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It is assumed young people have a natural affinity to tech, but many are digitally naive and far more vulnerable than we think. Photo: iStock

The ease at which today’s tech-savvy students swipe their way through digital devices and social media apps might lead you to believe they know where (...)

Facebook data breach: Information Commissioner’s Office enforcement agents enter Cambridge Analytica’s central London offices. Photograph: PA

Investigators from Britain’s data watchdog on Friday entered the London offices of the data-analytics firm at the centre of a storm over allegations t(...)

Elon Musk appeared to join the #DeleteFacebook movement on Friday, taking down official pages for two of his companies, Tesla and SpaceX, after he learned - apparently for the first time - that the pages existed

Elon Musk appeared to join the #DeleteFacebook movement on Friday, taking down official pages for two of his companies, Tesla and SpaceX, after he lea(...)

The amount of data collected by Facebook and other new media companies is immense. Photograph:  Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Cambridge Analytica, the controversial data firm which claims to have helped Donald Trump win the US presidency and Brexit campaigners in the UK uptur(...)

Monday’s meltdown cost Mark Zuckerberg $4.9 billion of his fortune

Facebook’s privacy crisis has turned into a shareholder crisis. The social media giant has now lost over $60 billion (€48.9 billion) in market value o(...)

Whistleblower Christopher Wylie  who helped found the data firm Cambridge Analytica and worked there until 2014, in London, on March 12th, 2018. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Hilary Osborne takes a closer look at the company that has hit the headlines after it was revealed that 50 million Facebook profiles were harvested. (...)

Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

Mark Zuckerberg should appear before British MPs and “stop hiding behind his Facebook page”, a politician has said, after it was revealed a British da(...)

Cambridge Analytica board members include Trump’s right-hand man Steve Bannon. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images

A small amount of media attention has been directed at a political consultancy firm called Cambridge Analytica. Hired by Republican super PACs and can(...)