Is Your New ‘Friend’ The FBI?

When tweets can make you a jailbird Maxi Sopo was having so much fun “living in paradise” in Mexico that he posted about it on Facebook so all his friends could follow his adventures. Others were watching, too: A federal prosecutor in Seattle, where Sopo was wanted on bank fraud charges. Tracking Sopo through his […]

Facebook, MySpace caught releasing user data

In a seemingly never-ending string of damaging disclosures about its users’ privacy concerns, Facebook has reportedly been releasing user data to ad companies that hadn’t even asked for the info. Facebook isn’t alone this time: rival social-media site MySpace has also been called out in Friday’s Wall Street Journal report by Emily Steel and Jessica […]