30 11, 2019

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-30T17:59:24+00:00 November 30th, 2019|Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, France, General Data Protection Regulation, General Election, Government, law, nationbuilder, personal data, Policy, Privacy, privacy policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parliament over [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

20 07, 2018

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-07-20T11:04:31+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Apps, Asia, computing, cyberspace, Facebook, General Election, india, Instant Messaging, Internet, internet culture, Mexico, Mobile, social media, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, world wide web|

In a bid to cut down on the spread of false information and spam, WhatsApp recently added labels that indicate when a message [...]