Wednesday, 18 July, 2018


Facebook data saga boosts demand for ethical consultants, analysts say

Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg CEO of FacebookReuters
Conrad Doyle | 16 April, 2018, 10:53

The compensation costs include the security provided at Zuckerberg's home and during travel and the expense incurred from his private air travel. The fear is that first, Facebook's massive lobbying engine undermines Zuckerberg's claims.

Critics said that Zuckerberg has not said enough about the extent and use of the data.

The founder of social networking giant continued to earn a base salary of $1 with no bonuses or stock awards. This was revealed by Carolyn Everson, Facebook VP of global marketing solutions who said, "We have not seen wild changes in behavior with people saying I'm not going to share any data with Facebook anymore". The incident wiped off billions from Zuckerberg's wealth while Facebook's stock prices slumped in a week. Besides politicians, privacy advocates are also disturbed by Zuckerberg's comments.

Facebook said unfamiliar advertisers might appear on the list because they might have obtained my contact information from elsewhere, compiled it into a list of people they wanted to target and uploaded that list into Facebook. The data he transferred is utilized to make shadow profiles for both Ijaz and Sadia - so that if either goes along with, they will be recommended Ali as a companion.

"If we confirm data abuse, we will shut down the offending app and take legal action against the company selling or buying the data, if necessary".

The hands-off, market-driven policy that turbocharged the megacap internet companies' growth has clearly outlived its usefulness considering the recent developments involving Facebook.

Facebook will now offer financial rewards to people who report bugs and leaks in the platform, said Collin Greene, the company's head of Product Security, in an official blog post.

The problem with free, of course, is that the entrepreneurs had to get their money from someone in order to have a business.

For example, when it comes to facial recognition, Facebook is fighting against users consenting to have their faces recognized in photos.

Facebook has announced it would notify 87 million of its subscribers if Cambridge Analytica grabbed their data. It will also require political advertisers to provide additional transparency, as a new weapon in the reported "arms race" Facebook finds itself in with Russian propagandists. It could elect to turn off location tracking of users by default, to stop collecting information on people's activity away from Facebook without express permission, and to give people even more information that shows how advertisers target them for each Facebook ad they see.

Last year, Facebook generated about $19.5 billion in USA and Canada ad revenue from its average monthly active users of more than 235 million, working out to about $82 each.

"If I'm not a Facebook user, I ought to have a right to know what data Facebook has about me", Froomkin said. I found this out when I clicked on the Ads section in my Facebook file, which loaded a history of the dozen ads I had clicked on while browsing the social network. Why should Facebook remember the people I've cut off from my life?

The Trump presidential team employed Cambridge Analytica's services during the 2016 presidential campaign, but the company maintains that none of that personal data was used to influence voters leading up to the election. In other words, what harm is done by creating the value?

The Guardian continued: "The pair of Democrats were among the sharpest questioners of Zuckerberg on a day that was long on political theatrics and short on new information".

Some Senators turned towards the European data protection initiative, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), for inspiration. This merchandise, which we have all entrusted to Facebook, once broken, is not easily fixed. Zuckerberg answered with "Senator, there has not". Zuckerberg would not admit he feels like a monopoly, but he couldn't name a true competitor.

We in the veteran community have noticed Facebook has come down hard with some veterans groups including my own, which are politically agnostic in nature.

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