Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight

Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Advertisers seeing dwindling results with Facebook’s 1% Lookalike Audiences

The ad targeting capability was a highly efficient tool for finding like-minded audiences once upon a time, but some marketers are seeing diminished outcomes. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Digital Marketing News: Content Pet Peeves, Facebook’s New Look, Personalization With AI & More

What’s Most Annoying About Brand Content? Consumers Weigh In Adobe’s* 2019 Brand Content Survey asked 1,000 consumers what they found the most annoying in brand content. The results showed that wordy content or poorly written content takes the cake with 39% of the vote. It’s also important to note that lack of personalization and too […]

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebook’s F8 conference and dig into how Facebook is trying to redefine itself for the future. Though touted […]

Facebook’s new general counsel is U.S. State Department lawyer Jennifer Newstead

Facebook has named the legal adviser to the U.S. State Department as its general counsel, as it faces growing regulatory hurdles and privacy concerns.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Digital Marketing News: Twitter’s Hidden Replies, LinkedIn’s Reactions, Google’s Image Increase, & Facebook’s Ad Manager Refresh

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Facebook’s Portal will now surveil your living room for half the price

No, you’re not misremembering the details from that young adult dystopian fiction you’re reading — Facebook really does sell a video chat camera adept at tracking the faces of you and your loved ones. Now, you too can own Facebook’s poorly timed foray into social hardware for the low, low price of $ 99. That’s […]

Facebook’s AI team maps the whole population of Africa

A new map of nearly all of Africa shows exactly where the continent’s 1.3 billion people live, down to the meter, which could help everyone from local governments to aid organizations. The map joins others like it from Facebook created by running satellite imagery through a machine learning model. It’s not exactly that there was […]

Facebook’s shift to privacy is just a play on emerging market dynamics

Facebook will likely continue to push the boundaries of private messaging for the next evolution of advertising on the platform. The post Facebook’s shift to privacy is just a play on emerging market dynamics appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & […]

Facebook’s handling of Alex Jones is a microcosm of its content policy problem

A revealing cluster of emails reviewed by Business Insider and Channel 4 News offers a glimpse at the fairly chaotic process of how Facebook decides what content crosses the line. In this instance, a group of executives at Facebook went hands-on in determining if an Instagram post by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones violated the […]