Tag: Facebook

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp Went Down Again

Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around 6:30 a.m. ET and extending until around 9:00...

/ April 16, 2019

‘Big Brother is Watching’: Facebook Accidentally Left Hidden Jokes in Thousands of Oculus Controllers

Facebook—a company that is equally known for surveilling an enormous swath of people, and for accidentally exposing their data in one way or another—shipped “tens of thousands” of its Oculus Touch controllers with some fun hidden messages written inside them,...

/ April 14, 2019

ICE Used Fake Facebook Profiles to Prosecute Immigrants—Seems Facebook Missed That ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

Facebook has again taken minimal action to hinder a coordinated inauthentic behavior from deceptive actors targeting a specific demographic of people. In this case, the deceptive actors in question were U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and the targeted demographic...

/ April 13, 2019