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 Collins published a trove of Facebook's internal emails, including correspondence from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, related to how the social network gives access to developers.The newly released e-mails give an unprecedented look into Zuckerberg's personal feelings about how the company would make some of its most crucial business decisions between 2012 and 2016 regarding allowing outside companies to build on top of its platform. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zuckerberg says Facebook must protect user data or ‘we don't deserve to serve you’

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that his company “made mistakes” in protecting user data obtained by Cambridge Analytica, but said steps already taken and new policies unveiled Wednesday would prevent developers from misappropriating such information in the future. Part... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 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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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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Zuckerberg in WSJ op-ed: Facebook doesn’t sell your data!

The Facebook CEO is trying to clear up some misperceptions about the social network’s business model as data regulation looms on the horizon. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal late Thursday to explain his company’s business model and address some... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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He's CEO, bitch: Young Zuckerberg and the early days of Facebook revealed

"Everyone who has seen 'The Social Network' knows the story of Facebook's founding," Adam Fisher writes at the start of "Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook's Wild Early Days" in Wired. The article sets up an excerpt from "Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley," Fisher's... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook quiz app maker exposed data on over 120 million users

While Facebook tries to close the book on its Cambridge Analytica scandal, it's still dealing with many more. The FTC is conducting a non-public probe into the company's behavior around privacy data, the EU's stricter laws are making it hard for the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Pre-Scandal Mark Zuckerberg Said Users Trusted Facebook To Protect Their Privacy

In an interview released for the first time today, the Facebook CEO discussed privacy with Freaknonomics Radio last summer. It was a simpler time. Last summer, months before Mark Zuckerberg was feeling the intense pressure of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the Facebook CEO said he knew... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New report shows the number of requests for user data Facebook receives from global governments

Today Facebook publishes its Global Government Requests Report, revealing just how many data requests the social network has received from governments around the world. This time around, the report covers the second half of 2016, and it shows a mixed-bag of figures. While the number of items... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reveals fresh flaws with its data

Facebook reveals a further four flaws with the data it shares with publishers and advertisers. Continue reading at BBC News

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BEA 2016: Kobo's User Data Reveals Its 'Sexiest' E-book Consumers

Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn notes that readers over the age of 50 drive ebook sales, though they still love their print titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook Serves Up User Data to Measure Ads on Others' Sites, Apps

Google was supposed to uproot digital advertising's foundation. But Facebook may beat the search giant to the punch.Confirming what has become advertising's latest worst-kept secret, Facebook said it will begin applying its user data to ads shown outside the social network through a retooled... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook reveals 20m mobile users in June

Facebook has published UK-specific user data, broken down for the first time into daily and monthly, and total and mobile user numbers. Continue reading at Media Week

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Facebook’s Jennifer Howard reveals best practices for engaging an audience with Facebook Watch

  Jennifer Howard, Managing Director of Entertainment, Media, and Tech at Facebook, sits down with Ad Age Associate Publisher Heidi Waldusky to discuss how Facebook Watch is changing the way its 140 million daily users consume content—and how marketers can take advantage of it. A custom... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-02 19:52:00 UTC ]
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ProPublica’s Facebook-Monitoring Political Ad Tool (Which Facebook Fought) is Alive Again with a New Home at the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is the new home to the Facebook Political Ad Collector, a browser extension that ProPublica built and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 18:45:03 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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Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper. Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.

It's tough to make everyone happy. Can Facebook reconcile its high-minded design ideals with the interests of users and publishers? Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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