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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

Privacy Groups Pressure FTC After Latest Revelations About Facebook’s Data Sharing

Privacy groups want regulatory action after Facebook reportedly shared users' personal information. Privacy groups called on the Federal Tr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 19th, 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

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

Tech We’re Using: He Reported on Facebook. Now He Approaches It With Caution.

Nick Confessore, an investigative reporter who has written about social media and data privacy, has changed his tech habits after what he has learned......»»

Category: mediaSource: nyt1 hr. 18 min. ago

Sandberg says Facebook must earn back trust

Facebook Inc's operations chief Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday that the world's largest social network needed to win back public trust after facing scandals for violating its users' privacy......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 17 min. ago

Facebook users and advertisers not "leaving in droves," says Jefferies

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: theflyonthewallJan 22nd, 2019

U.S. Close to Ending Its Facebook Probe

The federal government’s privacy investigation into Facebook appears to be nearing a conclusion, with the prospect of a large fine looming for the social-media giant......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 20th, 2019

U.S. regulators discussed record fine against Facebook for privacy violations

The penalty would be for violating an agreement with the government to safeguard users' personal data, according to people familiar with the matter. The fine is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million levied against Google in 2012......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2019