Don't want the entire Facebook-using and -abusing population to see your friends list? You could set your friend list to private, but fat lot of good that will do, given a researcher's discovery that Facebook sucks out and displays our friends in "People You May Know" feeds, in spite of the setting.
Why shouldn't you store unencrypted credit card numbers? How can you squeeze a positive result from a password breach? What sort of pressure was on the cryptanalysts at Bletchley Park?
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What a coincidence! A Facebook hoax claming that images can infect your computer...and then a Microsoft zero-day that uses images to infect your computer.
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It's easier than tracking our eyeballs, and as it turns out, our mouse movements and hovers correlate quite well to where our gazes wander. That, of course, is a tasty way to amass a few more oceans' worth of data about Facebook users and how much time we look at those nice, revenue-producing ads.
A bizarre warning is circulating on Facebook urging you not to change your profile picture to a giraffe.
It's a hoax - so please don't spread it, even if you think it's amusing: false alarms just make us collectively less likely to react when there really is a problem.
Facebook temporarily banned decapitation videos in May after receiving complaints about the potential of long-term psychological damage from watching such horrific material, but has since quietly changed its stance.
An elderly couple was physically and verbally abused and held at knifepoint in their home. A suspect has now been seized, thanks to the couple's granddaughter having posted a description publicly on Facebook that then went viral. Sounds good, but beware: viral manhunts like this can go very bad, very fast.
A £1 million ($1.6 million) London home has been redecorated with vomit-saturated furniture and other dubious items, all courtesy of 600 gatecrashers who showed up after a party was posted on Facebook with the toggle set to "public".
How do you fight facial recognition? You could always swap out your profile picture for that of your pet, or - this option just in - buy a T-shirt printed with creepily distorted faces of celebrity impersonators, designed to give Facebook's facial recognition technology a migraine.
How do you copy fingerprints? Which is the most trustworthy browser? Who will use Facebook for payments? How long does an email address live?
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Power Ventures lured Facebook users into handing over access to their contact lists, then spammed everyone they knew with emails urging them to join their site. Now that Facebook has won its five-year legal battle, has it earned back some trust?
Facebook wants to PayPal-ishly handle some aspects of online payment to make our mobile checkouts simpler, but would you trust it with your credit card details?
A coalition of US groups that advocate for teenagers is crying foul over proposed changes to Facebook policy that would rubber-stamp the use of teenagers' names, images and personal information to endorse products in advertisements.
Rehtaeh Parsons killed herself after allegedly being gang-raped and suffering cyberbullying when photos of the alleged attack went viral. The dating company has since gone offline, and its Facebook account has been shuttered.
Research from the University of Vienna has found that 48.3% of those who left Facebook did so because of concerns over privacy.