Facebook Inc. is letting users vote on whether they should get to cast ballots before future changes to policies for privacy and data-collection, following pressure from regulators to improve transparency.
Facebook Inc., the world’s biggest social networking site, agreed to settle complaints by the Federal Trade Commission that it failed to protect users’ privacy or disclose how their data could be used.
Facebook Inc., the world’s most popular social-networking site, has attracted millions of users with new ways of staying in touch. At the same time, the service continually tests their tolerance for sacrificing privacy.
Facebook Inc.’s Sheryl Sandberg recently threw a fundraiser for President Obama, dining with Lady Gaga and the president himself. Last week, she was a highly visible co-chair of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Two U.S. senators want the Justice Department to investigate whether employers who require job applicants to hand over confidential passwords to Facebook and other social networking sites are violating federal law.
Facebook Inc., the largest social- networking site, is facing renewed criticism from consumer groups that it’s not doing enough to protect information after a security flaw exposed private messages between friends.