Facebook apps used by paedos to target children in more than half of online grooming cases — with tot, 2, among victims

Facebook apps used by paedos to target children in more than half of online grooming cases — with tot, 2, among victims

The Sun reveals the shock figures after they were compiled by the NSPCC. New offence Sexual Communication with a Child became law last April. Those caught face two years’ jail. Police recorded 1,628 cases in the first nine months and noted the…

Zuckerberg’s empty apologies don’t cut it

Zuckerberg’s empty apologies don’t cut it

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced more aggressive questioning from the House on Wednesday than he did from the Senate a day earlier, but the net result was pretty much the same: He’s truly sorry (again) for any concerns, but Facebook…

Mark Zuckerberg's Big 2 Days in DC, Explained

Mark Zuckerberg's Big 2 Days in DC, Explained

2018 has not been Mark Zuckerberg’s year. In March, news first broke that consumer data had been shared with voter profiling company Cambridge Analytica, and by proxy, the Trump presidential campaign. For the last month, Facebook has scrambled to assure users that…

Mark Zuckerberg’s first privacy scandal was 15 years ago – here’s what happened

Mark Zuckerberg’s first privacy scandal was 15 years ago – here’s what happened

After years of governments around the world not taking Facebook very seriously – suddenly founder Mark Zuckerberg stands accused single-handedly destroying democracy. The CEO of the world’s biggest social network, founded in 2004, finds himself being grilled by America’s most powerful politicians….

Zuckerberg totally outfoxed Congress

Zuckerberg totally outfoxed Congress

So Mark Zuckerberg went up to Capitol Hill this week, and while he didn’t storm and loot and pillage the place, he pretty much won whatever misconceived battles the House and Senate wished to wage against him and Facebook. The sheer number…

Cambridge Analytica loses second CEO since Facebook privacy scandal

Cambridge Analytica loses second CEO since Facebook privacy scandal

The CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the company under investigation for gathering Facebook users’ information without their permission, is stepping down, according to a report on Wednesday. Alexander Tayler will return to his position as the company’s chief data officer to focus on…

What to watch for when Zuckerberg testifies before Congress

What to watch for when Zuckerberg testifies before Congress

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress for the first time, answering questions about how his company protects its users’ privacy and data. Let’s hope the hearings produce more light than heat. Of course, the politicians will…