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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new business venture, IT safeguards from Elections Canada, Uber’s new safety system

Facebook is hoping to replace your smartphone with smart glasses, Elections Canada beefs up IT security ahead of October 21st,...

September 19th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Social media should co-operate on overseeing political advertising, expert tells Canadians

BRAMPTON, Ont. --- Facebook and other social media platforms around the world need to use internationally-agreed upon standards for monitoring...

September 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Database with phone numbers of millions of Facebook users found on Internet

A server with databases holding the phone numbers and identity numbers of perhaps as many as 200 million Facebook users...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Next in the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal: Canadian privacy commissioners’ report on AggregateIQ

Now that Facebook has agreed to pay a US$5 billion fine for its part in the Cambridge Analytica data collection...

July 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Facebook agrees to pay $5 billion fine; Zuckerberg forbidden from any role over privacy decisions

Facebook has agreed to pay a record $5 billion (U.S.) fine and follow new privacy requirements for 20 years to...

July 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon

DMG says Facebook’s new Libra coin is a ‘great idea’ and will push crypto into the mainstream

Facebook is probably not the company most people want to see dabbling in cryptocurrency, but the corporation's launch of its...

July 9th, 2019 Alex Coop

Facebook the target of international lawmakers at Ottawa hearing

A testy group of international lawmakers peppered officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter at a parliamentary committee meeting Tuesday, trying...

May 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – AMD announces Ryzen 3000; Gates’ reading list; Facebook crypto

AMD drops some big announcements at Computex, Bill Gates’ summer reading list, and Facebook announces its plans for its own...

May 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – A brewing tech cold war, Facebook takes on fake accounts, Comcast eyes healthcare

Panasonic joins a growing list of companies turning their backs on Huawei, Facebook doubles down on deleting fake accounts, and...

May 24th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs