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What 2019 holds for Facebook 0

Great news for Facebook: 2018 is over. Bad news: 2019 has begun. This year, the apologies will make way for accountability, and the talk of regulation will (potentially) turn to

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Thought of the Day: How much could Facebook be fined? 0

With Facebook’s privacy practices being investigated, it’s a good time to ask how much the company could potentially be fined. According to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Facebook will

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Thought of the Day: What do your Facebook Likes say about you? 0

Many people may specify their gender, ethnicity, political view or religion if the information is requested on a form.  But did you know that most of this information can also

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WhatsApp and Facebook to face EU data taskforce 0

WhatsApp and Facebook will be scrutinised by a data protection taskforce, after they were accused of “non-compliance” with EU laws. The regulators took issue with the messaging app’s plan to

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Facebook Fined EUR 150,000 by French Data Watchdog 0

Facebook has been fined EUR 150,000  ($166,000 or roughly Rs. 1.06 crores) by France’s data protection watchdog for failing to prevent its users’ data being accessed by advertisers. Watchdog CNIL

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News Round Up: Facebook attempts to combat fake news in Germany 0

New tools to be introduced to flag potential false stories Facebook announced tests to identify fake news in the US in December 2016. This is now being expanded with tools

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