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    World Facebook confirms it collects data beyond users - Punch Ng

    Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed Monday that it also collected information from people beyond their social network use. During heated hearings in Congress last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had already explained that Facebook collects data beyond what...
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    World Facebook says data leak hits 87m users, widening privacy scandal – The Nation Ng

    Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. This number is up from a previous news media estimate of more than 50 million. Click here to read more
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    From Apple to Playboy, tech giants and celebrities turn on Facebook | CBC News – CBC

    Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook on Wednesday saying he would not be in the position that fellow Silicon Valley chief executive Mark Zuckerberg … via CBC – https://ift.tt/2IgQt1U Get more Nigeria Entertainment New
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    Facebook revamps its privacy controls – BBC News

    Facebook says the redesigned privacy tools will be easier to use Facebook says an overhaul of its privacy tools will make it easier for people to find and edit the personal information the company holds. Details of the changes were announced in a … Read more via BBC News –...
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    These Are All The Facebook Terms And Conditions You Agreed To When You Opened An Account –...

    It would take an average of 76 working days to read all the privacy policies you encounter on the internet in any given year, so it’s no surprise that many users don’t always take the time to read the fine print. Spanning 14,000 words, Facebook’s terms and conditions … Read more via...
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    World Facebook logs SMS texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts – the Guardian

    As users continue to delete their Facebook accounts in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a number are discovering that the social network holds far more data about them than they expected, including complete logs of incoming and outgoing calls and SMS messages. Read more via the...
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    Metro How to Delete Your Phone Contacts from Facebook – Lifehacker

    Facebook’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week continues. Though the social network’s “contact import” feature has been around for a very, very long time, you’ve probably forgotten about it. And if you want keep Facebook from filling in the gaps by collecting data about your friends from...
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    World Elon Musk Deletes Telsa And SpaceX’s Facebook Pages – Nairaland

    The largest social network, of course, Facebook has been under fire and many have abandoned it. After the giant Mozilla announced that it would stop advertising on the social network giant Facebook, now it was Elon Musk’s turn to erase Tesla’s and SpaceX’s Facebook pages. The challenge came...
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    World For Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Data-Mining Crisis Creates Opportunity – Forbes – Entrepreneurs

    After many years of privacy concerns, Facebook and other social media companies are finally facing the realistic possibility that they will face actual government regulation to protect consumers’ privacy. But can a leopard really change its spots? Read more via Forbes – Entrepreneurs –...
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    Metro How to stop Facebook from sharing your data with friend’s apps – CNET

    Here’s the settings you need to find in order to keep your Facebook friends from sharing your data with random personality quiz apps. It can take around 25 clicks through Facebook to make the settings more private. CNET How many clicks does it take to keep your Facebook data … Read more via...
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    World Facebook; Cambridge Analytica; Elections in USA, Nigeria, Kenya #DeleteFacebook – MobilityArena

    This week has been a nightmare for Facebook, the world’s largest social network, and it can still get worse. We got to find out that a Trump-aligned company, Cambridge Analytica, used Facebook to conduct what was supposedly a personality quiz, but the data collected from the 270,000 people who …...
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    Metro How to protect your Facebook data – BBC News

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People increasingly want to know how much information tech firms have on them Allegations that research firm Cambridge Analytica misused the data of 50 million Facebook users have reopened the debate about how information on the social network is shared...
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    World Facebook’s high-profile head of security Alex Stamos is leaving after clashes with execs - Pulse.ng

    Alex Stamos, Facebook’s chief information security officer, is leaving the company as it grapples with a storm of controversies relating to its role in spreading misinformation, according to a report in the New York Times on Monday. Read more via pulse.ng – http://ift.tt/2u5I2od Get more...
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    Metro Cows Have Freedom Of Movement In Nigerian Constitution - Nigerian Man Declares

    A Facebook user, Abdulahi Idris, while reacting to the news of Fulani herdsmen herding cows into the Abuja airport, declared that cows have freedom of movement in the Nigerian constitution See photo below
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    World UN: Facebook has turned into a beast – BBC News

    UN investigators have said the use of Facebook played a "determining role" in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. One of the team probing allegations of genocide in Myanmar said Facebook had "turned into a beast." About 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since...
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    Metro Pastor Accidentally Uploads Photo Of Him Kissing Another Man On Facebook - Nairaland

    A married New York City based pastor, Tommy Clark has left members of his congregation shocked after accidentally posting a photo of him kissing another man on Facebook. His shocked church members were fast to get screenshots. Once he realised the error, he deactivated all his social media...
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    Metro How a Facebook user was scammed of N1000 at Victoria Island – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The post How a Facebook user was scammed of N1000 at Victoria Island appeared first on INFORMATION NIGERIA. Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Facebook and Google accused of raking in prostitution profits at pop-up brothels –...

    The sex ads are moving online. John D McHugh/ AFP Facebook and Google are “making profits” on the back of prostitution and human trafficking, according to the National Crime Agency. It says vulnerable women forced to work in pop-up brothels are being pimped online via the … Read more via...
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    World Americans are giving up Facebook and Twitter for Lent (or that’s what they say) – MarketWatch.com

    Farewell, Facebook FB, -1.85% Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. See you at Easter. Giving up on social networking is a popular move for Lent this year, according to an analysis from the website OpenBible. The site analyzed more than 4,000 tweets during the week of Feb. 11 to find out what Twitter...
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    Business Unilever threatens to pull online ads – BBC News

    Unilever says it does not want to support online platforms that do not take a stand against extremist content Unilever has threatened to withdraw ads from platforms like Google and Facebook if they do not do enough to police extremist and illegal content. … Read more via BBC News –...