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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook suspends ~200 suspicious apps as part of investigation and audit of apps, out of “thousands” reviewed so far   —  Did you just notice a Facebook app has gone AWOL?  After reviewing “thousands” of apps on its platform following a major data misuse scandal that blew up in March …
May 14, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook bans foreign spending on ads about Ireland's May 25 abortion referendum, enables Irish users to see all ads any advertiser is running   —  Facebook has announced it has stopped accepting ads paid for by foreign entities that are related to a referendum vote in Ireland later this month …
May 8, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Email management service Unroll.me will stop serving EU users and delete all EU user accounts by May 24 as it's unable to comply with EU's GDPR   —  Put on your best unsurprised face: Unroll.me, a company that has, for years, used the premise of ‘free’ but not very useful ‘email management’ services …
May 5, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK parliament issues ultimatum to Mark Zuckerberg: voluntarily testify before parliament or receive a formal summons to appear next time he lands in UK   —  The UK parliament has issued an impressive ultimatum to Facebook in a last ditch attempt to get Mark Zuckerberg to take its questions …
May 1, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
“Dark ads” on Facebook, some of which impersonate people to promote scams, are a systemic problem, and need better solutions than the proposed “view ads” button   —  Facebook's admission to the UK parliament this week that it had unearthed unquantified thousands …
Apr 30, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Zuckerberg won't give a straight answer on data downloads, refers to the Download Your Information tool that only provides a bit of what Facebook knows on you   —  What does Facebook know about you?  Clearly a whole lot more than it's comfortable letting on.
Apr 11, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Telegram announces it has surpassed 200M MAUs, after passing 100M MAUs in February 2016   —  Another usage milestone for messaging platform Telegram: It's announced passing 200M monthly active users “within the last 30 days”.  —  The platform passed 100M MAUs back in February 2016 …
Mar 23, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Tumblr confirms 84 accounts linked to Internet Research Agency and has begun emailing users who interacted with them; accounts were ID'd and deleted last fall   —  Tumblr has confirmed that Kremlin trolls were active on its platform during the 2016 US presidential elections.
Mar 23, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Four lawsuits against Facebook by its users and shareholders have been filed in federal courts so far after Cambridge Analytica revelations   —  The lawsuits are piling up against Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse and political ad targeting scandal.
Mar 23, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK government says it will examine driving laws over the next three years to prepare for self-driving cars   —  In 2021 the UK government intends the country to be well on its way to a driverless future.  —  No, not a cheap joke about Brexit — yesterday it announced a three-year regulatory review to …
Mar 7, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context

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