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. [...]

18 07, 2019

Facebook accused of contradicting itself on claims about platform policy violations – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-18T16:04:39+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Apps, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, Europe, Facebook, Lawsuit, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized|

Prepare your best * unsurprised face *: Facebook is being accused of contradicting itself in separate testimonies made on both sides of the [...]

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 [...]

26 11, 2018

Tech giants offer empty apologies because users can’t quit – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-26T12:54:23+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Amazon, APPLE, Apps, Cambridge Analytica, Drama, Elliot Schrage, Facebook, Facebook Policy, facebook privacy, GDPR, Google, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Mobile, Policy, Privacy, project maven, Security, Social, Talent, TC, Uncategorized|

A true apology consists of a sincere acknowledgement of wrong-doing, a show of empathic remorse for why you wronged and the harm it [...]

3 09, 2018

It’s time for Facebook and Twitter to coordinate efforts on hate speech – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-09-03T11:38:23+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Alex Jones, Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Government, hate speech, Infowars, Policy, Section 230, Social, Twitter, Uncategorized, YouTube|

Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, there has been burgeoning awareness of the hate speech on social media platforms like Facebook [...]

11 07, 2018

UK’s Information Commissioner will fine Facebook the maximum £500K over Cambridge Analytica breach – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-07-11T10:57:27+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook continues to face fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which revealed how user data was stealthily obtained by way of quizzes and [...]

5 06, 2018

Facebook data misuse firm snubs UK watchdog’s legal order – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-06-05T10:28:23+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Aleksandr Kogan, api, app developer, Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge Analytica, Chris Wylie, Congress, data management, David Carroll, Elizabeth Denham, Europe, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, information commissioner's office, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online platforms, Policy, presidential election, Privacy, Security, Social, social media, social media platforms, Uncategorized, United States|

The company at the center of a major Facebook data misuse scandal has failed to respond to a legal order issued by the [...]

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 [...]

25 03, 2018

Facebook was warned about app permissions in 2011 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-03-25T09:31:36+00:00 March 25th, 2018|app permissions, Cambridge Analytica, data protection, Europe, Facebook, Helen Dixon, Mark Zuckerberg, Max Schrems, Privacy, Social, social media, TC, Uncategorized|

Who’s to blame for the leaking of 50 million Facebook users’ data? Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke several days of silence [...]

19 03, 2018

Facebook and the endless string of worst-case scenarios – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-03-19T09:25:33+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Apps, Cambridge Analytica, Developer, donald trump, Facebook, Facebook Fake News, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Opinion, Russian election interference, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook has naively put its faith in humanity and repeatedly been abused, exploited, and proven either negligent or complicit. The company routinely ignores [...]