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Politicians Don't Trust Facebook—Unless They're Campaigning

Politicians Don't Trust Facebook—Unless They're Campaigning

June 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |

On Thursday June 27, 2019, Wired at WIRED wrote:
An analysis of more than 500 campaign websites reveals routine data sharing that belies politicians’ tough talk on data privacy.

The latest round of excoriation came last week after the company revealed its ambitious plan to create a worldwide cryptocurrency called Libra.

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  • "On this episode of Gadget Lab, WIRED writer Greg Barber explains the intricacies of Facebook’s ambitious plan to and how Libra is poised to rattle the future of crypto". (July 13, 2019)
  • "Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA". (July 5, 2019)
  • "Tim Wu, who coined the phrase "net neutrality," spoke with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson at the Aspen Ideas Festival". (July 5, 2019)
  • "Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain technology". (July 4, 2019)
  • "Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA". (July 1, 2019)
  • "Limit the reach of falsehoods without stifling speech, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the Aspen Ideas Festival". (June 27, 2019)
  • "The social network wants to enable easy, inexpensive global commerce, sure. But its ultimate goals are a little more … geopolitical". (June 26, 2019)
  • "Officials in Europe and the US worry about user privacy and how Facebook will handle data stemming from its cryptocurrency". (June 20, 2019)
  • "Facebook reportedly bans Huawei from installing its apps, including Instagram and WhatsApp, on new phones". (June 7, 2019)
  • "New York is poised to become the next battleground in the fight for consumers' rights over their personal data". (June 4, 2019)