Facebook offering 'millions' to publishers for news

[ad_1] Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news industry. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Facebook representatives had […]

Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency

[ad_1] The letter follows a chorus of warnings about Facebook’s entry into the shadowy world of digital banking Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users’ financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra. The watchdogs from Australia, the US, EU, Britain, Canada and other […]

EU court rules sites must warn about Facebook 'like' button

[ad_1] It is not clear to users that clicking on the ‘like’ button sends data to Facebook, said the court Europe’s top court ruled Monday that online retailers must warn web users that they send personal data to Facebook through the “like” button. According to the European Court of Justice ruling, a site that embeds […]