Marketing And Advertising

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Apr 21, 2018

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

Apr 18, 2018

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data

AP FACT CHECK: Trump twists Comey role in Clinton disclosure

Apr 16, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is again twisting facts when it comes to former FBI director James Comey's role in the disclosure of sensitive investigations into Democrat Hillary Clinton

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook's reckoning, Trump's agitation

Apr 14, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook's reckoning in Washington and Trump's agitation with perceived political enemies made for a week of grabby headlines and iffy claims

How Facebook ads target you

Apr 13, 2018

Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook makes shaky data and privacy claims

Apr 12, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Mark Zuckerberg cites "security purposes" in explaining why Facebook collects data on people who have not signed up

Career Grand Slams typically happens sooner, not later

Apr 10, 2018

Golf Notes: A historical view of career Grand Slam; Poulter's perks extend beyond going to Masters; PGA Tour's new advertising slogan

Feds: Backpage.com made $500M from prostitution-related ads

Apr 10, 2018

The owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com, are charged in a federal indictment with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.

Prosecutors: Backpage.com made millions in prostitution ads

Apr 10, 2018

The classified advertising site Backpage.com ignored warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution, sometimes involving children, because the lucrative enterprise brought in half a billion dollars

Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube

Apr 9, 2018

A coalition of child advocates and consumer groups is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's YouTube service for improperly collecting kids' data and targeting ads to them

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