Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByKaren Zraick Oct. 3, 2018 At 2:18 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, cellphones across the United States emitted the ominous ring of an emergency presidential alert. It was the first … [Read more...] about ‘Presidential Alert’ Goes to Millions of Cellphones Across the U.S.
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WILTSHIRE, England — The latest U.S. sanctions against Russia kicked in Monday, in retaliation for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter last March. The incident, which unfolded in the quiet city of Salisbury, England, has now become America's problem. The use of the Russian nerve agent Novichok in the assassination attempt of double agent … [Read more...] about Poisoning of ex-Russian spy an “advertisement” to terrorists, spy says
Facebook’s been able to receive billions of dollars in revenue from advertisers each quarter thanks to its powerful custom ad targeting features that allow advertisers to target a wide cross-section of users on the platform. But following the news that now-defunct data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained the data of up to 87 million Facebook users, … [Read more...] about Facebook will require advertisers to disclose where they got uploaded customer data come July 2
Facebook has been rolling out a series of changes to its platform that are all aimed at closing up loopholes following the Cambridge Analytica data breach. Now, the social media giant will be launching a certification tool that will check and ensure that marketers are only sending ads to email addresses that were rightfully obtained with user consent. The tool is called the … [Read more...] about Facebook will force advertisers to prove they have user consent for ad targeting over email
The recently revealed Facebook data “breach” that allowed Cambridge Analytica to get access to millions of users’ worth of Facebook data has been greeted as a shocking scandal. Reporters and readers have been surprised to learn about the ability to gather personal data on the friends of people who install a Facebook app, the conversion of a personality quiz … [Read more...] about The shady data-gathering tactics used by Cambridge Analytica were an open secret to online marketers. I know, because I was one