The sheer number of social media users around the world means that platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are proving to be golden opportunities for cyber criminals.
Cloud companies continue to represent the most phishing URLs, but social media saw the most growth in the first quarter this year.
The huge global success of Fortnite recently attracted millions of fans to a virtual gig by the real-world DJ Marshmello and now songwriters and composers are seeking to use new copyright laws to receive their cut of royalties from music featured in the booming world of online gaming.
EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the bloc’s two-decade old copyright rules next week, requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content, despite increasing opposition from some governments.
I’ve heard the younger generation spends about 10+ hours online per day. But somehow I suspect it's more than that.
Facebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has met with UK culture secretary Jeremy Wright at the company’s California headquarters, following his repeated refusal to meet with British lawmakers amidst scandals over issues including data protection, harmful content and taxation.
Instagram is more like Facebook Messenger now, thanks to a new “Show Activity Status” option that's just rolled out.