Erin Egan

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Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Facebook could be fined a symbolic £500,000 (€565,000) by the UK’s privacy regulator after the social network giant failed to prevent key user data fa(...)

 Facebook: glitch.  Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Facebook said Thursday that it would notify 14 million users that posts they intended to share privately may have been published publicly, the company(...)

Facebook has made a number of changes since news broke of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, including simplified privacy tools. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Facebook is planning to make clear how it uses the data it collects across its social media platforms, including Messenger service and Instagram. In (...)

Facebook is  asking people to take its privacy check-up. Photograph: AFP

Facebook is making it easier for users to find privacy settings, establishing a new privacy centre in an effort to give users more control of their in(...)

Aaaron Eckhart as Nick Naylor, a tobacco industry lobbyist in ‘Thank You for Smoking’

There is a brilliant scene in the 2006 film, Thank You for Smoking, where Aaron Eckhart’s character, Nick Naylor, a tobacco industry lobbyist with que(...)

Facebook privacy officer Erin Egan said international regulatory discussions did not give enough credit to the US. PhotographIllustration: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Privacy executives from Google, Microsoft and Facebook say that privacy protections in the US are stronger than assumed by Europeans. However, they do(...)