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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 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

Facebook reportedly considered charging for access to user data

Idea discussed in emails contained in unredacted court documents, The Wall Street Journal reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 28th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: British lawmaker may release Facebook data-policy documents

When a small app developer sued Facebook Inc. in 2015 over how it restricts access to user data, the action got little attention, in part because the social-media giant successfully sought to have most of the court records sealed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook suspects spammers were culprits in latest data breach

Facebook Inc. believes that the hackers who gained access to the private information of 30 million of its users were spammers looking to make money through deceptive advertising, according to people familiar with the company’s internal investigation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook reveals dozens of companies that received special access to user data

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2018

Facebook Reveals Apps, Others That Got Special Access to User Data - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFacebook Reveals Apps, Others That Got Special Access to User DataWall Street JournalFacebook Inc. FB -0.9.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 1st, 2018

Facebook gave some developers access to users' friends after policy changed

Facebook made special deals with a small number of companies to extend access to user data after ending access for others, Facebook confirms after a Wall Street Journal report on the deals.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 9th, 2018

Facebook Gave Some Companies Special Access to Additional Data About Users' Friends - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFacebook Gave Some Companies Sp.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook’s Zuckerberg faces grilling from privacy-focused EU lawmakers

Top European lawmakers are set to interrogate Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday over the company’s handling of alleged data misuse and election interference......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, Twitter are not complying with data laws, Russia says

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 21st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to work with German government to combat election interference

Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company will work with the German ministry for information security in a broad effort to guide policy here and throughout Europe on election interference......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 20th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Internal emails show Facebook considered selling user data

Internal emails show Facebook Inc. considered charging compani.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook expands local-news feature to more than 400 U.S. cities

Facebook Inc. said Wednesday it has expanded a local-news feature to more than 400 U.S. cities, as the social-media giant, which has struggled with everything from false news to data privacy, aims to keep users engaged on its platform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

Facebook tentatively concludes spammers were behind recent data breach: WSJ

Facebook Inc has tentatively concluded that spammers looking to make money, and not a nation-state, were behind the largest-ever data theft at the social media company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Facebook Faces Potential $1.63 Billion Fine in Europe Over Data Breach - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFacebook Faces Potential $1.63 Billion Fine in Europe Over Data BreachWall Street JournalA European Union privacy watchdog could fine Facebook Inc. FB -2.59% as much.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 30th, 2018

EU Demands Facebook Update 'Misleading' Fine Print - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEU Demands Facebook Update 'Misleading' Fine PrintWall Street JournalThe European Union is ramping up pressure on Facebook Inc. FB 1.72% to better spell out to consumers how their data is bein.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to yank Onavo data-security app from Apple store

Facebook Inc. plans to pull its data-security app from Apple Inc.’s app store after the iPhone maker ruled that the service violated its data-collection policies, according to a person familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: UniCredit, Italy’s largest bank, stops advertising on Facebook over ethical lapses

Italy’s largest bank, UniCredit SpA, stopped advertising on Facebook Inc. in March, citing what it said was unethical behavior by the social-media giant related to a scandal involving data firm Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

Facebook asks big U.S. banks for customer data

Facebook Inc. is asking big U.S. banks for information about the banks' customers. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Facebook asked some of the biggest banks in the country — including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Co., Citigrou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Facebook denies seeking financial-transaction data from banks

Facebook Inc. denied a report earlier Monday in The Wall Street Journal that suggested the .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2018