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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

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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

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: googlenews19 hr. 25 min. ago

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

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook’s top attorney stepping down as company faces multiple probes

Facebook Inc.’s top lawyer, who led the company’s investigation into Russian election interference, is leaving the company at the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: France’s Atos to buy IT company Syntel in $3.4 billion deal

Atos SE of France has struck a $3.4 billion deal to buy Syntel Inc., a U.S.-based information-technology company, in a move that would give it access to some of the biggest U.S. financial-services companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook suspends another analytics firm over data practices

Facebook Inc. suspends another company that harvested data from its site and says it was investigating whether the analytics firm’s contracts with the U.S. government and a Russian nonprofit tied to the Kremlin violate the platform’s policies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018

Facebook suspends app tied to researcher running election study

Facebook Inc. has suspended apps by Crimson Hexagon, a company founded by a Harvard University researcher who has a close relationship with the social network, after the Wall Street Journal inquired about the firm’s contracts with governments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 20th, 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