Cambridge Analytica Category

April 10, 2019

The Facebook scandals didn’t stop anyone from using Facebook

It turns out that social media is the bad boyfriend we refuse to dump for good.
Despite a year of social media scandals and public skepticism, U.S. adults are still using Facebook and other social networking sites at the same rates that they were one…

April 10, 2019

Facebook agrees it will be liable for future Cambrige Analyticas

Some big changes are coming to Facebook’s terms of service in the fallout of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The European Commission announced this week that the world’s biggest social networking website has agreed to a few major changes…

March 30, 2019

Covert data-scraping on watch as EU DPA lays down “radical” GDPR red-line

An interesting decision came out of Poland’s data protection agency this week after the watchdog issued its first fine under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On the surface the enforcement doesn’t look so remarkable: A ‘small’ ~€220K fine was handed to a Sweden-headquartered European digital marketing company, Bisnode, which has an office in Poland, […]