14 08, 2019

New Facebook ad units can remind you when a movie comes out – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-14T16:26:07+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Facebook, Social, Uncategorized|

Facebook is launching two new ad units designed to help movie studios promote their latest releases. The first unit is called a movie [...]

11 08, 2019

Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-11T16:23:17+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Advertising Tech, america, Android, cookies, data processing, data protection, data security, ePrivacy Regulation, Europe, european union, Facebook, France, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Germany, Google, information commissioner's office, Instagram, law, online advertising, Privacy, spamming, TC, Uncategorized, United States, University of Michigan|

New research into how European consumers interact with the cookie consent mechanisms which have proliferated since a major update to the bloc’s online [...]

5 08, 2019

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-05T16:16:10+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Acxiom, Advertising Tech, app developer, Boris Johnson, Cambridge Analytica, Conservative Party, data management, Data Mining, data processing, donald trump, electoral law, Elizabeth Denham, Europe, Experian, Facebook, General Election, information commissioner's office, microtargeting, National Health Service, online disinformation, Privacy, Social, social media, social media platforms, targeted advertising, TC, terms of service, Theresa May, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States|

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. [...]

31 05, 2019

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-31T15:21:58+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Amazon, BBC, Brits, digital media, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Google, ICO, Instagram, Internet, new media, ofcom, online content, online harms, online regulation, Privacy, search engine, search engines, search results, smartphone, smartphones, SNAPCHAT, Social, social media, social media platforms, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, [...]

1 04, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg actually calls for regulation of content, elections, privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-01T14:35:29+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Apps, Facebook, Facebook ads, Facebook Policy, facebook privacy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Policy, Privacy, regulation, Social, Uncategorized|

It’s been a busy day for Facebook exec op-eds. Earlier this morning, Sheryl Sandberg broke the site’s silence around the Christchurch massacre, and [...]

29 03, 2019

Facebook launches searchable transparency library of all active ads – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-29T14:32:44+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Apps, Election Interference, Facebook, Facebook ads, Facebook Election Interference, Government, instagram ads, Policy, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Now you can search Facebook for how much Trump has spent on ads in the past year, which Pages’ ads reference immigration or [...]

23 03, 2019

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-23T14:29:21+00:00 March 23rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aleksandr Kogan, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, data protection, DCMS committee, Europe, Facebook, ICO, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Policy, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized|

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data [...]

21 02, 2019

Highlights & transcript from Zuckerberg’s 20K-word ethics talk – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-21T14:05:29+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Apps, Developer, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Facebook Politics, facebook privacy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Mobile, Policy, Social, Talent, TC, Uncategorized|

Mark Zuckerberg says it might be right for Facebook to let people pay to not see ads, but that it would feel wrong [...]

15 02, 2019

TikTok spotted testing native video ads – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-15T14:01:30+00:00 February 15th, 2019|ad tech, Ads, advertising, Advertising Tech, Apps, bytedance, Mobile, native ads, Social, TC, tiktok, Uncategorized, Video, video ads|

TikTok is testing a new ad product: a sponsored video ad that directs users to the advertiser’s website. The test was spotted in [...]

12 02, 2019

Facebook urged to offer an API for political ad transparency research – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-12T13:59:20+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Advertising Tech, api, Center for Democracy and Technology, Europe, european commission, european parliament, european union, Facebook, ireland, Mike Schroepfer, Mozilla, Nick Clegg, online disinformation, open data institute, political disinformation, Social, social media, targeted advertising, transparency, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Facebook has been called upon to provide good faith researchers with an API to enable them to study how political ads are spreading [...]