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Alex Hern / The Guardian:
With GDPR imminent, investigation finds Facebook lacks privacy controls for information inferred about users, including sensitive details used in ad targeting   —  Social network categorises users based on inferred interests such as Islam or homosexuality  —  Facebook allows advertisers …
May 16, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Facebook releases first content moderation report: 583M fake accounts closed in Q1 2018, action taken on almost 1.5B accounts and 2.5M instances of hate speech   —  Firm's first quarterly moderation report also shows scale of spam, hate speech and violence  —  Facebook took moderation action …
May 15, 2018, 10:23 AMIn context
Anne Davies / The Guardian:
May 14, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Google bans all adverts related to Irish abortion referendum on its platforms, following a similar move by Facebook   —  The decision will mean an end to advertisements relating to the referendum appearing alongside Google results and on YouTube during the final fortnight of the campaign.
May 9, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Christopher Wylie describes in detail how Cambridge Analytica used ML and Facebook data to micro target US voters, creating 253 predictions per profiled record   —  Whistleblower Christopher Wylie explains the science behind Cambridge Analytica's mission to transform surveys and Facebook data into a political messaging weapon
May 6, 2018, 7:56 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Sources: Cambridge Analytica said it had completely wiped Facebook user data in 2016, which may be true, but it retained models derived from that data into 2017   —  Exclusive: Social network failed to make firm delete valuable models derived from data until campaign was over
May 6, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
UK regulator orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over data it has on a US voter who brought a complaint, including how the data was obtained and how it was used   —  In landmark cross-border decision, Information Commissioner's Office gives company 30 days to comply with David Carroll's request
May 5, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Xiaomi partners with UK's Three to bring its phone to the UK and other European countries, after initially selling phones in Spain in November   —  'China's Apple' turns focus to west and is set to raise $10bn on Hong Kong stock exchange  —  The Smartphone maker Xiaomi will begin selling …
May 3, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Nintendo's head of Switch Shinya Takahashi on the firm's creative process, approach to hiring new talent, and why older technologies sometimes surprise players   —  Nintendo's ‘conductor’ takes us behind the game giant's inner workings, how it finds talent and the philosophy that sparks its eccentric ideas
Apr 28, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context
Jamie Grierson / The Guardian:
Website linked to cyber-attacks against UK banks is shut down   —  Webstresser.org, which had 136,000 users, could be rented for £10 to launch DDoS attacks  —  A website linked to more than 4m cyber-attacks worldwide, including against some of Britain's biggest banks …
Apr 25, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context

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