Rolling Stones and One Direction fans are being actively targeted by unscrupulous scammers, who encourage them to share a bogus offer of a free ticket to one of the band's concerts.
When Facebook acquired ProtoGeo Oy and its popular fitness app Moves, it was announced that "the Moves experience will continue to operate as a standalone app, and there are no plans to change that or commingle data with Facebook." Many users sighed a sigh of relief at that statement, but it was definitely too soon.
A curious like-harvesting scam is doing rounds on Facebook, threatening users with account deactivation if they don't go through the steps defined in scammy status updates: The updates are posted by fake accounts impersonating, among others, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
At the F8 developers conference on Wednesday, Facebook announced that users will soon be offered the choice to login to third-party apps anonymously.
If you are a regular Facebook user but you haven't reviewed your privacy settings in a while, you may have already seen Facebook's new "privacy dinosaur," which tries to make users think about whom they are sharing things with and to regularly check their privacy settings: But what you may not know is that Facebook has decided to make a few more tweaks to address some of the criticism it has been getting for years regarding confusing privacy settings.