As the world grows more social and connects more online, privacy management is becoming more collaborative, according to Penn State researchers.
Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?
Police in western Germany have issued an urgent appeal to parents: don't post photos of your children on social media websites for all to see.
Many smartphone users know that free apps sometimes share private information with third parties, but few, if any, are aware of how frequently this occurs. An experiment at Carnegie Mellon University shows that when people ...
Americans have been stepping up efforts to keep their data private since the revelations about vast US government surveillance programs, a survey showed Monday.
Standing on a stage in San Francisco in early 2010, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that as internet users had become more comfortable sharing their lives online, privacy was no longer a "social norm". He had an ...
Facebook on Thursday began rolling out its "privacy checkup" aimed at helping users of the huge social network better manage sharing their information and postings.
Having some form of anonymity online offers many people a kind of freedom. Whether it's used for exposing corruption or just experimenting socially online it provides a way for the content (but not its author) to be seen.