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Facebook releases new privacy safeguards after ceding to pressure from advertisers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook is installing new controls it says will better inform its members about the way companies are targeting them with advertising, the latest step to quell a public outcry over the company's mishandling of user data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Facebook"s Next Challenge: Less Data to Target Ads

Facebook’s advertisers in Europe are on the front lines of its efforts to tighten privacy practices, and their frustrations help explain why the social-media giant’s troubles are far from over......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 30th, 2018

Investors turn away from grim Facebook

The surprise shock of Facebook's 24 per cent share wipeout is felt through the tech sector, as analysts ponder the social media giant's pessimistic take on user numbers and the cost of its privacy safeguards in its latest results. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 26th, 2018

Facebook"s grim forecast: privacy push will erode profits for years

Facebook Inc's shares lost as much as a quarter of their value on Wednesday after executives said that profit margins would plummet for several years due to the costs of improving privacy safeguards and slowing usage in the biggest advertising markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 25th, 2018

"There’s a big responsibility on us": Facebook and Twitter are promising to make much more information about advertising public

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch; REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Facebook and Twitter are under pressure to make their advertising policies more transparent. After rolling out new processes for political advertisers, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2018

Who’s Currently Winning the Privacy Safeguards Issue: Facebook or the Regulators?

It’s too early to tell, but, so far, the score appears to be Facebook 1, regulators 0Related Stocks: FB,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusJun 22nd, 2018

Facebook installing new privacy safeguards around ads, Reuters says

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: theflyonthewallJun 13th, 2018

In Jab At Facebook & Google, Tim Cook Tells Duke Grads "Technology Shouldn"t Mean Trading Away Your Privacy"

While Apple's latest quarterly earnings report has undoubtedly alleviated some of the pressure facing CEO Tim Cook as more analysts begin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 14th, 2018

Facebook shakes up staff amid data scandal

Facebook is making some changes in its executive and lobbying ranks as it deals with pressure to improve its security and privacy practices. TechRepublic senior writer Dan Patterson joins CBSN to explain the significance......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 25th, 2018

Facebook Replaces Lobbying Executive Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

Facebook shuffled its ranks in Washington as it confronts pressure from lawmakers over data privacy, election interference, misinformation and other issues......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 24th, 2018

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with EU rules

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with EU rules

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018

The "Facebook is bad for society" narrative isn"t flying with advertisers, Barclays says (FB)

Facebook advertisers aren't going anywhere, according to Barclays analyst Ross Sandler.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress Tuesday and Wednesday over user data privacy. Revenue rem.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wins Would-Be Congressional Grilling

He avoids major stumbles and appears open to the idea of limited privacy regulation. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg remained calm under pressure during five hours of questioning by U.S. senators a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 10th, 2018

Stocks are tumbling as Tencent"s brutal earnings report reminds traders of Facebook"s growth woes

Markets Insider US stocks tumbled Wednesday after Chinese tech giant Tencent reported its first profit decline in almost 13 years, putting pressure on the US tech sector. Investors are watc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

Twitter CEO defends failure to ban Alex Jones

Jack Dorsey refuses to follow Apple, Facebook and YouTube in banning Jones, saying he will be guided by principles rather than pressure.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends failure to ban Alex Jones

Jack Dorsey refuses to follow Apple, Facebook and YouTube in banning Jones, saying he will be guided by principles rather than pressure.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

For Facebook, It"s Time to Pay the Piper

After a string of controversies and privacy scandals, Facebook found the one thing that Wall Street won't tolerate......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 6th, 2018

Facebook’s Plan to Partner With Banks Raises Privacy Concerns

Facebook is in talks with banks to collect more user informat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 6th, 2018

Facebook in talks with banks to add your financial information to Messenger

The plans come at a sensitive time for Facebook, as it continues to battle privacy concerns and tweak company policy regarding user data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2018

Facebook in talks with banks to add your financial information to Messenger

The plans come at a sensitive time for Facebook, as it continues to battle privacy concerns and tweak company policy regarding user data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2018