The Privacy Zeitgeist Means User Consent Is the New Key to Investment

Ad tech will need to reinvent itself or die, and anyone fighting the global wave of privacy-centric legislation that's sweeping the digital media sector will ultimately lose. That's the belief of Thomas Pasquet, co-founder and co-CEO of Ogury, an ad-tech company that today announced it had raised $50 million for its "marketing engine driven by... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-05 21:44:16 UTC ]
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How Google Is Thinking About Its Upcoming Changes for User Privacy

Earlier this year, Google outlined upcoming changes to its marketing-leading Chrome browser that are likely to prompt seismic changes for digital media trading with the company's leading privacy executive tipping the privacy overhaul for a 2019 launch. Speaking last week at Adweek's inaugural... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5m users without consent

Company says it has stopped using password verification feature that collected data Facebook has admitted to “unintentionally” uploading the address books of 1.5 million users without consent, and says it will delete the collected data and notify those affected.The discovery follows criticism of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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Several apps funnel users’ sensitive data to Facebook without consent, report says

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More choice on privacy just means more chances to do what’s best for big tech | John Naughton

A study of how Facebook, Google and Microsoft have applied the EU’s new GDPR rules shows users are being manipulatedOne of the most influential books published in the last decade was Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. In it, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Up to 87 million Facebook users affected in privacy scandal

Facebook says as many as 87 million people may have had their data accessed in the Cambridge Analytica scandal - an increase from the 50 million disclosed in published reports. Continue reading at Stuff

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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

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Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users

Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time, ahead of the European Union's general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 -- although the company is pitching it as being part of Data Privacy Day. On top of this, the social network has also... Continue reading at Betanews

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EU privacy watchdogs seek answers from WhatsApp and Yahoo about users' data

European Union privacy watchdogs have warned WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum to stop sharing users' data with parent company Facebook until they investigated whether the transfers comply with EU data protection law. They also want Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to come clean about recent leaks and spying... Continue reading at PC World

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Belgium takes Facebook to court over privacy breaches and user tracking

Belgian privacy commission launches lawsuit after warning over alleged privacy law breaches over tracking of users and non-users for adsThe Belgian privacy commission is taking Facebook to court for its alleged “trampling” over Belgian and European privacy law.The lawsuit will be heard in a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Key Tips for How to Read More This Year

By Oliver Tearle Finding the time to relax with a good book can be difficult, but there are a few practical steps you can take which might help to increase your book-reading productivity in 2020.  We’re sceptical of lists which promise ‘sure-fire ways to guarantee you’ll read more this year’,... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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'Hillbilly Elegy' author launches VC fund to invest in Triangle startups

Investor J.D. Vance, author of the bestselling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” has launched a venture capital firm based in Cincinnati, according to multiple media reports. The Ohio native’s firm, Narya Capital, will invest in startups in the Raleigh, Durham and cities such as Salt Lake City,... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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10 Keys to Digital Success in 2020 (Part 1)

For most publishers, digital success in 2020 won’t be about new trends or technology. Instead it will be about focus, prioritization, and finally executing properly on digital media fundamentals. This article covers the first five fundamentals that I believe every publisher must execute on this... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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We're visiting our In the Club newsletter for tips and tricks to kickstart your book club into the new year by looking back and tying loose (bookish) ends. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Rakuten OverDrive in buyout deal with KKR investment firm

Investment firm KKR has signed a deal to buy digital reading platform OverDrive from Rakuten for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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£3m investment will improve 'clunky' system, says head of Essex libraries

The head of Essex's libraries has branded the county's current library IT system "clunky and out of date", as she hails the opportunity to invest in the service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What Google's focus on web frameworks means for front-end development [Q&A]

If the recent Chrome Dev Summit was evidence of what Google thinks is hot in web development, then frameworks were one of the clear winners. More specifically, client-side frameworks and libraries like Angular, Vue and React, and larger web frameworks like Next.js. We spoke to Tim Neutkens, lead... Continue reading at Betanews

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Two digital media veterans say the industry isn’t dying, just taking a different shape. Bleak headlines about the demise of the media world seem to appear almost daily. Is it possible for digital media to even survive?Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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