The social media company faces another breach of security and privacy, with a bug allowing 1,500 apps to access the private photos of users for 12 days during September.
In a year where there seemed to be quite a bit of bad news, the world searched for "good" more than ever before.
Telstra slams the National Broadband Network for doubling the cost of internet access, but NBN Co rejects the allegations and points to improved services.
Public primary schools in NSW will enforce a mobile phone ban from next year and high schools will have the option of signing up to the crackdown after a State Government review finds the devices lead to online bullying and distraction.
The internet media giants would be required to make it clearer to consumers how their private information is used, get proper consent and face significant penalties for breaching privacy laws, according to a report by the consumer watchdog.
The Assistance and Access Bill leaves Aussie technology companies angry and struggling to understand the potential impact on their business.
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says legitimate concerns remain over the encrypted message access bill, but he was not prepared to risk Australia's national security over the parliamentary break.