Category Archives: Facebook

Facebook’s latest on fake news, misinformation campaigns & user privacy

Shortly after CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the EU Parliament, Facebook shared multiple announcements outlining its safety and security efforts. Amy Gesenhues on May 24, 2018   Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the EU Parliament on Tuesday to address the company’s mishandling of user data, Facebook published three separate announcements covering its current … Continue reading Facebook’s latest on fake news, misinformation campaigns & user privacy

Facebook CEO’s set list for EU Parliament sounded a lot like his performance for Congress last month

Zuckerberg hit all of his usual talking points, while doing his best to avoid answering specific questions from Parliament members. Amy Gesenhues on May 23, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his apology tour across the ocean (May 25, 2018) and appeared before the EU’s Parliament to answer questions about the platform’s recent data privacy … Continue reading Facebook CEO’s set list for EU Parliament sounded a lot like his performance for Congress last month

Facebook now letting users appeal posts that were removed for violating content standards

For the first time ever, Facebook has published the guidelines its internal teams use to decide what content is allowed on the site. Amy Gesenhues on April 24, 2018   For the first time ever, Facebook has released the guidelines its internal content review teams use to determine whether or not to remove a post … Continue reading Facebook now letting users appeal posts that were removed for violating content standards

Facebook’s removal of third-party targeting data: what we know

Phasing out of data brokers marks a shift as Facebook faces mounting scrutiny and regulatory pressure. Here’s what’s changing why and when. Ginny Marvin on March 30, 2018   Facebook announced it will be removing access to data provided by third-party data brokers within its advertising system. It marks a significant change and signals ways … Continue reading Facebook’s removal of third-party targeting data: what we know

Facebook will no longer show audience reach estimates for Custom Audiences after vulnerability detected

Researchers were able to infer attributes of individuals using the tools. Ginny Marvin on March 23, 2018   Exclusive: Facebook said Friday that it will stop showing audience reach estimates in any campaign using Custom Audience targeting. The move comes after a research team from Northeastern University notified the company through Facebook’s Bug Bounty program … Continue reading Facebook will no longer show audience reach estimates for Custom Audiences after vulnerability detected