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“You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads”

“A group of academic researchers from Northeastern University and Princeton University, along with Gizmodo reporters, have used real-world tests to demonstrate how Facebook’s latest deceptive practice works. They found that Facebook harvests user phone numbers for targeted advertising in two … Continue reading

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Twitter bans ads with term ‘illegal alien’

“While the term “illegal alien” is enshrined in federal law and U.S. Supreme Court opinions, it’s apparently deemed “hate speech” by social-media giant Twitter. The Center for Immigration Studies said Twitter rejected four tweets for use in the organization’s Twitter … Continue reading

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“Mozilla suspends ads on Facebook on data privacy concerns”

“Internet company Mozilla Corp said on Wednesday it was suspending advertising on Facebook Inc’s social media platform on concerns of data privacy. The decision follows allegations that a political consultancy gained inappropriate access to data on 50 million Facebook users … Continue reading

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