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Big data management is a work in progress for virtually any business these days, and Facebook's momentum in this regard shows no sign of slowing down.
Facebook simplifies its data policy and terms of service. Will other companies follow? At the very least CMOs should ponder simplification.
Facebook received 15,433 total requests in the U.S. alone during the first half of 2014, pertaining to data about 23,667 accounts.
Planning to sell or give away your old iPhone or iPad? Then you'll need to wipe your data off it securely. Here's how to do it without losing any data.
Much like the back-end infrastructure for the Open Graph to constructing data centers around the globe, Facebook's preventative measures and protocols have made from scratch in-house.
Facebook's engineering team is shining a light on a number of stats and lessons learned when building a high-quality real-time application.
The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
Lost some important data on your iPhone, iPad or Android device? Here are some tools that might be able to help you get it back.
Facebook experimented with almost 700,000 user emotions in a week long experiment in January 2012. So why is the Internet so upset?
Last week Facebook data scientists revealed a study in which they tested how "implicitly consenting" Facebook users respond psychologically to timeline posts. Steve Wilson dissects the privacy implications of Facebook's latest experiment.
Facebook says it had permission to run its emotion altering study even without the term "research" in its data use policy, however.
The NSA's mass surveillance program could change Europe and the US's 2000 Safe Harbour agreement.
Datacenter announced in January gets its first production modules.
Facebook announced changes to its privacy and advertising policies on its company blog, extending Facebook's ability to track users outside of Facebook. This counters 2011's position that [we] "do not track users across the web."
Facebook is working to encrypt links between its datacentres, and would fight any move for law enforcement agencies to obtain encryption keys, according to the company's head of security infrastructure Gregg Stefancik.
Last year, only one ISP achieved six out of six stars in protecting user data. Now, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, among a handful of others, have stepped up.
Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have begun disclosing to users that authorities have asked for their data, defying government requests that they not do so.
Divide creates a completely separate container for your Exchange account on your iPhone or iPad so that corporate email, calendars, and contacts don't mingle with your personal data.
With Facebook and Google cited by consumers as "worst abusers" of private data, is this week's White House report on big data and privacy -- and its discrimination concerns -- too little, too late?
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