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Belgian academics find that Facebook's aversion to opt-in settings could mean its new data policy contravenes European legislation on a number of fronts.
Gmail and other international, web-based communications services won't be caught up in the government's mandatory data-retention scheme, according to the Attorney-General's Department.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
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.
It may seem unlikely that ordinary firms will ever be able to emulate the resource-rich web giants when it comes to data architectures. But that possibility may be closer than you think, says Neo Technology CEO Emil Eifrem.
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.
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
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.
Mormons are using iPads and Facebook to get new followers.
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.
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