The results could start a wave of major damages for companies that collect and sell consumer information.
The amount is the max allowed under pre-GDPR regulation, but is barely a financial slap on the risk for the social-media giant.
Facebook has been struggling to keep its data privacy woes at bay this week, between banning apps on its social media platform – and pulling its own app from Apple’s store.
Security executive Alex Stamos called on Facebook to change its strategy around data in an internal memo – and privacy experts agree.
Facebook is launching an investigation into whether Crimson Hexagon’s collection of public user data was a violation of its data policies.
The SEC, FBI, and DoJ are all investigating Facebook on the heels of its Cambridge-Analytica scandal from March.
How can we keep up with the social media threat landscape as it grows to include more malware, hacks and scams? We discuss on the latest Threatpost podcast.
A Facebook glitch in May set millions of posts that users composed to “public” for ten days.
GDPR may be going in effect Friday, but U.S. citizens have a ways to go before seeing similar privacy regulations from the U.S government.
A full 98 percent of US enterprises have embarked on information governance (IG) projects, dramatically up from just 10 percent last year.