Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will be in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Stephen Lam/File Photo/Reuters

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to visit the company’s Dublin office on Tuesday. But it will be a flying visit for the founder of the so(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc. File photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, plans to integrate messaging functions on social media networks, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook, assert(...)

Tech companies’  products offer enticements, and many benefits but their potential encroachments and real costs go unrecognised (at best) or more despicably, are hidden (NB Google and Facebook). Photograph: Getty Images

‘Privacy – the question of who has the right to obtain, retain, and perhaps even sell personal information in digital form – is becoming one of the ho(...)

A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed, effecti(...)

Marc Rotenberg, president of the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC)

If the US Federal Trade Commission had enforced findings it made in 2011 against Facebook, we might not have had the Cambridge Analytica scandal or Br(...)

You come home to unlock your front door with your smartphone – and find yourself locked out by hackers. Photograph:Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Home, connected home. The front door opens with a tap on an iPhone. The lights come up as if by magic. The oven sends a text: dinner is ready.You are (...)