Apple TV+ makes Facebook Watch look like a joke

Apple flexed its wallet today in a way Facebook has been scared to do. Tech giants make money by the billions, not the millions, which should give them an easy way to break into premium video distribution: buy some must-see content. That’s the strategy I’ve been advocating for Facebook but that Apple actually took to […]

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data firm. Last year a major privacy scandal hit Facebook after it emerged CA had paid GSR, a developer with access to Facebook’s platform, to extract personal data on as many as 87M […]

What marketers can do next time a major social network (ahem, Facebook) goes down

Though Facebook’s March 13 outage was the longest in its history, there’s a lot that can be done to make sure you’re prepared for the next blackout. The post What marketers can do next time a major social network (ahem, Facebook) goes down appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full […]

How to Share Deals & Drive Sales with Facebook Offer Ads

Looking for ways to boost your sales, online and offline? Of course, you are! If you haven’t tested Facebook offer ads yet, let’s get you started, right here, right now. Facebook offer ads present a deal to entice prospects to make a purchase. These customizable, mobile-only ads are excellent for both brick-and-mortar locations and ecommerce brands, […]

Facebook exposed 200 million to 600 million user passwords to employees

Facebook has resolved a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook admits it stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of account passwords in plaintext

Flip the “days since last Facebook security incident” back to zero. Facebook confirmed Thursday in a blog post, prompted by a report by cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs, that it stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. The discovery was made in January, said Facebook’s Pedro Canahuati, as part of a routine […]

After Christchurch, Facebook concedes AI alone can’t stop violent livestreams

In the aftermath of the New Zealand terrorist attack, Facebook has conceded the limits of AI in detecting violent videos in real time.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Report: Facebook the top network for app-installs, Google, Apple follow

AppsFlyer also says that app-install fraud is 30 percent across the industry. The post Report: Facebook the top network for app-installs, Google, Apple follow appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook removes age, gender and ZIP code targeting for housing, employment, credit ads

Facebook said it is also creating a tool for users to search and view all current housing ads, regardless of how they were targeted. The post Facebook removes age, gender and ZIP code targeting for housing, employment, credit ads appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – […]

Facebook Tests an Opportunities Tab, Google Makes Images Shoppable, & More Recent News

In the words of America’s sweetheart Jim Nantz: Hello, friends. It’s time for another online advertising news round-up. Let’s see what’s been going on in March thus far. Facebook quietly launches an Opportunities tab Last Friday, our paid advertising expert, Kristina, as well as one of the account managers on our Managed Services team, Scott, noticed […]