A Cambridge University academic at the center of a data misuse scandal involving Facebook user data and political ad targeting faced questions from the UK parliament this morning. Although the two-hour evidence session in front of the DCMS committee’
A GREEDY charity boss stole more than £53,000 to buy fake tans, lacy underwear, luxury handbags and even penis-shaped drinking straws, a court was told. Gemma Mason, 36, used her charity’s credit card more than 1,000 times for her spree using funds mea
In an interesting twist, Facebook is being sued in the UK for defamation by consumer advice personality, Martin Lewis, who says his face and name have been repeatedly used on fake adverts distributed on the social media giant’s platform. Lewis, who
There are so many things left to unpack after the Season 4 finale of “Jane the Virgin.” Is Michael Cordero (Brett Dier) still truly alive? Did he fake his own death? What will his return mean for Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael’s (Justin Baldoni) r
British TV star Martin Lewis is suing Facebook after claiming that scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people in "get-rich-quick schemes" through fake ads on the social network.
Lewis has reported the fake ads, but said they can take "days
MoneySavingExpert founder says firm failed to stop false adverts luring victims into scamsMartin Lewis, the consumer advice and money-saving expert, is suing Facebook for defamation after it published dozens of fake adverts featuring his face and name. He
President Trump on Sunday dismissed comments by NBC News’ Chuck Todd suggesting that the United States is getting steamrolled in negotiations with North Korea over the rogue nation halting its nuclear weapons program, saying, “We haven’t given up an
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Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
1. Facebook doubled its European lobbying spend to $3 million. The firm faced multiple crises last year, including the spread of fake news, terrorist content, and elec
THE BBC has been forced to deny it reported the outbreak of World War Three last night after a fake news clip went viral. Staged footage shows a presenter, who appears to be in a BBC new studio, claim Russia launched a thermonuclear strike on targets acro
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Filings show Facebook shelled out a record amount on its European lobbying operations in 2017, doubling spend to $3 billion.
The company faced multiple crises last year, including the spread of fake news, terrorist
Propaganda from Russian-operated accounts grew by 4,000% in aftermath of attack, Whitehall saysRussia used trolls and bots to unleash disinformation on to social media in the wake of the Salisbury poisoning, according to fresh Whitehall analysis. Governme