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The shady data-gathering tactics used by Cambridge Analytica were an open secret to online marketers. I know, because I was one

Chesnot | Getty Images 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 […]

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Advertisers pull out of InfoWars’ YouTube channels

Brands are once again beating a hasty retreat after learning that they were running ads on objectionable YouTube channels. Several big brands (including Acer, Alibaba, Fox, Nike and Paramount) have suspended ads from InfoWars’ channels after CNN demonstrated that their commercials were streaming on the conspiracy-peddling network’s videos. The companies said they were not only […]

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Fake News Has Become an Existential Threat

The scene in A Few Good Men with Jack Nicholson going off on handling the truth has been coming to mind way too often of late. Sadly, this is the world we are living in right now, and social media is at the heart of it. I recently noticed a headline that implied a lot […]

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Wall Street analysts sticking by Facebook, say buy the dip for the ‘extremely compelling’ valuation

Wall Street is playing down the risks to Facebook shares resulting from a potential credibility crisis after Cambridge Analytica’s alleged misuse of the social media company’s users’ data. “Despite these negative headlines and increased concerns around user data and regulatory risk, we do not believe Facebook’s business is currently being impacted,” J.P. Morgan analyst Doug […]

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Skype is now optimized for lower-end Android phones

It’s not just Facebook and Google trimming apps to help them run on lower-end smartphones. Microsoft is rolling out a new version of Skype for Android that reduces the memory and storage demands on devices running Android 4.0.3 through 5.1, improving audiovisual quality and overall speed for those devices. It should be more tolerant of […]

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Smartphone sales are slowing and here are two key reasons why

Global smartphone sales saw their first year-on-year fall in history, according to new data, with analysts blaming a number of new user habits for the decline. Research from analyst firm Gartner Thursday showed a 5.6 percent drop in sales in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016. Replacement cycle Anshul […]

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Bank of America cuts Facebook stock forecast for second time in 5 days, this time for FTC data probe

FTC probing Facebook privacy practices   1:24 PM ET Mon, 26 March 2018 | 00:55 For the second time in five days, Bank of America Merrill Lynch reduced its price forecast on Facebook shares as the fallout from the data scandal worsens. The bank slashed its original forecast on Thursday. On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission […]

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Reasons to Choose iPage Hosting

The World Wide Web has been made for realities trade when all is said in done. Be that as it may, now, it has turned into a major commercial center too. In the event that you are a beginner to internet promoting and publicizing, you will discover that there are sure imperative things to be […]

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Look after a Baby Bearded Dragon Lizard

The whiskery mythical beast lizard, a local of Australia, is a standout amongst the most prevalent decisions while picking a reptile as a house pet. Chiefly because of its resigned and amicable manner, this agreeable reptile has been gracing pet stores and houses at an expanding rate. Receiving the hairy mythical serpent lizard control (สมุนไพรไล่จิ้งจก) […]