After the New Year's Eve celebrations, a drunken young man crashes his vehicle into another car.
Does he stop? No.
He posts about it on Facebook instead.
A man who is alleged to have stolen nude photographs from the computer of "Call Me Maybe" popstar Carly Rae Jepsen has been arrested.
Facebook's most recent round of changes carry some good privacy tidings, including Privacy shortcuts from the main page drop-down menu, plus a new Request Removal tool for getting untagged (and telling the tagger why) in multiple photos.
But it's also a story of missed opportunities and privacy features being taken away.
You, and a billion other Facebook users, only have a few days left to take part in an important vote about how your personal data is used by Facebook.
Facebook has introduced a new feature for iPhone, iPad and Android users which means you can automatically sync any photos you take on your mobile device with your Facebook account.
Here's what you should know before you enable the feature.
Companies using Samsung and Dell-branded printers are being warned that a hard coded administrative account could allow remote attackers to take control of their device, according to an alert from the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT).
Some people are so used to being bombarded with bogus and malicious emails claiming to come from the likes of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter that they don't believe the legitimate communications they receive any more.
A U.S. federal judge in San Francisco gives the nod of approval, declaring that Google should pay a $22.5M USD fine for misleading consumers about the privacy protections offered to users of Apple's Safari web browser.
Google has released its semi-annual Transparency Report, saying that it received more than 20,000 requests for user data in the first half of 2012 - a sign of greater government surveillance.
Do you have photographs on your smartphone that you don't want others to see? If an app publisher tells you that they will keep your secrets safe would you trust them?
Gary Hawkins takes a closer look at Android apps that promise to keep your photos private, and finds some lacking.
Google’s Chrome web browser finally joined the ranks of privacy-conscious web browsers this week, with a new release that adds a Do Not Track feature, along with other changes.
When you read a message in your inbox, should you trust that the information hasn't been tampered with or that it even comes from who it claims?
Revolution OS - or adware? An update to the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution will pass searches through Amazon.com's search engine. Now the Electronic Frontier Foundation calls that move a "major privacy problem."
Yahoo! has decided to ignore Internet Explorer 10 users privacy choices. Are IE 10 users losing out on a tailored advertising experience?