Facebook Warns Memphis Police: No More Fake “Bob Smith” Accounts

Facebook has a problem: an infestation of undercover cops. Despite the social platform’s explicit rules that the use of fake profiles by anyone—police included—is a violation of terms of service, the issue proliferates. While the scope is difficult to measure, EFF has identified scores of…

Offline: Activists and Technologists Still Face Grave Threats for Expression

A decade ago, before social media was a widespread phenomenon and blogging was still a nascent activity, it was nearly unthinkable outside of a handful of countries—namely China, Tunisia, Syria, and Iran—to detain citizens for their online activity. Ten years later, the practice has become…

EPIC To Congress: Urge Social Media Platforms to be Transparent about Russia Hacking

In advance of a hearing on “Foreign Influence Operations’ Use of Social Media Platforms,” EPIC has sent a statement to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. EPIC said that the American public must be given more information about the extent of Russian interference in the…

Baltimore Grassroots Leader Facing Rape Allegations

… . The statement comes after an anonymous group started a social media campaign … . “I sincerely believe that this anonymous group is executing a tactic of … of the community or ‘Russian hackers.’” Activist groups like FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture … VISIT THE…

Instagram Users Troubled With Account Hacks And Modified Recovery Emails

Social media hacks are not new – we regularly hear of various instances where people lose access to their Facebook, Many Instagram Users Facing Account Hacks And Modified Recovery Emails on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Instagram Users Troubled With Account Hacks And…

How new fathers use private online groups to make sense of their roles

… and support online, use more anonymous social media sites like Reddit … professional contacts. In private Facebook groups, though, fathers are willing to … groups, private chats or even groups with thousands of members. In these groups … were not only cooking but “hacking…

Mention Suffered Data Breach Due To A Third-Party Service Provider

Social media monitoring app ‘Mention’ have announced a data leak it suffered indirectly. As with many others before it, the Mention Suffered Data Breach Due To A Third-Party Service Provider on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mention Suffered Data Breach Due To A…