The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has officially penalized Facebook a groundbreaking $5 billion over privacy violations, the largest fine in FTC history. According to a Wednesday press release from the FTC, the social network giant will also have to submit to new restrictions, as well as a modified corporate structure that will hold the company … Continue reading Facebook To Pay A Historic $5 Billion Penalty In Final Settlement With FTC
Google is rolling out a redesign of Google Account to give users clearer access to their privacy controls and settings. Jan Hannemann, product manager of Google Account, announced the updates on Google’s blog Thursday. Only Android users will see them right away; iOS and web users will see the new interface later this year. — Read on searchengineland.com/google-rolls-out-updates-to-give-users-easier-access-to-privacy-controls-300763
“Sometime soon, Facebook will get in the way of using Facebook for a minute or two. The social network will present a series of dialogs to U.S. users to remind them of their privacy options and give them a chance to change them. The move, announced in a blog post Thursday morning, constitutes one of … Continue reading Don’t ignore this alert from Facebook. It’s your chance to quickly curb what it knows.