enabling some pretty specific targeting.
Jan 14, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Joseph Keller / iMore:
QuizUp accused of lax security that lets other players see your private data   —  Popular trivia game QuizUp reportedly has numerous security and privacy issues.  The app seems to be sending your information to the devices of other users, including your name, email address, and Facebook ID.
Nov 25, 2013, 6:15 PMIn context
Billy Gallagher / TechCrunch:
Failed Professional Network BranchOut Pivots To Workplace Chat   —  BranchOut, a startup that launched in July 2010 as a Facebook application for professional networking, has pivoted to be a messaging platform for teams of coworkers.  —  Users are authenticated by their work email addresses …
Aug 7, 2013, 2:00 PMIn context
Jennifer Van Grove / CNET:
Facebook bug exposed contact info of 6M users   —  The social network is embarrassed by a glitch in its “Download Your Information” tool that unintentionally shared some members' phone numbers and e-mail addresses.  —  Facebook is alerting 6 million of its users that their e-mails or phone numbers …
Jun 21, 2013, 5:10 PMIn context
Billy Gallagher / TechCrunch:
Facebook Security Bug Exposed Personal Account Information, Emails And Phone Numbers, Six Million Accounts Affected   —  A Facebook security bug exposed users' personal contact information (email or phone number) to other users who were connected to them; the bug has affected 6 million accounts.
Jun 21, 2013, 5:10 PMIn context
Dan Rowinski / ReadWrite:
Waze Integrates Facebook Event Navigation, Shows Zuck What He Is Missing   —  Your friends are having a party.  You're not quite sure where it is, but all the details are in a Facebook Event invite.  To get there, you'll have to log into Facebook, find the invite and the address, load it into Google Maps and follow the directions.
May 30, 2013, 10:55 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Facebook promises to crack down on hate speech after boycott campaign   —  Last week, the Everyday Sexism Project and other activists asked Facebook to address a long-standing issue: the proliferation of pages that celebrate beating, raping, or killing women.
May 28, 2013, 8:45 PMIn context

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