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Facebook blames networking issues, not a cyberattack, for long downtime

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Smoke doesn't always mean fire.

Facebook says it will step up efforts to stop coordinated campaigns that cause harm

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The new policies directly build on Facebook's security work cracking down on inauthentic coordinated behavior.

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption to chat backups, locking up data in the cloud

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The feature gives users a safer way to back up messages.

Hackers exploit WhatsApp modification tool to snoop on texts, force paid subscriptions

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Getting "improved" features via modded software might come with security downgrades.

Facebook, other platforms scramble to secure user accounts in Afghanistan

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

They're still struggling to moderate the Taliban's presence on their platforms, however.

COVID-19 social media disinformation campaign sought to exploit TikTok, Instagram influencers

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The Facebook takedown comes amid Biden administration pressure on the company to do better on bogus COVID-19 information.