Online adverts for fatty, sugary and salty food could be banned under new proposals set out by the UK government, but the plans have been criticised for going to far.
The much- hyped listing of Ant Group, a financial technology firm founded by Alibaba’s Jack Ma, has been suspended by the Chinese government citing “major issues”.
Despite trailing Donald Trump’s campaign website in Google search visibility for many months, in recent weeks Biden’s site joebiden.com has improved its organic search performance while donaldjtrump.com has nosedived according to new research.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Marriott International £18.4 million for breaches to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Two key issues – unsecured data and lack of appropriate security – are behind 65% of all GDPR fines issued against European organisations to date, totalling £482m in penalties, according to new research.
The UK government has been forced to apologise over a ‘crass’ advertising campaign which suggested a ballet dancer could “reboot” their career by moving into cyber security.
Trump’s social media posts about coronavirus have been flagged by both Facebook and Twitter for spreading ‘potentially harmful information’.
The majority of UK mobile users are unlikely to download the UKs contact track and tracing app, despite the government urging them to do so to help halt the spread of the Coronavirus, according to a survey.
The UK government has released a mobile phone app that people in England and Wales can use to establish whether they may have been exposed to coronavirus.
Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have struck a deal with advertising giants over harmful content, as the tech giants attempt to restore relations hammered by this year’s advertising boycott of social media sites.
More than three quarters of influencer adverts on Instagram have the disclosure hidden somewhere in the post, whether that be in the middle, at the end or in a comment, according to new research.
Donald Trump has warned he is prepared to cut off the Tiktok deal with Oracle and Walmart in the US, unless he is convinced that US companies will have “total control”.
Donald Trump says he has given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that could prevent TikTok from being banned in the US, that will see the video-sharing app partnering with Oracle.
YouTube is facing a major lawsuit over its alleged tracking of children under age 13 in the UK.
Facebook has apologised for what it has described as a “technical issue” that caused its ads to appear on news publisher websites without permission.
Only 19 percent of UK students were able to switch to remote learning without friction, according to new research.
What personal data is being collected when ordering your favourite takeaway online with the likes of Deliveroo, JustEat and UberEats? A new study has analysed privacy policies from the UK’s most popular food apps.
Facebook has announced that it will not take on any new political ads in the seven days prior to the US election in November, but will still allow existing ads to continue to be promoted and targeted at different users.
A Coventry University-led research project investigating GDPR compliance through cookies in websites and apps has launched an innovative tracking-free website, which has been designed to protect the privacy of all visitors to the project website.
Brits put a price on privacy: half would pay more to brands committed to protecting their personal data
Half (49%) of UK adults would pay more to do business with an organisation that is committed to protecting their personal data – surpassing Germany (41%), Spain (36%) and France (17%), according to new research.