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Aligning the User Data That Websites and Apps Collect With What Consumers Expect

With the California Consumer Privacy Act now the law, digital media companies are reevaluating their online data collection policies and the procedures Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-22 18:30:50 UTC ]
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Government Requests for Facebook User Data Rose 7% in the Second Half of 2018

Facebook received 110,634 government requests for user data in the second half of 2018, up 7% from 103,815 in the first half of 2018, according to its latest Transparency Report, which was released Thursday. The social network said the uptick in the second half of last year was normal compared... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 23:00:44 UTC ]
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Hundreds of millions of Facebook user records exposed on Amazon cloud servers

Facebook Inc. user data is still showing up in places it shouldn’t. Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing servers. The discovery shows that a year after the... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-03 20:45:00 UTC ]
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Facebook e-mails reveal Zuckerberg deliberations on user data

Facebook is being accused by U.K. lawmakers of offering access to its users and their data based on the amount of money a prospective partner would spend, following the latest document dump painting its leadership team in a potentially unflattering light.On Wednesday, British lawmaker Damian... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces tough questions on Capitol Hill

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced criticism Tuesday from senators over his company’s handling of user data in a Capitol Hill hearing that could amount to a reckoning on the technology industry and its practices. “Let me just cut to the chase. If you and other social media... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's CEO hits back at 'glib' comments by Apple's Cook

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg hit back against Tim Cook, calling the Apple Inc. CEO's criticism of the social-media giant "extremely glib."Cook was asked about Facebook's privacy crisis last month and called for stronger regulation of user data. A day after, Cook said he... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook shares fall as FTC confirms it is investigating the company's privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Monday that it opened an investigation of Facebook and the Senate Judiciary Committee called on the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, to testify as scrutiny mounts over the social media giant’s handling of user data. The unfolding crisis at... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers say Facebook can save Instant Articles with better data, subscription tools

Publishers say that Facebook can save Instant Articles by improving subscription products, letting pubs have more control over their inventory and sharing more user data. The post Publishers say Facebook can save Instant Articles with better data, subscription tools appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc buys what is left of MySpace for its user data

Magazine publisher acquires social network’s owner Viant and will mine its membership dataTime Inc has acquired what is left of social media pioneer MySpace in a move designed to hoover up user data to help it target digital ads more effectively.The publisher of magazines including Time, People... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Canadian approach to fighting ad blockers: trade ads for user data

U.S. publishers could learn a thing or two about fighting ad blockers from their counterparts up north. Narcity Media, which runs a pair of city-focused sites aimed at Canadian millennials, last week started asking ad blockers to log in with their Facebook accounts if they wanted to read its... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What worries European publishers most

Publishing online is easy; making money online is harder. Publishers have been hit on all sides. Not only is the traditional ad revenue model increasingly tough to pull off, but most publishers are still in the early stages of replacing that lost revenue with new businesses. Subscriptions sound... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Data Requests From Law Enforcement Are Increasing

Requests for Facebook user information from law enforcement are up 24% since 2013.Tech companies like Facebook and Twitter siphon up untold gigabytes of user data, which makes them obvious targets for governments and law enforcement agencies looking to gather evidence. This week in a bid for... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wikipedia Publishes First-Ever Transparency Report--And There's A Funny Story About A Monkey

Compared to Google and Facebook, Wikipedia is remarkably tight-lipped when it comes to requests for user data.Although Wikipedia is one of the largest websites in the world, it receives relatively few requests from government agencies for user information, especially compared to companies like... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Data Mining Scribd Subscriptions

According to Scribd's early analysis of user data of its ebook subscription service, 4.5 books were browsed for every book read. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech Firms Rally, Expecting Justice Department to Oppose Transparency Requests

Apple, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Mozilla, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitter, Yahoo and other tech companies today sent a letter to the heads of the U.S. Senate and House Judiciary Committees in support of proposed legislation that would allow them to publish statistics about secret national security... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Yahoo join motions to disclose national security requests

Tech companies continue their push to reveal more details about how often the U.S. government collects user information for national security purposes. Yahoo and Facebook have now filed motions with the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, asking for the right to publish more... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In The First Half Of 2013, The U.S. Made 12,444 Data Requests From Yahoo

Following the heels of Google and Facebook, Yahoo today published its first transparency report detailing government requests for user data in the first half of the year. It intends to issue a transparency report every six months. Of the 17 countries highlighted, the U.S. leads with the most... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo issues first transparency report, replete with governmental data requests

Following in the footsteps of Facebook -- which revealed its first Global Government Requests Report just a few weeks ago -- Yahoo is finishing out the week by publishing data of its own. The firm's first "global law enforcement transparency report" covers governmental requests for user data... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech groups ask US for transparency in secret data requests

Influential technology companies and groups want the U.S. government to lift restrictions on publicizing secret requests for user data as the fallout continues over the scale of government surveillance.Google, Facebook and Reddit are among the many signatories to a letter dated Thursday asking... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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