Governments continue to ask Google for more data about its users, with more than two-thirds of requests in the U.S. made through a subpoena, which usually doesn't require asking a judge for a search warrant.
Facebook passes the buck to users, but that is seen as an example of why privacy advocates want tougher restrictions on Facebook
Facebook on Tuesday unveiled Graph Search, which will let you search across your friends and the rest of the network for all sorts of data. Lex Friedman explains some of the implications for social networking fans.
Facebook's privacy settings are a pain point for many users: From the chaos it's caused after a privacy breach to the confusing settings after the launch of Timeline in 2011, securing your data and understanding who can see which parts of your profile have never been easy.
Instagram has updated its terms of service, and many Instagram users are not happy about what they've read. If you'd like to jump off the Instagram bandwagon, check out these photo-sharing alternatives.