Sex lives of app users ‘shared with Facebook’

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Intimate data, including when people have had sex, is being shared with Facebook, a study from Privacy International has suggested. PI studied a range of period-tracking apps to see exactly what information was shared with the social network. It included details such as what contraception was used, when periods were due and the type of symptoms
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Watch out for this key level in Facebook, Piper Jaffray technical analyst says

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Facebook is under a fresh wave of scrutiny. New York State Attorney Letitia James launched a joint investigation into potential antitrust violations on Friday, joining Florida, Iowa, and Colorado among others in putting the heat on Facebook. The latest probe comes on top of an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The increased regulatory pressure from federal
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Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know

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Facebook and Google could face legal action comparable to what Microsoft went through 20 years ago. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images Attorneys general in a number of US states are opening antitrust investigations into Facebook, New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, announced on Friday. A separate inquiry into Google is expected to be announced Monday. The new
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Facebook Dating launches in the United States today

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Nearly a year after it began testing in Colombia, Facebook Dating is now available in the United States. The product, which is available to users 18 and older, will appear as a new tab within the Facebook mobile app. People who opt in to Dating can create a profile that’s separate from their main Facebook profile
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How to manage Facebook notifications

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While it is easy for few to opt out of Facebook and completely delete their account, many cannot. It could be because of their personal choice or professional needs. Once you’re on Facebook then you have to deal with Facebook notifications. Though it is an important tool to stay updated, there are times when Facebook floods your
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THE GORGEOUS HARDWARE WE CAN’T TAKE OUR EYES AWAY FROM

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High resolution digital cameras are built into half of the devices we own (whether we want them or not), so why is it still so hard to find good pictures of all the incredible projects our readers are working on? In the recently concluded Beautiful Hardware Contest, we challenged you to take your project photography to
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The Best SSDs For Gaming

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Between gaming and creative pros, it is hard to decide which group of computer users needs a faster computer hard drive. Although I shared a range of drives for photographers and videographers in last week’s external hard drive post, this one also will include a few internal hard drives for gamers. Any gamer will tell
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Pakistan President Arif Alvi gets notice from Twitter over post on Kashmir

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Pakistan President Arif Alvi (AP File) Twitter has sent a notice to Pakistan President Arif Alvi over his tweet on the situation in Kashmir, according to a media report. Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari posted the screen shot of a mail received by President Alvi from Twitter authorities and said the notice was “in bad
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Facebook’s emails reveal Cambridge Analytica complaints started months earlier than originally claimed

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The Cambridge Analytica scandal rocked Facebook when it came to light last year, but newly revealed documents containing internal Facebook conversations released jointly by Facebook and the District of Columbia attorney general show that the company was already investigating complaints about Cambridge Analytica potentially abusing data as early as September 2015, months before the December date that Facebook has
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