Facebook is trying to close the book on Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg is over it. Yes, Facebook allowed the data of more than 80 million users to land in the hands of a partisan political consulting firm during an obscenely contentious presidential election, but that's all in the distant past. You know,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Wants D.C. Appellate Court to Toss Suit Over Cambridge Analytica

Facebook is urging a judge in Washington, D.C. to halt proceedings in a lawsuit brought by the attorney general Karl Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 15:14:55 UTC ]
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D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed

Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Later in the day, the company was denied again in court, as Reuters reports that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-01 07:32:00 UTC ]
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Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica prior to 'Guardian' exposé

Facebook has admitted that it suspected Cambridge Analytica of scraping data from the platform even before the first reports about its massive data collection were published. The Guardian has learned about the social network's suspicion from a court... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook stock drops 7% over Cambridge Analytica controversy linked to Trump campaign

Facebook Inc.’s stock tumbled Monday after the social media company accused a data analytics firm used by the Trump campaign of exploiting ill-gotten data belonging to unwitting Facebook users. Shares of Facebook sank 6.7% to $172.69 around 9:50 a.m. Pacific time. On Friday, a Facebook executive... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge Analytica used data from Facebook and Politico to help Trump

Speech by company executive contradicts denial by Trump campaign that claimed the company used its own data and Facebook data to help the campaignCambridge Analytica used its own database and voter information collected from Facebook and news publishers in its effort to help elect Donald Trump,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers

World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eso Won Books Writes Its Closing Chapter

Eso Won Books, part of the Los Angeles book scene for more than 33 years and one of the country's most prominent Black bookstores, will close by the end of 2022, co-owner James Fugate confirmed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In England, Costa Book Awards Is Closing After 50 Years

Taking many in the British publishing community by surprise, Costa Book Awards is discontinuing its long-running program. The post In England, Costa Book Awards Is Closing After 50 Years appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-10 19:12:26 UTC ]
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Celebrating 20 Years: Close-up on Quirk Books

As it celebrates 20 year of championing unconventional, entertaining, and high-concept titles that ignite readers’ imaginations, the team at Quirk Books talked with PW about the company's first two decades, what’s in store for the future, and what makes the Quirk brand tick. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: After London Book Fair Closes

Our featured rights deals at the end of the 2022 London Book Fair week include titles from Finland, Italy, Sweden, and more. The post Rights Roundup: After London Book Fair Closes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-08 17:20:46 UTC ]
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Inspired Publishing: Close-up on Christy Ottaviano Books

PW sat down with Christy Ottaviano, vice president and publisher of Christy Ottaviano Books, to talk about her new eponymous imprint, the type of books she wants to publish, and what she's planning for the year to come.(Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Auto-narration 'can help close gap' between e-books and audiobooks

Auto-narrated audiobooks will not replace human narration but will help "elevate" text-heavy books and help eliminate the gap between e-books and accompanying audiobooks, says Ani Attamian, head of publishing partnerships for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Google. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 01:45:35 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Fair’s Guest of Honor Spain: ‘Our Roots are Deep and Close’

Stressing that culture is a bridge between nations, Spain opens its guest of honor program at Sharjah International Book Fair. The post Sharjah Book Fair’s Guest of Honor Spain: ‘Our Roots are Deep and Close’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-05 17:33:29 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: le Carré's last dominates reviews to close career in style

John le Carré's final novel Silverview (Viking) dominated the review pages this week, picking up mentions from the Sunday Times, Times, Guardian, Financial Times, Sunday Telegraph, the i and the Scotsman.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 06:20:33 UTC ]
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Aaliya’s Books Closes Amid Beirut’s Economic and Political Crisis

Aaliya's Books, a much-loved Beirut bookstore named for a character in a Rabih Alameddine novel, has lost the battle to stay open—for now. The post Aaliya’s Books Closes Amid Beirut’s Economic and Political Crisis appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-02 09:25:02 UTC ]
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Children’s book and illustration magazine Scoop closes

Children’s book and illustration magazine Scoop has closed and its owner Curious Publishing has ceased trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 12:27:48 UTC ]
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The Book Closes on HMH Trade

As HarperCollins prepares to integrate Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division, the group's name—and 150 years of trade publishing history—will fade away. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Buchmesse Restructuring: Frankfurt Book Fair New York Office Closing

The Frankfurt Book Fair New York office is closing this month, its business to be handled from Frankfurt. Publishing Perspectives continues. The post Buchmesse Restructuring: Frankfurt Book Fair New York Office Closing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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