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Facebook Users Marked With "Treason" Label

Beleaguered social media giant Facebook has removed "treason" from their database of the keywords assi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

Facebook suspends firm over concerns it inappropriately shared user data with U.S. government

Facebook has suspended a data analysis company over whether its contracts with the U.S. government violated the polices about how publicly available data about its users is collected and shared.      &n.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 20th, 2018

Facebook suspends another data analytics firm

The decision to suspend Crimson Hexagon comes as Facebook faces continued fallout over how it handles the personal data of 2.2. billion monthly users......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 20th, 2018

Facebook, Google, and Other Tech Giants Unite to Let You Transfer Your Data

The new service will allow you to move data from one platform to another. Following a number of data privacy and ad misuse scandals among the titans of tech, many users have been cooling on the social media networks and websites th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 20th, 2018

Facebook Has Bad News For Its Underage Users

Facebook is now identifying and locking the accounts of users aged below thirteen. Prior to this, the world’s largest social networking platform only investigated the accounts tha.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 20th, 2018

AMC Entertainment friends Facebook for ticket sales

Leawood-based AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. now will offer ticket sales through Facebook. Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) recently launched a ticketing platform that allows users to find times and locations for movies, and AMC (NYSE: AMC) is the first thea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2018

Zuckerberg defends Facebook users" right to be wrong – even Holocaust deniers

CEO explains decision not to censor conspiracy theories but says the platform will try to ‘reduce distribution of content’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Zuckerberg defends users" right to be wrong – even Holocaust deniers

CEO explains decision not to censor conspiracy theories but says Facebook will try and ‘reduce distribution of content’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Key Words: Zuckerberg effectively defends right of Holocaust deniers to be heard on Facebook

On the rival social platform Twitter, many users wondered whether Zuckerberg — having drawn a line between Holocaust denialism and, s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2018

Facebook"s Instagram Has Up To 95 Million Bots

Up to 95 million Instagram users may be bots, according to a new study conducted by research firm Ghost Data for The Information. In .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2018

Apple’s Memojis Mark World Emoji Day

Today, Jul. 17 will be marked as World Emoji Day and Apple’s executive decided to take the initiative to celebrate it by marking it with Apple’s Memojis. Memoji is a 3D avatar feature in which users can customize themselves and.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 17th, 2018

Facebook says Indonesian users were not affected by data breach, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 13th, 2018

Facebook App Down: Android Users Complain of Crashes

Europe seems to be the most heavily affected area......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to give academics ‘full access’ to data for election studies

Facebook Inc. will give a newly formed group of academics “full access” to data on its 2.2 billion users for the purpose of identifying areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy, the group said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Facebook Gives Researchers "Full Access" for Election Studies

Facebook will give a group of academics “full access” to data on its 2.2 billion users to identify areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

Facebook faces small but symbolic UK fine over data protection breaches

Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

A Russian company also had access to Facebook user data

A Russian internet company with links to the Kremlin was among the firms to which Facebook gave an extension which allowed them to collect data on unknowing users of the social network after a policy change supposedly stopped such collection......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 11th, 2018

Facebook handed maximum data breach fine for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has been slapped with a £500,000 fine for the role it played in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the data of 87m users was harvested for political purposes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Facebook facing small but symbolic UK fine over data protection breaches

Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

British regulator to fine Facebook over data protection breaches

Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday she intends to fine Facebook for breaches of data protection law as her office investigates how millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2018

Facebook may be fined by U.K. over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook Inc. could be slapped with a 500,000-pound fine, or about $660,000, by a U.K. regulator over improperly handled data from 87 million users, the company confirmed late Tuesday. The British Information Commissioners Office, whic.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018