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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

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: SEC investigating if Facebook properly warned investors of improper data-sharing

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 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

The Wall Street Journal: SEC, FBI join investigation into how Facebook user data was used

The federal investigation into how Facebook Inc. has handled information about its users is getting bigger......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Dell said to be near deal to acquire VMware tracking stock

Dell Inc. is nearing a deal to combine with shares that track its fast-growing VMware Inc. virtualization-software unit, a move that would give the PC and data-storage giant a public listing once again, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Puerto Rico data suggests significantly higher death toll from Hurricane Maria

Newly released data from Puerto Rico’s government bolsters a conclusion reached by several studies that the death toll from last September’s Hurricane Maria vastly exceeds the official figure of 64......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Zuck"d Again: Facebook Shared Sensitive User Info Via "Secretive" Data Deals

If you feel like there's been a new embarrassing revelation about Facebook's privacy practices every day this week, well, you're not entirely wrong. In the third bombshell report to drop since Moday, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook confirms it shared user data with Chinese tech companies

Facebook Inc. said Tuesday that it struck data partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics firms, including Huawei Technologies Co., a telecommunications-equipment maker that U.S. officials view as a potential tool for state-sponsored spying......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2018

Behind the Messy, Expensive Split Between Facebook and WhatsApp's Founders - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBehind the Messy, Expensive Split Between Facebook and WhatsApp's FoundersWall Street JournalAfter a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app's creators are walking away leaving.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Zuckerberg to head to Europe to discuss Facebook’s handling of personal data

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and other European officials next week, as the Silicon Valley giant tries to calm tension with regulators and policy makers on both sides of the Atlantic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Equifax board members re-elected despite massive data breach

Equifax shareholders voted to re-elect all of the company’s board members who were on the ballot, though several directors including the board’s chairman received a significant number of votes against their re-election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down according to the Wall Street Journal

Evan Vucci/AP   Cambridge Analytica, the data firm used by the 2016 Trump campaign at the center of a scandal involving the misuse of Facebook customer data, is shutting d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Twitter sold data to researcher linked to Cambridge Analytica

Twitter Inc. said it sold data to the Cambridge University academic who had separately shared user data he gleaned from Facebook Inc. with third parties including the controversial research firm Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Google gathers more of your personal data than Facebook?

Circle Square Investments' Jeff Sica, Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Assistant Editor James Freeman and FBN's Liz MacDonald and Ashley Webster on reports Google gathers more of user's personal information than Facebook does......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to design its own chips as part of hardware push

Facebook Inc. is planning to design chips that could be used in its consumer devices, artificial-intelligence software and data centers, according to a person familiar with the matter and recent job listings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2018