Instagram’s handling of kids’ data is now being probed in the EU

Facebook’s lead data regulator in Europe has opened another two probes into its business empire — both focused on how the Instagram platform processes children’s information. The action by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), reported earlier by the Telegraph, comes more than a year after a US data scientist reported concerns to Instagram that its […]

How to make your data sing

Stop reporting absolute numbers and put your data into context with ratios to engage your stakeholders with the smaller, but important, data points. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Twitter updates policy on sharing hacked data after ‘NY Post’ mess

The disputed New York Post story about Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, may be a dud, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t hit Twitter hard.  Twitter’s decision Wednesday to prevent users from tweeting and direct messaging the URL to a controversial story about the former vice president’s son forced an apparent reckoning at […]

Facebook EU-US data transfer complaint: Schrems gets a judicial review of the Irish DPC’s procedure

Another twist in a multi-year complaint saga related to the legality of Facebook’s data transfers: European privacy campaigner Max Schrems has today been granted a judicial review of the Irish regulator’s handling of his complaint. He’s expecting the hearing to take place before the end of the year — and is hoping the action will, […]

If data is labor, can collective bargaining limit big tech?

Erik Rind Contributor Erik Rind is the CEO of ImagineBC and an expert in understanding the largely untapped potential that blockchain and AI technologies bring forward in order to help secure user’s data. Matt Prewitt Contributor Share on Twitter Matt Prewitt is president of RadicalxChange Foundation. He is also an attorney and a blockchain industry […]

Twilio’s acquisition of Segment will support collection of digital data

But it likely won’t provide a comprehensive set of CDP tools. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Study: Comparing the data from 8 SEO tools

Spoiler: The numbers you’ll find don’t match up. SEO metric tools are for general trend analysis and competitor benchmarking, not on specific numbers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Cambridge Analytica sought to use Facebook data to predict partisanship for voter targeting, UK investigation confirms

The UK’s data watchdog has sent a letter to parliament In lieu of a final report on a wide-ranging investigation into online political advertising which saw it raid the offices of Cambridge Analytica in 2018 after it emerged that the disgraced (and now defunct) data company had improperly acquired data on millions of Facebook users. […]

Own a Small company, do you need to approach a social media marketing companies?

A social network is a perfect tool for improving brand names and businesses for those who utilize it wisely. The user can be a specific, the business itself, or an employed social network management company. Having a social media presence helps brands remain active on all social network platforms (such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, […]

Facebook sues two companies engaged in data scraping operations

Facebook today says it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. against two companies that had engaged in an international “data scraping” operation. The operation extended across Facebook properties, including both Facebook and Instagram, as well as other large websites and services, including Twitter, Amazon, LinkedIn and YouTube. The companies, which gathered the data of […]