Facebook paid teens to disclose their online activity in research app, report says

For years, Facebook has been paying some users $20 per month to install a research app on their phones that can collect intimate information about their online behavior and communications, according to a report published Tuesday by TechCrunch. Since 2016, users ages 13 to 35 could exchange their... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook paid kids to download app that monitors their online activity

Facebook Inc. has faced congressional panels, government fines and mounting public pressure over its use and handling of private user data. On Wednesday, after a report said the company had been paying people — some as young as 13 — $20 a month to install a research app on their phones that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-30 23:35:00 UTC ]
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Facebook paid kids to download app that monitors their online activity

Facebook Inc. has faced congressional panels, government fines and mounting public pressure over its use and handling of private user data. On Wednesday, after a report said the company had been paying people — some as young as 13 — $20 a month to install a research app on their phones that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-30 23:35:00 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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Apple cracks down on Facebook after it paid teens for access to their data

Program that enrolled users as young as 13 prompts Apple to ban Facebook from publishing some appsFacebook paid users as young as 13 to install an app that gave the company access to everything their phone sent or received over the internet. In response, Apple has revoked Facebook’s ability to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Publishers rely on Facebook for paid content distribution

A survey by Digiday found that 86 percent of publishers pay to distribute content on platforms. The post Digiday Research: Publishers rely on Facebook for paid content distribution appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reportedly testing Twitter-like breaking news app

App that would allow publishers to highlight and push news events to Facebook users is said to be in alpha-stage testingFacebook could be preparing to take on Twitter at its own game, with a standalone news application for mobile phones.The product, which is reportedly in “alpha” stage testing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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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In the “Web vs. Apps” Debate for Online Publishers, Apps Are on a Run

It’s what qualifies as an age-old debate in the digital media business: Web or native apps? The question isn’t really either/or — for most news outlets, the answer is “both” — but since the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, co-authors of visual anthology Black Futures, will become the first-ever guest curators of the Lift Black Voices section in its flagship mobile applications. Starting Monday and lasting for three weeks, they will personally select collections of dialogues, essays... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Walker to publish guide to becoming 'actively anti-racist' for teens

Walker Books will publish The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph on 7th January 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:03:26 UTC ]
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Bluebird swipes guide to online dating from ex-Facebook psychiatrist

Bluebird has swiped a guide to online dating and text communication from Facebook's former in-house psychiatrist Dr Mimi Winsberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-21 23:03:38 UTC ]
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Puffin launches online activities in response to school closure

Puffin has launched a series of online activities for children, in response to the national closure of schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 04:40:39 UTC ]
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Sponcon Disclosure Lessons from Teen Vogue’s Facebook Article Controversy

As the lines between journalism and advertising become increasingly blurred, media companies must be on high alert for potential pitfalls around the failure to properly disclose sponsored content. The proper characterization of content as commercial advertising, and the proper disclosure of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-09 00:40:34 UTC ]
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Digiday Research Report: Half of publishing industry workers are concerned with job security

There are a multitude of effects the changes in publishing have had on the industry -- but less well understood are what it has meant for the people working in the industry. We surveyed over 200 publishing employees in business and revenue roles to understand how work culture, mental health, the... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-07 05:01:49 UTC ]
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Austin Teens Report on Best / Worst of BookCon 2019 (shelftalker)

Talking top titles, new trends, and chaotic lines with two enthusiastic show veterans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook stops apps being pre-installed on Huawei phones

The block on pre-installed apps on Huawei smartphones will also apply to Instagram and Whatsapp. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-06-07 11:40:07 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Facebook still delivers the greatest reach for publisher content

Forty-five percent of 124 publishers surveyed by Digiday said that Facebook provides the greatest reach for unpaid posted content. While few publishers see strong reach from content posted to their pages, engaging content being shared organically by users is driving significant amounts of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-29 04:01:04 UTC ]
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The Amount of Fake Accounts Removed From Facebook This Year Nearly Equals Its Number of Total Active Users

Facebook disabled more than 2 billion fake accounts on Facebook in the first quarter of 2019 alone, nearly the same amount of total monthly active users the company has, the company said Thursday in a report about how it is enforcing its platform rules. The company pulled almost 2.2 billion fake... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 20:09:09 UTC ]
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