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Facebook says it suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps for misusing data as part of its investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal...

The company launched a full-fledged investigation into apps on the Facebook platform in March 2018 after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Facebook confirms it collected audio of people talking to its Portal devices and had it transcribed

Facebook used contractors to collect and transcribe audio data from Messenger and Portal devices. It will resume collecting audio from Portal.
Apple is finally offering native reproductive health-tracking features for the iPhone and Apple Watch.

Apple is finally launching a cycle tracker this week, and there’s a compelling reason to use it over third-party apps

The new Cycle Tracking app will allow users to track their periods, symptoms, and fertility windows without having to use a third-party app.
You can hide your LinkedIn profile from public view by changing a few settings.

How to hide your LinkedIn profile from public view to reduce spam and unwanted requests

To hide your LinkedIn profile, you'll need to edit your Privacy settings. You can access these settings from your profile on desktop and mobile.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations that YouTube illegally collected kids’ data without their parents consent

The settlement calls for YouTube to create a system for channels to flag their videos as "child-directed content."
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon is reportedly working on a new payment system that would let you check out at Whole Foods by simply waving your hand over a sensor

The e-tail giant is developing a system that keep track of the size and shape of customers hands and use that data to authorize payments.
The notification Facebook is sending out on Tuesday to millions of people.

Facebook just made a huge change to a fundamental feature after its $5 billion clash with the FTC

For years, photos uploaded to Facebook would automatically suggest to tag people in the photo. Facebook just fundamentally changed how that works.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

An influential senator thinks Mark Zuckerberg should be ‘held personally accountable’ for Facebook’s privacy problems, including ...

Sen. Ron Wyden said Zuckerberg lied about Facebook's privacy practices and ought to face legal consequences for that, including possible imprisonment.

Use this map to see if your local police department has access to Amazon Ring’s unofficial surveillance network of video doorbells

Amazon's Ring has partnerships with hundreds of local police departments, giving them access to locations of Ring doorbells in nearby neighborhoods.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook could face increased scrutiny from EU regulators after audio data from European users was mistakenly sent to contractors

Facebook accidentally included data from European users in an audio transcription program, and it could be a violation the EU's strict privacy laws.