Skip to main content

Home/ ITGSonline/ Group items matching "anonymity facebook privacy ITGS" in title, tags, annotations or url

Group items matching
in title, tags, annotations or url

Sort By: Relevance | Date Filter: All | Bookmarks | Topics Simple Middle
dr tech

Conversations About The Internet #5: Anonymous Facebook Employee - The Rumpus.net - 0 views

  •  
    Thought you were not scared about your privacy on privacy then read this!
dr tech

Facebook Founder on Facebook: Public Is the New "Social Norm" - 0 views

  •  
    Do we think that public is the new social norm, and anonymity is dead?
dr tech

The Facebook Fallacy: Facebook Is Up to You - The New York Times - Medium - 0 views

  •  
    "As Zuckerberg surely knows, providing a greater sense of control over their personal data won't make Facebook users more cautious. It will instead encourage them to share more. This, of course, will produce more data for Facebook to mine to its own financial advantage."
dr tech

GE2017: how are political parties targeting you on Facebook? | Politics | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "We now know targeted Facebook advertising played a big role in 2015's general election. The Conservatives spent £1.2m on Facebook advertising in 2015 - and it paid off with a majority, albeit a small one. It is understood both them and Labour plan on spending similar amounts on Facebook advertising. "
dr tech

Can Blockchain and Privacy Save Privacy? - Hacker Noon - 0 views

  •  
    "Facebook could also shift monetization from ads to ecommerce via blockchain-based payments and services"
dr tech

Admiral to price car insurance based on Facebook posts | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "Admiral Insurance will analyse the Facebook accounts of first-time car owners to look for personality traits that are linked to safe driving. For example, individuals who are identified as conscientious and well-organised will score well. Facebook forces Admiral to pull plan to price car insurance based on posts Read more The insurer will examine posts and likes by the Facebook user, although not photos, looking for habits that research shows are linked to these traits. These include writing in short concrete sentences, using lists, and arranging to meet friends at a set time and place, rather than just "tonight"."
dr tech

Revealed: Facebook enables ads to target users interested in 'vaccine controversies' | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "Facebook enables advertisers to promote content to nearly 900,000 people interested in "vaccine controversies", the Guardian has found. Other groups of people that advertisers can pay to reach on Facebook include those interested in "Dr Tenpenny on Vaccines", which refers to anti-vaccine activist Sherri Tenpenny, and "informed consent", which is language that anti-vaccine propagandists have adopted to fight vaccination laws."
dr tech

Europe's next privacy war is with websites silently tracking users | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    ""Parties who wish to process device fingerprints which are generated through the gaining of access to, or the storing of, information on the user's terminal device must first obtain the valid consent of the user (unless an exemption applies)," the Article 29 Working Party wrote. It means that some websites, including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, that have used alternative technical processes to try to bypass the need for a "cookie policy notice" will have to show a notification after all."
dr tech

Why your Facebook friends could scupper a student loan | Education | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "Graduated top of your class in Ghana and managed to land a place on an MBA at Oxford? Then you're heading for a salary high enough to make repaying your student loan a cinch - especially if half your Facebook followers are from McKinsey. At least, this is the kind of calculation being made by private funders stepping into the increasingly complex and competitive student loans market."
dr tech

I'm an ex-Facebook exec: don't believe what they tell you about ads | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "The ethics of Facebook's micro-targeted advertising was thrust into the spotlight this week by a report out of Australia. The article, based on a leaked presentation, said that Facebook was able to identify teenagers at their most vulnerable, including when they feel "insecure", "worthless", "defeated" and "stressed"."
dr tech

Revealed: Tory 'dark' ads targeted voters' Facebook feeds in Welsh marginal seat | Politics | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "The Observer has obtained a series of Conservative party attack ads sent to voters last week in the key marginal constituency of Delyn, north Wales. Activists captured the ads using dummy Facebook accounts after finding that their own ad - encouraging young people to register to vote - were being "drowned out" by the Tory ads"
dr tech

Facebook Is Breached by Hackers, Putting 50 Million Users' Data at Risk - The New York Times - 0 views

  •  
    "Three software flaws in Facebook's systems allowed hackers to break into user accounts, including those of the top executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, according to two people familiar with the investigation but not allowed to discuss it publicly. Once in, the attackers could have gained access to apps like Spotify, Instagram and hundreds of others that give users a way to log into their systems through Facebook."
dr tech

Facebook launches 'clear history' tool - but it won't delete anything | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "The new feature, part of a wider set of tools covering "off-Facebook activity", will not delete anything from Facebook's servers, instead simply "disconnecting" data from an individual user's account."
dr tech

The death of privacy | World news | The Observer - 0 views

  •  
    "The message seems to be that if you really want to keep something private, treat it as a secret, and in the age of algorithmic analysis and big data, perhaps best to follow Winston Smith's bitter lesson from Nineteen Eighty-Four: "If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.""
dr tech

Are Facebook Users Too Friendly For Their Own Good? - 0 views

  •  
    SilliBilliBoi - this is excellent for you to use in your EE
dr tech

Doctored video of sinister Mark Zuckerberg puts Facebook to the test | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

  •  
    "The piece is meant to be a commentary on the collection and use of private data by tech companies, as Posters explained. "The fact that citizens' data - including intimate knowledge on political leanings, sexuality, psychological traits and personality - are made available to the highest bidder shows that the digital influence industry and its associated architectures pose a risk not only to individual human rights but to our democracies at large.""
1 - 20 of 29 Next ›
Showing 20 items per page