As Facebook gets tougher on application developers, making them detail how they collect information, Italy-based Iubenda — a company that provides privacy policies for websites — will offer its services to those that produce Facebook apps, starting Tuesday.
With the issue of employers, school administrators, and others demanding users of Facebook and other social networks to surrender their passwords still festering, BackgroundCheck.org has proposed a bill of rights for social network users.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission used a live Facebook chat as part of the government’s roll-out of a new privacy framework.
Facebook is purchasing 750 patents from IBM in order to bolster defenses against patent infringement suits, especially the one filed by Yahoo.
This week, India begins a trial against the social network and 11 other online services for not taking down content that may offend people in this part of the world.
Yahoo is charging ahead with a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook.
Facebook’s minimum age of 13 is often skirted by kids, with the help of their parents, in many cases, leading to the question: Is 13 the right age?
The marketing changes announced this week lend themselves to Facebook merging the rules for pages and advertising into one set of terms.
Yahoo surprised Facebook with a host of patent-infringement allegations Monday, covering areas including advertising, website personalization, social network, and messaging, and apparently stating its case to The New York Times at the same time, giving the social network little time to respond.
Two law firms want to file a class-action suit against Facebook for requiring the use of Credits.