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Facebook Gives Researchers "Full Access" for Election Studies

Facebook will give a group of academics “full access” to data on its 2.2 billion users to identify areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to give academics ‘full access’ to data for election studies

Facebook Inc. will give a newly formed group of academics “full access” to data on its 2.2 billion users for the purpose of identifying areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy, the group said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Facebook is giving advertisers access to your shadow contact information

Last week, I ran an ad on Facebook that was targeted at a computer science professor named Alan Mislove. Mislove studies how privacy works on social networks and had a theory that Facebook is lettin.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 26th, 2018

More than 1 in 4 Americans have deleted the Facebook app in the past year, according to a new survey (FB)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook has had a year full of controversies over misinformation and the way it provides access to user data. A new study from Pew taken shortly after the Cambridge Analyt.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Facebook opens up to researchers — but not about 2016 election

Facebook's decision is a roadblock for experts who want to examine possible factors behind President Donald Trump's victory......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 18th, 2018

Facebook to give academic group "full access" to user data, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2018

Russian company had access to Facebook user data through apps

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Category: topSource: moneyJul 10th, 2018

Facebook tests "subscription Groups" that charge for content

Facebook is starting to let Group admins charge $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to special sub-Groups full of exclusive posts. A hand-picked array of parenting, cooking and "organize my home" Groups will be the first to get the chance to spawn a........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 20th, 2018

You can now see every Russian Facebook ad that ran during the election

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Category: topSource: cnnMay 10th, 2018

Facebook ads show Russian trolls targeted Mexican-Americans after Trump election

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Category: topSource: cnnMay 10th, 2018

Newly released Facebook ads show Russian trolls targeted Mexican-Americans after Trump election

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Category: topSource: cnnMay 10th, 2018

Facebook plans election research committee, continues data misuse investigation

Facebook will seek researchers help in preventing election abuse on its network and has suspended two more data firms thought to have engaged in similar actions to Cambridge Analytica.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 9th, 2018

Candidates for public advocate bolster case for not having one

The race for public advocate has made a few things clear. Unfortunately, one of them is not which of the 17 candidates deserves your vote in the Feb. 26 special election. But it has exposed the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork12 hr. 53 min. ago

Moviepass owner Helios & Matheson delists amid spinoff plan

Helios & Matheson Analytics, the owner of Moviepass that offered theatergoers unlimited access for as little as $10 per month, was delisted from the Nasdaq on Tuesday and trading will be suspended at... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork12 hr. 53 min. ago

Facebook hires former journalist as India election integrity lead, ET reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 12th, 2019

Facebook expanding fact-checking in India before election

Facebook expanding fact-checking in India before election.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

Facebook starts labeling political ads in India as election looms

As hundreds of millions of Indians prepare to vote in a new government this year, Facebook is making sure its users in the country know political ads when they see them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

WhatsApp prepares for India"s election, the world"s biggest

The Facebook-owned messaging app has been under fire in India, its biggest market, over its role in spreading viral hoaxes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2019

WhatsApp Bans 2 Million Fake or Abusive Accounts Each Month

And machine learning is helping it do that. Facebook-owned WhatsApp shed light on Wednesday on how it works to ban fake and abusive accounts on its wildly popular messaging service. Ahead of a major election in India, WhatsApp held a press confe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 6th, 2019

Facebook Like A “Pedophile” For “Naked 15-Year-Old Girls” Suggestion

Easy access to online pornography continues to be a serious problem, especially when it comes to child pornography and children easily being able to view pornography. Now.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 4th, 2019

Public advocate candidate used an old spending account to get head start on race

A high-profile candidate in next month's election for public advocate spent tens of thousands of dollars from an old account despite a city law limiting campaign expenditures to a single fund.Melissa... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 3rd, 2019