Tag: Data

How to Stop Apps From Using Your Facebook Data

After the Cambridge Analytica exposé, Facebook’s use of your personal data to make money is in the spotlight. While it’s common knowledge that Facebook makes money through advertisements, not many people know that the company provides access to an extensive trove of data on you to advertisers and even third-party apps on Facebook. The next time you take […]

Data May Be Key in Microsoft-LinkedIn Probe, EU’s Vestager Says

Any probe into Microsoft’s acquisition of professional social community LinkedIn Corp. is likely to attention on the tie-up’s capacity to leverage large quantities of consumer information, the eu Union’s antitrust leader said Friday. the ecu commission could look at whether “the information purchased in the deal has a very long sturdiness and might constitute a […]