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Money expert Martin Lewis is suing Facebook in the UK for allowing the use of his face and name on fake ads....

A new study concludes that many alcohol advertisers are ditching Twitter....

Twitter has banned the Kaspersky Lab from advertising based on its alleged association with Russian intelligence....

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An external audit mandated by the Federal Trade Commission in 2017 approved Facebook’s privacy policies and auditors knew of the Cambridge Analytica data breach, it’s been discovered. ...

Twitter’s new progressive web app has added Live Tiles support for profiles....

Facebook has automatically enrolled some users in Europe into a facial-recognition test. ...

Some old accounts on Match.com were recently reactivated, causing privacy concerns about users’ data. ...

Procter and Gamble, which steered clear of advertising on Google’s YouTube for about a year, has returned to the platform but is exercising caution....

Google is working on a new texting standard to replace SMS and take on iMessage...

Due to a terms-of-service change on Facebook, 1.5 billion members will not be protected under strict new privacy protections coming to Europe....

The number of Reddit users has increased in the past several months and now, the platform has as many active users as Twitter....

Facebook is investigating a security research report that shows its user data can be obtained by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using the “log-in with Facebook” feature....

Brands are starting to notice that Snapchat is making a bigger play for direct-response budgets. ...

Digital-media networks have made their way to YouTube TV, with two new channels from startup Cheddar. ...

Facebook will introduce new privacy controls for its 2 billion users as part of compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. ...

LocalBlox, a Bellevue, Washington-based data firm, was able to build 48 million personal profiles using data from web sites and social networks. ...

Twitter’s stock closed up 11 percent Tuesday. ...

Pinterest has redesigned business profile pages to show monthly viewer counts. ...

Thirty-four global technology companies announced their participation in a joint pledge Tuesday not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks....

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced Tuesday that YouTube will kick off a pilot program with a small group of its users....

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