Fb’s Fresh Privacy Characteristic Comes With a Loophole – WIRED

Fb’s Fresh Privacy Characteristic Comes With a Loophole – WIRED

Elena Lacey; Getty Imagespolitical candidates you donate to, and the porn you watch, using tools like Facebook Pixel, a small piece of code deposited on millions of websites across the internet. The social network uses that information to target you with personalized ads—a business model that is now worth billions of dollars.But that model has…

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Facebook is hiring a team of journalists to staff its news tab, but will rely mostly on algorithms

Facebook is hiring a team of journalists to staff its news tab, but will rely mostly on algorithms

24 ViewsThis story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Facebook’s forthcoming news section will have experienced journalists on staff but be mostly algorithmically driven. As Facebook tries to restore its credibility, the social network …

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Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed

93 ViewsFacebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook’s arguments to halt a class action lawsuit claiming it illegally collected and stored the biometric data of millions of users. The class action lawsuit has been working its way through the courts since 2015, …

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Facebook is suing 2 builders for allegedly hijacking of us’s telephones to fraudulently click on ads (FB) – Pulse Nigeria

Facebook is suing 2 builders for allegedly hijacking of us’s telephones to fraudulently click on ads (FB) – Pulse Nigeria

The Californian tech giant announced on Tuesday that it has filed suit against LionMobi and Jedimobi. Facebook did not say how many users it believes were impacted, or how much money it thinks the developers have made from the purported scheme. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories Facebook is suing two app developers, alleging…

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Revolution Now: Journalist Arrested By DSS For Supporting Sowore On Facebook

73 ViewsA former Editor at Daily Trust Newspaper, Mr. Ibrahim Dan Halilu, has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, Igbere TV has learnt. Igbere learned that Halilu, ex politics editor for the news outfit, was picked in Kaduna State on Monday over a Facebook post supporting the activities of the …

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Libra, Facebook’s global digital currency plan, is fuzzy on privacy, watchdogs warn

Libra, Facebook’s global digital currency plan, is fuzzy on privacy, watchdogs warn

90 ViewsPrivacy commissioners from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australasia have put their names to a joint statement raising concerns about a lack of clarity from Facebook over how data protection safeguards will be baked into its planned cryptocurrency project, Libra. Facebook officially unveiled its big bet to build a global digital currency using blockchain …

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