Yes, again Facebook. Yes, again a privacy problem. This time it is a supposed error in the Photos API, which would have given access to third party applications could see photographs that were uploaded as private by the users of the platform.
A new survey reveals how Facebook has paid some users $20 a month in exchange for all data on the use of these people’s devices, including private messages and complete browsing history. Facebook is in a delicate situation because of a “research program” aimed at knowing all the actions of a user on their smartphoneRead More
The news is now known: even on Facebook you can enter the hashtags, those words preceded by the hash sign (#) that have characterized for a long time the updates of Twitter, Google Plus and other social platforms. What are the hashtags and what are they for? Hashtags are keywords that allow users to understandRead More
What does it mean to do storytelling on Facebook? Storytelling is an art that of telling stories, with very ancient origins, today easily applicable also to the marketing sector. Word often abused, but has become the basis of many successful social media marketing strategies, as the user has the desire and the need to feelRead More
Facebook has been in the public eye in recent months due to privacy issues and mismanagement of user information, something that has not been easy and that has created a kind of distrust in the work that makes Mark Zuckerberg within his social network. Well, Zuck wants to clean up his image and that of Facebook, and afterRead More
Facebook does not stop collecting data. Those of its users, and those of which (still) are not. Much of that information is used according to Facebook in order to present a more personalized advertising, but the voracity in that collection is amazing. In fact Facebook is not limited to monitor what we do in thisRead More
Facebook has announced that it will restrict the amount of personal data of its users that advertisers can access. Once again, we are facing a measure of containment in the face of the general malaise caused by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which has made users more aware of the large amount of data that Facebook manages about them.
If you hear names like Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange or Edward Snowden, you’ll soon hear the name of Christopher Wylie. This 28-year-old data scientist has exploded a time bomb by confessing how the company he worked for, Cambridge Analytica, built a tool that in all likelihood helped Trump win the 2016 election. This is what Wylie affirms, whichRead More
The Q2 of the 2017 has been the best quarter of the history of Facebook economically speaking. The social network has published its results of the second quarter of the year surpassing all expectations with a growth of 71% in its profits with respect to the same date last year, and revenues that have risenRead More
In 1906 the scientist Francis Galton made a singular discovery responses by joining a group of people who had answered independently, the conclusion was surprisingly valid. The experiment was one of the triggers of the famous book “The Wisdom of Crowds” James Surowiecki, and in him the theory that often validated the collective opinion onRead More