Why Was Facebook So Easy to Hijack? – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/why-was-facebook-so-easy-to-hijack-1519045200What do Facebook Inc., the Soviet Union and the European Reformation have in common? They all consist of networks that formed quickly by leveraging new communications technologies and then just as swiftly were taken over by a handful of people who consolidated their influence over millions of people.
German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook’s Whole Ad Business2019/02/09
“Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data to their Facebook user accounts,” FCO president Andreas Mundt said in a statement announcing the decision. https://www.wired.com/story/germany-facebook-antitrust-ruling/?CNDID=49046367&CNDID=49046367&bxid=MjM5NjgxNjQ4MjY5S0&hasha=051456e5dd3dcc7e9dc3f0af5c58ce38&hashb=f25d57ca4e78eed3fd06146c3baa1f06f00d9d42&mbid=nl_020819_daily_list1_p4&source=DAILY_NEWSLETTER&utm_brand=wired&utm_mailing=WIRED%20NL%20020819%20(1)&utm_medium=email&utm_source=nlThe country’s antitrust regulator told Facebook it couldn’t demand so much data from users simply to have […]
Apple’s clash with Facebook and Google: What you need to know2019/02/07
Apple’s clash with Facebook and Google: What you need to knowhttps://apple.news/A5n3tmY1kT7aZFLwaSv6VJwThe iPhone maker punished both companies by revoking their enterprise certificates. Related