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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]