Facebook has recently announced that it would begin using facial recognition technology to tell people on the social network when others have uploaded photos of them, if they agree to let the company keep a facial template on file.
WhatsApp, Facebook’s messaging service was given a one-month ultimatum by France’s data protection authority CNIL, which instructed it to cease …
The new application, according to the firm, is aimed at ensuring that kids under 12 years old can connect with others under parental supervision.
The Council of Europe has signed an agreement with Kaspersky Lab and a number of the world’s leading technology companies, to jointly pledge to promote an open and safe Internet.
The service is already live in the UAE, and will be introduced in other regional markets, including Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, within the coming 30 days.
The TRA noted the risks of automatically providing a map of the users’ location without their knowledge, which may lead to unaccounted consequences and breaches that harm the privacy of individuals.
Facebook has received a $122 million fine from the European Union antitrust regulators for reportedly giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp in 2014.
Twitter has withdrawn a lawsuit against the US government after the Customs and Border Protection backed down on a demand that the social media outlet reveal details about a user account critical of the agency.
The three major US Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have pledged to protect the private data of US citizens, days after the US Congress approved legislation reversing Obama administration’s Internet privacy rules.
Sophos has released the findings of a regional study indicating that majority of organisations in Middle East and Africa (MEA) are recognising the benefits of integrated security.