People in Europe eagerly awaiting the upcoming OnePlus One have some pricing information to think about. The One, which will have rather premium specifications, will cost no more than 350 euros. When converted to U.S. dollars, that is roughly $480; however, currency conversations are never accurate as pricing differs by each market.
The Wall Street Journal’s report on third party apps transmitting users’ names to online advertising companies and tracking databases in breach of Facebook’s own privacy rules and despite user privacy settings raises ongoing questions on when Facebook will give users absolute control over their privacy settings once and for all.
A hacker has exploited Facebook’s graph search to collect a database of thousands of phone numbers and Facebook users. Both parties agree that all the information was left public by users (even if the users themselves may still not realize it).
Facebook today offered reporters a deep dive on how it handles privacy and previewed some upcoming changes. The company revealed it does 80 trillion privacy checks per day on the backend to make sure data isn't wrongly exposed.