EU says sites using Facebook’s Like button are responsible for your data

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The highest court in the EU has issued a ruling that affects websites using Facebook’s Like button plugin. It determined sites should obtain the consent of visitors before the plugin captures and sends their data to Facebook, whether or not you click the Like button. Alternatively, sites will have to prove there’s a legitimate reason for collecting data
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Facebook’s Instant Games will no more be available on Messenger

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SAN FRANCISCO: Social networking giant Facebook is removing its feature Instant Games out of Messenger and adding it to the Facebook Gaming tab on the main app. “With our focus on creating a central Instant Games experience on Facebook, and as Messenger moves to be faster, lighter and simpler, we recently started migrating Instant Games
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FTC hits Facebook with $5 billion fine and new privacy checks

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The Federal Trade Commission formally announced its $5 billion settlement with Facebook on Wednesday morning, which is the culmination of a years-long investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal and other privacy breaches. In the agreement filed today, the FTC alleges that Facebook violated the law by failing to protect data from third parties, serving ads
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EPIC privacy group sues FTC for letting Facebook off easy

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The Federal Trade Commission is facing a lawsuit filed by privacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center, known as EPIC, designed to block the automatic approval of the landmark Facebook privacy settlement. Facebook settled with the FTC earlier this week, walking away with a $5 billion fine, some added privacy checks, and a stock price bump. The consensus:
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Nokia Mobile Fan Festival Offers Gift Cards Worth up to Rs. 4,000 on Nokia Phones, Free Screen Replacement, and More

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HMD Global has kicked off the Nokia Mobile Fan Festival in India, bringing a host of offers on a wide range of Nokia phones. As part of the sales fest, buyers can win an assured gift card worth Rs. 4,000 on the Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7.1. Moreover, the company is also offering a one-time
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Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say

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Facebook will agree to create a board committee on privacy, people briefed on the matter said. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5bn, two people briefed on the matter said. As part of
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Facebook design flaw let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users

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Facebook’s Messenger Kids app is built around a simple premise: children shouldn’t be able to talk to users who haven’t been approved by their parents. But a design flaw allowed users to sidestep that protection through the group chat system, allowing children to enter group chats with unapproved strangers. For the past week, Facebook has
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As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click

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Damage limitation: concerned at controversies, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched a set of podcasts on free speech, democracy and the law. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters Facebook is expected to report its second most profitable quarter ever on Wednesday, even in the wake of a $5bn (£4bn) fine and an unprecedented level of scrutiny over its plans to launch
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Facebook’s Libra Is Already Ahead Of Ethereum, Litecoin, And Ripple’s XRP–But Not Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has been around for a little over a decade, while its biggest competitors ethereum, litecoin, and Ripple’s XRP have been knocking around for between seven and four years—but all save bitcoin are already being eclipsed by Facebook’s yet-to-launch libra cryptocurrency. The bitcoin price has surged over recent months as interest surrounding social media giant Facebook’s planned libra project reached
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Realme X Hate-to-Wait Sale Today on Flipkart, Realme Online Store at 8pm: Price, Sale Offers, Specifications

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Realme X was launched in India just a couple of days ago, and the phone comes with attractive specifications like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, a pop-up selfie camera, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and a decent 3,765mAh battery. The phone is slated to go on sale in India starting July 24, but the company is
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