Facebook data breach: 4 simple steps to stay safer right now

Data breaches can make us feel helpless, but there are things you can do to protect your online accounts. Since Facebook reported last week that hackers had stolen access tokens to almost 50 million accounts, there have been no signs that the perpetrators leaked any user data online or published content on the site without permission.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 Steps Toward Harnessing The Power of Your Audience Data

[Sponsored] The age of publishing atomization is upon us. In this era, anything and everything is niche. Audiences are smaller and more specific, content is more consumable, data is more meticulous The post 4 Steps Toward Harnessing The Power of Your Audience Data appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic

Even with publishers grousing about Facebook's shortcomings as a source of revenue and organic traffic, publishers are putting a lot more resources into dark posts, according to Keywee data. The post Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to Help Mobile Apps Auction Off Their Ads Using Facebook Data

For years Facebook has considered itself a mobile-first company, so it's perhaps not surprising that the company's first attempt to automate the sale of ads running outside of Facebook will be limited to mobile.Mobile app publishers can now sell their in-app display and video ad inventory... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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NetGalley data breach may have exposed user information

Digital advance-copy service NetGalley has revealed it suffered a data breach just before Christmas that may have exposed members' information. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-29 00:17:57 UTC ]
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How Digital Media Can Stay One Step Ahead of the Diversity Revolution

June 2020's upheaval around racial justice has been at times painful, at times empowering and hopeful, and at times humbling. In the professional sphere, there's not an industry that hasn't felt the impact of the latest iteration of the Black Lives Matter movement. That's why this year's... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-24 21:33:03 UTC ]
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Ingram shuts down data breach at CoreSource

Ingram has warned clients of a breach within its CoreSource platform, which stores publishers' digital assets. According to the wholesaler and distributor it led to the "unauthorised downloads of some publishers’ titles", but was quickly shut down. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-13 20:44:06 UTC ]
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How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process

Guide to Literary Agents editor Robert Lee Brewer shares his simple two-step process on how to get a literary agent. The post How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-22 17:30:09 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Taking Steps to Safeguard Canada’s Oct. 21 Federal Election

Facebook is bringing its political advertising tools and rules to Canada in advance of that country's federal election Oct. 21. Anyone who wants to run ads about social issues, elections or politics in Canada must first confirm their identity and location and disclose who is paying for the ads,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-10 21:00:28 UTC ]
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Irish Supreme Court Rejects Facebook Bid to Block ECJ Data Case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens’ data to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-31 19:45:54 UTC ]
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Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records

Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-05-31 19:12:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's pivot to privacy will make data more powerful than ever

The platform is increasing its focus on Groups, where algorithms will have even more influence on the content users see. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-05-29 13:15:44 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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More Data on Content Moderation Won't Silence Facebook’s Critics

Facebook’s latest report lays out the sheer scale of its battle against fake accounts, spam, and other abuses. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-05-23 21:09:55 UTC ]
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Instagram: Facebook probes breach of millions of influencer accounts

An Indian company had stored the data of 49 million Instagram users in an unguarded online database. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-05-21 07:38:44 UTC ]
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Four out of five people expect Facebook to have another data privacy issue this year

People are becoming more aware of the need to protect their data online, not just because of the rate of cybercriminal activity, but also because large organizations are frequently being careless with the data they hold. A new survey of 1,000 people from OpenVPN reveals that four out of five... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-05-15 14:28:45 UTC ]
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March Religion Bestsellers: ‘Universal Christ’ Debuts at #4, Francine Rivers Stays #1

Franciscan priest Richard Rohr breaks the top five in religion nonfiction with his reflections on the nature of God in ‘The Universal Christ,’ while the trade paperback edition of Francine Rivers’ ‘The Masterpiece’ is #1 for its second consecutive month in fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Several apps funnel users’ sensitive data to Facebook without consent, report says

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook Inc. without users’ consent, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called App Events enables app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook even... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-02-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Several apps funnel users’ sensitive data to Facebook without consent, report says

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook Inc. without users’ consent, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called App Events enables app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook even... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-02-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
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German ruling could impede Facebook’s data-combining moves

Facebook Inc. is pushing back against a German ruling that could make it harder for the social media giant to combine data from all the services it runs in order to target ads even more precisely. Thursday’s ruling, though aimed at current practices, hints at potential troubles ahead if... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-02-07 22:10:00 UTC ]
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