Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Accusations that social media giant used privacy loophole could stoke conflict with Apple The iPhone app provided Facebook with data it used to keep ahead of youth trends. Photograph: Alamy Facebook paid users as young as 13 to install an app that gave Läs mer…

Meet the 'cleanfluencers', the online gurus who like things nice and tidy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Homes Meet the ’cleanfluencers’, the online gurus who like things nice and tidy Marie Kondo may be the biggest name in decluttering, but Instagram is awash with experts with millions of avid followers Clean sweep: Lynsey Crombie, AKA the Queen of Clean. Photograph: Linda Läs mer…

Kate and Meghan’s staff get help from Instagram to quell online abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Duchess of Cambridge Royal duchesses’ social media accounts plagued by vitriolic messages from rival fans Kensington Palace staff are having to moderate online abuse aimed at the Duchess of Cambridge (left) and the Duchess of Sussex. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Kensington Palace has been forced Läs mer…

EU data watchdog raises concerns over Facebook integration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Irish commission that regulates site requests urgent briefing on platforms merger Facebook says its plan will make it easier to reach friends and family across networks. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian Facebook’s plan to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger could raise Läs mer…

Facebook restricts campaigners’ ability to check ads for political transparency

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Social media network says the change was part of crackdown on third party plug-ins ‘Facebook is deliberately obfuscating their code,’ claims WhoTargetsMe’s Sam Jeffers. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images Facebook has restricted the ability of external political transparency campaigners to monitor adverts placed on Läs mer…

'The goal is to automate us': welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology ’The goal is to automate us’: welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism Shoshana Zuboff’s new book is a chilling exposé of the business model that underpins the digital world. Observer tech columnist John Naughton explains the importance of Zuboff’s work Läs mer…