Day: March 27, 2018

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 […]

How to delete all those Facebook apps you probably have

Here’s a suggested item for your weekend to-do list: review what apps have access to your Facebook data, then start deleting. More specifically, take a close look at apps that let developers glom onto your personal information and then potentially share, or re-sell, that information to others. To recap: this week’s […]