The user as an open book: what personal data do Facebook and Google collect? The user as a consumer: how do social networks use their members to sell advertising? And: surveillance in the Digital Age.
The European Commission said it "cannot negotiate forever" and plans fine social media companies that do not comply with stricter consumer laws. Facebook and Twitter have until the end of 2018 before sanctions kick in.
From a humble beginning in Stanford dorm rooms, Google has emerged as one of the biggest internet successes. But growing competition, overreliance on ad revenues and privacy concerns pose new challenges for the company.
"Move fast and break things" is a famous Facebook corporate motto. The recent data breach scandal has certainly seen trust broken fast, especially among users. Will it leak into Facebook's key revenue source?
When news of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal broke, the skies above Menlo Park darkened. As the social network releases its Q1 figures, have rumors of its demise been greatly exaggerated?
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