Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Facebook has a new feature for automatically grouping friends into lists such as work, school, and family. CIO's Kristin Burnham goes over five important facts you need to know about the new friend lists before you get started.
Some ad networks are not living up to promises to stop tracking Web users after an opt out request, a study from Stanford University's Center for Internet Society says.
After promising earlier this week that changes to Google+ were coming, Google is making good on that vow with a privacy update and a new contacts tool.
Facebook's head honcho goes into virtual hiding, Apple's got a huge chunk of sales, and there's a new solution on the market for those looking for their fix of Apple rumors.
After major privacy failures in its Buzz and Street View services, Google has hit the right notes with its deliberate, measured roll out of its new Google+ social networking service, privacy experts say.
CIO's Kristin Burnham looks at five important Google+ privacy settings that let you manage who can email you directly, how you're notified of Google+ actions, how to disable the Google+ service, and more.
CIO shows how easy it is to get started with Facebook's new video calling feature and walks you through the privacy issues you'll need to consider about the service.
Google's new social networking site Google+, built to beat Facebook primarily on privacy features, has several privacy bugs the company is working to fix.
A federal judge has declined to dismiss charges against Google that it allegedly violated the Federal Wiretap Act when it collected personal data from Wi-Fi networks.
The Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-out add-on can now stop Facebook's 'Like' button from appearing.
Google's new social networking site Google+ has a few rough spots, but PCWorld's Megan Geuss and Mark Sullivan think it's a strong start to the search giant's challenge to Facebook.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has expressed concern that Facebook's "Tag Suggestions" face recognition feature compromises consumer privacy.
Apple Store secrets revealed--but are they really secrets? Also Apple pulls an app for collecting users' personal info--surprise--and the government decides to do something ineffective about mobile privacy.
Several privacy groups are asking U.S. regulators to force Facebook to halt plans for its facial recognition service.
Facebook automatically opts you into its new facial recognition feature, which recognizes your face in photos and prompts your friends to tag you. Here's how to opt out of it.