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Facebook Says That Privacy Settings For 14M Users Were Switched To Public Due To Bug

2018 seems to be the year of Facebook apologies.  We can add “apologizes for accidentally setting 14 million users privacy status to public without their knowledge” to that list. According to TechCrunch, between the dates of May 18 and May 22, Facebook accidentally changed the privacy setting for status updates for 14 million users to public from [...]

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Google Axes Political Ads In Washington state, LinkedIn Does It Globally

According to an article that appeared in GeekWire, Google will pause state and local political ads in Washington state.  This action is in response to a new campaign finance law that requires near “real-time disclosure of detailed information about election ads in response to public records requests.” This is what Google had to say in its AdWords policy update: [...]

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Facebook Faces More Scrutiny, This Time For Sharing User Data With Device Makers

It seems Facebook can't get out of trouble.  The company is, once again, under fire once again for mishandling user data.  This time, it is being charged with Sharing information with at least 60 device makers, including Amazon, Apple, Blackberry, HTC, Microsoft and Samsung. According to reports by The New York Times, since 2007, Facebook has created partnerships [...]

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Facebook Ends Trending Section, Removing All Products That Integrated With The Trends API

Facebook's Trending news topic section is being removed at the beginning of next week, along with products and third-party integrations that rely on the Trending API. Based on Facebook's researched, people didn't find it very useful over time.  According to the company, the content in the Trending topics section accounted for fewer than 1.5 percent [...]

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Facebook’s First Transparency Report Shows Majority Of Offending Content Removed Before Being Reported

The first ever Facebook transparency report has been released, and outlines the amount of content it has identified as breaking Community Standard rules between October 2017 and March 2018.  Based on the data, a majority of the offensive content had action taken against it by Facebook before it was reported by users. The report is part of [...]

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Facebook Says It Has Suspended 200 Apps For Possible Misuse Of Data

Ever since Cambridge Analytica was suspended for using an app to exploit user information a couple of months ago, Facebook says that it has suspended an additional 200 more apps. After the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook said that it would perform a thorough audit and investigation of all apps on its platform with access to large amounts of [...]

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces New ‘Clear History’ Option & More At Facebook’s F8 Conference

On Tuesday, Facebook kicked off the F8 Developers Conference with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “This has been an intense year. I can’t believe we’re only four months in,” said Zuckerberg.  Undoubtedly, he was referring to the situation he found himself in when Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica for exploiting user data. After mentioning this, Zuckerberg gave [...]

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