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The way Facebook interacts with users is “unfair, deceptive and misleading”, according to a complaint lodged with US regulators. The Federal Trade Commission was told the company had failed to protect the privacy of those in patient...

By Steve Weichel on Feb 21st, 2019

Facebook says almost 50 million of its users were left exposed by a security flaw. The company said attackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in a feature known as “View As” to gain control of people’s accounts. The breach was...

By Howard Johnson on Sep 29th, 2018

Facebook’s shares have fallen sharply, wiping $37bn off the firm’s value, as it faces questions from US and UK politicians about its privacy rules. The social network is under fire after reports on how Cambridge Analytica, which...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 20th, 2018

A US senator is questioning Facebook over allegations that it manipulated its Trending Topics section to exclude conservative topics. Republican Senator John Thune has asked that if the allegations are true the company is misleading the public...

By Steve Weichel on May 11th, 2016

Facebook is set to pay millions of pounds more in tax in the UK after a major overhaul of its tax structure. After heavy criticism that it was avoiding tax, The Social Magazine can reveal that profits from the majority of Facebook’s...

By Howard Johnson on Mar 5th, 2016