Are data privacy regulations and the demand for transparency effecting how brands buy data? New research suggests there has been a huge 1,200% increase in second-party data adoption.
Ahead of the new academic year next week, young Brits are calling for tighter rules and awareness around the use of smartphones and social media in schools, according to new research.
Huawei’s next generation of smartphones will not be able to use Google apps and services under the current US trade ban, Google has said.
There are significant variations in the approaches taken by governments across the world to dealing with disinformation, often referred to as ‘fake news’ in popular verbatim, according to a new report.
Facebook has launched a new privacy tool “Off-Facebook Activity” in a bid to win back the trust of its users after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal last year.
Twitter is reportedly running ads from China’s state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters.
Brands are experiencing unintended consequences of regulation such as GDPR and Brexit, including impacts on the way they approach domain management and security, according to new research.
More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients.
A tweet from a teenager has gone viral after she apparently used her smart fridge to post on Twitter after her mother confiscated her phone, giving the electronics brand LG a social media buzz in the process.
Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe voice chats carried out using the company’s Messenger app, according to a news report.
Two US senators have asked Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos how the “Amazon’s Choice” badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing “products of inferior quality.”
Developers in King’s Cross have defended using facial recognition cameras across its 67-acre central London site, saying there are “sophisticated systems in place to protect” the public’s privacy.
Instagram has banned marketing company Hyp3r as an ad partner after allegedly scraping public data about users’ locations which would normally have been deleted within 24 hours, according to a news report.
Facebook is still failing to shut down groups on its social network where fake Amazon reviews are bought and sold, according to a new report.
Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after it was revealed that both firms allow humans to listen to private conversations on smart speakers and voice apps.
Influencer fraud, where influencers pay for fake followers or engagement, is costing brands more than a billion dollars a year, according to a new study.
Earlier this month, an Instagram influencer was penalised by the Advertising Standards Authority for promoting sleeping tablets to her 37,000 followers.
The new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appeared in hundreds of almost identical Facebook and Instagram ads featuring tiny variations, as his campaign team look to find the most effective message ahead of a possible general election.
Mozilla has publicly documented 12 major bugs in Facebook’s transparency API – a tool that Facebook has now rolled out globally following the EU elections.
Facebook has launched a scam ad reporting tool that lets people ads they believe to be misleading or scams on Facebook.