Month: March 2018

Delete Facebook? It’s a lot more complicated than that

SAN FRANCISCO — Clinging to Facebook? You’re not alone. In recent days, Facebook users have piled onto the hashtag #DeleteFacebook, threatening to desert their Facebook accounts to protest the social media giant’s mishandling of their personal information. Despite all the talk, it’s unlikely a significant number of them will walk, even […]

Facebook data practices under investigation, FTC confirms

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed in a statement Monday that it is currently investigating Facebook data practices as the company faces new scrutiny from the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “The FTC takes very seriously recent press reports raising substantial concerns about the privacy practices of Facebook,” said Tom Pahl, acting director of the FTC’s […]