You should change your Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin account information

Well, this is certainly not great: An unprotected database of more than a billion users’ records from across the internet — including “social media accounts, email addresses, and phone numbers” — was discovered on an unidentified Elasticsearch server that could…

Facebook bug secretly turns on iPhone camera

Another day, another potential privacy issue for Facebook. iPhone users are reporting a significant new bug in Facebook’s iOS app that turns the camera on without their permission. a bug in Facebook for iPhone forces open your camera after you click…

Facebook cofounder says Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans are ‘frightening’

One of Facebook’s most prominent critics is now sounding the alarm about the social network’s cryptocurrency plans. Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes, who made waves earlier this year when he called for the breakup of the company, is describing Facebook’s crypto plans as…

Oculus Quest Launch Tomorrow

The first VR headset with 6 degrees of freedom (6dof), with no extra sensors and no wire to a pc will be launched tomorrow. Oculus Quest is the $400 all-in-one VR system from Facebook which ships with a pair of…

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up Facebook

It is time to break up Facebook.” That’s not from a privacy activist or politician. It was written by Chris Hughes, who co-founded Facebook with his Harvard roommate Mark Zuckerberg in the early 2000s. In a very lengthy op-ed for…

Instagram to demote posts based on fact-checking like Facebook

Days after Facebook and Instagram banned a litany of prominent far-right voices, it looks like the latter of the two apps is stepping up its anti-fake news efforts. Instagram will start using a similar fact-checking process as Facebook to demote posts…

Everything Facebook announced at F8

Facebook’s F8 2019 keynote address came and went on Tuesday, leaving behind a bundle of upcoming feature updates and products to mess with in the coming months. The event was lengthy and left us with a lot to talk about,…