Meta faces $19m fine over Data Breach

Facebook parent company Meta has been slapped with a fine of €17 million or $19m by the Irish data watchdog. And the reason for the penalty issuance is that the company failed to maintain certain security standards while protecting the information of EU public. As Meta failed to comply with the latest GDPR rules of […]

Texas to sue Meta for data privacy violation over Facial Recognition

Texas city is all set to sue Meta, the parent company of Facebook(FB) and is thinking of seeking billions of dollars from it as penalty. A lawsuit filed on Monday by the legal representatives of the state claims that the social media giant is misusing its user data for a Facial Recognition(FR) project that clearly […]

Data sharing clause in GDPR may force Meta to shut down Facebook

European online users, you better be aware of the fact that any business found not operating as per the guidelines prescribed in GDPR could face a serious action of an operational ban in entire Europe. Therefore, as Facebook’s parent company Meta is facing difficulty in processing data on US servers, it is urging the nation […]

Facebook owner Meta builds the world’s powerful AI Supercomputer

Meta, that now owns Facebook, has proudly announced that the world’s powerful AI supercomputer build by it is ready to go to the operational phase as its testing phase is about to complete in the next few weeks. The technology giant of America has named its newly developed AI Supercomputer as AI Research SuperCluster (RSC) […]

France slaps €210m fine on Facebook and Google

In a case related to cookie tracking of online users, France’s Data Privacy Watchdog slapped a hefty penalty of €210m for stopping companies from snooping on online users. The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertes (CNIL) said that penalty was split between two companies, with Google being slapped with €150m for making it difficult […]

Data mining of Facebook and Twitter posts by China

China is reportedly mining data from users of Facebook and Twitter and the plan is to feed its military with all useful information sieved from the tonnes of data using different AI based machine learning tools. Currently, the focus is majorly on America and UK and will slowly be shifted to Indian users if all […]

Facebook turns least trusted website in America over data and privacy

In a surprising revelation, over 72% of Americans stated they distrust Facebook and its management regarding data and privacy. Over 56% of Americans believe that the social media giant is causing a negative impact on the society. The Washington Post was the source that conducted the survey and stated that the populace of North America […]

Facebook files lawsuit against Phishing Attack

Meta, the Facebook’s parent company, has filed a lawsuit in a Californian court against some hackers who created over 39,000 fake Facebook(FB) pages as a part of a sophisticated phishing campaign. The plan was to create impersonating pages and lure FB users into submitting their login credentials that can later be used for issues such […]

Facebook removes Surveillance-For-Hire companies from its platform

Facebook Company’s parent company Meta has issued a press update last week that it has removed over 50,000 accounts from its platform as they were found breaching its data privacy guidelines. Meta mentioned in its press statement that the said companies operating from China, Israel, India and North Macedonia were indulging in ‘Surveillance-for-hire’ service business […]

Facebook suspends Facial Recognition Program and deletes over 1bn face prints

Facebook has proclaimed that it will stop autonomous identification of faces of its users by putting an end to its in-house Facial Recognition (FR) Program. The decision was taken after over 639 million active users opted out of the service. From now on, the Mark Zuckerberg’s led company faced a lawsuit against its facial recognition […]

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