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. [...]

27 07, 2019

Muzmatch adds $7M to swipe right on Muslim-majority markets – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-27T16:11:26+00:00 July 27th, 2019|Apps, dating apps, Europe, Fabrice Grinda, Fundings & Exits, Luxor Capital, matchmaking, Muzmatch, Recent Funding, Social, Startup company, Startups, Tinder, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, video conferencing, Y Combinator|

Muzmatch, a matchmaking app for Muslims, has just swiped a $7 million Series A on the back of continued momentum for its community-sensitive [...]

17 07, 2019

UK deep tech VC IQ Capital launches new $125M growth fund, closes third VC fund at $175M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-17T04:00:42+00:00 July 17th, 2019|APPLE, Bristol, cambridge, economy, entrepreneurship, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Funderbeam, Funding, Google, IQ Capital Partners, London, National Grid Partners, oracle, Oxford, Paragraf, partech ventures, Private Equity, privitar, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, venture capital|

IQ Capital, a U.K.-based deep tech fund that has invested in startups such as Paragraf, Senseye and Funderbeam, has launched a new $125 [...]

21 06, 2019

eBay and Facebook told to tackle trade in fake reviews – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-21T15:40:58+00:00 June 21st, 2019|Competition and Markets Authority, eBay, eCommerce, Europe, Facebook, fake reviews, Google, Social, trustpilot, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Facebook and eBay have been warned by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to do more to tackle the sale of fake [...]

3 06, 2019

Twitter bags deep learning talent behind London startup, Fabula AI – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-03T15:24:23+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Artificial Intelligence, cybernetics, deception, disinformation, Emerging-Technologies, Europe, Exit, fabula ai, fake news, Fundings & Exits, London, machine learning, ML, natural language processing, online disinformation, Social, social media, social network, social networks, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Twitter has just announced it has picked up London-based Fabula AI. The deep learning startup has been developing technology to try to identify [...]

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, [...]

20 03, 2019

Law enforcement needs to protect citizens and their data – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-20T14:27:58+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Android, Australia, Column, computer security, crypto wars, cryptography, encryption, european union, Facebook, Federal Bureau of Investigation, General Data Protection Regulation, human rights, law, law enforcement, national security, Privacy, Security, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Robert Anderson Contributor Robert Anderson served for 21 years in the FBI, retiring as executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and [...]

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 [...]

25 11, 2018

Google lays out narrow ‘EU election advertiser’ policy ahead of 2019 vote – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-25T00:53:53+00:00 November 25th, 2018|ad networks, Advertising Tech, digital marketing, disinformation, Election Interference, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, fake news, Google, Google Ads, google news lab, online advertising, online content, Policy, Political Advertising, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States|

Google has announced its plan for combating election interference in the European Union ahead of elections next May when up to 350 million [...]

23 11, 2018

Google lays outs narrow “EU election advertiser” policy ahead of 2019 vote – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-23T12:52:53+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|ad networks, Advertising Tech, digital marketing, disinformation, Election Interference, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, fake news, Google, Google Ads, google news lab, online advertising, online content, Policy, Political Advertising, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States|

Google has announced its plan for combating election interference in the European Union, ahead of elections next May when up to 350 million [...]