The furor surrounding the Girls Around Me App reveals how much users still have to learn about what social networks reveal about them.
As Facebook switches another wave of resistant users over to Timeline, CIO's Kristin Burnham has been hit with a few common questions. If you've recently switched to Timeline, or are still resisting the change, here are answers to four of the more common questions she's gotten.
Yahoo websites worldwide will comply with visitors' Do Not Track preferences starting later this year, the company announced Wednesday.
A do-not-track law focused on protecting Web users' privacy may not be necessary, with private groups working to implement recommendations from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the agency's chairman said Monday.
Facebook on Friday warned employers about trying to gain inappropriate access to Facebook accounts to check out private information about potential employees, citing possible legal liability.
Ranking members of the House's Energy and Commerce Committee has asked leading iOS developers how they collect and store user data.
Mozilla is currently testing default encrypted Google searches for all Firefox users, with the intent to make all Google searches encrypted in the near future.
Google will cooperate with any investigations into allegations that it bypassed privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser, the company said, after a news report that both U.S. and E.U. officials are investigating the company.
Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Yelp and 14 other companies have been hit with a lawsuit accusing them of distributing privacy-invading mobile applications.