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Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook Tells Advertisers Where You Spend Money

Facebook Tells Advertisers Where You Spend Money

Facebook gives advertisers information on what brick-and-mortar stores its users patronize. Read »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook Has Less Privacy . . . Again

Facebook Has Less Privacy . . . Again

A report suggests you may want to research Facebook's latest privacy changes and learn how to protect your information. Read »

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

How to Opt Out of Google Ads

How to Opt Out of Google Ads

Google announced it would show users' names, photos and comments in ads across the Web, but there's a way to opt out. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to Schmooze FTC Commissioner

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to Schmooze FTC Commissioner

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will meet with a Federal Trade Commission member while the agency decides whether to investigate the social network for privacy violations. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google Accused of Wiretapping

Google Accused of Wiretapping

Google is accused of wiretapping, or gathering data about its users through Gmail and Street View, to show users related ads. Read »

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 9:01 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

'Virtual Identity Suicide' Vs. Facebook

'Virtual Identity Suicide' Vs. Facebook

A study says that Facebook users are choosing "virtual identity suicide" to ensure privacy. Read »

Thursday, Sep 5, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Majority Give Up On Online Anonymity

Majority Give Up On Online Anonymity

According to a new survey many people have tried to hide their identity online, but the majority realize that it's probably impossible. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 8:15 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

A Startup Where You Sell Your Own Data

A Startup Where You Sell Your Own Data

With social networks selling information about users to third parties, such as Facebook, a new startup lets users sell their own demographics for cash. Read »

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 at 7:31 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook May Use Profile Pics to Identify Users

Facebook May Use Profile Pics to Identify Users

Facebook may add its more than 1 billion users' profile photos into its facial recognition database. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 at 4:30 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Do You Trust Facebook's Free Wi-Fi?

Do You Trust Facebook's Free Wi-Fi?

After the recent NSA news, perhaps users should be skeptical of using Facebook's free Wi-Fi which can log user information. Read »

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Scott McGrew The host of Press:Here, Scott has 20 years experience as a television reporter, 10 of them covering technology. His work has been seen on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News Channel and the BBC. He has been nominated for 10 Emmy Awards, but he’s quick to point out he’s never won any. He has been dabbling in computers since his first Apple II.
Barbara E. Hernandez Barbara is an award-winning business journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and PCWorld.com. In her spare time, she lends money to entrepreneurs in developing nations, ponders the tech world and spends way too much time on Facebook. Follow her on Twitter @bhern.