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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 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

Harvester of Facebook Data Wants Tighter Controls Over Privacy

An academic who was central to the misuse of Facebook data sought to turn the tables on internet companies by saying the government should step in to help prevent data-privacy scandals in the future......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj6 hr. 29 min. ago

Facebook Missed Another Senate Deadline on Privacy Questions

It's the latest delay by Facebook in addressing lawmakers’ queries about its privacy lapses. Faceb.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune15 hr. 43 min. ago

Facebook: Amid the Discontent, Investors Are Smiling

Advertisers are buying in, and Wall Street is almost uniformly bullish......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 18th, 2018

Amazon and Microsoft join Facebook and Google in California fight over Internet privacy

In.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Wall Street on Facebook: Haters Gonna Hate

Many users don’t trust the social network on privacy, and yet they can’t seem to give it up......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 16th, 2018

Snapchat Zigs Where Facebook Zags

Snapchat is opening its platform to outside developers in a push for growth that will also test its commitment to privacy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Facebook Has Answered Congress’s Questions About Data Privacy. Here Are 5 Surprising Ways They Track You

The methods .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2018

Facebook launches user review, potential bans for advertisers

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those that receive the most negative feedback......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 12th, 2018

Facebook Has Answered Congress’s Questions About Data Privacy. Here’s 5 Surprising Ways They Track You

Inclu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2018

Senate Releases Facebook Hearing Responses: Willing To Write Own Regulations, Promises Not Spying On Users

After responding "let me get back to you on that" over 2,000 times during the marathon hearings at the House and Senate Committees in early April, Senator John Thune has just released the 229 page pd.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 11th, 2018

Exclusive: Facebook's policies on teens should be probed by FTC, child advocacy group says

Common Sense Media wants the FTC to further investigate the impact of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and other privacy .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 11th, 2018

Exclusive: child advocacy group urges FTC to probe Facebook's data sharing policies with teens

Common Sense Media wants the FTC to further investigate the impact of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and other privacy .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 11th, 2018