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How Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

How Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

Facebook’s data harvesting scandal rocked the privacy world earlier this year, in part because the incident occurred at a time of increased scrutiny and emphasis on the global privacy and regulatory landscape.

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How Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

How Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Impacted the Intersection of Privacy and Regulation

Facebook’s data harvesting scandal rocked the privacy world earlier this year, in part because the incident occurred at a time of increased scrutiny and emphasis on the global privacy and regulatory landscape.

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Why Facebook Engagement is Down and What Marketers Can Do About It

Why Facebook Engagement is Down and What Marketers Can Do About It

With 2.23 billion monthly active users, Facebook is still the world’s biggest social media platform by a country mile. But according to a recent report by Buffer and Buzzsumo — which analyzed 43 million Facebook Business Page posts from “the top 20,000 brands” — Facebook engagement has never been

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Microsoft Bumps Office Prices By 10%, Facebook Buys Redkix and Other News

Microsoft Bumps Office Prices By 10%, Facebook Buys Redkix and Other News

The past couple of weeks have been busy weeks for Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft. It released a new version of SharePoint, it released a new version of Exchange, it released a new version of Skype for Business, and in midst of the entire new-release hubbub, it announced that it is

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How Far Beyond Facebook Does Data Harvesting Go?

How Far Beyond Facebook Does Data Harvesting Go?

The fallout from the Facebook data harvesting scandal continued last week, with the announcement that Cambridge Analytica, the company accused of harvesting data from personal Facebook accounts to inform Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, announced it was shutting down. In a statement from the London-based Cambridge Analytica, the company said

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Marketo Acquires Bizible, Salesforce Buys CloudCraze, More News

Marketo Acquires Bizible, Salesforce Buys CloudCraze, More News

Marketing automation provider Marketo announced its acquisition of Bizible during its Marketing Nation Summit customer conference in San Francisco this week, in what it called "its largest acquisition to date." Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  The acquisition comes two years after private equity firm Vista Equity acquired Marketo for $1.79 billion  and took it

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The Curious Case of the Black Leggings (and Why Leaving Facebook Isn’t Really an Option)

The Curious Case of the Black Leggings (and Why Leaving Facebook Isn’t Really an Option)

Recently, I noticed that most of my black leggings were looking like a hot mess. I decided it was time to up my leggings game in general, so I posted on Facebook for recommendations. Whoa. People are fanatical about their brand choices for leggings.

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