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Facebook Disables Political Ad Monitoring Tools Used By Transparency Watchdogs

Facebook has disabled the ability of third party political transparency advocates to monitor political advertisements placed on the social network – a move described by one of the affected organizations as an “appalling look.”  UK-based WhoTargetsMe and US-based ProPublica have been using voluntarily installed browser plugins to collect data on advertisements targeting users. The Read more…

Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will put microphones and cameras in people’s homes

Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will put microphones and cameras in people’s homes

Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will put microphones and cameras in people’s homes In George Orwell’s 1984, the oppressive rulers of Oceania use devices called telescreens to closely monitor and repress citizens. Now Facebook looks set to follow in the Party’s footsteps by putting its own firm’s microphones and cameras into people’s Read more…