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British pub chain deletes Facebook and Twitter accounts as customers ‘struggle to control the compulsion’ to use social media

British pub chain deletes Facebook and Twitter accounts as customers ‘struggle to control the compulsion’ to use social media

A prominent pub chain in the U.K. shut down its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, saying that people are spending too much time on social medi ...
Reach a New Global Audience with Recent Update to Shopify Instagram Integration

Reach a New Global Audience with Recent Update to Shopify Instagram Integration

For small businesses already using Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) and Instagram to market products online, a new update will let your customers shop on Instagra ...
How Facebook has reacted since the data misuse scandal broke

How Facebook has reacted since the data misuse scandal broke

This at the same time as Facebook the company was embedding its own staff with political campaigns to help them spread election messages. Cambridge An ...
Facebook data scandal also affects 2.7M EU citizens

Facebook data scandal also affects 2.7M EU citizens

Another data-point to flesh out the Facebook data misuse scandal: The company has informed the European Commission that a total of 2.7 million EU citi ...
Australia latest to open probe into Facebook data scandal

Australia latest to open probe into Facebook data scandal

Australia’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal. Yesterday Facebook ...
Palantir confirms a staff link with Cambridge Analytica

Palantir confirms a staff link with Cambridge Analytica

Turns out there is a link between Peter Thiel’s secretive big data analytics firm, Palantir, and Cambridge Analytica — the political consulting firm a ...
Cambridge Analytica raided by UK data watchdog

Cambridge Analytica raided by UK data watchdog

The UK’s data watchdog, the ICO, finally obtained a warrant to enter and search the offices of Cambridge Analytica late Friday — carrying out an evide ...
Why the Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is a Watershed Moment for Social Media

Why the Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is a Watershed Moment for Social Media

Those worries follow a whistleblower’s account to The Observer newspaper in the U.K. about how Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm with offices ...
Snapchat’s UK ad revenue set to overtake Twitter’s next year

Snapchat’s UK ad revenue set to overtake Twitter’s next year

Snapchat is so popular in Britain that its advertising revenue will overtake Twitter’s UK revenue in 2019, and revenue from consumer magazine and cine ...
GV leads $14.5 million investment into U.K. augmented reality startup Blue Vision Labs

GV leads $14.5 million investment into U.K. augmented reality startup Blue Vision Labs

A fledgling augmented reality (AR) startup launched out of stealth today backed by $17 million in funding from some big names in the venture capital ( ...
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