Marketing And Advertising

Facebook's limits on using data brokers won't stop tracking

Mar 29, 2018

Facebook's decision to stop working with third-party data collectors might earn it public-relations points, but it does little to protect your privacy.

California regulators target web ads for illegal pot shops

Mar 29, 2018

California regulators have warned a website that helps people find marijuana shops to take down ads from illegal sellers or face possible penalties.

The Latest: Facebook ending ad targeting using outside data

Mar 29, 2018

The Latest: Facebook to end ad targeting using outside data from data brokers

Walmart removes Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout aisles

Mar 28, 2018

Walmart says it was a business decision to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout aisles, but some groups have raised concerns about the sexual content of the publication marketed to women

Facebook sued by housing advocates alleging discrimination

Mar 28, 2018

Fair housing advocates have sued Facebook, saying it lets landlords and real estate brokers target advertising to discriminate against women, families with children and others

The Latest: Facebook takes baby steps on privacy

Mar 22, 2018

Facebook is taking baby steps for now to address its latest privacy scandal because stronger safeguards might harm its core business: making money off the data it has on you

Lottery changes 'Luck Yeah!' campaign over profanity concern

Mar 21, 2018

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission has replaced its "Luck Yeah!" ad campaign with "Win Time" over concerns that the original phrase sounded like profanity

The Latest: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower regrets work

Mar 20, 2018

The whistleblower at the center of allegations that a U.K.-based company improperly used the personal data of some 50 million Facebook users to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election is expressing regret for having taken part in the project

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

Mar 20, 2018

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

The Latest: Report says Facebook security chief to leave

Mar 20, 2018

The Latest: Report says Facebook's top security exec, Alex Stamos, will leave in August

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