27 11, 2019

Brexit ad blitz data firm paid by Vote Leave broke privacy laws, watchdogs find – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-27T17:56:29+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aggregate IQ, AggregateIQ, AIQ, Aleksandr Kogan, Artificial Intelligence, BeLeave, Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Canada, data protection, Europe, Facebook, General Election, political campaigning, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States, Vote Leave|

A joint investigation by watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia has found that Cambridge Analytica-linked data firm, Aggregate IQ, broke privacy laws in Facebook [...]

26 06, 2018

UK election regulator calls for urgent law changes – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-06-26T10:44:22+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Brexit, Election Interference, election law, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Government, Policy, Political Advertising, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized|

A report by the UK’s Electoral Commission has called for urgent changes in the law to increase transparency about how digital tools are [...]

6 04, 2018

Facebook, AggregateIQ now being jointly probed by Canada, B.C. data watchdogs – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-04-06T09:41:28+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Canada, Chris Wylie, data protection, Europe, european union, Facebook, internet research agency, Policy, Privacy, russia, Social, Uncategorized|

Privacy watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia are combining existing investigations into Facebook and AggregateIQ. The latter being a Victoria-based ad targeting tech [...]

18 02, 2018

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media  – Evotik

By | 2018-02-18T21:04:23+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Advertising Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Brexit, clickbait, disinformation, Facebook, fake news, Google, news media, propaganda, rt, russia, Social, social media, social media platforms, TC, Twitter, Uncategorized, United States|

The funny thing about fake news is how mind-numbingly boring it can be. Not the fakes themselves — they’re constructed to be catnip [...]