What we learned from Facebook’s latest data misuse grilling

Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer has just undergone almost five hours of often forensic and frequently awkward questions from members of a UK parliament committee that’s investigating online disinformation, and whose members have been further fired up by misinformation they claim Facebook gave it. The veteran senior exec, who’s clocked up a decade at the company, also […]

Marketing Day: Facebook video news, online data transparency & Waze teams up with Carto

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Facebook video news, online data transparency & Waze teams up with Carto appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing […]

Data scientist at centre of Cambridge Analytica scandal apologises for his role in it

The data scientist at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Aleksandr Kogan, has apologised for his role in it. Kogan spoke to 60 Minutes on Sunday, maintaining that at the time, he believed he was doing everything correctly, and that he wouldn’t have done anything to destroy his relationship with Facebook.  SEE ALSO: Facebook’s […]

Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers

Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it’s investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Login With Facebook. The exploit lets these trackers gather a user’s data including name, email address, age range, gender, locale, and profile photo depending on what users originally […]

Bottos launches a marketplace for data to train AI models

The blockchain-based ecosystem will also support other AI-oriented applications. The post Bottos launches a marketplace for data to train AI models appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Can data science save social media?

Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government technology innovators and cybersecurity professionals. More posts by this contributor The Trump team has failed to address […]

Data experts on Facebook’s GDPR changes: Expect lawsuits

Make no mistake: Fresh battle lines are being drawn in the clash between data-mining tech giants and Internet users over people’s right to control their personal information and protect their privacy. An update to European Union data protection rules next month — called the General Data Protection Regulation — is the catalyst for this next chapter […]

Senators introduce privacy “bill of rights” to protect consumer data

The CONSENT Act would require edge providers to comply with FTC-regulated data protection rules. The post Senators introduce privacy “bill of rights” to protect consumer data appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

How to check if your Facebook data was compromised by Cambridge Analytica

By Facebook’s latest count, political research firm Cambridge Analytica obtained the data of 87 million users. About 70 million are in the U.S., while the remaining users are spread across the globe. Facebook will be pushing a notification to the top of your News Feed indicating whether you were affected — but if you don’t […]

AI Weekly: Facebook fiasco proves we need a better approach to personal data

Recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data have a lot of people rightfully concerned about how their personal information is collected and used online. But while Facebook is trying to position the Cambridge Analytics breach (and collection of user data by other third-party apps) as a function of bad actors on its plat…Read […]